The Meaning of Ezekiel 27:24 Explained

Ezekiel 27:24

KJV: These were thy merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound with cords, and made of cedar, among thy merchandise.

YLT: They are thy merchants for perfect things, For wrappings of blue, and embroidery, And for treasuries of rich apparel, With cords bound and girded, for thy merchandise,

Darby: these traded with thee in sumptuous clothes, in wrappings of blue and broidered work, and in chests full of variegated stuffs, bound with cords and made of cedar-wood, amongst thy merchandise.

ASV: These were thy traffickers in choice wares, in wrappings of blue and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound with cords and made of cedar, among thy merchandise.

What does Ezekiel 27:24 Mean?

Chapter Summary: Ezekiel 27

1  The riches and commerce of Tyrus
26  The great and irrecoverable fall thereof

What do the individual words in Ezekiel 27:24 mean?

Those [were] your merchants in choice items in clothes purple and in embroidered garments and in chests of multicolored apparel in cords woven and sturdy which were in your marketplace
הֵ֤מָּה רֹכְלַ֙יִךְ֙ בְּמַכְלֻלִ֔ים בִּגְלוֹמֵי֙ תְּכֵ֣לֶת וְרִקְמָ֔ה וּבְגִנְזֵ֖י בְּרֹמִ֑ים בַּחֲבָלִ֧ים חֲבֻשִׁ֛ים וַאֲרֻזִ֖ים בְּמַרְכֻלְתֵּֽךְ

הֵ֤מָּה  Those  [were] 
Parse: Pronoun, third person masculine plural
Root: הֵם 
Sense: they, these, the same, who.
רֹכְלַ֙יִךְ֙  your  merchants 
Parse: Verb, Qal, Participle, masculine plural construct, second person feminine singular
Root: רָכַל  
Sense: to go about (meaning dubious).
בְּמַכְלֻלִ֔ים  in  choice  items 
Parse: Preposition-b, Noun, masculine plural
Root: מַכְלוּל  
Sense: a thing made perfect, perfect thing, gorgeous garment or stuff.
בִּגְלוֹמֵי֙  in  clothes 
Parse: Preposition-b, Noun, masculine plural construct
Root: גְּלֹום  
Sense: wrapping, garment.
תְּכֵ֣לֶת  purple 
Parse: Noun, feminine singular
Root: תְּכֵלֶת  
Sense: violet, violet stuff.
וְרִקְמָ֔ה  and  in  embroidered  garments 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Noun, feminine singular
Root: רִקְמָה  
Sense: variegated stuff, embroidered.
וּבְגִנְזֵ֖י  and  in  chests 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Noun, masculine plural construct
Root: גֶּנֶז 
Sense: treasury, chests?.
בְּרֹמִ֑ים  of  multicolored  apparel 
Parse: Noun, masculine plural
Root: בְּרֹמִים  
Sense: variegated cloth, damask.
בַּחֲבָלִ֧ים  in  cords 
Parse: Preposition-b, Article, Noun, masculine plural
Root: חֶבֶל 
Sense: a cord, rope, territory, band, company.
חֲבֻשִׁ֛ים  woven 
Parse: Verb, Qal, QalPassParticiple, masculine plural
Root: חָבַשׁ  
Sense: to tie, bind, bind on, bind up, saddle, restrain, bandage, govern.
וַאֲרֻזִ֖ים  and  sturdy 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Adjective, masculine plural
Root: אָרוּז  
Sense: to be firm.
בְּמַרְכֻלְתֵּֽךְ  which  were  in  your  marketplace 
Parse: Preposition-b, Noun, feminine singular construct, second person feminine singular
Root: מַרְכֹּלֶת  
Sense: market place, place of trade.

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