Ezekiel 32:6
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New International Version
I will drench the land with your flowing blood all the way to the mountains, and the ravines will be filled with your flesh.

King James Bible
I will also water with thy blood the land wherein thou swimmest, even to the mountains; and the rivers shall be full of thee.

Darby Bible Translation
and I will water with thy blood the land wherein thou swimmest, even to the mountains; and the water-courses shall be full of thee.

World English Bible
I will also water with your blood the land in which you swim, even to the mountains; and the watercourses shall be full of you.

Young's Literal Translation
And watered the land with thy flowing, From thy blood -- unto the mountains, And streams are filled from thee.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The land wherein thou swimmest - Egypt; so called, because intersected with canals, and overflowed annually by the Nile.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Exodus 7:17 Thus said the LORD, In this you shall know that I am the LORD: behold...

Isaiah 34:3,7 Their slain also shall be cast out, and their stink shall come up out of their carcasses...

Revelation 14:20 And the wine press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine press, even to the horse bridles...

Revelation 16:6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.

the land
Egypt, so called because interspersed by numerous canals, and overflowed annually by the Nile.

wherein thou swimmest. or, of thy swimming

Library
How the Preacher, when He Has Accomplished all Aright, Should Return to Himself, Lest Either his Life or his Preaching Lift Him Up.
But since often, when preaching is abundantly poured forth in fitting ways, the mind of the speaker is elevated in itself by a hidden delight in self-display, great care is needed that he may gnaw himself with the laceration of fear, lest he who recalls the diseases of others to health by remedies should himself swell through neglect of his own health; lest in helping others he desert himself, lest in lifting up others he fall. For to some the greatness of their virtue has often been the occasion
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

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
Revelation 14:20
They were trampled in the winepress outside the city, and blood flowed out of the press, rising as high as the horses' bridles for a distance of 1,600 stadia.

Exodus 7:17
This is what the LORD says: By this you will know that I am the LORD: With the staff that is in my hand I will strike the water of the Nile, and it will be changed into blood.

Isaiah 34:3
Their slain will be thrown out, their dead bodies will stink; the mountains will be soaked with their blood.

Isaiah 34:7
And the wild oxen will fall with them, the bull calves and the great bulls. Their land will be drenched with blood, and the dust will be soaked with fat.

Ezekiel 35:6
therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will give you over to bloodshed and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you.

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