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The judgment of mount Seir.
Israel is comforted.
pasture, are men, and I am your God, 2 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because saith the Lord Gon. the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in posses
JOREOVER the word of the LORD sion: came unto me, saying, 3 Therefore, prophesy and say, Thus 2 Son of man, set thy face against saith the Lord GOD; Because they have mount Seir, and prophesy against it, made you desolate, and swallowed you up
3 And say unto it, Thus saith the Lord on every side, that ye might be a possesGOD; Behold, O mount Seir, I am against sion unto the residue of the heathen, and thee, and I will stretch out my hand against ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and thee, and I will make thee most desolate. are an infamy of the people:
4 I will lay thy cities waste, and thou 4 Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, shalt be desolate, and thou shalt know that hear the word of the Lord Gop; Thus I am the LORD. saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and 5 Because thou hast had a perpetual to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valhatred, and hast shed the blood of the leys, to the desolate wastes, and to the children of Israel by the force of the sword cities that are forsaken, which became a in the time of their calamity, in the time prey and derision to the residue of the that their iniquity had an end: heathen that are round about;
6 Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord 5 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; GOD, I will prepare thee unto blood, and Surely in the fire of my jealousy have ĺ blood shall pursue thee: since thou hast not spoken against the residue of the heathen, hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee. and against all Idumea, which have ap7 Thus will I make mount Seir most pointed my land into their possession with desolate, and cut off from it him that pass-the joy of all their heart, with despiteful eth out and him that returneth. minds, to cast it out for a prey.
8 And I will fill his mountains with his slain men: in thy hills, and in thy valleys, and in all thy rivers, shall they fall that and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the are slain with the sword. valleys, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Be
6 Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains,
9 I will make thee perpetual desola-hold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in tions, and thy cities shall not return: and my fury, because ye have borne the shame ye shall know that I am the LORD. of the heathen:
10 Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas the LORD was there:
7 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I have lifted up my hand: Surely the heathen that are about you, they shall bear their shame.
11 Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord 8 ¶ But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye GOD, I will even do according to thine shall shoot forth your branches, and yield anger, and according to thine envy which your fruit to my people of Israel; for they thou hast used out of thy hatred against are at hand to come.
them; and I will make myself known 9 For behold, I am for you, and I will among them, when I have judged thee. turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown:
12 And thou shalt know that I am the LORD, and that I have heard all thy blas- 10 And I will multiply men upon you, phemies which thou hast spoken against all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the mountains of Israel, saying, They are the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes laid desolate, they are given us to consume. shall be builded:
13 Thus with your mouth ye have 11 And I will multiply upon you man boasted against me, and have multiplied and beast; and they shall increase and your words against me: I have heard them. bring fruit: and I will settle you after 14 Thus saith the Lord Gon; When the your old estates, and will do better unto whole earth rejoiceth, I will make thee you than at your beginnings: and ye shall desolate. know that I am the LORD.
15 As thou didst rejoice at the inherit- 12 Yea, I will cause men to walk upon ance of the house of Israel, because it was you, even my people Israel; and they shall desolate, so will I do unto thee: thou shalt possess thee, and thou shalt be their inbe desolate, O mount Seir, and all Idu-heritance, and thou shalt no more hencemea, even all of it: and they shall know forth bereave them of men. that I am the LORD.
13 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they say unto you, Thou land devourest ALSO, thou son of man, prophesy unto up men, and hast bereaved thy nations; the mountains of say, Ye 14 Therefore, thou shalt men no mountains of Israel, hear the word of the more, neither bereave thy nations any LORD: more, saith the Lord GOD.
The cause of her rejection.
CHAP. XXXVII. The resurrection of dry bones. 15 Neither will I cause men to hear in 31 Then shall ye remember your own thee the shame of the heathen any more, evil ways, and your doings that were not neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the good, and shall loathe yourselves in your people any more, neither shalt thou cause own sight for your iniquities, and for your thy nations to fall any more, saith the Lord abominations. GOD.
32 Not for your sakes do I this, saith 16 Moreover the word of the LORD the Lord Gon, be it known unto you: be came unto me, saying, ashamed and confounded for your own ways, O house of Israel.
17 Son of man, when the house of Israel dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by 33 Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the their own way and by their doings: their day that I shall have cleansed you from way was before me as the uncleanness of all your iniquities I will also cause you to a removed woman. dwell in the cities, and the wastes shall
18 Wherefore, I poured my fury upon be builded. them for the blood that they had shed upon the land, and for their idols wherewith they had polluted it:
19 And I scattered them among the heathen, and they were dispersed through the countries: according to their way and according to their doings I judged them.
34 And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all that passed by.
35 And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become like the garden of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are become fenced, and are inhabited.
20 And when they entered unto the heathen, whither they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them, These are the people of the LORD, and are gone forth out of his land.
36 Then the heathen that are left round about you shall know that the LORD build the ruined places, and plant that that was desolate: I the LORD have spoken it, and I will do it.
21 ¶ But,I had pity for my holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned 37 Thus saith the Lord God; I will yet among the heathen, whither they went. for this be inquired of by the house of Is22 Therefore, say unto the house of Israel, to do it for them; I will increase rael, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I do not them with men like a flock. this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for 38 As the holy flock, as the flock of Jemy holy name's sake, which ye have pro-rusalem in her solemn feasts; so shall the faned among the heathen, whither ye went. waste cities be filled with flocks of men : 23 And I will sanctify my great name, and they shall know that I am the LORD. which was profaned among the heathen, which ye have profaned in the midst of
carried me out in the Spirit of them; and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, saith the Lord GoD, when I the LORD, and set me down in the midst shall be sanctified in you before their eyes. of the valley which was full of bones,
24 For I will take you from among the 2 And caused me to pass by them round heathen, and gather you out of all coun-about: and behold, there were very many in tries, and will bring you into yourown land. the open valley; and lo, they were very dry
25 ¶ Then will I sprinkle clean water 3 And he said unto me, Son of man, upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all can these bones live? and I answered, O your filthiness, and from all your idols, Lord God, thou knowest. will I cleanse you.
4 Again he said unto me, Prophesy 26 A new heart also will I give you, and upon these bones, and say unto them, Ŏ a new spirit will I put within you: and I ye dry bones, hear the word of the LORD. will take away the stony heart out of your 5 Thus saith the Lord GOD unto these flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh. bones; Behold, I will cause breath to
27 And I will put my Spirit within you, enter into you, and ye shall live: and cause you to walk in my statutes, and 6 And I will lay sinews upon you, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them, will bring up flesh upon you, and cover
28 And ye shall dwell in the land that I you with skin, and put breath in you, and gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my ye shall live; and ye shall know that I people, and I will be your God. am the LORD.
29 I will also save you from all your 7 So I prophesied as I was commanded: uncleannesses: and I will call for the corn, and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and will increase it, and lay no famine and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.
30 And I will multiply the fruit of the 8 And when I beheid, lo, the sinews and tree, and the increase of the field, that ye the flesh came up upon them, and the skin shall receive no more reproach of famine covered them above: but there was no among the heathen. breath in t. em.
Christ's kingdom promised.
9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto transgressions: but I will save them out of The army and malice of Gog. the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to all their dwelling-places, wherein they the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Come have sinned, and will cleanse them: so from the four winds, O breath, and breathe shall they be my people, and I will be upon these slain, that they may live. their God.
10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and over them; and they all shall have one 24 And David my servant shall be king they lived, and stood up upon their feet, shepherd: they shall also walk in my an exceeding great army. do them. judgments, and observe my statutes, and
11 ¶ Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and I have given unto Jacob my servant,where25 And they shall dwell in the land that our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts. in your fathers have dwelt, and they shall 12 Therefore prophesy and say unto dwell therein, even they, and their chilthem, Thus saith the Lord GoD; Behold, dren, and their children's children for O my people, I will open your graves, and ever: and my servant David shall be their cause you to come up out of your graves, prince for ever. and bring you into the land of Israel.
13 Andye shall know that I am the LORD, peace with them; it shall be an everlast26 Moreover I will make a covenant of when I have opened your graves, O my peo- ing covenant with them: and I will place ple, and brought you up out of your graves, them, and multiply them, and will set my 14 And shall put my Spirit in you, and sanctuary in the midst of them forevermore. ye shall live, and I shall place you in own land: then shall ye know that I the them: yea, I will be their God, and they your 27 My tabernacle also shall be with LORD have spoken it, and performed it, shall be my people. saith the LORD.
15 T The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,
the LORD do sanctify Israel, when my
16 Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his com
panions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions:
17 And join them one to another into him, one stick; and they shall become one in thy hand.
AND the word of the LORD came unto
the land of Magog, the chief prince of Me2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog, shech and Tubal, and prophesy against
3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the
18 T And when the children of thy peo-chief prince of Meshech and Tubal: ple shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not shew us what thou meanest by these? hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee 4 And I will turn thee back, and put 19 Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord forth, and all thine army, horses and horseGop; Behold, I will take the stick of Jo-men, all of them clothed with all sorts of seph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, armour, even a great company with buckand the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will lers and shields, all of them handling put them with him, even with the stick of swords: Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in my hand.
5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:
20 And the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thy hand before their eyes.
6 Gomer, and all his bands; the house all his bands: and many people with thee. of Togarmah of the north quarters, and 7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for
21 And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, thyself, thou, and all thy company that whither they be gone, and will gather are assembled unto thee, and be thou a them on every side, and bring them into guard unto them. their own land:
22 And I will make them one nation in ed: in the latter years thou shalt come 8 T After many days thou shalt be visitthe land upon the mountains of Israel; and into the land that is brought back from the one king shall be king to them all and sword, and is gathered out of many peothey shall be no more two nations, neither ple, against the mountains of Israel, which shall they be divided into two kingdoms have been always waste: but it is brought any more at all: dwell safely all of them. forth out of the nations, and they shall
23 Neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover 9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a
God's judgment against Gog. CHAP. XXXIX.
The victory of Israel.
the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many upon him, and upon his bands, and upon people with thee. the many people that are with him, an 10 Thus saith the Lord GOD; It shall overflowing rain, and great hailstones, fire, also come to pass, that at the same time and brimstone. shall things come into thy mind, and thou 23 Thus will I magnify myself, and shalt think an evil thought: sanctify myself; and I will be known in 11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to the eyes of many nations, and they shall the land of unwalled villages; I will go to know that I am the LORD. them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having
neither nor gates,
12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thy hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the peo- and Tubal: ple that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.
CHAP. XXXIX. HEREFORE, thou son of man, prophesy against Gog, and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech
2 And I will turn thee back, and leave but the sixth part of thee, and will cause thee to come up from the north parts, and
13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the mer-will bring thee upon the mountains of Israel: chants of Tarshish, with all the young lions 3 And I will smite thy bow out of thy thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come left hand, and will cause thine arrows to to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy fall out of thy right hand. company to take a prey? to carry away 4 Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of silver and gold, to take away cattle and Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and the goods, to take a great spoil? people that is with thee: I will give thee 14 Therefore, son of man, prophesy unto the ravenous birds of every sort, and and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord to the beasts of the field, to be devoured. GOD; In that day when my people of Israel 5 Thou shalt fall upon the open field: dwelleth safely, shalt thou not know it? for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD. 6 And I will send a fire on Magog, and among them that dwell carelessly in the isles: and they shall know that I am the LORD.
15 And thou shalt come from thy place out of the north parts, thou, and many people with thee, all of them riding upon horses, a great company, and a mighty army: 16 And thou shalt come up against my 7 So will I make my holy name known people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the land; in the midst of my people Israel; and I will it shall be in the latter days, and I will bring not let them pollute my holy name any thee against my land, that the heathen may more: and the heathen shall know that I know me, when I shall be sanctified in am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel. thee, O Gog, before their eyes. 8 Behold, it is come, and it is done, 17 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Art thou saith the Lord GOD; this is the day he of whom I have spoken in old time by whereof I have spoken. my servants the prophets of Israel, which 9 And they that dwell in the cities of Isprophesied in those days many years, that rael shall go forth, and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall burn them with fire seven years:
would bring thee against them?
18 And it shall come to pass at the same time when Gog shall come against the land of Israel, saith the Lord GOD, that my fury shall come up in my face.
19 For in my jealousy and in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel;
10 So that they shall take no wood out of the field, neither cut down any out of the forests; for they shall burn the weapons with fire: and they shall spoil those that spoiled them, and rob those that robbed
20 So that the fishes of the sea, and the them, saith the Lord GOD. fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the 11 And it shall come to pass in that field, and all creeping things that creep day, that I will give unto Gog a place there upon the earth, and all the men that are of graves in Israel, the valley of the pasupon the face of the earth, shall shake at my sengers on the east of the sea: and it shall presence, and the mountains shall be thrown stop the noses of the passengers: and there down, and the steep places shall fall, and shall they bury Gog and all his multitude: every wall shall fall to the ground. and they shall call it The valley of Hamon-gog.
21 And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord God: every man's sword shall be against his brother.
22 And I will plead against him with 13 Yea, all the people of the land shall pestilence and with blood; and I will rain bury them: and it shall be to them a renowa
12 And seven months shall the house of Israel be burying of them, that they may cleanse the land.
14 And they shall sever out men of continual employment, passing through the 'land to bury with the passengers those that remain upon the face of the earth, to cleanse it after the end of seven months shall they search.
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15 And the passengers that pass through the land, when any seeth a man's bone, then shall he set up a sign by it, till the buriers have buried it in the valley of Hamon-gog. 16 And also the name of the city shall be was upon me, and brought me thither. Hamonah. Thus shall they cleanse the land. 2 In the visions of God brought he me
tivity, in the beginning of the year, in the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year after that the city was smitten, in the self-same day the hand of the LORD
17 And, thou son of man, thus saith into the land of Israel, and set me upon a the Lord GOD; Speak unto every feathered very high mountain, by which was as the fowl, and to every beast of the field, As-frame of a city on the south.
3 And he brought me thither, and behold, there was a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.
4 And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thy heart upon all that I shall shew thee; for to the intent that I might shew them unto thee art thou brought hither: declare all that thou seest to the house of Israel.
19 And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, and drink blood till ye be drunken, of my sacrifice which I have sacrificed for you. 20 Thus ye shall be filled at my table 5 And behold a wall on the outside of with horses and chariots, with mighty men, the house round about, and in the man's and with all men of war, saith the Lord Gop. hand a measuring reed of six cubits long
21 And I will set my glory among the by the cubit and a hand-breadth: so be heathen, and all the heathen shall see my measured the breadth of the building, one judgment that I have executed, and my reed: and the height, one reed. hand that I have laid upon them. 6 Then came he unto the gate which 22 So the house of Israel shall know that looketh toward the east, and went up the I am the LORD their God from that day and forward.
stairs thereof, and measured the threshold of the gate, which was one reed broad; and the other threshold of the gate, which was one reed broad.
7 And every little chamber was one reed long, and one reed broad; and between
semble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.
Of Ezekiel's vision.
have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there.
29 Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my Spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord God.
18 Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bashan.
23 T And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies so fell they all by the sword.
24 According to their uncleanness and according to their transgressions have I done unto them, and hid my face from them.
little chambers were five cubits: and the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate within was one reed.
8 He measured also the porch of the gate within, one reed.
25 Therefore thus saith the Lord GoD; Now will bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name;
9 Then measured he the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was inward.
10 And the little chambers of the gate eastward were three on this side, and three
26 After that they have borne their shame, on that side; they three were of one meaand all their trespasses whereby they have sure and the posts had one measure on trespassed against me, when they dwelt this side and on that side. safely in their land, and none made them 11 And he measured the breadth of the afraid. entry of the gate, ten cubits; and the 27 When I have brought them again length of the gate, thirteen cubits. from the people, and gathered them out of 12 The space also before the little their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in chambers was one cubit on this side, and them in the sight of many nations; the space was one cubit on that side: and the little chambers were six cubits on this side, and six cubits on that side.
28 Then shall they know that I am the LORD their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but
13 He measured then the gate from the