Ezekiel 30:2

2 “Son of man, prophesy and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “ ‘Wail and say, “Alas for that day!”

Read Ezekiel 30:2 Using Other Translations

Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Howl ye, Woe worth the day!
"Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus says the Lord GOD: "Wail, 'Alas for the day!'
“Son of man, prophesy and give this message from the Sovereign LORD : “Weep and wail for that day,

What does Ezekiel 30:2 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezekiel 30:2

Son of man, prophesy and say, thus saith the Lord God
Prophesy against Egypt's king and inhabitants, and in the name of the Lord thus speak against them: howl ye;
ye Egyptians, and also ye Ethiopians, and all others after named, which should share in the destruction of Egypt; this is said to give them notice of it, and prepare them for it: woe worth the day!
or, "alas for the day!" F4 O the unhappy day! what a sad dismal day is this! O that we should ever live to see such wretched times!


FOOTNOTES:

F4 (Mwyl hh) "bah diei", Munster, Vatablus; "heu diei", Cocceius, Starckius.
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