Ezekiel 32:27
New International Version
But they do not lie with the fallen warriors of old, who went down to the realm of the dead with their weapons of war--their swords placed under their heads and their shields resting on their bones--though these warriors also had terrorized the land of the living.

New Living Translation
They are not buried in honor like their fallen heroes, who went down to the grave with their weapons--their shields covering their bodies and their swords beneath their heads. Their guilt rests upon them because they brought terror to everyone while they were still alive.

English Standard Version
And they do not lie with the mighty, the fallen from among the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, whose swords were laid under their heads, and whose iniquities are upon their bones; for the terror of the mighty men was in the land of the living.

Berean Study Bible
They do not lie down with the fallen warriors of old, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, whose swords were placed under their heads, whose shields rested on their bones, although the terror of the mighty was once in the land of the living.

New American Standard Bible
"Nor do they lie beside the fallen heroes of the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war and whose swords were laid under their heads; but the punishment for their iniquity rested on their bones, though the terror of these heroes was once in the land of the living.

King James Bible
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Christian Standard Bible
They do not lie down with the fallen warriors of the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, whose swords were placed under their heads and their shields rested on their bones, although the terror of these warriors was once in the land of the living.

Contemporary English Version
They were not given a proper burial like the heroes of long ago, who were buried with their swords under their heads and with their shields over their bodies. These were the heroes who made their enemies panic.

Good News Translation
They were not given honorable burial like the heroes of ancient times, who went fully armed to the world of the dead, their swords placed under their heads and their shields over their bodies. These heroes were once powerful enough to terrify the living.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They do not lie down with the fallen warriors of the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, whose swords were placed under their heads. The punishment for their sins rested on their bones, although the terror of these warriors was once in the land of the living.

International Standard Version
They won't be buried with dead warriors from ancient times, who went straight to Sheol, buried with their war weapons, with their swords placed under their heads and their shields laid on top of their bones, since they spread terror throughout the land of the living.

NET Bible
They do not lie with the fallen warriors of ancient times, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, having their swords placed under their heads and their shields on their bones, when the terror of these warriors was in the land of the living.

New Heart English Bible
They shall not lie with the mighty who are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war, and have laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities are on their bones; for they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They don't lie with the godless warriors who died and went down to the grave with their weapons of war. Their swords were placed under their heads. Their shields were placed on their bones because they terrified others in the land of the living.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they that are inferior to the uncircumcised shall not lie with the mighty that are gone down to the nether-world with their weapons of war, whose swords are laid under their heads, and whose iniquities are upon their bones; because the terror of the mighty was in the land of the living.

New American Standard 1977
“Nor do they lie beside the fallen heroes of the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, and whose swords were laid under their heads; but the punishment for their iniquity rested on their bones, though the terror of these heroes was once in the land of the living.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their sins shall be upon their bones because they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

King James 2000 Bible
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, who have gone down to sheol with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

American King James Version
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be on their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

American Standard Version
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, that are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war, and have laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities are upon their bones; for they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they are laid with the giants that fell of old, who went down to Hades with their weapons of war: and they laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities were upon their bones, because they terrified all men during their life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall not sleep with the brave, and with them that fell uncircumcised, that went down to hell with their weapons, and laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities were in their bones, because they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Darby Bible Translation
And they lie not with the mighty, [that are] fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war; and whose swords are laid under their heads, and whose iniquities are upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

English Revised Version
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war, and have laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities are upon their bones; for they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to the grave, with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

World English Bible
They shall not lie with the mighty who are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war, and have laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities are on their bones; for [they were] the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Young's Literal Translation
And they lie not with the mighty, Who are falling of the uncircumcised, Who have gone down to sheol with their weapons of war, And they put their swords under their heads, And their iniquities are on their bones, For the terror of the mighty is in the land of the living.
Study Bible
Egypt Cast into the Pit
26Meshech and Tubal are there with all their multitudes, with their graves all around them. All of them are uncircumcised, slain by the sword, because they spread their terror in the land of the living. 27They do not lie down with the fallen warriors of old, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war, whose swords were placed under their heads, whose shields rested on their bones, although the terror of the mighty was once in the land of the living. 28But you too will be shattered and lie down among the uncircumcised, with those slain by the sword.…
Cross References
Job 3:13
For now I would be lying down in peace; I would be asleep and at rest

Job 20:11
The youthful vigor that fills his bones will lie down with him in the dust.

Psalm 109:18
The cursing he wore like a coat, may it soak into his body like water, and into his bones like oil.

Isaiah 14:18
All the kings of the nations lie in state, each in his own tomb.

Isaiah 14:19
But you are cast out of your grave like a rejected branch, covered by those slain with the sword, and dumped into a rocky pit, like a carcass trampled underfoot.

Ezekiel 32:21
Mighty chiefs will speak from the midst of Sheol about Egypt and her allies: "They have come down and lie with the uncircumcised, with those slain by the sword."

Ezekiel 32:28
But you too will be shattered and lie down among the uncircumcised, with those slain by the sword.

Treasury of Scripture

And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be on their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

shall not

Ezekiel 32:21
The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of hell with them that help him: they are gone down, they lie uncircumcised, slain by the sword.

Job 3:13-15
For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then had I been at rest, …

Isaiah 14:18,19
All the kings of the nations, even all of them, lie in glory, every one in his own house…

Isaiah 54:17
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

2 Corinthians 10:4
(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)

but

Ezekiel 18:20
The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

Job 20:11
His bones are full of the sin of his youth, which shall lie down with him in the dust.

Psalm 49:14
Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.







Lexicon
They do not
וְלֹ֤א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

lie down
יִשְׁכְּבוּ֙ (yiš·kə·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7901: To lie down

with
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

the fallen
נֹפְלִ֖ים (nō·p̄ə·lîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5307: To fall, lie

warriors
גִּבּוֹרִ֔ים (gib·bō·w·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant

of old,
מֵעֲרֵלִ֑ים (mê·‘ă·rê·lîm)
Preposition-m | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6189: Having foreskin (uncircumcised)

who
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

went down
יָרְדֽוּ־ (yā·rə·ḏū-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3381: To come or go down, descend

to Sheol
שְׁא֣וֹל (šə·’ō·wl)
Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7585: Underworld (place to which people descend at death)

with their weapons
בִּכְלֵֽי־ (biḵ·lê-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

of war,
מִלְחַמְתָּם֩ (mil·ḥam·tām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4421: A battle, war

whose swords
חַרְבוֹתָ֜ם (ḥar·ḇō·w·ṯām)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

were placed
וַיִּתְּנ֨וּ (way·yit·tə·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

under
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

their heads,
רָאשֵׁיהֶ֗ם (rā·šê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head

whose shields
עֲוֺֽנֹתָם֙ (‘ă·wō·nō·ṯām)
Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

rested
וַתְּהִ֤י (wat·tə·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

their bones,
עַצְמוֹתָ֔ם (‘aṣ·mō·w·ṯām)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6106: A bone, the body, the substance, selfsame

although
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

the terror
חִתִּ֥ית (ḥit·tîṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2851: Terror

of the mighty
גִּבּוֹרִ֖ים (gib·bō·w·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant

was once in the land
בְּאֶ֥רֶץ (bə·’e·reṣ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

of the living.
חַיִּֽים׃ (ḥay·yîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life
(27) And they shall not lie.--If this be the correct translation, then a distinction is implied between these nations and the others. The others have been honourably buried "with their weapons of war," while these come to a more disgraceful end. It is better, however, to take it as a question (which the Hebrew fully admits): "Shall they not?" &c.

Their iniquities shall be upon their bones--i.e., they shall die in their iniquity. As we say in English, their sins shall be upon their heads.

Verse 27. - And they shall not lie with the mighty. The words seem at first to contradict Ver. 26. The LXX. meets the difficulty by omitting the negative; Ewald and Havernick, by taking it as an interrogative, "Shall they not lie," etc.? Probably the explanation is laying stress on the word "mighty." Meshech and Tubal have a lower place in Hades; they are buried without the honors of war. Their swords are not placed beneath their heads (for the practice thus referred to, see Died. Sic., 18:26; Arrian, 1:5; Virg., 'AEn.,' 6:233). For the Scythians, who worshipped the sword (Herod., L 62), this would be the extremest ignominy. In this way their iniquities should be upon their bones as they lay dishonored. 32:17-32 Divers nations are mentioned as gone down to the grave before Egypt, who are ready to give her a scornful reception; these nations had been lately ruined and wasted. But though Judah and Jerusalem were about this time ruined and laid waste, yet they are not mentioned here. Though they suffered the same affliction, and by the same hand, yet the kind design for which they were afflicted, and the mercy God reserved for them, altered its nature. It was not to them a going down to the pit, as it was to the heathen. Pharaoh shall see, and be comforted; but the comfort wicked ones have after death, is poor comfort, not real, but only in fancy. The view this prophecy gives of ruined states shows something of this present world, and the empire of death in it. Come and see the calamitous state of human life. As if men did not die fast enough, they are ingenious at finding out ways to destroy one another. Also of the other world; though the destruction of nations as such, seems chiefly intended, here is plain allusion to the everlasting ruin of impenitent sinners. How are men deceived by Satan! What are the objects they pursue through scenes of bloodshed, and their many sins? Surely man disquiets himself in vain, whether he pursues wealth, fame, power, or pleasure. The hour cometh, when all that are in their graves shall hear the voice of Christ, and shall come forth; those that have done good to the resurrection of life, and those that have done evil to the resurrection of damnation.
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