Ezekiel 32:8
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New International Version
All the shining lights in the heavens I will darken over you; I will bring darkness over your land, declares the Sovereign LORD.

King James Bible
All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord GOD.

Darby Bible Translation
All the bright lights of the heavens will I make black over thee, and bring darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord Jehovah.

World English Bible
All the bright lights of the sky will I make dark over you, and set darkness on your land, says the Lord Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
All luminaries of light in the heavens, I make black over thee, And I have given darkness over thy land, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And set darkness upon thy land - As I did when a former king refused to let my people go to the wilderness to worship me. I will involve thee, and thy house, and thy people, and the whole land, in desolation and wo.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

bright lights of heaven [heb] lights of the light in heaven
dark [them dark]
Involve the whole land in desolation and woe.

How the Preacher, when He Has Accomplished all Aright, Should Return to Himself, Lest Either his Life or his Preaching Lift Him Up.
But since often, when preaching is abundantly poured forth in fitting ways, the mind of the speaker is elevated in itself by a hidden delight in self-display, great care is needed that he may gnaw himself with the laceration of fear, lest he who recalls the diseases of others to health by remedies should himself swell through neglect of his own health; lest in helping others he desert himself, lest in lifting up others he fall. For to some the greatness of their virtue has often been the occasion
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

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
Genesis 1:14
And God said, "Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years,

Job 9:7
He speaks to the sun and it does not shine; he seals off the light of the stars.

Ecclesiastes 12:2
before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain;

Isaiah 34:4
All the stars in the sky will be dissolved and the heavens rolled up like a scroll; all the starry host will fall like withered leaves from the vine, like shriveled figs from the fig tree.

Joel 2:10
Before them the earth shakes, the heavens tremble, the sun and moon are darkened, and the stars no longer shine.

Zechariah 14:6
On that day there will be neither sunlight nor cold, frosty darkness.

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