The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire BibleEzekiel 5:8
Therefore thus saith the Lord God, behold, even I, [am] against
Or, "behold, I [am] against thee, even I" F21; who am the
Lord God omnipotent, great King, and a dreadful one; and a terrible
thing it is for a people to have the mighty God against them; or for
any to fall into the hands of the living God: this is repeated to show
that it certainly was so; and that the Lord was set upon it; and
determined to come forth against them in the way of his judgments, as
and will execute judgments in the midst of thee, in the sight of the
that is, inflict punishments upon them for their disregard to
his righteous judgments, which should take place in the midst of them,
and consume them all around; and should be so manifest as to be seen by
all the nations about them.
F21 (yna Mg Kyle ynnh) "ecce ego ad te, etiam ego", Pagninus,
Montanus; "ecce ego contra te, etiam ego", Starckius.