Ezekiel 28:11

11 Because I said so. Decree of God, the Master.'"

Ezekiel 28:11 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 28:11

Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me
After the prophecy concerning the ruin of the prince of Tyre, the word of the Lord came to the prophet, ordering him to take up a lamentation on the king of Tyre: saying;
as follows:

Ezekiel 28:11 In-Context

9 Will you protest to your assassins, "You can't do that! I'm a god"? To them you're a mere mortal. They're killing a man, not a god.
10 You'll die like a stray dog, killed by strangers -
11 Because I said so. Decree of God, the Master.'"
12 "Son of man, raise a funeral song over the king of Tyre. Tell him, A Message from God, the Master: "You had everything going for you.
13 You were in Eden, God's garden. You were dressed in splendor, your robe studded with jewels: Carnelian, peridot, and moonstone, beryl, onyx, and jasper, Sapphire, turquoise, and emerald, all in settings of engraved gold. A robe was prepared for you the same day you were created.
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