Ezekiel 31:2
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New International Version
"Son of man, say to Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his hordes: "'Who can be compared with you in majesty?

King James Bible
Son of man, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, and to his multitude; Whom art thou like in thy greatness?

Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, say unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, and to his multitude: Whom art thou like in thy greatness?

World English Bible
Son of man, tell Pharaoh king of Egypt, and to his multitude: Whom are you like in your greatness?

Young's Literal Translation
'Son of man, say unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, and unto his multitude: To whom hast thou been like in thy greatness?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In the eleventh year - On Sunday, June 19, A.M. 3416, according to Abp. Usher; a month before Jerusalem was taken by the Chaldeans.

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Jeremiah 1:5,17 Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you...

Revelation 10:11 And he said to me, You must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.

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Ezekiel 29:19 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon...

Ezekiel 30:10 Thus said the Lord GOD; I will also make the multitude of Egypt to cease by the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon.

Nahum 3:8-10 Are you better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea...


Ezekiel 31:18 To whom are you thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden?...

Isaiah 14:13,14 For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...

To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Ezekiel 29:15
It will be the lowliest of kingdoms and will never again exalt itself above the other nations. I will make it so weak that it will never again rule over the nations.

Ezekiel 29:19
Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am going to give Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and he will carry off its wealth. He will loot and plunder the land as pay for his army.

Ezekiel 30:10
"'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'I will put an end to the hordes of Egypt by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.

Nahum 3:9
Cush and Egypt were her boundless strength; Put and Libya were among her allies.

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