Ezekiel 28:19

19 All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror,[a] and never shalt thou be any more*.

Ezekiel 28:19 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 28:19

All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished
at thee
At thy fall; that such a mighty city, and powerful prince, should be destroyed at once; that, from such a height of prosperity, they should be brought to so low an estate of adversity; this will be the astonishment of kings, merchants, and others, that knew the riches, power, and flourishing estate of Rome, as before observed: thou shalt be a terror;
to the said persons, who will be afraid to come nigh for fear of the same torments and punishment, ( Revelation 18:10 Revelation 18:15 ) , or, though thou "hast been a terror"; or "terrors"; exceeding terrible to others in time past, yet now, as the Targum,

``I will give thee (or make thee) as if thou wast not:''
and never shalt thou be any more;
as thou hast been, or after thy last destruction; so mystical Tyre or Babylon shall be no more, when once destroyed, ( Revelation 18:21 ) .

Ezekiel 28:19 In-Context

17 Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
19 All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.
20 Again the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
21 Son of man, set thy face against Zidon, and prophesy against it,

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