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Ezekiel 32:14

    Ezekiel 32:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then will I make their waters deep, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord GOD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then will I make their waters deep, and cause their rivers to run like oil, said the Lord GOD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then will I make their waters clear, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then I will make their waters clear and their rivers will be flowing like oil, says the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    Then will I make their waters clear, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    Then will I make their waters clear, and cause their rivers to run like oil, says the Lord Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then will I make their waters clear, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord GOD.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 32:14

    Cause their rivers to run like oil - Bring the whole state into quietness, there being no longer a political hippopotamus to foul the waters - to disturb the peace of the country.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 32:14

    A promise of a return of God's favor. This concerns not the restoration of Egypt's original power, but the establishment of the Divine Ruler in the place of a pagan God-opposing power.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 32:14

    32:14 Like oil - A figurative expression, signifying, there shall be such an universal sadness and heaviness upon the whole nation, that the very rivers which used to flow briskly, shall grow deep, and slow, and heavy.