Ezekiel 31:15

NET ©

“‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: On the day it went down to Sheol I caused observers to lament. I covered it with the deep and held back its rivers; its plentiful water was restrained. I clothed Lebanon in black for it, and all the trees of the field wilted because of it.

NIV ©

"‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: On the day it was brought down to the grave I covered the deep springs with mourning for it; I held back its streams, and its abundant waters were restrained. Because of it I clothed Lebanon with gloom, and all the trees of the field withered away.

NASB ©

‘Thus says the Lord GOD, "On the day when it went down to Sheol I caused lamentations; I closed the deep over it and held back its rivers. And its many waters were stopped up, and I made Lebanon mourn for it, and all the trees of the field wilted away on account of it.

NLT ©

"This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When Assyria went down into the grave, I made the deep places mourn, and I restrained the mighty waters. I clothed Lebanon in black and caused the trees of the field to wilt.

MSG ©

"'The Message of GOD, the Master: On the day of the funeral of the Big Tree, I threw the great deep into mourning. I stopped the flow of its rivers, held back great seas, and wrapped the Lebanon mountains in black. All the trees of the forest fainted and fell.

BBE ©

This is what the Lord has said: The day when he goes down to the underworld, I will make the deep full of grief for him; I will keep back her streams and the great waters will be stopped: I will make Lebanon dark for him, and all the trees of the field will be feeble because of him.

NRSV ©

Thus says the Lord GOD: On the day it went down to Sheol I closed the deep over it and covered it; I restrained its rivers, and its mighty waters were checked. I clothed Lebanon in gloom for it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it.

NKJV ©

"Thus says the Lord GOD: ‘In the day when it went down to hell, I caused mourning. I covered the deep because of it. I restrained its rivers, and the great waters were held back. I caused Lebanon to mourn for it, and all the trees of the field wilted because of it.

KJV
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to the grave
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I caused a mourning
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for him, and I restrained
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thereof, and the great
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were stayed
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and I caused Lebanon
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to mourn
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for him, and all the trees
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of the field
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fainted
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for him. {to mourn: Heb. to be black}
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hk (31:15)
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NET © [draft] ITL
“‘This is what
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the sovereign
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Lord
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says
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: On the day
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it went down
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to Sheol
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I caused observers to lament
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. I covered
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it with the deep
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and held back
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its rivers
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; its plentiful
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water
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was restrained
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. I clothed Lebanon
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in
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black
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for it, and all
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the trees
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of the field
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wilted
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because
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of it.
NET © Notes

tn Or “he.”

tn Heb “I caused lamentation.” D. I. Block (Ezekiel [NICOT], 2:194-95) proposes an alternative root which would give the meaning “I gated back the waters,” i.e., shut off the water supply.