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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 THE

WHEREFORE, 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 thine 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 heathen 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 1 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 Isprophesied in those days many years, that fael shall go forth, and shall

set on fire, and them

burn the the 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 11'1 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 pasupon 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 renown

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EZEKIEL.

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

and have left none of them any more there. 14 And they sball 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 15 And the passengers that pass through tivity, in the beginning of the year, in the land, whenany 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. Hamonah. 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 that 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 fax 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, l. 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 thine heart upon all that ! 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 chamber was one reed against me, therefore hid 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 ofthegate, Now will I bring again the captivity of eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cu. Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole bits; and the porch of the gate was inward. house of Israel, and will be jealous for my 10 And the little chambers of the gate holy name;

eastward were three on this side, and three 26 Afterthat they have borne theirshame, on that side; they three were of one mea. and 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 length of the gate, thirteen cubits. from the people, and gathered them out of 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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CHAP. XL.

of the temple. roof of one little chamber to the roof of 29 And the little chambers thereof, and another; the breadth was five and twenty the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, cubits, door against door.

according to these measures: and there 14 He made also posts of threescore were windows in it and in the arches cubits, even unto the post of the court thereof round about: it was fifty cubits round about the gate.

long, and five and twenty cubits broad. 15 And from the face of the gate of the 30 And the arches round about were five entrance unto the face of the porch of the and twenty cubits long, and five cubits inner gate were fifty cubits.

broad. 16 And there were narrow windows to 31 And the arches thereof were toward the little chambers, and to their posts within the outer court; and palm-trees were upon the gate round about, and likewise to the the posts thereof: and the going up to it arches: and windows were round about in- had eight steps. ward : and upon each post were palm-trees. 32 ï And he brought me into the inner

17 Then brought he me into the outward court towards the east : and he measured court, and lo, there were chambers, and a the gate according to these measures. pavement made for the court round about: 33 And the little chambers thereof, and thirty chambers were upon the pavement. the posts thereof, and the arches thereof,

18 And the pavement by the side of the were according to these measures: and there gates over against the length of the gates were windows therein and in the arches was the lower pavement.

thereof round about: it was fifty cubits 19 Then he measured the breadth from long, and five and twenty cubits broad. the forefront of the lower gate unto the 34 And the arches thereof were toward forefront of the inner court without, a the outward court; and palm-trees were hundred cubits eastward and northward. upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on

20 1 And the gate of the outward court that side: and the going up to it had eight that looked toward the north, he measured steps. the length thereof, and the breadth thereof. 35 | And he brought me to the north

21 Ånd the little chambers thereof were gate, and measured it according to these three on this side and three on that side ; measures; and the posts thereof and the arches thereof 36 The little chambers thereof, the posts were after the measure of the first gate : thereof, and the arches thereof, and the the length thereof was fifty cubits, and the windows to it round about: the length was breadth five and twenty cubits.

fifty cubits, and the breadth five and twenty 22 And their windows, and their arches, cubits. and their palm-trees, were after the mea- 37 And the posts thereof were towards sure of the gate that looketh toward the the outer court; and palm-trees were upon east: and they went up unto it by seven the posts thereof, on this side, and on that steps; and the arches thereof were before side: and the going up to it had eight steps. them.

38 And the chambers, and the entries 23 And the gate of the inner court was thereof were by the posts of the gates, where over against the gate towards the north, they washed the burnt-offering. and towards the east: and he measured 39 | And in the porch of the gate were from gate to gate a hundred cubits. two tables on this side, and two tables on

24 T After that he brought me toward that side, to slay thereon the burnt-offering, the south, and behold a gate toward, the and the sin-offering, and the trespasssouth: and he measured the posts thereof offering. and the arches thereof according to these 40 And at the side without, as one goeth measures.

up to the entry of the north gate, were two 25 And there were windows in it and in tables; and on the other side, which was the arches thereof round about, like those at the porch of the gate, were two tables. windows: the length was fifty cubits, and 41 Four tables were on this side, and the breadth five and twenty cubits. four tables on that side, by the side of the

26 And there were seven steps to go up gate; eight tables, whereupon they slew to it, and the arches thereof were before their sacrifices. them: and it had palm-trees, one on this 42 And the fourtables were of hewn stone side, and another on that side, upon the for the burnt-offering, of a cubit and a half posts thereof.

| long, and a cubit and a half broad, and 27 And there was a gate in the inner one cubit high : whereupon also they laid court toward the south : and he measured the instruments wherewith they slew the from gate to gate toward the south a burnt-offering and the sacrifice. bundred cubits.

43 And within were books, a hand 28 And he brought me to the inner court broad, fastened round about: and upon the by the south gate: and he measured the tables was the flesh of the offering. south gate according to these measures ;| 44 | And without the inner gate were

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of the parts, chambers, and EZEKIEL. ornaments of the temple. the chambers of the singers in the inner house; therefore the breadth of the house court, which was at the side of the north was still upward, and so increased froin the gate; and their prospect was toward the lowest chamber to the highest by the midst. south: one at the side of the east-gate 8 I saw also the heightof the house round having the prospect toward the north. about: the foundations of the side-cham

45 And he said unto me, This chamber, bers were a full reed of six great cubits. whose prospect is toward the south, is for 9 The thickness of the wall, which was the priests the keepers of the charge of the for the side-chamber without, was five cubouse.

bits: and that which was left was the place 46 And the chamber whose prospect is of the side-chambers that were within. toward the north is for the priests, the 10 And between the chambers was the keepers of the charge of the altar: these wideness of twenty cubits round about the are the sons of Zadok among the sons of house on every side. Levi, which come near to the LORD to 11 And the doors of the side-chambers minister unto him.

were toward the place that was left, one 47 So he measured the court, a hun- door toward the north, and another door dred cubits long, and a hundred cubits toward the south: and the breadth of the broad, four-square; and the altar that was place that was left was five cubits round before the house.

about. 48 [And he brought me to the porch of 12 Now the building that was before the the house, and measured each post of the separate place at the end towards the west porch, five cubits on this side, and five was seventy cubits broad; and the wall of cubits on that side: and the breadth of the the building was five cubits thick round gate was three cubits on this side, and about, and the length thereof ninety cubits. three cubits on that side.

13 Sohe measured the house, an hundred 49 The length of the porch was twenty cubits long; and the separate place, and cubits, and the breadth eleven cubits; and the building, with the walls thereof, an he brought me by the steps whereby they hundred cubits long; went up to it: and there were pillars by 14 Also the breadth of the face of the the posts, one on this side, and another on house, and of the separate place toward that side.

the east, a hundred cubits. CHAP. XLI.

15 And he measured the length of the FTERWARD he brought me to the building over against the separate place cubits broad on the one side, and six cubits thereof on the one side and on the other broad on the other side, which was the side, a hundred cubits, with the inner breadth of the tabernacle.

temple, and the porches of the court; 2 And the breadth of the door was ten 16 The door posts, and the narrow cubits; and the sides of the door were five windows, and the galleries round about on cubits on the one side, and five cubits on their three stories, over against the door, the other side: and he measured the length ceiled with wood round about, and from thereof, forty cubits: and the breadth, the ground up to the windows, and the twenty cubits.

windows were covered ; 3 Then went he inward, and measured 17 To that above the door, even unto the post of the door, two cubits; and the the inner house, and without, and by all door, six cubits; and the breadth of the the wall round about within and without by door, seven cubits.

measure. 4 So he measured the length thereof, 18 And it was made with cherubims twenty cubits; and the breadth, twenty and palm-trees, so that a palm-tree was cubits, before the temple: and he said between a cherub and a cherub; and every unto me, This is the most holy place. cherub had two faces;

5 After he measured the wall of the 19 So that the face of a man was toward house, six cubits; and the breadth of every the palm-tree on the one side, and the face șide-chamber, four cubits, round about the of a young lion toward the palm-tree on bouse on every side.

the other side: it was made through all the 6 And the side-chambers were three, one house round about. over another, and thirty in order; and they 20 From the ground unto above the door entered into the wall which was of the were cherubims and palm-trees made, and house for the side-chambers round about, on the wall of the temple. that they might have hold, but they had 21 The posts of the temple were squared, not hold in the wall of the house. and the face of the sanctuary; the appear.

.? | And there was an enlarging, and a ance of the one as the appearance of the other. winding about still upward to the side- 22 The altar of wood was three cubits chambers: for the winding about of the high, and the length thereof two cubits; house went still upward round about the and the corners thereof, and the length

Chambers of the priests. CHAP. XLII, XLIII. The return of God's glory. thereof, and the walls thereof, were of a door in the head of the way, even the way wood: and he said unto me, This is the directly before the wall toward the east, table that is before the LORD.

as one entereth into them. 23 And the temple and the sanctuary 13 | Then said he unto me, The north had two doors.

chambers and the south chambers which 24 And the doors had two leaves apiece, are before the separate place, they be holy two turning leaves; two leaves for the one chambers, where the priests that approach door, and two leaves for the other door. unto the Lordshalleat the most holy things;

25 And there were made on them, on there shall they lay the most holy things, and the doors of the temple, cherubims and the meat-offering, and the sin-offering, and palm-trees, like as were made upon the the trespass-offering; for the place is holy. walls; and there were thick planks upon 14 When the priests enter therein, then the face of the porch without.

shall they not go out of the holy place into 26 And there were narrow windows and the outer court, but there they shall lay palm-trees on the one side and on the other their garments wherein they minister; for side, on the sides of the porch, and upon they are holy; and shall put on other garthe side-chambers of the house, and thick ments, and shall approach to those thing's planks.

which are for the people. CHAP. XLII.

15 Now when he had made an end of THE THEN he brought me forth into the outer measuring the inner house, he brought me

court, the way toward the north: and forth toward the gate whose prospect is he brought me into the chamber that was toward the east, and measured it round over against the separate place, and which about. was before the building toward the north. 16 He measured the east side with the

2 Before the length of a hundred cubits measuring reed, five hundred reeds, with was the north door, and the breadth was the measuring reed round about. fifty cubits.

17 He measured the north side, five 3 Over against the twenty cubits which hundred reeds, with the measuring reed were for the inner court, and over against round about. the pavement which was for the outer court, 18 He measured the south side, five was gallery against gallery in three stories. hundred reeds, with the measuring reed.

4 And before the chambers was a walk 19 | He turned about to the west side, of ten cubits breadth inward, a way of one and measured five hundred reeds, with cubit; and their doors toward the north. the measuring reed.

5 Now the upper chambers were short, 20 He measured it by the four sides: it er: for the galleries were higher than had a wall round about, five hundred reeds these, than the lower, and than the mid- long, and five hundred broad, to make a dlemost of the building.

separation between the sanctuary and the 6 For they were in three stories, but had profane place. not pillars as the pillars of the courts:

CHAP. XLIII. than the lowest and the middlemost from AFTERWARD he brought me to the

gate, even the gate that looketh tothe ground

wards the east: 7. And the wall that was without over 2 And behold, the glory of the God of against the chambers, toward the outer Israel came from the way of the east: and court on the forepart of the chambers, the his voice was like a noise of many waters: length thereof was fifty cubits.

and the earth shined with his glory. 8 For the length of the chambers that 3 And it was according to the appearwere in the outer court was fifty cubits: and ance of the vision which I saw, even ae.

I lo, before the templewere a hundredcubits. cording to the vision that I saw when I

9 And from under these chambers was came to destroy the city; and the visions the entry on the east side, as one goeth were like the vision that I saw by the river into them from the outer court.

Chebar; and I fell upon my

face. 10 The chambers were in the thickness 4 And the glory of the LORD came into of the wall of the court toward the east, the house by the way of the gate whose over against the separate place, and over prospect is towards the east: against the building.

5 So the spirit took me up, and brought 11 And the way before them was like me into the inner court; and behold, the the appearance of the chambers which glory of the Lord filled the house. were toward the north, as long as they, 6 And I heard him speaking unto me out and as broad as they: and all their goings of the house ; and the man stood by me. out were both according to their fashions, 7 | And he said unto me, Son of man, and according to their doors.

the place of my throne, and the place of 12 And according to the doors of the the soles of my feet, where I will dwell in chambers that were toward the south was the midst of the children of Israel for ever,

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