Ezekiel 28 :12

Ezekiel 28 :12 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Son of man, take up a lamentation on the king of Tyrus, and say to him, Thus said the Lord GOD; You seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Son of man, take up a lamentation on the king of Tyrus, and say to him, Thus said the Lord GOD; You seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Son of man, make a song of grief for the king of Tyre, and say to him, This is what the Lord has said: You are all-wise and completely beautiful;

Webster's Revision

Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

World English Bible

Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and tell him, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: You seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Son of man, take up a lamentation for the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD: Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Definitions for Ezekiel 28 :12

Tyrus - Tyre, city of.

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 28 :12

Thou sealest up - This has been translated, "Thou drawest thy own likeness." "Thou formest a portrait of thyself; and hast represented thyself the perfection of wisdom and beauty." I believe this to be the meaning of the place.

Barnes's Commentary on Ezekiel 28 :12

To "seal the sum" is to make up the whole measure of perfection. Compare the Septuagint

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 28 :12

28:12 Thou sealest up - Thou fanciest that fulness of wisdom, and perfection of beauty are in thee.
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