Ezekiel 17:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
As I live,'חַי־
(chai-)
2416a: alive, livingfrom chayah
declaresנְאֻם֮
(ne·'um)
5002: utterancefrom an unused word
the Lordאֲדֹנָ֣י
(a·do·nai)
136: Lordan emphatic form of adon
GOD,יְהוִה֒
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
'Surelyאִם־
(im-)
518: ifa prim. conjunction
in the countryבִּמְקֹום֙
(bim·ko·vm)
4725: a standing place, placefrom qum
of the kingהַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙
(ham·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
who put him on the throne,הַמַּמְלִ֣יךְ
(ham·mam·lich)
4427a: to be or become king or queen, to reigndenominative verb from melek
whoseאֲשֶׁ֤ר
(a·sher)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
oathאָ֣לָתֹ֔ו
(a·la·tov,)
423: an oathfrom alah
he despisedבָּזָה֙
(ba·zah)
959: to despisea prim. root
and whoseוַאֲשֶׁ֥ר
(va·'a·sher)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
covenantבְּרִיתֹ֑ו
(be·ri·tov;)
1285: a covenantfrom an unused word
he broke,הֵפֵ֖ר
(he·fer)
6565a: to break, frustratea prim. root
in Babylonבָּבֶ֖ל
(ba·vel)
894: an E. Mediterranean empire and its capital cityperhaps from balal
he shall die.יָמֽוּת׃
(ya·mut.)
4191: to diea prim. root







KJV Lexicon
As I live
chay  (khah'-ee)
age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
saith
n'um  (neh-oom')
an oracle -- (hath) said, saith.
the Lord
'Adonay  (ad-o-noy')
the Lord (used as a proper name of God only) -- (my) Lord.
GOD
Yhovih  (yeh-ho-vee')
God.
surely in the place
maqowm  (maw-kome')
a standing, i.e. a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind)
where the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
dwelleth that made him king
malak  (maw-lak')
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
whose oath
'alah  (aw-law')
an imprecation -- curse, cursing, execration, oath, swearing.
he despised
bazah  (baw-zaw')
to disesteem -- despise, disdain, contemn(-ptible), + think to scorn, vile person.
and whose covenant
briyth  (ber-eeth')
a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh) -- confederacy, (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, league.
he brake
parar  (paw-rar')
to break up (usually figuratively), i.e. to violate, frustrate
even with him in the midst
tavek  (taw'-vek)
a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre -- among(-st), between, half, (there-,where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), out (of), through, with(-in).
of Babylon
Babel  (baw-bel')
confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire -- Babel, Babylon.
he shall die
muwth  (mooth)
causatively, to kill
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'As I live,' declares the Lord GOD, 'Surely in the country of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke, in Babylon he shall die.

King James Bible
As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As I live"--this is the declaration of the Lord GOD--"he will die in Babylon, in the land of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke.

International Standard Version
"As long as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "in Babylon, that place where the king has enthroned him, whose oath he despised so as to break his covenant, he'll die with him.

NET Bible
"'As surely as I live, declares the sovereign LORD, surely in the city of the king who crowned him, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke--in the middle of Babylon he will die!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'As I live, declares the Almighty LORD, the king of Judah will die in Babylonia. He will die in the country of the king who appointed him king of Judah. The king of Judah broke his promise and his treaty with the king of Babylon.

King James 2000 Bible
As I live, says the Lord GOD, surely in the place where the king dwells that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he broke, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
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