KJV LexiconThus saith
to say (used with great latitude)
the Lord (used as a proper name of God only) -- (my) Lord.
In the day
a day (as the warm hours),
when he went down
to descend; causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications)
to the grave
Hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates -- grave, hell, pit.
I caused a mourning
to bewail -- lament, mourn.
to plump, i.e. fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy) -- clad self, close, clothe, conceal, cover (self), (flee to) hide, overwhelm.
an abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean water-supply) -- deep (place), depth.
for him and I restrained
to debar (negatively or positively) from benefit or injury -- deny, keep (back), refrain, restrain, withhold.
a stream (including the sea; expec. the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity -- flood, river.
thereof and the great
abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
to restrict, by act (hold back or in) or word (prohibit) -- finish, forbid, keep (back), refrain, restrain, retain, shut up, be stayed, withhold.
and I caused Lebanon
(the) white mountain (from its snow); Lebanon, a mountain range in Palestine -- Lebanon.
to be ashy, i.e. dark-colored; by implication, to mourn (in sackcloth or sordid garments)
for him and all the trees
a tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks) -- + carpenter, gallows, helve, + pine, plank, staff, stalk, stick, stock, timber, tree, wood.
of the field
from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat) -- country, field, ground, land, soil, wild.
an envelope, i.e. (figuratively) mourning -- fainted.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Thus says the Lord GOD, "On the day when it went down to Sheol I caused lamentations; I closed the deep over it and held back its rivers. And its many waters were stopped up, and I made Lebanon mourn for it, and all the trees of the field wilted away on account of it.
King James Bible
Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day when he went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for him, and I restrained the floods thereof, and the great waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is what the Lord GOD says: I caused grieving on the day the cedar went down to Sheol. I closed off the underground deep because of it: I held back the rivers of the deep, and its abundant waters were restrained. I made Lebanon mourn on account of it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it.
International Standard Version
"This is what the Lord GOD says: 'On the day that it descended into Sheol, I shut down its water supplies, covered over its deep water, and shut down its rivers. As a result its abundant water sources dried up, and I caused Lebanon to mourn for it. All the trees of the field wilted because of it.
"'This is what the sovereign LORD says: On the day it went down to Sheol I caused observers to lament. I covered it with the deep and held back its rivers; its plentiful water was restrained. I clothed Lebanon in black for it, and all the trees of the field wilted because of it.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'This is what the Almighty LORD says: When the tree went down to the grave, I made people mourn. I covered the underground springs and held back the rivers. The many water sources stopped flowing. I made Lebanon mourn for the tree, and all the trees in the field fainted as they grieved over it.
King James 2000 Bible
Thus says the Lord GOD; In the day when it went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for it, and I restrained its floods, and the great waters were held back: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it.
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