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What does going down to the pit refer to in Ezekiel 32?



      

Ezekiel 32:17 - 21

ESV - 17 In the twelfth year, in the twelfth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, the word of the Lord came to me: 18 Son of man, wail over the multitude of Egypt, and send them down, her and the daughters of majestic nations, to the world below, to those who have gone down to the pit:

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Data Selva Moses Supporter Director - Singapore InfoComm Technology, servant of God
Hebrew: bowr (H953) is used to refer a pit. Here in Ezek 32:18 and Ezek. 26:20; 28:8; 31:14,16; 32:18,23,25,30 it simply means the state of death.

Bowr (H953) is used figuratively of the state of sin (Ps. 40:2; Isa. 51:1) and of the state of death (Ps. 28:1; 30:3; 88:4,6; 143:7; Prov. 1:12; 28:17; Isa. 14:15-19; 24:22; 38:18; Ezek. 26:20; 31:14,16; 32:18,24-30). 

Hope that helps

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