Book of Ezekiel Chapter 32
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- God continues his anti-Egyptian spiel. He tells Ezekiel to prophesy against Pharaoh, comparing him to a lion among the nations and a sea-monster rolling around and churning the water.
- With a throng of people, God will catch the Pharaoh in a net.
- He'll chuck the pharaoh-monster in an open field so birds and animals can eat it, and spread its blood and parts of its corpse over mountains and valleys.
- God will darken the sun, moon, and stars over Egypt, covering it in darkness.
- The people of other nations and their kings will be horrified and tremble at what's happened to Pharaoh and his people.
- Yet again, God says he's sending the Babylonians to kill the Egyptians, and they'll kill all the cattle, too.
- God will make the streams flow slowly, drying them up and making Egypt desolate.
- Helpfully, God explains that the above is the lament people will chant for Egypt when it's destroyed.
Consoled by the Dead
- God continues with the total destruction of Egypt theme.
- Here, he praises the destruction of the Egyptian army.
- Elam, Meshek, and Tubal are condemned for also being uncircumcised nations who spread terror throughout the world, but are now in the underworld.
- The princes of the north, Edom, and the Sidonians are also all in the underworld. And Pharaoh's going to meet the same fate.
- Strangely, he'll be consoled when he sees all those who have gone down before him.
- Misery loves company.