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round about: ami, behold, the."e wer very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry.

3 And iie entil unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? and 1 answered, O Lord God, tliou 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 unlo these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:

6 And 1 will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in youj and ye shall live; and ye shall know that! am the Lord.

7 So 1 prophesied as 1 was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his Ion*.

8 And when 1 beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above; but there was no breath in them.

9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, sou of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these that they may live.

10 So I prophesied as lie commanded me, and the breath came into.them, and they lived, and stood up upon their fept, an exceeding great army.

11 IT Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say,Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.

12 Therefore prophesy and say unto thern, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, O my people, I will open your gi-ave9, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.

J3 And ye shall know that I am the Lord, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves,

14 And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and 1 shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I Use Lord have spoken it, and performed it, saith the Lord.

15 IT The word of the Lord came E^ain unto me, saying, . id Moreover, thou son of man, take!

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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 Enhraim, andJfor all the house of Israel his companions: 17 And join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in thy hand.

18IT And when the children of thy people shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not show us what thou meanest by these?

19 Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Gon; Behold 1 will take the slick of Joseph, which is in Hie hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will put them will) him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in thy hand.

20 IT And the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thy hand before their eyes.

21 And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Goo; Behold L will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, whither they be gone, and will

ather tiiein on every side, and bring them into their own land: 2-2 And 1 will make them one nation in the laud upon the mountains of Israel; and one kins shall be king to tlipm 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 them selves 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 dwellingplaces wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them: so shall they be my people, and 1 will be their God.

24 And David my servant shall be king over them: and they all shall

3 shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them.

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, forever: and my servant David shall be their prince foi ever.

Moreover 1 will make a covenant of peace with them; it shall be an

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everlasting covenant wita them ; and| I will place then), and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary in tiie iioidst j of them foreverniore.

27 My tabernacle also shall be with them : yea, 1 will be their God, and they shall be my people.

23 And the heathen shall know that 1 the Louu do sanctify Israel, when my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them foreverniore.

CHAP. XXXVIII.

AND the v/ord of the Lord came unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, set thy face against! Gog, the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshed) and Tubal, and prophesy against him,

3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal:

■i And I will turn thee back, and put] hooks inio thy jaws, and 1 will bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and sliields,all of them handling swords:

6 Persia, Ethiopia, and Lybia with them; allot them with shield and helmet;

6 Gomer,and all his bands; the house of Tognnnah of the north quarters, oud alf his bands; and many people with thee.

7 Jle thou prepared, and prepare fori thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

8 1T AYter many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land iltat U brought back from the sword,rtnrf is gathered out of many people.agni'nst the mountains of ( Israel, which have been always waste: but it isbrought forthoutof the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of them.

9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to j 'Over the land, thou,and all thy bands, and many people with thee.

10 Thus saith the Lord God; 111 shall also come lo pass, that at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evH thought:

11 And thou shalt sav, 1 will go up to the land of unwalfcd villages; 1 will go to them that ate at rest, that

against (Joe. dwell 6afely, al! of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates, 12To lake a spoil,andlotakeaprey; to turn thy hand upon Hie desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people t/ua 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 cany away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, lo take a great spoil?

14 1T 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 il?

15 And thou shalt come from thy place out of the north parts, thou, ana many people with thee, all of tlsem

iding upon horses, a great company, and a mighty army:

16 And iliou shalt come up against mv people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the laud; it shall be in the latter days, and 1 will bring thee against my land, that the heathen may know nie,

shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, he/bre their eyes. 17"Thus eaitli the Lord Goo; Art thou he of whom 1 have spoken in old time by my servants the prophets of Israel,which prophesied in those da} s many years, that 1 would bring thee against the in?

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 uhall come

ip in my face.

19 For in my jealousy tuul in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking u the land of Israel;

20 So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beast s of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all Uie

that are upon the face of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be xlnown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.

21 And 1 will call for a sword Hgainsi,

Israel's victory. EZEKIEL. him throughout all my mountains, eaitu the Lord Gob: every man's sword shall be against his brother

32 And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood; and I will r-ain upon him,and upon his bands,and upon the many people that are with hi in, an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, fire, wnd brimstone.

23 Thus will I magnify myself, and 6anctify myself; and 1 will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they 6hall know that I rim the Lord. CHAP. XXXIX.

THEREFORE, thou son of man, prophesy against Gog, and sav, Thus eaith the Lord Goo; Behold.'l am against thee, O Gog the chief] prince of Meshech and Tubal:

2 And I will turn thee back, and leave but the sixth part of tl: will cause thee to come up li north parts, and will bring thee upon the mountains of Israel.

3 And 1 will smite thy bow out of thy left hand, and will cause thine arrows) to fall out of thy right hand.

■i Thou shalt fall upon the mountains! of Israel, thou, and all thy bands the people that is with thee: 1 give thee unto the ravenous bin every sort,aml to the beasts of the field to be devoured.

b Thou shall fal) upon the open field , fur I have spoken it, saith the Lord

Gog's bnriaf. spoil those that spoiled them, and rol> those that robbed them,saith the Lord God.

11 IT And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will give unto Gog a place there of graves in Israel, the valJey of the passengers on the east of the sea; and it shall atop the noses of the passengers: and there shall they bury Gog and all his multitude; aiid they shall call if, The valley of liamon

6 And I will send a fire on Magog; ami among them that dwell carelessly in the isles : and they shall know that ] am the Loud.

7 So will I make my holy n known in the midst of my people )T»el; and I will not let 'them pollute] my holy name any more: and tli heathen shall know that 1 am th Lonr>, the Holy One in Israel.

8 IT Behold, it is come, and it is done, eaith the Lord Goo; this is the day whereof 1 have spoken.

9 And they that dwell in Die cities of) Israel shall go forth, and shall set on lire and burn the weapons, both the shields and bucklers, the bows and, the arrows, and the hand-staves and|

spears, and they shall burn them

12 And seven months shall the house of Israel be burying of them, that they may cleanse the land.

13 Yea, all the people of the land shall bury them: and it shall be to them a renown, the day that 1 shall be glorified, saith the Lord Gon.

1-1 And they shall sever out men of continual employ men t,passingthrough the land, to bury with the passengers those that remain upon the face ol 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 bur/ed it ui the valley of Hamongog.

16 And also the name of the c\ty shall be HamonaJi. Thus shall they cleanse the land.

17 IT And, thou son of man, thu3 saith the Lord God, Speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gatberyourselves 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 migby, and drink the blood of the princes 'f the earth, of rams,of lambs, and of

goals, of bullocks, all of thein fallings -)f Kashan.

19 And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, and drink blood till ye be drunken, of

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20 ThusshalJyebe filled at my tabic with horses, and chariots, with mighty men, and with all men of war, eaith the Lord God.

21 And I will set my glory among the heathen, and all the heathen shall see my judgment that I have exe-cuted,

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22 So the house of Israel shall know thiil I am the Loho their God from thatday and forward.

23 IT And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went in to captivity for tiieir iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid 1 my face from them, and gave them in to the hand of their enemies; so fell iheyall by the sword.

24 According to their uncleanness, and according to their transgressions, li ive I done unto them, and hid my face from them.

2o Therefore thus saith the Lord Goo, Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous fur iny holy name;

2r> After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their laud, and none made them afraid.

27 When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered thein out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations;

23 Then shall they know that I am the Lono their God, which caused •liKiii to be led into captivity among '.lie heathen: but 1 have gathered them unto their own iand, and have left nmipof them any more there.

29 Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured wni my Spirit upon the house of lsra11, saiih the Lord God.

CHAP. XL.

IN the five and twentieth year of our captivity, in the beginning of the year, in the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year after Hint the city was smitten, in the selfsame d<iy tiie hand of the Loud was upon me, and brought me thither. I -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, oc\\oh\,l/iemwas a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax m lus nand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.

■1 And the man said unto me, Son oi man, behold with Uiiue eyes, and

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hear with thine ears.and 6et thy heart upon all that 1 shall show thee: forlo the intent tJiatl might show t/icm 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 house round about, and in the man's hand a measuring reed of six cubits lovg by the cubit and a hand breadth: so he measured the breadth of the building, one reed; and the height, one reed.

6 IT Then came lie unto the gatewhich

the stairs thereof, and measured the threshold of the gale, which was one reed broad; and the other threshold of the gate, wlridi was one reed broad.

7 And every little chamber ivas one reed long, and one reed broad; and between"the little chambers were five cubits; and the threshold of the gale by the porch of the gate wiUuu. w<a one reed.

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 071 this side, and the space was one cubit on that side: and the little chambers. jtwesix 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 Uie post of the court round about the gate.

15 And from the fiice or the gate or the entrance unto Uie faceof the porch of the inner gate were fifty cubits.

16 And there lucre narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their posts within the gate round about, and likewise to the arches: and win

The chambers, EZE! dov/s were round nbont inward: mid upon each post iwe 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 chambers were upon the pavement.

IS And the pavement by the side of the gales over against the length of the gates ruas the lower pavement.

19 Then he measured the breadth from the forefront of the lower gate unto the forefront of the inner court without, a hundred cubits eastward and northward.

120 If And the gate of the outward j court that looked toward the north,he I measured the length thereof, and the breadth thereof.

21 And the little chambers thereof were three on this side and three on that side; anil the posts thereof and the arches thereof were alter the measure of the first gale: the length thereof ions fifty cubits, and the breadth live Ejui twenty cubits.

22 And tin^r windows, and their rsrches,and their palm-trees, tverc 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 gale to gale a hundred

24 TT After that he brought me towarc the soutli, and behold a gate toward the south: and he measured the posts thereof and the arches thereof according to these measures.

2ft And there Hot windows in it and m the arches thereof round about,like those windows: the length was fifly cubits, and the breadth live and twenty cubits.

20 And there were seven steps to go up to it, and the arches thereof were before them: and it had palm-tries, one on this side, and another Om Unit i!ide, upon the posts thereof.

27 And there 7(ia*agate in the inner court toward the south: and he measured from gate to gate toward the south a hundred cubits.

28 And he brought me to the inner court Uy the south gate: and he measured the south gate according lo these measure*:

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2'J And the little chambers thereof, ?nd the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, according to these measures: and there were windows in it and in the arches thereof round about: it was fifty cubits Jong, and five and twenty cubits 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-tre^s; icerc upon the posts thereof: and the going up toil had eight steps.

32 And he brought me into the iniipr j court toward the east: and he meas'ured the gate according to these measures.

33 And the little chambers thereof, and the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, were according to these measures: and there were windows therein and in the arches thereof round about. it Jcms fifty cubits long, and live and twenty cubits broad.

34 And the arches thereof were to ward the outward court; and palm trees toere upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on that side: and the going up to it had eight steps.

35 TT And he brought me to the north gate, ami measured it according u> these measures;

So" The little chambers thereof, the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, and the windows to it round about . the length ivas fifty cubits, and the breadth live and twenty cubits.

37 And the posts thereof vjere toward the outercourt; and palm-trees were upon the posts thereof, on this sid'-, and on that side: and the going up to it had eight steps.

38 And the chambers and the entries thereof were by the posts of the gates, where they washed the burnt-offering.

3'J II" And in the porch of Die gate tocrelwo taVAes on this side, and two tables on that side, to slay thereon the burnt-olVeriiig.and the sin-oflering,and the trespass-olTering.

40 And at I lie side without, as one goelh up to the entry of the nort h gale, were two tables ; and on the ot her siih-, which was at the porch of the gatr, were two tables.

41 Four tables were on this side,and four tables on that side, by the side of the gate; eight tables, whereupon th>-> slew their sacrifices.

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