Ezekiel 35:8
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New International Version
I will fill your mountains with the slain; those killed by the sword will fall on your hills and in your valleys and in all your ravines.

King James Bible
And I will fill his mountains with his slain men: in thy hills, and in thy valleys, and in all thy rivers, shall they fall that are slain with the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
and I will fill his mountains with his slain. In thy hills, and in thy valleys, and in all thy water-courses shall they fall that are slain with the sword.

World English Bible
I will fill its mountains with its slain: in your hills and in your valleys and in all your watercourses shall they fall who are slain with the sword.

Young's Literal Translation
And filled his mountains with his wounded, Thy hills, and thy valleys, and all thy streams, The pierced of the sword fall into them.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Blood shall pursue thee - Thou lovest blood, and thou shalt have blood. It is said that Cyrus and two hundred thousand men were slain in an ambush by Thomyris, queen of the Scythians, and that she cut ok his head, and threw it into a vessel filled with blood, with this severe sarcasm: -

Satia te sanguine quem sitisti, Cyre.

"O Cyrus, now satisfy thyself with blood."

Hence, the figure: -

"Sarcasmus, with this biting taunt doth kill:

Cyrus, thy thirst was blood, now drink thy fill."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ezekiel 31:12 And strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him...

Ezekiel 32:4,5 Then will I leave you on the land, I will cast you forth on the open field, and will cause all the fowls of the heaven to remain on you...

Ezekiel 39:4,5 You shall fall on the mountains of Israel, you, and all your bands, and the people that is with you...

Isaiah 34:2-7 For the indignation of the LORD is on all nations, and his fury on all their armies: he has utterly destroyed them...

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The Sixth Commandment
Thou shalt not kill.' Exod 20: 13. In this commandment is a sin forbidden, which is murder, Thou shalt not kill,' and a duty implied, which is, to preserve our own life, and the life of others. The sin forbidden is murder: Thou shalt not kill.' Here two things are to be understood, the not injuring another, nor ourselves. I. The not injuring another. [1] We must not injure another in his name. A good name is a precious balsam.' It is a great cruelty to murder a man in his name. We injure others in
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Isaiah 34:5
My sword has drunk its fill in the heavens; see, it descends in judgment on Edom, the people I have totally destroyed.

Isaiah 34:6
The sword of the LORD is bathed in blood, it is covered with fat-- the blood of lambs and goats, fat from the kidneys of rams. For the LORD has a sacrifice in Bozrah and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.

Ezekiel 31:12
and the most ruthless of foreign nations cut it down and left it. Its boughs fell on the mountains and in all the valleys; its branches lay broken in all the ravines of the land. All the nations of the earth came out from under its shade and left it.

Ezekiel 32:4
I will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the sky settle on you and all the animals of the wild gorge themselves on you.

Ezekiel 32:5
I will spread your flesh on the mountains and fill the valleys with your remains.

Ezekiel 35:7
I will make Mount Seir a desolate waste and cut off from it all who come and go.

Ezekiel 39:4
On the mountains of Israel you will fall, you and all your troops and the nations with you. I will give you as food to all kinds of carrion birds and to the wild animals.

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