Ezekiel 26:21
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New International Version
I will bring you to a horrible end and you will be no more. You will be sought, but you will never again be found, declares the Sovereign LORD."

King James Bible
I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more: though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GOD.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no [more]; and thou shalt be sought for, and shalt never be found again, for ever, saith the Lord Jehovah.

World English Bible
I will make you a terror, and you shall no more have any being; though you are sought for, yet you will never be found again, says the Lord Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Wastes I do make thee, and thou art not, And thou art sought, and art not found any more -- to the age, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Yet shalt thou never be found again - This is literally true; there is not the smallest vestige of the ancient Tyre, that which was erected on the main land. Even the ground seems to have been washed away; and the new Tyre is in nearly a similar state. I think this prophecy must be extended to the whole duration of Tyre. If it now be found to be in the state here described, it is sufficient to show the truth of the prophecy. And now it is found precisely in the state which the above prophetic declarations, taken according to the letter, point out! No word of God can ever fall to the ground.

Notwithstanding the former destructions, Tyre was a place of some consequence in the time of St. Paul. There was a Church there, (see Acts 21:3, Acts 21:4, etc.), which afterwards became famous. Calmet observes, it afforded a great number of martyrs for the Christian Church.

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a terror [heb] terrors

Ezekiel 26:15,16 Thus said the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound of your fall, when the wounded cry...

Ezekiel 27:36 The merchants among the people shall hiss at you; you shall be a terror, and never shall be any more.

Ezekiel 28:19 All they that know you among the people shall be astonished at you: you shall be a terror, and never shall you be any more.

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Ezekiel 26:14 And I will make you like the top of a rock: you shall be a place to spread nets on; you shall be built no more...

Psalm 37:36 Yet he passed away, and, see, he was not: yes, I sought him, but he could not be found.

Jeremiah 51:64 And you shall say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring on her: and they shall be weary...

Revelation 18:21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying...

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[This chapter is based on Daniel 4.] Exalted to the pinnacle of worldly honor, and acknowledged even by Inspiration as "a king of kings" (Ezekiel 26:7). Nebuchadnezzar nevertheless at times had ascribed to the favor of Jehovah the glory of his kingdom and the splendor of his reign. Such had been the case after his dream of the great image. His mind had been profoundly influenced by this vision and by the thought that the Babylonian Empire, universal though it was, was finally to fall, and other kingdoms
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Revelation 18:21
Then a mighty angel picked up a boulder the size of a large millstone and threw it into the sea, and said: "With such violence the great city of Babylon will be thrown down, never to be found again.

Jeremiah 20:4
For this is what the LORD says: 'I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends; with your own eyes you will see them fall by the sword of their enemies. I will give all Judah into the hands of the king of Babylon, who will carry them away to Babylon or put them to the sword.

Ezekiel 26:15
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says to Tyre: Will not the coastlands tremble at the sound of your fall, when the wounded groan and the slaughter takes place in you?

Ezekiel 26:16
Then all the princes of the coast will step down from their thrones and lay aside their robes and take off their embroidered garments. Clothed with terror, they will sit on the ground, trembling every moment, appalled at you.

Ezekiel 27:1
The word of the LORD came to me:

Ezekiel 27:36
The merchants among the nations scoff at you; you have come to a horrible end and will be no more.'"

Ezekiel 28:19
All the nations who knew you are appalled at you; you have come to a horrible end and will be no more.'"

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