Ezekiel 39

1“And you a  son of man b  prophesy against c  Gog and say, Thus says the Lord  God: Behold d  I am against you, O Gog e  chief prince of f  Meshech
Or  Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech
and h  Tubal.
2 i  And I will turn you about and drive you forward, and bring you up from j  the uttermost parts of the north, and lead you against the k  mountains of Israel. 3Then l  I will strike your bow from your left hand, and m  will make your arrows drop out of your right hand. 4 n  You shall fall on o  the mountains of Israel, you and all your p  hordes and the peoples who are with you. q  I will give you to birds of prey of every sort and to the beasts of the field to be devoured. 5You shall fall in the open field, for r  I have spoken, declares the Lord  God. 6 s  I will send fire on t  Magog and on those u  who dwell securely in v  the coastlands, and w  they shall know that I am the  Lord.

7“And x  my holy name I will make known in the midst of my people Israel, and y  I will not let my holy name be profaned anymore. And z  the nations shall know that I am aa  the  Lord, the Holy One in Israel. 8 ab  Behold, it is coming and it will be brought about, declares the Lord  God. That is the day ac  of which I have spoken.

9“Then those who dwell in the cities of Israel will go out and ad  make fires of the weapons and burn them, shields and bucklers, bow and arrows ae  clubs
Or javelins
and spears; and they will make fires of them for seven years,
10so that they will not need to take wood out of the field or cut down any out of the forests, for ag  they will make their fires of the weapons. ah  They will seize the spoil of those who despoiled them, and plunder those who plundered them, declares the Lord  God.

11“On that day I will give to ai  Gog a place for burial in Israel, the Valley of the Travelers, east of the sea. It will block the travelers, for there Gog and all his multitude will be buried. It will be called the Valley of aj  Hamon-gog.
 Hamon-gog means the multitude of Gog
12For al  seven months the house of Israel will be burying them, in order am  to cleanse the land. 13All the people of the land will bury them, and it will bring them renown on the day that an  I show my glory, declares the Lord  God. 14They will set apart men to travel through the land regularly and bury those travelers remaining on the face of the land, so as ao  to cleanse it. At
Or Until
the end of aq  seven months they will make their search.
15And when these travel through the land and anyone sees a human bone, then he shall set up a sign by it, till the buriers have buried it in the Valley of ar  Hamon-gog. 16(Hamonah
 Hamonah means multitude
is also the name of the city.) Thus shall they cleanse the land.

17“As for you at  son of man, thus says the Lord  God: au  Speak to av  the birds of every sort and to aw  all beasts of the field, ‘Assemble and come, gather from all around to ax  the sacrificial feast that I am preparing for you, a great sacrificial feast on the mountains of Israel, and you shall eat flesh and drink blood. 18 ay  You shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth—of rams, of lambs, and of he-goats, of bulls, all of them az  fat beasts of Bashan. 19And you shall eat fat till you are filled, and drink blood till you are drunk, at the sacrificial feast that I am preparing for you. 20And you shall be filled at my table with horses and charioteers, with mighty men and all kinds of warriors,’ declares the Lord  God.

21“And ba  I will set my glory among the nations, and all the nations shall see bb  my judgment that I have executed, and bc  my hand that I have laid on them. 22 bd  The house of Israel shall know that I am the  Lord their God, from that day forward. 23And be  the nations shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity, because they dealt so treacherously with me that bf  I hid my face from them and bg  gave them into the hand of their adversaries, and they all fell by the sword. 24I dealt with them bh  according to their uncleanness and their transgressions, and hid my face from them.

The  Lord Will Restore Israel

25Therefore thus says the Lord  God: Now bi  I will restore the fortunes of Jacob and have mercy on bj  the whole house of Israel, and bk  I will be jealous for my holy name. 26They shall bl  forget their shame and all the treachery they have practiced against me, when bm  they dwell securely in their land with bn  none to make them afraid, 27 bo  when I have brought them back from the peoples and gathered them from their enemieslands bp  and through them have vindicated my holiness in the sight of many nations. 28 bq  Then they shall know that I am the  Lord their God, because I sent them into exile among the nations and then assembled them into their own land. I will leave none of them remaining among the nations anymore. 29 br  And I will not hide my face anymore from them, when bs  I pour out my Spirit upon the house of Israel, declares the Lord  God.”

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