Ezekiel 31:16
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New International Version
I made the nations tremble at the sound of its fall when I brought it down to the realm of the dead to be with those who go down to the pit. Then all the trees of Eden, the choicest and best of Lebanon, the well-watered trees, were consoled in the earth below.

King James Bible
I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to Sheol, with them that go down into the pit; and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, were comforted in the lower parts of the earth.

World English Bible
I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to Sheol with those who descend into the pit; and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, were comforted in the lower parts of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
From the sound of his fall I have caused nations to shake, In My causing him to go down to sheol, With those going down to the pit, And comforted in the earth -- the lower part, are all trees of Eden, The choice and the good of Lebanon, All drinking waters.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I caused Lebanon to mourn for him - All the confederates of Pharaoh are represented as deploring his fall, Ezekiel 31:16, Ezekiel 31:17.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

made

Ezekiel 26:10,15 By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover you: your walls shall shake at the noise of the horsemen...

Ezekiel 27:28 The suburbs shall shake at the sound of the cry of your pilots.

Nahum 2:3 The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet...

Haggai 2:7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, said the LORD of hosts.

Hebrews 12:26,27 Whose voice then shook the earth: but now he has promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven...

Revelation 11:13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell...

Revelation 18:9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall mourn her, and lament for her...

When I

Ezekiel 32:18 Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and the daughters of the famous nations...

Isaiah 14:15 Yet you shall be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

and all

Ezekiel 31:9,18 I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him...

Isaiah 14:8 Yes, the fir trees rejoice at you, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since you are laid down, no feller is come up against us.

Habakkuk 2:17 For the violence of Lebanon shall cover you, and the spoil of beasts, which made them afraid, because of men's blood...

shall be comforted

Ezekiel 31:14 To the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves for their height, neither shoot up their top among the thick boughs...

Ezekiel 32:31 Pharaoh shall see them, and shall be comforted over all his multitude, even Pharaoh and all his army slain by the sword...

Isaiah 14:15 Yet you shall be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

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Ezekiel
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Isaiah 14:8
Even the junipers and the cedars of Lebanon gloat over you and say, "Now that you have been laid low, no one comes to cut us down."

Isaiah 14:15
But you are brought down to the realm of the dead, to the depths of the pit.

Jeremiah 50:46
At the sound of Babylon's capture the earth will tremble; its cry will resound among the nations.

Ezekiel 14:22
Yet there will be some survivors--sons and daughters who will be brought out of it. They will come to you, and when you see their conduct and their actions, you will be consoled regarding the disaster I have brought on Jerusalem--every disaster I have brought on it.

Ezekiel 14:23
You will be consoled when you see their conduct and their actions, for you will know that I have done nothing in it without cause, declares the Sovereign LORD."

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 27:28
The shorelands will quake when your sailors cry out.

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