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The judgment of mount Seir. EZEKIEL.

Israel is comforted. pasture, are men, and I am your God, 2 Thus saith the Lord God; Because saith the Lord God.

the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even CHAP. XXXV.

the ancient high places are ours in posses. Mcame unto me, saying, COREOVER the word of the LORD sion:

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; Bebold, 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 God; 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 bave i blood shall pursue thee: since thou hast not spoken against the residue of the heathen, bated blood, even blood shall pursue thee. and against all Idumea, which bave ap

7 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 6 Prophesy therefore concerning the slain men: in thy hills, and in thy valleys, land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, 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. 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 same ye shall know that I am the Lord. of the heathen:

10 Because thou hast said, These two 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; nations and these two countries shall be I have lifted up my hand : Surely the mine, and we will possess it; whereas the heathen that are about you, they sball bear Lord was there :

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

12 And thou shalt know that I am the sown: 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 God; 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 Scir, and all Idu-l 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 CHAP. XXXVI.

they say unto you, Thou land 'devourest LSO, thou son of man, prophesy unto up men, and hast bereaved thy nations;

14 Therefore, thou shalt devour men no mountains of Israel, hear the word of the more, neither bereave thy nations any LORD:

more, saith the Lord God.

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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 God, be it nown unto you : be came unto me, saying,

ashamed and confounded for your own 17 Son of man, when the house of Israel ways, O 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 34 And the desolate land shall be tilled, the land, and for their idols wherewith whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all they had polluted it:

that passed by. 19 And I scattered them among the 35 And they shall say, This land that heathen, and they were dispersed through was desolate is beco like the garden of the countries: according to their way and Eden; and the waste and desolate and according to their doings I judged them. ruined cities are become fenced, and are

20 And when they entered unto the inhabited. heathen, whither they went, they profaned 36 Then the heathen that are left round my holy name, when they said to them, about you shall know that I the LORD These are the people of the Lord, and build the ruined places, and plant that are gone forth out of his land.

that was desolate: I the Lord have spoken 21 [ But,I had pity for my holy name, it, and I will do it. 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 Is

22 Therefore,say unto the house of Is- rael, to do it for them; I will increase rael, Thus sạith 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, whitherye 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,

CHAP. XXXVII. which ye have profaned in the midst of THE hand of the Lord was upon me, 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, o a new spirit will I put within you: and I ye dry hones, 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 ; Behoid, 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 upon you.

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 fanine covered them above: but there was no among the heathen.

breath in t.em.

Christ's kingdom promised. EZEKIEL The army and malice of Gog.

9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto transgressions : but I will save them out o! the wind, prophesy, son of inan, and say to all their dwelling-places, wherein they the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come bave 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 24 And David my servant shall be king me, and the breath came into them, and over them; and they all shall have one they lived, and stood up upon their feet, shepherd : they shall also walk in my an exceeding great army.

judgments, and observe my statutes, and 11 | Then he said unto me, Son of man, do them. these bones are the whole house of Israel : 25 And they shall dwell in the land that behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and I have given unto Jacob my servant,whereour hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts. in your fathers have dwest, 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. 26 Moreover I will make a covenant of

13 Andye shall know that I am the LORD, peace with them; it shall be an everlastwhen 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 your 27 My tabernacle also shall be with own land: then shall ye know that I the them: yea, I will be their God, and they LORD have spoken it, and performed it, shall be my people. saith the Lord.

28 And the heathen shall know that I 15 | The word of the LORD came again the LORD do sanctify Israel, when my unto me, saying,

sanctuary shall be in the midst of them for 16 Moreover, thou son of man, take thee evermore. one stick, and write upon it, For Judah,

CHAP. XXXVIII. panions : then take another

stick, and come AND the word of the LORD came unto upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, 2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog, and for all the house of Israel his com- the land of Magog, the chief prince of Me panions :

shech and Tubal, and prophesy against 17 And join them one to another into him, one stick; and they shall become one in 3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; thy hand.'

Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the 18 | And when the children of thy peo- chief prince of Meshech and Tubal: ple shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt ihou 4 And I will turn thee back, and put not sbew us what thou meanest by these ? hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee

19 Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord forth, and all thine army, horses and horseGod; 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 5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with shall be one in my hand.

them; all of them with shield and helmet: 207 And the sticks whereon thou writest 6 Gomer, and all his bands; the house shall be in thy hand before their eyes. of Togarmah of the north quarters, and

21 And say unto them, Thus sajih the all his bands : and many people with thee. Lord God; Behold, I will take the chil- 7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for dren 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:

8 T After many days thou shalt be visit. 22 And I will make them one nation in ed: in the latter years thou shalt come the 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:

forth out of the nations, and they shall 23 Neither shall they defile themselves dwell safely all of them. any more with their idols, nor with their 9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a detestable things, nor with any of their storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover

LORD.

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

CHAP. XXXIX. of them dwelling without walls, and having TH

THEREFORE, thou son of man, pro

phesy against Gog, and say, Thus 12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey ; saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against to turn thy hand upon the desolate places thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech that are now inhabited, and upon the peo- and Tubal: ple that are gathered out of the nations, 2 And I will turn thee back, and leave which have gotten cattle and goods, that but the sixth part of thee, and will cause dwell in the midst of the land.

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.

15 And thou shalt come from thy place 6 And I will send a fire on Magog, and out of the north parts, thou, and many peo- among them that dwell carelessly in the ple with thee, all of them riding upon horses, isles : and they shall know that I am the 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 beathen 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 Is. prophesied in those days many years, that raelshall go forth, and shall

set on fire and 18 And it shall come to pass at the same bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the time when Gog shall come against the land handstaves, and the spears, and they shall of Israel, saith the Lord God, that my fury burn them with fire seven years : shall come up in my face.

10 So that they shall take no wood out 19 For in my jealousy and in the fire of of the field, neither cut down any out of the my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that forests; for they shall burn the weapons day there shall be a great shaking in the with fire: and they shall spoil those that land of Israel;

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 pas. upon 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 Ha

21 And I will call for a sword against mon-gog. him throughout all my mountains, saith the 12 And seven months shall the house of Lord God: every man's sword shall be Israel be burying of them, that they may against his brother.

cleanse the land. 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 renowu The feast of the fowls.

EZEKIEL.

Of Ezekiel's dision. the day that I shall be glorified, saith the have gathered them unto their own land, Lord God.

and have left none of them any more there. 14 And they shall sever out men of con

29 Neither will I hide my face any more tinual employment, passing through the from them: for I have poured out my Spiland to bury with the passengers those that rit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord remain upon the face of the earth, to God. cleanse it: after the end of seven months

CHAP. XL. shall they search.

N the five and twentieth year of our cap. 15 And the passengers that pass through tivity, in the beginning of the year, in the land, when any seeth a man's bone, then the tenth day of the month, in the fourshall he set up a sign by it, till the buriers teenth year after that the city was smitten, have buried it in the valley of Hamon-gog. in the self-same day the hand of the LORD

16 And also the name of the city shall be was upon me, and brought me thither. Ilamonah. Thus shall they cleanse the land. 2 In the visions of God brought he me

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. semble yourselves, and come; gather your- 3 And he brought me thither, and be. selves on every side to my sacrifice ihat I hold, there was a man, whose appearance do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice was like the appearance of brass, with a upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may line of flax in his hand, and a measuring eat flesh, and drink blood.

reed; and he stood in the gate. 18 Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, 4 And the man said unto me, Son of man, and drink the blood of the princes of the behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of ears, and set thy heart upon all that I bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bashan. shall shew thee ; for to the intent that I

19 And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, and might shew them unto theeart thou brought drink blood till ye be drunken, of my hither: declare all that thou seest to the sacrifice which I have sacrificed for you. house of Israel.

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 God. 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 stairs thereof, and measured the threshold and forward.

of the gate, which was one reed broad; and 23 | And the heathen shall know that the other threshold of the gate, which was the house of Israel went into captivity for one reed broad. their iniquity: because they trespassed 7 And every little chamberwas one reed against me, therefore bid I my face from long, and one reed broad ; and between them, and gave them into the hand of their the little chambers were five cubits: and enemies : so fell they all by the sword. the threshold of the gate by the porch of

24 According to their uncleanness and the gate within was one reed. according to theirtransgressions haveldone 8 He measured also the porch of the gate unto them, and hid my face from them. within, one reed.

25 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; 9 Then measured he the porch of the gate, Now will I bring again the captivity of eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cuJacob, and have mercy upon the whole bits; and the porch of the gate was inward. house of Israel, and will be jealous for iny 10 And the little chambers of the gate holy name;

eastward were three on this side, ard three 26 Aster that they have borne theirshame, 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 lengih of the gate, thirteen cubits. from the people, and gathered them out on 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

28 Then shall they know that I am the the little chambers were six cubits on this LORD their God, which caused them to be side, and six cubits on that side. led into captivity among the heathen: but I 13 He measured then the gate from the

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