Ezekiel 7:25
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New International Version
When terror comes, they will seek peace in vain.

King James Bible
Destruction cometh; and they shall seek peace, and there shall be none.

Darby Bible Translation
Destruction cometh; and they shall seek peace, but there shall be none.

World English Bible
Destruction comes; and they shall seek peace, and there shall be none.

Young's Literal Translation
Destruction hath come, And they have sought peace, and there is none.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They shall seek peace - They see now that their ceasing to pay the tribute to the king of Babylon has brought the Chaldeans against them; and now they sue for peace in vain. He will not hear: he is resolved on their destruction.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Destruction [heb] Cutting off
and they

Isaiah 57:21 There is no peace, said my God, to the wicked.

Isaiah 59:8-12 The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths...

Jeremiah 8:15,16 We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!...

Lamentations 4:17,18 As for us, our eyes as yet failed for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us...

Micah 1:12 For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.

Motives to Holy Mourning
Let me exhort Christians to holy mourning. I now persuade to such a mourning as will prepare the soul for blessedness. Oh that our hearts were spiritual limbecs, distilling the water of holy tears! Christ's doves weep. They that escape shall be like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity' (Ezekiel 7:16). There are several divine motives to holy mourning: 1 Tears cannot be put to a better use. If you weep for outward losses, you lose your tears. It is like a shower
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
Isaiah lxiv. 7.--"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold on thee," &c. They go on in the confession of their sins. Many a man hath soon done with that a general notion of sin is the highest advancement in repentance that many attain to. You may see here sin and judgment mixed in thorough other(315) in their complaint. They do not so fix their eyes upon their desolate estate of captivity, as to forget their provocations. Many a man would spend more affection,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Ezekiel 13:10
"'Because they lead my people astray, saying, "Peace," when there is no peace, and because, when a flimsy wall is built, they cover it with whitewash,

Ezekiel 13:16
those prophets of Israel who prophesied to Jerusalem and saw visions of peace for her when there was no peace, declares the Sovereign LORD."'

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