Likewise, ezekiels message is not much different from his predecessor the prophet isaiah. These are all of the chapters of the book of ezekiel. I think ezekiel saw it better than any of the other prophets. In contrast to various other prophets ezekiel has not been criticised as much.
Proclamation against ammon, moab, edom and philistia. According to the book itself, it records six visions of the prophet ezekiel, exiled in babylon, during the 22 years from 593 to 571 bc, although it is the product of a long and complex history and does not necessarily preserve the very. The book of ezekiel, chapters 124 new international commentary on the old testament. Ezekiel 25 new international version niv a prophecy against ammon. Experience the life of jesus as one seamless story. Library the father william most theological collection. This is the holy book of ezekiel, known as the book of the prophet ezekiel. And he said to me, son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity and who give. First, are prophecies on the ruin of jerusalem ezekiel 1. Ezekiel 25 niv bible the word of the lord came to me. Judgment began at the house of god, and therefore with them the prophets began, who were the judges. The book of ezekiel he will be strengthened of god. In chapter 1 of the book named after ezekiel, god gave the prophet a glimpse of the spirit realm, which serves god in accomplishing his will.
The prophet is so overcome by the vision that he falls on his face. Ezekiel had finished his testimony which related to the destruction of jerusalem. It is composed of 48 chapters divided almost half before and after the fall of jerusalem. The book of ezekiel can be divided into about five segments. And say unto the ammonites, hear the word of the lord god. Ezekiel was given prophethood at an age thirty after he saw a majestic vision of gods glory during his captivation in babylon. Book of the prophet ezekiel chapter 25 wordproject. Chapter 25 judgment began at the house of god, and therefore with them the prophets began, who were the judges. The book of ezekiel, chapters 124 new international.
Ezekiel is a sign to the captives in this, as jerusalem is to be destroyed and there is to be no mourning. The web bible study center, provided by christiananswers. Exalting jesus in ezekiel christcentered exposition. Actually, the first few verses of the book of isaiah provide a concise overview of the book of ezekiel. Because thou saidst, aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned.
Thus saith the lord jehovah, because thou saidst, aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of ezekiel in the bible king james version. The holy bible book 26 ezekiel kjv dramatized audio. Ezekiel is taken by the spirit to the east gate of the temple, where the glory of the lord stopped before totally abandoning the sanctuary. Remember, the designation major or minor simply refers to the length of the book, not its importance. Judgment on wicked counselors the spirit lifted me up and brought me to the east gate of the house of the lord, which faces east. The word of the lord came again unto me, saying, son of man, set thy face against the ammonites, and prophesy against them. We will now consider several of the key passages of ezekiel, centering our attention upon the reflections of christ that occur throughout the book.
The book of ezekiel provides other significant clues. Rather than a versebyverse approach, the authors have crafted chapters that explain and apply key passages in their assigned bible books. In this vision ezekiel saw four brilliant, powerful angels in action. Ezekiel chapter 25 verse by verse bible commentary. Ezekiel bible book with full chapters king james version. Since you gloated over my sanctuary when it was profaned, and over the land of. Ezekiel was given prophethood at an age thirty after he saw a majestic vision. As peter said of the prophets, they saw the sufferings and they saw the glory that would follow 1 pet. In the previous chapter, we find references to the rapture. Ezekiel these 25 lessons provide a verse by verse study of the book of ezekiel. Ezekiel chapter 25 to chapter 33 judgment of the nations. Proclaims judgments on 7 other nations, similar to the series in jer. A free bible version and commentary on the old testament book of ezekiel in easy english.
Many readers are bewildered by ezekiel s s relentless denunciations, unconventional antics, and baffling array of topics. Ezekiel cliffsnotes study guides book summaries, test. May 31, 2011 audio bible book of ezekiel chapter 124 duration. And behold, at the entrance of the gateway there were twentyfive men.
Ezekiel 25 niv a prophecy against ammon the word of bible. Ezekiel s commission chapter 1 in vision, the prophet saw the cherubim, who had the likeness of a man v. Ezekiel chapter 25 explained discover the 66 books of. Four of them are singled out in this chapter for vindictive jealousy and hate toward israel. In the first part of ezekiel chapters 124, we heard of the bad news. Jesus is the fulfiller of the promises laid out in the book.
Therefore prophesy and say, thus saith the lord god. Ezekiel 25 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Ezekiels commission would last for some 22 years and involve some challenging assignments. They tried to involve judah in that plot jeremiah chapter 27. The word of the lord came again unto me, saying, 2 son of man, set thy face against the ammonites, and prophesy against them. Because you jeered at my sanctuary when it was desecrated, at the land of israel when it was destroyed, and at the house of judah when they went into exile, 4 therefore i am giving you to. David guzik commentary on ezekiel 25 describes the judgment on the nations near judah. Jul 21, 2014 the book of ezekiel can be divided into about five segments. Book of ezekiel known to be written by prophet ezekiel and is placed immediately after lamentation in ot. Verses 17 and the word of jehovah came unto me, saying, son of man, set thy face toward the children of ammon, and prophesy against them. Block cuts through the confusion in this second book of his masterful 2volume nicot commentary on ezekiel. In ezekiel 2532 the prophet detailed gods judgment against both the. God then proclaims judgment against them as they cheer israels destruction and plot to.
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the father, and of the son, and of the holy ghost. The book of ezekiel, chapters 124 new international commentary on the old testament block, daniel i. Ezekiel 25 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. The prophets wrote over a period of 250300 years, spanning the decline, the exile, and the return of the children of israel. The recording is dramatized, from the king james bible. His fresh translation and versebyverse exposition demonstrate that ezekielsancient wisdom and vision are very much needed in this new millennium.
Ezekiel 25 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. God then proclaims judgment against them as they cheer israels destruction and plot to take possession of the land. Jfb commentary on ezekiel chapter 25 christians unite. Second, are prophecies of retribution on nearby nations ezekiel 25. A series of studies in the old testament book of ezekiel. Akin, and tony merida, this new commentary series, projected to be 48 volumes, takes a christcentered approach to expositing each book of the bible. As christians, we know, only god can judge and display wrath punishment. Eze 2530 ezekiel, chapter 25 king james version christian. Judgment on judahs neighbors ezekiel 25 november 56.
Jehoiakim s son jehoichin reined in his fathers place in judah at the year 597 bc. The lords vengeance will fall on the ammonites, on the moabites and edomites, and on the philistines. Ezekiels commission chapter 1 in vision, the prophet saw the cherubim, who had the likeness of a man v. His fresh translation and versebyverse exposition demonstrate that ezekiel sancient wisdom and vision are very much needed in this new millennium. But the love of god provides a way for our salvation. Jesus christ can be seen throughout this book and even in ezekiel himself, as a type of. It is not known exactly when god gave ezekiel the prophecies of this chapter, though it is. Ezekiel 25 is the twentyfifth chapter of the book of ezekiel in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible.
Ezekiel chapters 25 to 39 free bible commentary in easy english. The book opens with an account of the vision that summoned ezekiel to his prophetic calling. Jeremiah then follows up in verses 2526 to spell out the result of the lack of the knowledge of god. Jehoiakims son jehoichin reined in his fathers place in judah at the year 597 bc. The ezekiel rapture and the four horsemen rapture and. The enemies of israel rejoiced at its destruction and judgment under nebuchadnezzar. The parables of the forest and the sword ezekiel 20. Rather than a versebyverse approach, the authors have crafted chapters that explain and apply key passages in. The victorious and abundant life through the knowledge of god327chapters 2548 the holiness of god demands judgment of sin. The book of ezekiel is the third of the latter prophets in the tanakh and one of the major prophetic books in the old testament, following isaiah and jeremiah. The gate to the nations is broken, and its doors have swung open to me. Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people. Ezekiel 26 niv a prophecy against tyre in the bible. Ezekiel overview james burton coffman commentaries on.
The christological purpose of ezekiel the book of ezekiel anticipates and points to jesus christ throughout. Many readers are bewildered by ezekiels s relentless denunciations, unconventional antics, and baffling array of topics. We should never gloat nor rejoice of someones misfortune. Akin, and tony merida, this new commentary series, projected to be 48 volumes, takes a christ centered approach to expositing each book of the bible.1096 834 1159 1234 360 580 865 47 1249 40 1452 250 305 860 1159 1308 1062 355 873 484 789 218 576 1541 167 1225 1171 374 1232 907 143 310 1260 813 817 2 1245 471 620 943 762 1021 1232 221