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674 Promise of Christ's kingdom. EZEKIEL.

The maüre of G:5: graves, and bring you into the land of [ 26 Moreover I will as iei cucoant Israel.

of peace with them ; it stii se ali eter 13 And ve shall know that I am the lasting crenant with them: and I will LORD, when I have (pened your graves, place them, and multiply them, and will O my par pie, and brought you up out of set my Sanciuary in the midst of incm ius your graves,

everinore. 14 And shall put my spirit in you, and 27 Máy tabernacle also shall be with ye shall live, and I shall place you in your then : yea, I will be their God, and they own land : then shall ye know that I the shall be my people. LORD have spoken il, and performed it, I 28 And the heatien shall know that I saith the LORD.

the LORD do Sincurv Israel, when my 15 The word of the LORD came again sanctuary shall be in the midst of them unto me, saying,

for everinore. 16 Moreover, thron son of man, take

CHAP. XXXVIII. thee one stick, and write upon it, For Ju- 1 The army, 8 and malce of Gor, 14 dah, and for the children of Israel his God's jadgment againsi him. companions: then take another stick, and AND the word of the LORD came unwrite upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Er Al to me, saying, phraim, and for all the house of Israel 2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog, his companions :

the land of Magog, the chief prince of 17 And join them one to another into Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy aone stick ; and they shall become one in gainst him, thine hand.

3 And say, Thus saith the Lord Gon; 18 And when the children of thy pec- Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the ple shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou chief prince of Meshech and Tubal : not shew us what thou meanest by these? 4 And I will turn thee back, and put

19 Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee God; Behold, I will take the stick of Jo forth, and all thine arms, horses and seph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, horsemen, all of them clothed with all and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and sorts of armour, even a great company will put them with him, even with the wiih bucklers and shields, all of them stick of Judah, and make them one stick, !! handling swords : and they shall be one in mine hand.

5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with 20 And the sticks whereon thou writ- them; all of them with shield and helmet : est shall be in thine hand before their eyes. i 6 Gomer, and all his bands; the house

21 And say unto them, Thus saith the , of Togarmah of the north quarters, and Lord GOD; Bchold, I will take the chil- all his bands; and many people with thee. dren of Israel from among the heathen, 17 Be thou prepared, and prepare for whither they be gone, and will gather thyself, thou, and all thy company that them on every side, and bring them into are assembled unto thee, and be thou a their own land :

guard unto them. 22 And I will make them one nation 8 After many days thou shalt be in the land upon the mountains of Israel ; l visited : in the latter years thou shalt and one king shall be king to them all : come into the land that is brought back and they shall be no more two nations, from the sword, and is gathered out of neither shall they be divided into two many people, against the mountains of kingdoms any more at all :

Israel, which have been always waste : 23 Neither shall they defile themselves, but it is brought forth out of the nations, any more with their idols, nor with their and they shall dwell safely all of them. detestable things, nor with any of their 9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a transgressions: but I will save them out of storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover alltheirdwelling-places, wherein theyhave the land, thou, and all thy bands, and sinned, and will cleanse them :so shall they | many people with thee. be my people, and I will be their God. 10 Thus saith the Lord God; It shall

24 And David my servant shall be also come to pass, that at the same time king over them; and they all shall have shall things come into thy mind, and thou one shepherd : they shall also walk in || shalt think an evil thought : my judgments, and observe my statutes, 11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to and do them.

the land of unwalled villages ; I will go 25 And they shall dwell in the land to them that are at rest, that dwell safethat I have given unto Jacob my servant, ll ly, all of them dwelling without walls, wherein your fathers have dwelt, and and having neither bars nor gates, they shall dwell therein, even they, and 12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey; their children, and their children's chil- || to turn thine hand upon the desolate dren for ever : and my servant David places that are now inhabited, and upon shall be their price for ever.

the people that are gathered out of the God's judgment against Gog. Cap. XXXIX.. 'Israel's victory. 675 nations, which have gotten cattle and thee, () Gog, the chief prince of Meshech goods, that dwell in the midst of the land. || and Tubal :

13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the mer- l ? And I will turn thee back, and leave chants of Taishish, with all the young lions || but the sixth part of thee, and will cause thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come thee to come up from the north parts, to take a spoil? hast thou gathered the land will bring thee upon the mountains company to take a prey? to carry awa: of Irsael : ! silver and gold, to take away cattle and l 3 And I will smite thy bow out of thių goods, to take a great spoil ?

ll left hand, and will cause thine arrows to 14 | Therefore, son of man, prophesy | fall ont of thy right hand. . * and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord 4 Thou shalt fall upon the mountains GOD ; In that day when my people of Is- of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and rael dwelleth safely, shalt thou not know the people that is with thee: I will give it 2

thee into the ravenous birds of every 15 And thou shalt come from thy place sort, and to the beasts of the field to be out of the north parts, thou, and many devoured. people with thee, all of them riding upon 5 Thou shalt fall upon the open field : horses, a great company, and a inighty for I have spoken it, saith the Lord God. army:

6 And I will send a fire on Magog, and 16 And thou shalt come up against my among them that dwell carelessly in the people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the isles : and they shall know that I am the land ;-it shall be in the latter days, and | LORD. I will bring thee against my land, that the il 7 So will I make my holy name known heathen may know me, when I shall be in the midst of my people Israel; and I will sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their eyes. not let them pollute my holy name any

· 17 Thus saith the Lord God; Art thou more: and the heathen shall know that I he of whom I have spoken in old time by am the Lord, the Holy One in Israel. iny servants the prophets of Israel, which 8 Behold, it is come, and it is done, prophesied in those days many years, that saith the Lord God; this is the day I would bring thee against them?

whereof I have spoken.' - 18 And it shall come to pass at the same 9 And thcy that dwell in the cities of time when Gog shall come against the Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire land of Israel, saith the Lord God, that and burn the weapons, both the shields my fury shall come up in my face. :' and the bucklers, the bows and the ar

19 For in my jealousy and in the fire of rows, and the handstaves, and the spears, my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that and they shall burn them with fire seven day there shall be a great shaking in the years : land of Israel;

10 So that they shall take no wood out 20 So that the fishes of the sea, and the of the field, neither cut down any out of fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the the forests; for they shall burn the weap field, and all creeping things that creep up-|| ons with fire : and they shall spoil those on the earth, and all the men that are up- that spoiled them, and rob those that robon the face of the earth, shall shake at my bed them, saith the Lord God. . presence, and the mountains shall be 11 | And it shall come to pass in that thrown down, and the steep places shall ll day, that I will give unto Gog a' place fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground. || there of graves in Israel, the valley of the

21 And I will call for a sword against passengers on the east of the sea ; and it him throughout all my mountains, saith || shall stop the noses of the passengers: and the Lord God: every man's sword shall | there shall they bury Gog and all his be against his brother.

multitude: and they shall call it The val22 And I will plead against him with ley of Hamon-gog." pestilence and with blood ; and I will 12 And seven months shall the house rain upon him, and apon his bands, and of Israel be burying of them, that they upon the many people that are with him, I may cleanse the land. an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, 13 Yea, all the people of the land shall fire, and brimstone.

bury them; and it shall be to them a re23 Thas will I magnify myself, and nown the day that I shall be glorified, sanctify myself; and I will be known in saith the Lord God. the eyes of many nations, and they shall 14 And they shall sever out men of know that I am the LORD.

continual employment, passing through CHAP. XXXIX.

the land to bury with the passengers those 1 God's judgment upon Gog. 8 Israel's that remain upon the face of the earth,

victory. 17 The feast of the fowls. to cleanse it: after the end of seven months THEREFORE, thou son of man, pro- l shall they search.

1 phesy against Gog, and say, Thus | 15 And the passengers that pass through saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against the land, when any seeth a man's bone,

676 The feast of the fouls. EZEKIEL.

Ezekiel's vision. then shall he set up a sign by it, till the || my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith buriers have buried it in the valley of the Lord God. Hamon-gog.

CHAP. XL. 16 And also the name of the city shali | 1 The time, manner, and end of Ezekiel's be Hamonah. Thus shall they cleanse vision. 6 The description of the temple. the land,

IN the five and twentieth year of our 17 9 And, thou son of man, thus saith 1 captivity, in the beginning of the the Lord God; Speak unto every feather- vear, in the tenth day of the month, in ed fowl, and to every beast of the field, the fourteenth year after that the city Assemble yourselves, and come ; gather was smitten, in the self-same day the hand yourselves on every side to my sacrifice of the LORD was upon me, and brought that I do sacrifice for you, even a great me thither. sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, 2 In the visions of God brought he me that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood. into the land of Israel, and set me upon

18 Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, || a very high mountain, by which was as and drink the blood of the princes of the frame of a city on the south. the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of 3 And he brought me thither, and begoats, of bullocks, all of them fatlingshold, there was a man, whose appearance of Bashan.

was like the appearance of brass, with a 19 And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, line of flax in his hand, and a measuring and drink blood till ye be drunken, of my reed ; and he stood in the gate. sacrifice which I have sacrificed for you. 4 And the man said unto me, Son of

20 Thus ye shall be filled at my table man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with horses and chariots, with mighty with thine ears, and set thine heart upon men, and with all men of war, saith the all that I shall shew thee; for to the inLord God.

tent that I might shew them unto thee 21 And I will set my glory among the art thou brought hither: declare all that heathen, and all the heathen shall see my thou seest to the house of Israel. judgment that I have executed, and my 5 And behold a wall on the outside hand that I have laid upon them.

of the house round about, and in the 22 So the house of Israel shall know man's hand a measuring reed of six cuthat I am the LORD their God from that buits long by the cubit and an handday and forward.

breadth: so he measured the breadth of 23 | And the heathen shall know that the building, one reed; and the height, the house of Israel went into captivity one reed. for their iniquity : because they trespass 6 4 Then came he unto the gate which ed against me, therefore hid I my face looketh toward the east, and went up the from them, and gave them into the hand stairs thereof, and measured the threshold of their enemies : so fell they all by the of the gate, which was one reed broad; sword.

and the other threshold of the gate, which 24 According to their uncleanness and was one reed broad. according to their transgressions have 7 And every little chamber was one I done unto them, and hid my face from | reed long, and one reed broad ; and bethem.

tween the little chambers were five cubits; 25 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; || and the threshold of the gate by the porch Now will I bring again the captivity of of the gate within was one reed. Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole 8 He measured also the porch of the house of Israel, and will be jealous for || gate within, one reed. my holy name;

9 Then measured he the porch of the - 26 After that they have borne their gate, eight cubits; and the posts thereof, shame, and all their trespasses whereby two cubits; and the porch of the gate they have trespassed against me, when || was inward. they dwelt safely in their land, and none 10 And the little chambers of the gate made them afraid.

eastward were three on this side, and 27 When I have brought them again three on that side ; they three were of from the people, and gathered them out one measure: and the posts had one measof their enemies lands, and am sanctified | ure on this side and on that side. in them in the sight of many nations ; 11 And he measured the breadth of the

28 Then shall they know that I am the entry of the gate, ten cubits; and the LORD their God, which caused them to | length of the gate, thirteen cubits. be led into captivity among the heathen : 1L 12 The space also before the little chambut I have gathered them unto their own | bers was one cubit on this side, and the land, and have left none of them any space was one cubit on that side: and the more there.

little chambers were six cubits on this 29 Neither will I hide my face any side, and six cubits on that side. more from them : for I have poured out 13 He measured then the gate from the Ezekiel's description

CHAP. XL.

of the temple. 677 roof of one little chamber to the roof of 28 And he brought me to the inner court another: the breadth was five and twen- by the south gate: and he measured the ty cubits, door against door.

south gate according to these measures ; 14 He made also posts of threescore il 29 And the little chambers thereof, and cubits, even unto the post of the court | the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, round about the gate...

| according to these measures : and there 15 And from the face of the gate of the were windows in it and in the arches entrance unto the face of the porch of thereof round about: it was fifty cubits the inner gate were fifty cubits.. | long, and five and twenty cubits broad..

16 And there were narrow windows to || 30 And the arches round about were the little chambers, and to their posts || five and twenty cubits long, and five cuwithin the gate round about, and like. || bits broad. , , wise to the arches; and windows were 31 And the arches thereof were toround about inward: and upon each post || ward the outer court; and palm trees were palm-trees.

were upon the posts thereof : and the 17 Then brought he me into the out- | going up to it had eight steps. ward court, and lo, there were cham 32 And he brought me into the inner: bers, and a pavement made for the court court toward the east: and he measured round about thirty chambers were upon the gate according to these measures. the pavement.

33 And the little chambers thereof, 18 And the pavement by the side of ll and the posts thereof, and the arches the gates over against the length of the thereof, were according to these meas. gates was the lower pavement.

ures : and there were windows therein 19 Then he measured the breadth and in the arches thereof round about : from the forefront of the lower gate un it was fifty cubits long, and five and to the forefront of the inner court with twenty cubits broad. out, an hundred cubits eastward and 34 And the arches thereof were to-' northward.

ward the outward court; and palm-trees 20 I And the gate of the outward court were upon the posts thereof, on this side, that looked toward the north, he meas and on that side: and the going up to it ured the length thereof, and the breadth had eight steps. thereof..

35 5 And he brought me to the north 21 And the little chambers thereof were gate, and measured it according to these three on this side and three on that side; and the posts thereof and the arches there- 36 The little chambers thereof, the of were after the measure of the first gate: posts thereof, and the arches thereof, and the length thereof was fifty cubits, and the windows to it round about the the breadth five and twenty cubits.. length was fifty cubits, and the breadth

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

eight steps. 23 And the gate of the inner court was 38 And the chambers and the entries over against the gate toward the north, thereof were by the posts of the gates, and toward the east; and he measured | where they washed the burnt-offering. " from gate to gate an hundred cubits. | 39 | And in the porch of the gate were

24 | After that he brought me toward two tables on this side, and two tables the south, and behold a gate toward the on that side, to slay thereon the burntsouth: and he measured the posts thereof offering, and the sin-offering, and the and the arches thereof according to these trespass-offering. measures.

40 And at the side without, as one 25 And there were windows in it and in goeth up to the entry of the north gate, the arches thereof round about, like those were two tables; and on the other side, windows: the length was fifty cubits, and which was at the porch of the gate, were the breadth five and twenty cubits. two tables.

26 And there were seven steps to go 41 Four tables were on this side, and up to it, and the arches thereof were be four tables on that side, by the side of the fore them : and it had palm-trees, one gate ; eight tables, whereupon they slew on this side, and another on that side, their sacrifices. upon the posts thereof.

42 And the four tables were of hewn 27 And there was a gate in the inner stone for the burnt-offering, of a cubit court toward the south; and he measur and an half long, and a cubit and an half ed from gate to gate toward the south anbroad, and one cubit high: whereupon hundred cubits.

I also they laid the instruments where

measures :

678 The parts, chambers, and EZEKIEL ornaments of the tempie. with they slew the burnt-offering and the l' of the house for the side-chambers round sacrifre.

about, that they migh: hare hold, but they 43 And withun were hocks, an hand had not hold in the wall of the house. broad, fastened round alyut: and upon 7 and there was an enlarging, and a the tables was the flesh of the offering winding about still upward to the side

44 ( And with at the inner gate were li chambers : for the winding about of the the chambers of the singers in the inner i house went still upward round about the court, which was at the side of the north , house; therefore the breadth of the house gate; and their prospect was toward the li was atill upward, and so increased from south : one at the side of the east gate the lowest chamber to the highest by the having the prospect toward the north. | midst.

45 And he said unto me, This chamber, i 8 I saw also the height of the house whose prospect is toward the south, is for round about : the foundations of the sidethe priests, the keepers of the charge of chambers were a full reed of six great the house,

cubits. 46 And the chamber whose prospect is 9 The thickness of the wall, which was toward the north is for the priests, the for the side-chamber without, was five cukeepers of the charge of the altar: these bits: and that which was left was the place are the sons of Zadok among the sons of of the side-chambers that were within. Levi, which come near to the LORD to 10 And between the chambers was the minister onto him.

wideness of twenty cubits round about 47 So he measured the court, an hun- | the house on every side. ared cubits long, and an hundred cubits 11 And the doors of the side-chambers broad, foursquare; and the altar that was were toward the place that was left, one before the house.

door toward the north, and another door 48 | And he brought me to the porch of toward the south : and the breadth of the house, and measured each post of the the place that was left was five cubits porch, five cubits on this side, and five round about. cubits on that side : and the brcadth of ! 12 Now the building that was before the the gate was three cubits on this side, i separate place at the end toward the west and three cubits on that side.

was seventy cubits broad; and the wall of 49 The length of the porch was twenty the building was five cubits thick round acubits, and the breadth eleven cubits; l bout, and the length thereof ninety cubits. and he brought me by the steps whereby | 13 So he measured the house, an hunthey went up to it: and there were pillars | dred cubits long; and the separate place, by the posts, cne on this side, and another and the building, with the walls thereof, on that side.

an hundred cubits long ; CHAP. XLI.

14 Also the breadth of the face of the The measures, parts, chambers, and or- || house, and of the separate place toward naments of the temple.

the east, an hundred cubits. AFTERWARD he brought me to the 15 And he measured the length of the A temple, and measured the posts, six building over against the separate place cubits broad on the one side, and six cu- which was behind it, and the galleries bits broad on the other side, which was thereof on the one side and on the other the breadth of the tabernacle.

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

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

the wall round about within and without, 4 So he measured the length thereof, by measure. twenty cubits; and the breadth, twenty 18 And it was made with cherubims cubits, before the temple : and he said and palm-trees, so that a palm-tree was unto me, This is the most holy place. between a cherub and a cherub; and ev

5 After he measured the wall of the Il ery cherub had two faces; house, six cubits; and the breadth of ev 19 So that the face of a man was tocry side-chamber, four cubits, round a- ward the palm-tree on the one side, and bout the house on every side.

the face of a young lion toward the palm6 And the side-chambers were three, I tree on the other side : it was made one over another, and thirty in order ; || through all the house round about. and they entered into the wall which was ll 20 From the ground unto above the

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