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saith the Lord GOD, I will do according to thine anger, and according to thine envy which thou hast ishewed! out of thy hatred against them; and

I will make myself known 'among! (12 them, 'when I ishall judgel thee. "And

thou shalt know 2that I the LORD have heard all thy blasphemies which thou hast spoken against the mountains of Israel, saying, #They are laid

desolate, they are given us to devouri. 13) And, ye have Imagnified yourselves!

against me with your mouth, and have

multiplied your words against me: 14 I have heard litl. "Thus saith the

Lord God: When the whole earth

rejoiceth, I will make thee desolate. 15 °As thou didst rejoice lover the in

heritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so will I do unto thee: thou shalt be desolate, O mount Seir, and all 'Edom', even all of it: and they shall know that I am the LORD.

fore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains and to the hills, to the 'watercourses and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because

ye have borne the shame of the hea7 then : otherefore thus saith the Lord

God: I have lifted up mine hand,
Isaying!, Surely the heathen that are

'roundabout you, they shall bear (8 their shame. "But ye, 0 mountains

of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my

people Israel; for they are at hand to 9 come. For, behold, I am for you,

and I will turn unto you, and ye shall 10 be tilled and sown: 'and I will multi

ply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities

shall be inhabited, and the 'waste 11 places! shall be builded : 'and I will

multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and 'be fruitfull: and I will 'cause you 'to be inhabitedi after your former estate', and will do better unto you than at

your beginnings: and ye shall know 12 that I am the Lord. '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

henceforth bereave them of children'. 13 "Thus saith the Lord God: Because

they say unto you, Thou land lart a

devourer of men, and hast 'been a 14 bereaver of thy tination"; "therefore

thou shalt devour men no more, nei

ther sbereave thy 4ination' any more, (15) saith the Lord God; oneither will i

bileti thee hear any more the shame of the heathen, neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the 'peoples! any more, neither shalt thou cause thy nation to istumblel any more,

saith the Lord God. 16 Moreover the word of the LORD (17) came unto me, saying, "Son of man,

when the house of Israel dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by their way and by their doings : their way be

fore me was as the uncleanness of a 18) woman 'in her separation'. 'Where

fore I poured outmy fury upon them for the blood 'which they had 'poured out!

upon the land, and because they

361 "And thou, son of man, prophesy

unto the mountains of Israel, and say,

Ye mountains of Israel, hear the 2 word of the LORD. 'Thus saith the

Lord God: Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha! iandi, The

ancient high places are ours in pos3 session : 'therefore prophesy, and say,

Thus saith the Lord God: Because, leven because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the inations!, and ye are taken up in the lips of

talkers, and Ithe evil report of the 4 people: Otherefore, ye mountains of

Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord God to the mountains and to the hills, to the Iwatercourses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which lare become! a prey and derision to the residue of

the inationsl that are round about : 5 otherefore thus saith the Lord God:

Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the Inations, and against all 'Edom', which have appointed my land iunto themselves for al possession with the

joy of all their heart, with despite of 6) soull, to cast it out for a prey: othere


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6 Another reading is, cause to stumble. 6 Or, I proclaim againsti thee

VERSION OF 1611. - 11 (even) . . used .. amongst .. have judged; 12 (am) . . (and that I) .. consume; 13 Thus .. boasted .. them; 15 at . . Idumea. XXXVI. 1 Also; 2 even ; 3 heathen .. are an infamy; 4 rivers . . became . . heathen ; 5 heathen . . Idumea .. into their . . despiteful minds ; 6 rivers ; 8 (of); 10 wastes; 11 bring fruit settle .. old estates ; 12 men ;

13 devourest up

bereaved nations ; 14 nations; 15 cause men to..(in). · people .. nations .. fall; 17 (own). . removed; 18 that .. shed . . for. = [56]

24 eyes.

19 had 'defiled! it iwith their idols : 'and

I scattered them among the inations, and they were dispersed through the countries : according to their way and

according to their doings I judged 20 them. "And when they came unto

the 'nations', whither they went, they profaned my holy name ; sin that meni said tof them, These are the people

of the Lord, and are gone forth out 21 of his land. "But I had pity for mine

holy name, which the house of Israel

had profaned among the nations!, 22 whither they went. Therefore say

unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God: "I do not this for your isakel, o house of Israel, but' for mine holy 'name', which ye

have profaned among the inations!, whither ye 23 went. °And I will sanctify my great

name, which hath beeni profaned among the inations', which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the inations! shall know that I am the LORD, saith the Lord God, when I shall be sanctified in you before their

°For I will take you from among the 'nations', and gather you

out of all the countries, and will 25) bring you into your own land. Andi

I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your

filthiness, and from all your idols, will 26 I cleanse you. °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 27 will give you 'an' heart of flesh. And

I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and

ye shall keep my judgements, and do 28 them. °And ye shall dwell in the

land that I gave to your fathers; and

ye shall be my people, and I will be 29 your God. And I will save you

from all your uncleannesses: and I will call for the corn, and will imul

tiplyi 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 the re

proach of famine among the 'nations!. (31 @Then shall ye remember your evil

ways, and your doings that were not good; and yel shall loathe yourselves

in your own sight for your iniquities (32 and for your abominations. Not for

your Isakel 3do I this, saith the Lord GOD, be it known unto you: be

ashamed and confounded for your (33 ways, O house of Israel. Thus saith

the Lord God: In the day that I 'cleanser you from all your iniquities, I will cause the cities Ito be inhabited',

and the iwaste places shall be builded. 31) °And the land that was desolate shall

be tilled, whereas it iwas a desolation!

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 deso.

late and ruined cities are fenced and 36 inhabited. "Then the nations! that

are left round about you shall know that I the LORD have builded the ruined places, and planted that Iwhich! was desolate: I the LORD

have spoken it, and I will do it. 37) Thus saith the Lord GOD: For

this imoreover will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for

them; I will increase them with men 38 like a flock. As the 'flock 'for sacri

ficel, as the flock of Jerusalem in her lappointed' feasts ; so shall the waste cities be filled with flocks of men : and they shall know that I am the

LORD. 371 The hand of the LORD was upon

me, and the carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and set me down

in the midst of the valley; 'and it was 2 full of bones ; °and 'hel caused me to

pass by them round about: and behold, there were very many sin the

open valley; and lo, they were very 3 dry. °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

lover, these bones, and say unto them,

O ye dry bones, hear the word of the 5 LORD. °Thus saith the Lord God

unto these bones : Behold, I will cause

breath to enter into you, and ye shall 6 live. °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 I prophesied, there was a Inoise, and behold lan earthquakel, and the bones came together, bone to

1 Or, 7 lworkl not for &c. 2 Or, according to another reading,


3 Or, do I lwork!

Heb. flock of holy things.
5 Heb. upon the face of the valley.

6 Or, Ispirit! * Or, lihundering!

VERSION OF 1611. — wherewith .. polluted ; 19 heathen ; 20 entered . . heathen .. when they .. to; 21 heathen ; 22 sakes .. name's sake .. heathen; 23 was .. heathen .. heathen ; 24 heathen ; 25 Then; 26 a; 29 also . . increase ; 30 heathen; 31 (own); 32 sakes.. (own); 33 shall have cleansed .. (also). you to dwell in .. wastes ; 34 lay desolate ; 35 (become) .. (are); 36 heathen .. build .. plant.. that; 37 yet ; 38 holy .. solemn. XXXVII. 1 which ; 4 upon ; 7 a shaking.= [49]

21 eyes.

10 may live.

(8) his bone. 'And I beheld, land lo,

°And say unto them, Thus Ithere werel sinews upon them, and saith the Lord God: Behold, I will flesh came up, and skin covered them take the children of Israel from among

above: but there was no breath in the nations!, whither they be gone, 9 them. "Then said he unto me, and will gather them on every side,

Prophesy unto the lwind, prophesy, and bring them into their own land: son of man, and say to the wind, 22 °and I will make them one nation in Thus saith the Lord God: Come the land, upon the mountains of Israel ; from the four winds, O sbreath, and and one king shall be king to them all : breathe upon these slain, that they and they shall be no more two nations,

°So I prophesied as he neither shall they be divided into two commanded me, and the breath came 23 kingdoms any more at all: 'neither into them, and they lived, and stood shall they defile themselves any more

up upon their feet, an exceeding great with their idols, nor with their detest11 army. "Then he said unto me, Son of able things, nor with any of their man, these bones are the whole house

transgressions : but I will save them of Israel : behold, they say, Our bones out of all their dwelling places, where

are dried 'up', and our hope is lost; in they have sinned, and will cleanse 12) we are clean! cut off. Therefore them: so shall they be my people, and

prophesy, and say unto them, Thus 24) I will be their God. "And my servsaith the Lord GOD: Behold, I will ant David shall be king over them; open your graves, and cause you to and they all shall have one shepherd: come up out of your graves, O my they shall also walk in my judgements,

people; and I will' bring you into the and observe my statutes, and do them. 13) land of Israel. °And ye shall know (25) °And they shall dwell in the land that

that I am the LORD, when I have I have given unto Jacob my servant, opened your graves, and 'caused' you wherein your fathers dwelt; and they

Ito come up out of your graves, O my shall dwell therein, they, and their 14) people. °And I will put my spirit in children, and their children's children,

ye shall live, and I will' place for ever : David my servant shall you in your own land: 'and' ye shall 26 be their prince for ever. Moreover know that I the LORD have spoken it, I will make a covenant of peace with and performed it, saith the LORD.

them: it shall be an everlasting cov15 The word of the LORD came again enant with them: and I will place 16 unto me, saying, or And' thou, son of them, and multiply them, and will set

man, take thee one stick, and write my sanctuary in the midst of them for upon it, For Judah, and for the chil- 27 evermore. My tabernacle also shall dren of Israel his companions: then be 8with them; landi I will be their take another stick, and write upon it, God, and they shall be my people. For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and 28 °And the nations' shall know that 'I

'for all the house of Israel his com- lam' the LORD Ithati sanctify Israel, 17 panions : °and join them for theel one when my sanctuary shall be in the

to another into one stick, 'that they midst of them for evermore.

Imay! become one in thine hand. 18 °And when the children of thy people 381 And the word of the LORD came

shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt 2 unto me, saying, °Son of man, set thy

thou not shew us what thou meanest face ltoward! Gog, lof the land of 19 by these? °say unto them, Thus saith Magog, the prince of 'Roshi, Me

the Lord GOD: Behold, I will take shech, and Tubal, and prophesy the stick of Joseph, which is in the 3 against him, "and say, Thus saith the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Lord God: Behold, I am against thee, Israel his companions'; and 'Il will O Gog, 10prince of 'Roshi, Meshech, put them with lit', even with the stick (4 and Tubal: °and I will turn thee of Judah, and make them one stick, labout', and put hooks into thy jaws,

and they shall be one in mine hand. and I will bring thee forth, and all 20 °And the sticks whereon thou writest thine army, horses and horsemen, all

shall be in thine hand before their of them clothed 'in full' armour, a

you, and

1 Or, breath
2 Or, Ibreath!
8 Or, iwindl Or, Ispirit!
• Or, loft

6 Or, Itogetherl with him Tuntol (or

Ito bel) the stick of Fudah
• Or, according to some ancient ver-

sions, Ifrom all their Ibackslid-

? Or, Igive it them
* Or, lover!
* Or, I the LORD do sanctify Israel
10 Or, chief prince of Meshech

VERSION OF 1611.-8 when .. the .. (the) .. (the) ; 11 for our parts; 13 brought ; 14 shall shall .. then; 16 Moreover ; 17 and .. shall; 19 fellows . . him; 21 heathen; 25 (have) .. (even); 27 yea ; 28 heathen .. do. XXXVIII. 2 against .. chief; 3 the chief ; 4 back .. with all sorts of .. (even). = [32]

great company with buckleri and

shield', all of them handling swords: 5 °Persia, 'Cush', and 'Putl with them ;

all of them with shield and helmet: 6 °Gomer, and all his 'hordesl; the house

of Togarmah lin the uttermost parts!

of the north, and all his lhordes: even! (7 many 'peoples, with thee. "Be thou

prepared, 'yea', prepare thyself, thou, and all thy Icompanies that are as

sembled unto thee, and be thou a 8 'guard unto them. After many days

thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, Ithati is gathered out of many, 'peoples, upon the mountains of Israel, which have been la continualt waste: but it is brought forth out of the

'peoples', and they shall dwell ise9) curely!, all of them. And thou shalt

ascend, thou shalt! come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy

Thordesi, and many peoples' with (10) thee. "Thus saith the Lord God: It

shall come to pass 'in that day!, that things shall come into thy mind, and

thou shalt "devisel an evil 'devicel : 11 °and thou shalt say, I will go up to

3the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at quiet', that dwell isecurely', all of them dwelling

without walls, and having neither 12 bars nor gates : oto take the spoil

and to take the prey; to turn thine hand lagainst the Iwastel places that are now inhabited, and against the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and

goods, that dwell in the middle of (13 the earth'. 'Sheba, and Dedan,

and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take thel spoil? hast thou lassembled! thy company to take the prey ? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take great spoil?

Therefore, son of man, prophesy, and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord God: In that day when my

people Israel dwelleth securelyi, 15) shalt thou not know it? 'And thou

shalt come from thy place out of the luttermost' parts of the north, thou,

and many 'peoples' with thee, all of

them riding upon horses, a great com(16 pany and a mighty army: °and thou

shalt come up against my people Is-
rael, as a cloud to cover the land;
it shall 'come to passi in the latter
days, 'that! I will bring thee against
my land, that the 'nations! may know
me, when I shall be sanctified in
thee, O Gog,

before their eyes. 17 "Thus saith the Lord God: Art

thou he of whom I Ispakel in old
time by my servants the prophets
of Israel, which prophesied in those

days 'for many years that I would 18 bring thee against them? "And it

shall come to pass lin that day!, when
Gog shall come against the land of
Israel, saith the Lord God, that my

fury shall come up 'intol my 'nostrilsi. 19 °For in my jealousy and in the fire of

my wrath have I spoken, Surely in
that day there shall be a great

shak20 ing in the land of Israel; 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 21 shall fall to the ground. °And I will

call for a sword against him funto!
all my mountains, saith the Lord

GOD: every man's sword shall be * 22 against his brother. And I will

plead against him with pestilence
and with blood; and I will rain
upon him, and upon his 'hordes',
and upon the many peoples' that
are with him, an overflowing ishower!,

and great hailstones, fire, and brim23) stone. "And I will magnify myself,

and sanctify myself, and I will imake | myselfi known in the eyes of many nations; and they shall know that

I am the LORD. 391 I Andi thou, son of man, prophesy

against Gog, and say, Thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, Sprince of 'Roshi, I 2) Meshech, and Tubal: Cand I will

turn thee labout', and 'will lead' thee
lon', and will cause thee to come up
from the uttermost! parts of the
north; and 'It will bring thee upon

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5 Or, chief prince of Meshech

Version of 1611.- bucklers . . shields; 5 Ethiopia . . Libya ; 6 bands . . quarters . . bands : and.. people; 7 and .. (for). .company; 8 and.. people, against..always.. nations. . safely ; 9 bands. • people; 10 (also) the same time..think.. thought; 11 rest.. safely ; 12 a.. a.. upon .. desolate.. upon . midst .. land; 13 a.. gathered .. a.. (a); 14 (of).. safely; 15 people ; 16 (of).. be .. and.. heathen; 17 have spoken ; 18 at the same time. . in ..face; 21 throughout; 22 bands.. people .. rain; 23 Thus .. be.

XXXIX. 1 Therefore . . the chief ; 2 back. . leave but the sixth part of. = [71]

3 the mountains of Israel: oand I will

smite thy bow out of thy left hand,

and will cause thine arrows to fall 4 out of thy right hand. "Thou shalt

fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy Thordes', and the 'peoples' that larel with thee: I will give thee unto the ravenous birds of

every sort, and to the beasts of the 5 field to be devoured. "Thou shalt

fall upon the open field: for I have 6 spoken it, saith the Lord God. And

I will send a fire on Magog, and lon! them that dwell isecurely in the

lisles : and they shall know that I 1) am the LORD. Andi my holy name

will I make known in the midst of my people Israel ; ineitheri will I Isufferi my holy name ito be profaned' any more: and the nationsl shall know

that I am the LORD, the Holy One 8 in Israel. 'Behold, it icometh', and

it ishall be done, saith the Lord

God; this is the day whereof I 9) have spoken. 'And they that dwell

in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall 'make fires of the weapons and burn "them', both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the

spears, and they shall smakel 'fires 10 of them seven years : °so that they

shall take no wood out of the field, neither cut down any out of the forests; for they shall 'make fires of the weapons : and they shall spoil those that spoiled them, and rob those that robbed them, saith the

Lord God. 11 And it shall come to pass in that

day, that I will give unto Gog a place Ifor buriali in Israel, the valley of "them that pass through! 2on the east of the sea: and it shall stop them that pass through': and there shall they bury Gog and all his multitude:

and they shall call it The valley of 12 3Hamon-gog.

°And seven months shall the house of Israel be bury

ing of them, that they may cleanse 13 the land. Yea, all the people of the

land shall bury them; and it shall be to them a renown, 'in' the day that

I shall be glorified, saith the Lord 14 God. And they shall sever out men

of continual employment, 'that shall pass through the land to bury 4/them

5that pass through', that remain upon the face of the iland', to cleanse it:

after the end of seven months shall 15 they search.

°And 'theyi that pass through the land 'shall pass through; and! when any seeth a man's bone, then shall he set up a sign by it, till

the buriers have buried it in the val16) ley of Hamon-gog. 'And ?Hamonah

shall also be the name of tal city.

Thus shall they cleanse the land. 17 And thou, son of man, thus saith

the Lord God: Speak unto Ithe birds of every 'sort', and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, 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. 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 19 of Bashan. And ye shall eat fat till

ye be full, and drink blood till ye

be drunken, of my sacrifice which 20 I have sacrificed for you. "Andi

ye shall be filled at my table with horses and chariots, with mighty men,

and with all men of war, saith the 21 Lord God. And I will set my glory

among the 'nations', and all the inations shall see my judgement that

I have executed, and my hand that 22 I have laid upon

them. 'So the house of Israel shall know that I

am the LORD their God, from that 23) day and forward. And the inations

shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity; because they trespassed against me, land! I hid my face from them : Iso Il gave them into the hand of their

ladversaries, and they fell all of 24 them! by the sword. According to

their uncleanness and according to their transgressions did! I unto them;

and 'Il 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 I will 26 be jealous for my holy name. "I And

they Ishall bear their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they

1 Or, icoastlands! 2 Or, lin front of 3 That is, the multitude of Gog.

* Or, with them that pass through

those that remain &c.

5 Some ancient versions omit the word

rendered that pass through. 6 Heb. build. * That is, Multitude.

graves ..

VERSION OF 1611.-4 bands .. people .. is: 6 among . . carelessly; 7 So.. and .. not let them pollute .. heathen ; 8 is come .. is; 9'set' on fire . . burn .. with fire; 10 burn .. with fire; 11 there of


passengers .. the noses of the passengers ; 14 passing .. with the passengers those .. earth ; 15 the passengers ; 16 the; 17 feathered fowl ; 20 Thus; 21 heathen . . heathen; 23 heathen . therefore .. and .. enemies: so; 24 have .. done; 26 after that.. have borne. = [59]

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