Ezekiel 26:21
New International Version
I will bring you to a horrible end and you will be no more. You will be sought, but you will never again be found, declares the Sovereign LORD.”

New Living Translation
I will bring you to a terrible end, and you will exist no more. You will be looked for, but you will never again be found. I, the Sovereign LORD, have spoken!”

English Standard Version
I will bring you to a dreadful end, and you shall be no more. Though you be sought for, you will never be found again, declares the Lord GOD.”

Berean Study Bible
I will make you an object of horror, and you will be no more. You will be sought, but will never be found,’ declares the Lord GOD.”

King James Bible
I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more: though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GOD.

New King James Version
I will make you a terror, and you shall be no more; though you are sought for, you will never be found again,’ says the Lord GOD.”

New American Standard Bible
I will cause you sudden terrors and you will no longer exist; though you will be sought, you will never be found again,” declares the Lord GOD.

NASB 1995
“I will bring terrors on you and you will be no more; though you will be sought, you will never be found again,” declares the Lord GOD.

NASB 1977
“I shall bring terrors on you, and you will be no more; though you will be sought, you will never be found again,” declares the Lord GOD.

Amplified Bible
I will bring terrors on you and you will be no more. Though you will be sought, yet you will never be found again,” says the Lord GOD.

Christian Standard Bible
I will make you an object of horror, and you will no longer exist. You will be sought but will never be found again.” This is the declaration of the Lord GOD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will make you an object of horror, and you will no longer exist. You will be sought but will never be found again.” This is the declaration of the Lord GOD.

American Standard Version
I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt no more have any being; though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall give you to destruction and you shall be sought and you shall not be found again until eternity, says THE LORD OF LORDS

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will make thee a destruction, and thou shalt be no more for ever, saith the Lord God.

Contemporary English Version
You will die a horrible death! People will come looking for your city, but it will never be found. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will bring thee to nothing, and thou shalt not be, and if thou be sought for, thou shalt not be found any more for ever, saith the Lord God.

English Revised Version
I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more: though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GOD.

Good News Translation
I will make you a terrifying example, and that will be the end of you. People may look for you, but you will never be found." The Sovereign LORD has spoken.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will turn you into a terror, and you will no longer exist. People will look for you, but they will never see you again," declares the Almighty LORD.

International Standard Version
I'm going to send terrifying calamity in your direction, and you won't exist any longer. You might be sought after, but you'll never be found again,' declares the Lord GOD."

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more; though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GOD.'

Literal Standard Version
I make you a terror, and you are not, And you are sought, and are not found anymore—for all time,” A declaration of Lord YHWH!

NET Bible
I will bring terrors on you, and you will be no more! Though you are sought after, you will never be found again, declares the sovereign LORD."

New Heart English Bible
I will make you a terror, and you shall no more have any being; though you are sought for, yet you will never be found again,' says the Lord GOD."

World English Bible
I will make you a terror, and you shall no more have any being; though you are sought for, yet you will never be found again, says the Lord Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Wastes I do make thee, and thou art not, And thou art sought, and art not found any more -- to the age, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!'

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prophecy Against Tyre
20then I will bring you down with those who descend to the Pit, to the people of antiquity. I will make you dwell in the earth below like the ancient ruins, with those who descend to the Pit, so that you will no longer be inhabited or set in splendor in the land of the living. 21I will make you an object of horror, and you will be no more. You will be sought, but will never be found,’ declares the Lord GOD.”

Cross References
Revelation 18:21
Then a mighty angel picked up a stone the size of a great millstone and cast it into the sea, saying: "With such violence the great city of Babylon will be cast down, never to be seen again.

Jeremiah 20:4
For this is what the LORD says: 'I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends. They will fall by the sword of their enemies before your very eyes. And I will hand Judah over to the king of Babylon, and he will carry them away to Babylon and put them to the sword.

Ezekiel 26:15
This is what the Lord GOD says to Tyre: 'Will not the coastlands quake at the sound of your downfall, when the wounded groan at the slaughter in your midst?

Ezekiel 26:16
All the princes of the sea will descend from their thrones, remove their robes, and strip off their embroidered garments. Clothed with terror, they will sit on the ground, trembling every moment, appalled over you.

Ezekiel 27:1
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Ezekiel 27:36
Those who trade among the nations hiss at you; you have come to a horrible end and will be no more.'"

Ezekiel 28:19
All the nations who know you are appalled over you. You have come to a horrible end and will be no more.'"


Treasury of Scripture

I will make you a terror, and you shall be no more: though you be sought for, yet shall you never be found again, said the Lord GOD.

a terror [heb] terrors

Ezekiel 26:15,16
Thus saith the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee? …

Ezekiel 27:36
The merchants among the people shall hiss at thee; thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt be any more.

Ezekiel 28:19
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.

though

Ezekiel 26:14
And I will make thee like the top of a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.

Psalm 37:36
Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

Jeremiah 51:64
And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.









Verse 21. - I will make thee a terror. Ewald translates, "To sudden death will I bring thee," which corresponds with the margin of the Revised Version, I will make thee a destruction.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will make
אֶתְּנֵ֖ךְ (’et·tə·nêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

you an object of horror,
בַּלָּה֥וֹת (bal·lā·hō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1091: Terror, dreadful event, calamity, destruction

and you will be no more.
וְאֵינֵ֑ךְ (wə·’ê·nêḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb | second person feminine singular
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

You will be sought,
וּֽתְבֻקְשִׁ֗י (ū·ṯə·ḇuq·šî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Conjunctive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 1245: To search out, to strive after

but will never
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

be found,
תִמָּצְאִ֥י (ṯim·mā·ṣə·’î)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

declares
נְאֻ֖ם (nə·’um)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD.’”
יְהֹוִֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH


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