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and converted the Lord God; Because they have made you countries: according to their way, and as desolate, and swallowed you up on every cording to their doings, I judged them. gide, that ye might be a possession unto the 20 And when they entered unto the hea. residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in then, whither they went, they profaned my the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the holy name, when they said to them, These people: are the people of the LORD, and are gone forth out of his land.
4 Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, bear the word of the Lord GOD: Thus saith the 21 But I had pity for mine holy name Lord Gop to the mountains, and to the hills, which the house of Israel had profaned among to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the de-the heathen, whither they went. solate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken, which became a prey and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about.
5 Therefore thus saith the Lord GoD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Tdumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
22 Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD, I do not this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for mine holy name's sake, which ye have profaned among the heathen whither ye went.
23 And I will sanctify my great name which was profaned among the beathen, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, saith the Lord Gop, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.
24 For I will take you from among the beathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.
25 Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your Flthiness, and from all your idols, will
6 Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord Gon; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, be cause ye have borne the shame of the heathen: 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; 11 cleanse you. have lifted up mine hand, Surely the heathen that are about you, they shall bear their shame.
8 But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come.
9 For behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown:
10 And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be builded:
26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.
27 And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shal keep my judgments, and do them.
28 And ye shall well in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.
29 I will also save you from all your un cleannesses; and I will call for the corn, and will increase it, and lay no famine upon you.
30 And I will multiply the fruit of the tree and the increase of the field, that ye shall receive no more reproach of famine among the heathen.
11 And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you after your old estates, and will do better unto you than at your beginnings: and ye shall know that I am the LORD. 12 Yea, I will cause men to walk upon you, even my people Israel; and they shall possess thee, and thou shalt be their inheritance, and thou shalt no more henceforth bereave them minations. of men.
13 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they say unto you, Thou land devourest up men, and hast bereaved thy nations;
14 Therefore thou shalt devour men no more, neither bereave thy nations any more, saith the Lord GOD.
15 Neither will I cause men to hear in thee the shame of the heathen any more, neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the people any more, neither shalt thou cause thy nations to fall any more, saith the Lord God. 16 Moreover, the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
17 Son of man, when the house of Israel dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by their own way and by their doings: their way was before me as the uncleanness of a removed
18 Wherefore I poured my fury upon them for the blood that they had shed upon the land, aad for their idols wherewith they had polluted it:
19 And I scattered them among the heathes, and they were dispersed through the
31 Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good, and shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abo
32 Not for your sakes do I this, saith the Lord Gon, be it known unto you: be ashamed and confounded for your own ways, O bouse of Israel.
33 Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day that I shall have cleansed you from all your iniquities I will also cause you to dwell in the cities, and the wastes shall be builded.
34 And the desolate land shall be tilled whereas it lay desolate in the sight of al 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.
36 Then the beathen that are left round about you shall know that I the LORD build the ruined places, and plant that that was desolate: I the LORD have spoken it, and I will do it.
37 Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with mea like a flock.
38 As the holy flock, as the flock of Jerusa
The resurrection of dry bones. Chap. xxxvii, xxxviii. The promise of Christ's kingdom.
lem in her solemn feasts, so shall the waste cities be filled with flocks of men: and they shall know that I am the LORD.
1 By the resurrection of dry bones, 11 the dead hope of Israel is revived.
HE hand of the LORD was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones,
2 And caused me to pass by them round about: and behold, there were very many in the open valley; and lo, they were very dry.
3 And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? And I answered, O Lord GOD, thou knowest.
4 Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones, hear the word of the LORD.
5 Thus saith the Lord GoD unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:
6 And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
7 So I prophesied as I was commanded and as 1 prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.
8 And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in
9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord Gop; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.
19 Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GoD; Behold, I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in mine hand.
20 And the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thine hand before their eyes.
21 And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Gop; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, whither they be gone, and will gather them on every side, and bring them into their own land:
22 And I will make them one nation in the land upon the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all; and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all:
23 Neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions: but I will save them out of all their dwelling-places, wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them so shall they be my people, and I will be their God.
24 And David my servant shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them.
25 And they shall dwell in the land that I have given unto Jacob my servant, wherein your fathers have dwelt; and they shall dwell therein, even they, and their children, and their children's children for ever: and my servant David shall be their prince for ever.
26 Moreover, I will make a covenant of peace with them; it shall be an everlasting covenant with them and I will place them, and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary in the midst of them for evermore.
27 My tabernacle also shall be with them, yea, I will be their God, and they shall be my
11 Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: be-people.
hold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our 28 And the heathen shall know that I the hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts. LORD do sanctify Israel, when my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them for evermore. CHAP. XXXVIII.
12 Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GoD, Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to 1 The army, & and malice of Gog; 14 God's come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.
judgment against him.
13 And ye shall know that I am the AND the word of the LORD came unto me,
Lond, when I have opened your graves. 2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog, the O my people, and brought you up out of your land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshecht and Tubal, and prophesy against him,
14 And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD.
3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal :
4 And I will turn thee back, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth, and 15 ¶ The word of the LORD came again un-all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of to me, saying,
16 Moreover, thou sou of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: 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 one stick; and they shall become one in thine band.
18 And when the children of thy people shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not shew us what thou meanest by these?
them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords:
5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them: all of them with shield and helmet:
6 Gomer, and all his bands; the house of Togarmah of the north quarters, and a his bands: and many people with. thec.
7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
8 T After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the
The malice of Gog.
God's judgments against him land that is brought back from the sword, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone. and is gathered out of many people, against 23 Thus will I magnify myself, and sancti the mountains of Israel, which have been fy myself; and I will be known in the eyes of always waste: but it is brought forth out of many nations, and they shall know that I am the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of the LORD.
thou, and all thy bands, and many people with T
9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a storm, 1 God's judgments upon Gog. 8 Israel's victhou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, tory. 17 The feast of the fowls. 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 and Tubal:
10 Thus saith the Lord Gop; It shall also come to pass, that at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought:
11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates,
12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thine hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.
13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof. shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? Hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?
14 ¶ Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord GOD; In that day when my people of Israel dwelleth safely, shalt thou not know it?
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 will bring thee upon the mountains of Israel:
3 And I will smite thy bow out of thy left hand, and will cause thine arrows to fall out of thy right hand.
4 Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and the people that is with thee: I will give thee unto the ravenous birds of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.
5 Thou shalt fall upon the open field: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.
C 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
7 So will I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not let them pollute my holy name any more: and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel.
8 Behold, it is come, and it is done, saith the Lord Gop; this is the day whereof I have spoken.
15 And thou shalt come from thy place out of the north parts, thou, and many people 9 And they that dwell in the cities of Iswith thee, all of them riding upon horses, a rael shall go forth, and shall set on fire and great company, and a mighty army: burn the weapons, both the shields and the 16 And thou shalt come up against my peo-bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the ple of Israel, as a cloud to cover the land; it handstaves, and the spears, and they shall burn shall be in the latter days, and I will bring thee them with fire seven years: against my land, that the heathen may know 10 So that they shall take no wood out of me, when I shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, the field, neither cut down any out of the before their eyes. forests; for they shall burn the weapons with fre: and they shall spoil those that spoiled them, and rob those that robbed them, saith the Lord Gon.
17 Thus saith the Lord Gon; Art thou he of whom I have spoken in old time by my servants the prophets of Israel, which prophesied in those days many years, that I 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;
20 So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that are upon the face of the earth, shall shake at my presence. and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.
21 And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord Gov: every man's sword shall be against his
13 Yea, all the people of the land shall bury them; and it shall be to them a renown the day that I shall be glorified, saith the Lord GOD.
14 And they shall sever out men of continual employment, passing through the and 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.
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 Hammon-gog.
22 And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood; and 1 will rain upon bim, and upon his bands, and upon the many 16 And also the name of the city shall be people that are with him, an overflowing rain, Hamonah. Thus shall they cleanse the land.
17 And thou, son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD; Speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field, Assemble your selves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.
Ezekiel's vision. 4 And the man'said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine 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.
5 And behold, a wall on the outside of the 18 Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and house round about, and in the man's hand a drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of measuring reed of six cubits long by the cubit rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of and an hand-breadth: so he measured the them fallings of Bashan. breadth of the building, one reed; and the height, one reed.
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 with horses and chariots, with mighty men, and with all men of war, saith the Lord GOD.
6 Then came he unto the gate which looketh toward the east, and went up the 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.
21 And I will set my glory among the 7 And every little chamber was one reed heathen, and all the heathen shall see iny judg-long, and one reed broad; and between the ment that I have executed, and my hand that little chambers were five cubits; and the I have laid upon them. threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate within was one reed.
22 So the house of Israel shall know that I am the LORD their God from that day and forward.
23 ¶ 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.
25 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy
26 After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.
27 When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations;
28 Then shall they know that I am the LORD their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I 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. CHAP. XL.
1 The time, manner, and end of Ezekiel's vision. 39 Eight tables, 44 the chambers, 48 the porch of the house.
8 He measured also the porch of the gate within, one reed.
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 on that side; they three were of one measure: and the posts had one measure on this side and on that side.
11 And he measured the breadth of the entry of the gate, ten cubits; and the length of the gate, thirteen cubits.
12 The space also before the little chambers was one cubit on this side, and the space was one cubit on that side: and the little chambers were six cubits on this side, and six cubits on that side.
13 He measured then the gate from the roof of one little chamber to the roof of another: the breadth was five and twenty cubits, door against door.
14 He made also posts of threescore cubits, even unto the post of the court round about the gate.
15 And from the face of the gate of the entrance, unto the face of the porch of the inner gate were fifty cubits.
16 And there were narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their posts within the gate round about, and likewise to the arches: and windows were round about inward: and upon each post were palm-trees.
17 Then brought he me into the outward court, and lo, there were chambers, and a pavement made for the court round about; thirty IN the five and twentieth year of our cap-chambers were upon the pavement.
I avity, in the beginning of the year, in the
18 And the pavement by the side of the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year gates over against the length of the gates was after that the city was smitten, in the self-the lower pavement.
same day the haud of the LORD was upon me, 19 Then he measured the breadth from the and brought me thither. fore-front of the lower gate unto the forefront of the ioner court without, an hundred cubits eastward and northward.
2 In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me upon a very high mountain, by which was as the 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 haud, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.
20 And the gate of the outward court, that looked toward the north, he measured the length thereof, and the breadth thereof.
21 And the little chambers thereof were three on this side, and three on that side; and the posts thereof, and the arches thereof were after the measure of the first gate.
of the temple.
the length thereof was fifty cubits, and the the porch of the gate, were two tables. breadth five and twenty cubits.
22 And their windows, and their arches, and their palm-trees, were after the measure of the gate that looketh toward the east; and they went up unto it by seven steps; and the arches, thereof were before them.
23 And the gate of the inner court was over against the gate toward the north, and toward the east; and he measured from gate to gate
an hundred cubits.
24 T After that he brought me toward the south, and behold a gate toward the south: and he measured the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, according to these measures.
41 Four tables were on this side, and four tables on that side, by the side of the gate eight tables, whereupon they slew their sacrifices.
42 And the four tables were of hewn store for the burnt-offering, of a cubit and an half long, and a cubit and an half broad, and one cubit high: whereupon also they laid the instruments wherewith they slew the burntoffering and the sacrifice.
43 And within were hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.
44 And without the inner gate were the 25 And there were windows in it and in the chambers of the singers in the inner court, arches thereof round about, like those win-which was at the side of the north gate; and dows: the length was fifty cubits, and the their prospect was toward the south; one at breadth five and twenty cubits. the side of the east gate, hawing the prospect toward the north.
26 And there were seven steps to go up to it, and the arches thereof were before them: and it had palm-trees, one on this side, and another on that side, upon the posts thereof.
27 And there was a gate in the inner court toward the south: and he measured from gate to gate toward the south an hundred cubits. 28 And he brought me to the inner court by the south gate and he measured the south gate according to these measures;
45 And he said unto me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.
46 And the chamber whose prospect is toward the north is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the altar: these are the sons of Zadok, among the sons of Levi, which come near to the LORD to minister unto him. 29 And the little chambers thereof, and the 47 So he measured the court, an hundred posts thereof, and the arches thereof, accord-cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, four ing to these measures: and there were windows square, and the altar that was before the in it and in the arches thereof round about: it house nas fifty cubits long, and five and twenty eubits broad.
30 And the arches round about were five and twenty cubits long, and five cubits broad
31 And the arches thereof were toward the outer court; and palm-trees were upon the posts thereof: and the going up to it had eight| steps.
32 T And he brought me into the inner court toward the east and he measured the gate according to these measures.
48 And he brought me to the porch of the house, and measured cach post of the porch, five cubits on this side, and five cubits on that side: and the breadth of the gate was three cubits on this side, and three cubits on that side.
49 The length of the porch was twenty cubits, and the breadth eleven cubits; and he brought me by the steps whereby they went up to it; and there were pillars by the posts, one on this side, and another on that side. CHAP. XLI.
33 And the little chambers thereof, and the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, were ac- The measures, parts, chambers, and ornaments cording to these measures: and there were windows therein and in the arches thereof
of the temple.
round about: it was fifty cubits long, and five AFTERWARD he brought me to the tem
and twenty cubits broad.
34 And the arches thereof were toward the outward court; and palm-trees were upon the posts thereof, on this side and on that side: and the going up to it had eight steps.
35 And he brought me to the north gate, and measured it according to these measures; 36 The little chambers thereof, the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, and the windows to it round about: the length was fifty cubits, and the breadth five and twenty cubits.
37 And the posts thereof were toward the outer court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof on this side, and on that side: and the going up to it had eight steps.
ple, and measured the posts, six cubits broad on the one side, and six cubits broad on the other side, which was the breadth of the tabernacle.
2 And the breadth of the door was ten cubits; and the sides of the door were five cubits on the one side, and five cubits on the other side: and he measured the length thereo forty cubits: and the breadth, twenty cubits.
3 Then went he inward, and measured the post of the door two cubits; and the coor six cu bits; and the breadth of the door seven cubits.
4 So be measured the length thereof, twenty cubits; and the breadth twenty cubits. before the temple; and he said unto me, This is the most holy place.
5 After he measured the wall of the house 38 And the chambers, and the entries six cubits; and the breadth of every side chamthereof, were by the posts of the gates, whereber, four cubits, round about the house on they washed the burnt-offering. every side.
39 And in the porch of the gate were two 6 And the side chambers were three, one tables on this side, and two tables on that side, over another, and thirty in order: and they to slay thereon the burnt-offering, and the sin-entered into the wall, which is of the house Tering, and the trespass-offering. for the side chambers round about, that they might have hold, but they had not hold in the wall of the house.
40 And at the side without, as one goeth up to the entry of the north gate, were two bles; and on the other side, which was at
7 And there was an enlarging, and a wird