Ezekiel 26:4
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New International Version
They will destroy the walls of Tyre and pull down her towers; I will scrape away her rubble and make her a bare rock.

King James Bible
And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.

Darby Bible Translation
And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers. And I will scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.

World English Bible
They shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.

Young's Literal Translation
And they have destroyed the walls of Tyre, And they have broken down her towers, And I have scraped her dust from her, And made her for a clear place of a rock.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I will also scrape her dust from her - I will totally destroy her fortifications, and leave her nothing but a barren rock, as she was before. This cannot refer to the capture of Tyre by Nebuchadnezzar. It flourished long after his time.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Ezekiel 26:9 And he shall set engines of war against your walls, and with his axes he shall break down your towers.

Isaiah 23:11 He stretched out his hand over the sea, he shook the kingdoms: the LORD has given a commandment against the merchant city...

Jeremiah 5:10 Go you up on her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they are not the LORD's.

Amos 1:10 But I will send a fire on the wall of Tyrus, which shall devour the palaces thereof.

Zechariah 9:3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

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Ezekiel 26:12 And they shall make a spoil of your riches, and make a prey of your merchandise: and they shall break down your walls...

Leviticus 14:41-45 And he shall cause the house to be scraped within round about...

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Ezekiel 24:7,8 For her blood is in the middle of her; she set it on the top of a rock; she poured it not on the ground, to cover it with dust...

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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
Leviticus 14:41
He must have all the inside walls of the house scraped and the material that is scraped off dumped into an unclean place outside the town.

Isaiah 23:11
The LORD has stretched out his hand over the sea and made its kingdoms tremble. He has given an order concerning Phoenicia that her fortresses be destroyed.

Ezekiel 26:9
He will direct the blows of his battering rams against your walls and demolish your towers with his weapons.

Amos 1:10
I will send fire on the walls of Tyre that will consume her fortresses."

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