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Before Edom, even all of it: and they shall CHRIST, they say to you, Thou land devourest know that I am the LORD.

587. men, and hast bereaved thy nations;

14 Therefore thou shalt devour men CHAP. XXXVI.

no more, neither 4 bereave thy nations I The land of Israel is comforted, both by de.

any more, saith the Lord God. struction of the heathen, roho spitefully used

15 Neither will I cause men to hear in it, 8 and by the blessings of God promised to it. 16 Israel was rejected for their sin, 21

a c. 6. 2 thee the shame of the heathen any more, and shall be restored without their desert.

neither shalt thou bear the reproach of 25 The blessings of Christ's kingdom.

the people any more, neither shalt thou

cause thy nations to fall any more, saith the e mountains of Israel, and say,

the Lord God. Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of

16 9 Moreover the word of the LORD the LORD:

came to me, saying,

1 Heb. Be. 2 Thus saith the Lord God; Because

cause for

17 Son of man, when the house of Isthe enemy had said against you, Aha, becuuse. rael dwelt in their own land, they defiled even the ancient high places are ours in

it by their own way and by their doings: possession :

their way was before me as the unclean3 Therefore prophesy and say, Thus

ness of a removed woman. saith the Lord God; 1 Because they have

18 Wherefore I poured my fury upon made you desolate, and swallowed you

them for the blood that they had shed up on every side, that ye might be a pos

upon the land, and for their idols with session to the residue of the heathen, and|2or, ve are which they had polluted it: 2 ye are taken up in the lips of talkers,

19 And I scattered them among the and are an infamy of the people: the lip of heathen, and they were dispersed through

4 Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, the longue. the countries: according to their way hear the word of the Lord God; Thus

and according to their doings I judged saith the Lord God to the mountains, and

them. to the hills, to the 3 rivers, and to the val

20 And when they entered among the leys, to the desolate wastes, and to the ci

beathen, whither they went, they b proties that are forsaken, which became a

faned my holy name, when they said to prey and derision lo ihe residue of the 3or, bottoms, them, These are the people of the LORD, heathen that are around;

or, dales.

and are gone forth out of his land. 5 Therefore thus saith the Lord God;

21 1 But I had pity for my holy name, Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I

which the house of Israel had profaned spoken against the residue of ihe hea

among the heathen, whither they went. then, and against all Edom, who have

22 Therefore say to the house of Israappointed my land into their possession

el, Thus saith the Lord God; I do not with the joy of all their heart, with des

this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but piteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.

for my holy name's sake, which ye have 6 Prophesy therefore concerning the

profaned among the heathen, whither ye

4 or, cause land of Israel, and say to the mountains, to fall.

went. and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the

23 And I will sanctify my great name, valleys, Thus saith the Lord God; Be

which was profaned among the heathen, hold, I have spoken in my jealousy and

which ye have profaned in the midst of in my sury, because ye have borne the

them; and the heathen shall know that shame of the heathen:

I am the LORD, saith the Lord God, when 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God;

I shall be sanctified in you before 5 their I have lifted up my hand, Surely the 6 Is. 52. 5. eyes. heathen that are about you, they shall Rom. 2. 2. 24 For I will take you from among the bear their shame.

heathen, and gather you out of all coun81 But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye

tries, and will bring you into your own shall shoot forth your branches, and yield

land. your fruit to my people of Israel; for

25 1 Then will I sprinkle clean water they are at hand to come.

upon you, and ye shall be clean: from 9 For behold, I am for you, and I will

5 or, your.

all your filthiness, and from all your turn to you, and ye shall be tilled and

idols, will I cleanse you. sown:

26' A cnew heart also will I give you, 10 And I will multiply men upon you,

and a new spirit will I put within you: all the house of Israel, even all of it: and

and I will take away the stony heart out the cities shall be inhabited, and the

of your flesh, and I will give you a heart wastes shall be built.

of flesh. 11 And I will multiply upon you man Jer. 32. 39. 27 And I will put my d spirit within and beast; and they shall increase and c. 11. 19. you, and cause you to walk in my statbring fruit: and I will settle you after

utes, and ye shall keep my judgments, your old states, and will do better to you

and do them. than at your beginnings: and ye shall

28 And ye shall dwell in the land that know that I am the LORD.

I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be 12 Yes, I will cause men to walk upon

my people, and I will be your God. you, even my people Israel ; and they

29 I will also save you from all your shall possess thee, and thou shalt be their

uncleannesses: and I will call for the inheritance, and thou shalt no more

c. 11. 19.

corn, and will increase it, and lay no fahenceforth bereave them of men.

mine upon you. 13 Thus saith the Lord God; Because

30 And I will multiply the fruit of the

may live.

tree, and the increase of the field, that ye CHRIST,


the skin covered them above: but there shall receive no more reproach of famine 587. was no breath in them. among the heathen.

9 Then said he to me, Prophesy to the 31 Then shall ye remember your own

2 wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to evil ways, and your doings that were not

the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; good, and shall lothe yourselves in your

Come from the four winds, Obreath, own sight for your iniquities, and for

and breathe upon these slain, that they your abominations. 32 Not for your sakes do I this, saith

10 So I prophesied as he commanded the Lord God, be it known to you : be

e c. 28. 13.

me, and the breath came into them, and ashamed and confounded for your own

they lived, and stood up upon their feet, ways, O house of Israel.

an exceeding great army. 33 Thus saith the Lord God; In the

11 1 Then he said to me, Son of man, day that I shall have cleansed you from

these bones are the whole house of Israall your iniquities I will also cause you

el: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, to dwell in the cities, and the wastes shall

and our hope is lost: we are cut off for be built.

s c. 17. 24.

our parts. 34 And the desolate land shall be till- & 22. 14. & 12 Therefore prophesy and say to ed, whereas it lay desolate in the sight of

37. 14.

them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, all that passed by:

O my people, I will open your graves, 35 And they shall say, This land that

and cause you to come out of your graves, was desolate is become like the garden

and bring you into the land of Israel. of Eden; and the waste and desolate

13 And ye shall know that I am the and ruined cities are become fortified, and

Lord, when I have opened your graves, are inhabited.

6 Heb. flock O my people, and brought you out of 36 Then the heathen that are left of holy your graves, around you shall know that I the LORD things. 14 And shall put my spirit in you, and build the ruined places, and plant that

ye shall live, and I shall place you in which was desolate: I the Lord have

your own land: then shall ye know that spoken it, and I will do it.

I the Lord have spoken it, and perform37 Thus saith the Lord God; I will

ed it, saith the Lord. yet for this be inquired of by the house of

15 | The word of the LORD came Israel, to do it for them; I will increase

again to me, saying, them with men like a flock.

1 or, cham-

16 Moreover, thou son of man, take 38 As the 6 holy flock, as the flock of

thee one stick, and write upon it, For JuJerusalem in her solemn feasts; so shall

dah, and for the children of Israel his the waste cities be filled with flocks of

companions : then take another stick, men: and they shall know that I am the

and write npon it, For Joseph, the stick LORD.

of Ephraim, and for all the house of IsCHAP. XXXVII.

rael his companions: 1 By the resurrection of dry bones, 11 the dead

17 And join them one to another into hope of Israel is revired. 15 By the uniting

one stick; and they shall become one in of 1100 sticks, 18 is shown the incorporation

thy hand. of Israel with Judah. 21 The promises of

18 | And when the children of thy Christ's kingdom.

people shall speak to thee, saying, Wilt HE

ihou not show us what thou meanest by and carried me out in the spirit of 2or, breath. these? the Lord, and set me down in the midst

19 Say to them, Thus saith the Lord of the valley which was full of bones,

God; Behold, I will take the stick of Jo2 And caused me to pass by them

seph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, around: and behold, there were very

and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and many in the open i valley; and lo, they

will put them with him, eren with the were very dry.

stick' of Judah, and make them one stick, 3 And he said to me, Son of man, can

and they shall be one in my hand. these bones live ? and I answered, 0

20 I And the sticks on which thou Lord God, thou knowest.

writest shall be in thy hand before their 4 Again he said to me, Prophesy upon

eyes. these bones, and say to them, Oye dry

21 And say to them, Thus saith the bones, hear the word of the Lord.

Lord God; Behold, I will take the chil5 Thus saith the Lord God to these

a John 10.16. dren of Israel from among the heathen, bones; Behold, I will cause breath to

whither they are gone, and will gather enter into you, and ye shall live :

them on every side, and bring them into 6 And I will lay sinews upon you, and

their own land: will bring up flesh upon you, and cover

22 And I will make them one nation you with skin, and put breath in you, and

in the land upon the mountains of Israye shall live; and ye shall know that I

el; and a one king shall be king to them am the LORD.

all: and they shall be no more two na7 So I prophesied as I was command

tions, neither shall they be divided into ed: and as I prophesied, there was a

two kingdoms any more at all: noise, and behold a shaking, and the

23 Neither shall they defile themselves bones came together, bone to his bone.

any more with their idols, nor with their 8 And when I beheld, lo, the sinews

detestable things, nor with any of their and the flesh came up upon them, and

transgressions : but I will save them out

THEd handied the Lord was upon me

30. 9.


A Nme bay word of the Lord came to

Before of all their dwelling-places, in which


shall things come into thy mind, and they have sinned, and will cleanse them:

587. thou shalt 2 think an evil thought: so shall they be my people, and I will be

11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to their God.

the land of unwalled villages; I will go 24 And David my servant shall be

to them that are at rest, that dwell 3 sateking over them; and they all shall have

ly, all of them dwelling without walls, one shepherd: they shall also walk in my ) Is. 40. 11. and having neither bars nor gates, judgments, and observe my statutes, and Jer. 23. 5. & 12 4 To take a spoil, and to take a do them.

prey; to turn thy hand upon the desolate

c. 34. 23. 25 And they shall dwell in the land

places that are now inhabited, and upon that I have given to Jacob my servant, in

ihe people that are gathered out of the which your fathers have dwelt, and they

nations, which have gotten cattle and shall dwell in it, even they, and their Ps, 89. 3. goods, that dwell in the 5 midst of the children, and their children's children c. 34. 25. land. for ever: and my servant David shall be

13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the mertheir prince for ever.

chants of Tarshish, with all its young 26 Moreover I will make a - covenant d 2 Cor. 6.16. lions, shall

say to thee, Art thou come to of peace with them; it shall be an ever

take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy comlasting covenant with them: and I will

pany to take a prey? to carry away silplace them, and multiply them, and will e. 11. 20.

ver and gold, to take away cattle and

& 14. 11. set my d sanctuary in the midst of them

goods, to take a great spoil ? for evermore.

14 I Therefore, son of man, prophesy 27 My tabernacle also shall be with

and say to Gog, Thus saith the Lord them: and I will be ctheir God, and they « Rev. 20. 8. God; In that day when my people of Israel shall be my people.

dwelleth safely, shalt thou not know it? 28 And the heathen shall know that I

15 And thou shalt come from thy place the LORD do sanctify Israel, when my or, prince out of the north parts, thou, and many sanctuary shall be in the midst of them of the


people with thee, all of them riding upon for ever.

horses, a great company, and a mighty CHAP. XXXVIII.


16 And thou shalt come against my 1 The army, 8 and malice of Gog: 14 God's c. 39. 2.

people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the judgment against him.

land; it shall be in the latter days, and I

will bring thee against my land, that the me, saying,

heathen may know me, when I shall be 2 Son of man, set thy face against a

sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their Gog, the land of Magog, i the chief prince

eyes. of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy

17 Thus saith the Lord God; Art thou against him.

he of whom I have spoken in old time 3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God:

6 by my servants the prophets of Israel, Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the 2 or, con. who prophesied in those days many years, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal:

that I would bring thee against them? 4 And 6 I will turn thee back, and put ous pur.

18 And it shall come to pass at the hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee pose. same time when Gog shall come against forth, and all thy army, horses and horse

the land of Israel, saith the Lord God, men, all of them clothed with all sorts

that my fury shall come up in my face. of armor, even a great company with fidently. 19 For in my jealousy and in the fire bucklers and shields, all of them hand

of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in ling swords:

that day there shall be a great shaking 5 Persia, Cush, and Phut with them; 4 Heb. To in the land of Israel. all of them with shield and helmet: spoil the 20 So that the fishes of the sea, and

6 Gomer, and all his bands; the house spoil, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of Togarmah of the north quarters, and to prey the of the field, and all creeping animals that all his bands: and many people with


creep upon the earth, and all the men thee.

that are upon the face of the earth, shall 7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for

shake at my presence, and the mounthyself, thou, and all thy company thai

tains shall be overturned, and the 7 steep

navel, are assembled to thee, and be thou a

places shall fall, and every wall shall fall guard to them.

to the ground. 8.1 After many days thou shalt be

21 And I will call for a sword against visited: in the latter years thou shalt the hand.

6 Heb. by

bim throughout all my mountains, saith come into the land that is brought back

the Lord God: every man's sword shall from the sword, and is gathered out of

be against his brother. many people, against the mountains of

22 And I will plead against him with

7 or, towers, Israel, which have been always waste: or, stairs.' pestilence and with blood; and I will but it is brought forth out of the nations,

rain upon him, and upon his bands, and and they shall all dwell in safety.

upon the many people that are with him, 9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a ce. 36. 23. & an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover 37. 28. fire, and brimstone. the land, thou, and all thy bands, and

23 Thus will I « magnify myself, and many people with thee.

sanctify myself; and I will be known in 10 Thus saith the Lord God; It shall

the eyes of many nations, and they shall. also come to pass, that at the same time

I know that I am the LORD.

ceive a

3 or, con

5 Heb.

1 or,


with a hook




earth, to cleanse it: after the end of seven I God's judgment upon Gog. 8 Israel's vic


months shall they search. tory 11 Gog's burial in Hamon-gog. 17

15 And as passengers pass through The feast of the fouls. 23 Israel haring

the land, when any seeth a man's bone, been aflicted for their sins, shall be gather.

then shall be 12 set up a sign by it, till the ed again with eternal favor.

buriers have buried it in the valley of

strike thee "HEREFORE, thou son of man, with sir

Hamon-gog: prophesy against Gog, and say, plagues : 16 And also the name of the city shall Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am

or, draro

be 13 Hamonah. Thus shall they cleanse against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of the back the land. Meshech and Tubal :

of sir teeth,

17 | And, thou son of man, thus saith 2 And I will turn thee back, and 1 as c. 38. 4. the Lord God; Speak 14 to every feathleave but the sixth part of thee, and will 2 Heb. the ered fowl, and to every beast of the field, cause thee to come from 2 the north parts, sides of the Assemble yourselves, and come; gather and will bring thee upon the mountains north.

yourselves on every side to my 15 sacrifice of Israel :

3 Heb. wing. ihat I do sacrifice for you, even a great 3 And I will strike thy bow out of thy Heb. to sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel,

devour. left hand, and I will cause thy arrows to

that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.

5 Heb. the fall from thy right hand.

18 Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, 4 Thou shall fall upon the mountains face.of the and drink the blood of the princes of the of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and the

earth, of rams, of lambs, and of 16 goats,

6 or, conpeople that are with thee: I will give fidently. of bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bathee to the ravenous birds of every 3 sort, 7 or, shan. and to the beasts of the field 4 to be de- javelins. 19 And ye shall eat fat till ye are full, voured.

8 or, make a and drink blood till ye are drunken, of 5 Thou shalt fall upon 5 the open field: fire of them. my sacrifice which I have sacrificed for for I have spoken it, saith the Lord oor, mouths. you. God.

10 That is,

20 Thus ye shall be filled at my table 6 And I will send a fire on Magog, and The multi with horses and chariots, with mighty among them that dwell o carelessly in tude of men, and with all men of war, saith the

Gog. the isles: and they shall know that I am

Lord God.

1 Heb. men the LORD.

of contin.

21 And I will set my glory among the 7 So will I make my holy name known

heathen, and all the heathen shall see my in the midst of my people Israel; and I

judgment that I have executed, and my will not let them profane my holy name

hand that I have laid upon them. any more: and the heathen shall know

22 So the house of Israel shall know that I am the Lord, the Holy One in Is

that I am the LORD their God from that rael.

day and forward. 81 Behold, it is come, and it is done, 12 Hcb. 23 1 And the heathen shall know that saith the Lord God; this is the day of build. the house of Israel went into captivity which I have spoken.

for their iniquity: because they trespass9 And they that dwell in the cities of 13 That is, ed against me, therefore I hid my face Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire The multi- from them, and gave them into the hand and burn the weapons, both the shields tude. of their enemies: so they all fell by the and the bucklers, the bows and the ar

sword. rows, and the 7 handstaffs, and the spears,

24 According to their uncleanness and and they shall 8 burn them with fire seven 14 feb. to according to their transgressions have I years:

the fowl

done to them, and hid my face from them. 10 So that they shall take no wood out of every 25 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; of the field, neither cut down any out of wing. Now will I bring again the captivity of the forests; for they shall burn the weap

Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole ons with fire: and they shall lay waste

house of Israel, and will be jealous for those that wasted them, and rob those 15 or, my holy name; that robbed them, saith the Lord God. slaughter. 26 After they have borne their shame, 11 | And it shall come to pass in that

and all their trespasses by which they day, that I will give to Gog a place there

have trespassed against me, when they of graves in Israel, the valley of the pas- 16 Heb. dwelt safely in their land, and none made sengers on the east of the sea: and it great goats. them afraid. shall stop the g noses of the passengers:

27 When I have brought them again and there shall they bury Gog and all his

from the people, and gathered them out multitude: and they shall call it The val

a c. 36. 23.

of the lands of their enemies, and e am ley of 10 Hamon-gog.

sanctified in them in the sight of many 12 And seven months shall the house

nations; of Israel be in burying them, that they 17 Heb. by 28 Then shall they know that I am the may cleanse the land.

ing of

LORD their God, 17 who caused them to 13 Yes, all the people of the land shall them, &c. be led into captivity among the heathen: bury them : and it shall be to them a re

but I have gathered them to their own nown in the day that I shall be glorified,

land, and have left none of them there saith the Lord God.

any more. 14 And they shall sever out 11 men of Joel 2. 28. 29 Neither will I hide my face any continual employment, passing through

more from them: for I have o poured ont the land to bury with the passengers

my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith those that remain upon the face of thel

the Lord God.

my caus.

Acts 2. 17.

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even to the post of the court around the

574. gate. 1 The time, manner, and end of the vision. 6 The description of the east-gate, 20 of the

15 And from the face of the gate of north-gate, 24 of the south-gate, 32 of the

the entrance to the face of the porch of east-gate, 35 and of the north-gate. 39 Eight

the inner gate were fifty cubits. tables. 44 The charnbers. 48 The porch of the house.

16 And there were 4 narrow windows

to the little chambers, and to their posts IN

within the gate around, and likewise to captivity, in the beginning of the year,

the 5 arches: and windows were around in the tenth day of the month, in the

1 or, upon

16 inward: and upon each post were palmfourteenth year after the city was smit which

trees. ten, in the same day the hand of the

17 Then he brought me into the outLORD was upon me, and brought me

ward court, and lo, there were chambers, thither.

and a pavement made for the court 2 In the visions of God he brought me

around: thirty chambers were upon the into the land of Israel, and set me npon

pavement. a very high mountain, 1 by which was as

18 And the pavement by the side of the frame of a city on the south. 2 Heb. the gates over against the length of the 3 And he brought me thither, and be- whose face

gates was the lower pavement. hold, there was a man, whose appearance way to

19 Then he measured the breadth was like the appearance of brass, with a wards the from the front of the lower gate to the line of flax in his hand, and a measuring east. front of the inner court 7 without, a hunreed; and he stood in the gate.

dred cubits eastward and northward. 4 And the man said to me, Son of

20 1 And the gate of the outward man, behold with thy eyes, and hear with

court s that looked towards the north, he thy ears, and set thy heart apon all that I

measured its length, and its breadth. shall show thee; for, to the intent that I

21 And the little chambers of it were might show them to thee art thou brought 3 Heb. limit, three on this side and three on that side; hither: declare all that thou seest to the

or, bound.

and its posts and its 9 arches were after house of Israel.

the measure of the first gate; its length 5 And behold a wall on the outside of

was fifty cubits, and its breadth five and the house around, and in the man's hand

twenty cubits. a measuring reed of six cubits long by

22 Ånd their windows, and their archthe cubit and a hand-breadth : so he

es, and their palm-trees, were after the measured the breadth of the building,

measure of the gate that looketh towards one reed: and the hight, one reed.

the east; and they went up to it by seven 6 Then he came to the gate 2 which

4 Heb.

steps; and its arches were before them. looketh towards the east, and ascended closed. 23 And the gate of the inner court its stairs, and measured' the threshhold

was over against the gate towards the of the gate, which was one reed broad;

north, and towards the east; and he and the other threshbold of the gate,

measured from gate to gate a hundred which was one reed broad.

cubits. 7 And every little chamber was one ries, or,

sor, galle

24 1 After that he brought me towards reed long, and one reed broad; and be-porches. the south, and behold a gate towards the tween the little chambers were five cu

south: and he measured its posts and its bits; and the threshhold of the gate by

arches according to these measures. the porch of the gate within was one

25 And there were windows in it and reed.

6 or, within.

in its arches around, like those windows: 8 He measured also the porch of the

the length was fifty cubits, and the breadth gate within, one reed.

five and twenty cubits. 9 Then he measured the porch of the

26 And there were seven steps to go up gate, eight cubits; and its posts, two cu

to it, and its arches were before them : bits; and the porch of the gate was in-/7 of, from and it had palm-trees, one on this side, ward.

without and another on that side, upon its posts. 10 And the little chambers of the gate

27 And there was a gate in the inner eastward were three on this side, and

court towards the south: and he measthree on that side; they three were of

ured from gate to gate towards the south one measure: and the posts had one

8 Heb.

a hundred cubits. measure on this side and on that whose face

28 And he brought me to the inner side.

court by the south gate; and he meas11 And he measured the breadth of

ured the south gate according to these the entry of the gate, ten cubits; and the

measures; length of the gate, thirteen cubits.

29 And its little chambers, and its 12 The 3 space also before the little chambers was one cubit on this side, and ries, or,

9 or, galle. posts, and its arches, according to these

measures; and there were windows in it the space was one cubit on that side: and porches. and in its 'arches around: it was fifty cuthe little chambers were six cubits on this

bits long, and five and twenty cubits side, and six cubits on that side.

broad. 13 He measured then the gate from 10 Heb. 30 And the arches around were five the roof of one little chamber to the roof breadth. and twenty cubits long, and five cubits 10 of another: the breadth was five and

broad. twenty cubits, door against door.

31 And its arches were towards the 14 He made also posts of sixty cubits;' louter court; and palm-trees were upon

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