1“And you, #See ch. 2:1 son of man, #ch. 38:2, 3 prophesy against #ch. 38:2 Gog and say, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, #ch. 38:3; See ch. 13:8 I am against you, O Gog, #ch. 38:2, 3 chief prince of #ch. 38:2Meshech#39:1 Or Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech and #ch. 38:2Tubal. 2#ch. 38:4 And I will turn you about and drive you forward,#39:2 Or and drag you along and bring you up from #ch. 38:6, 15; [ch. 32:30] the uttermost parts of the north, and lead you against the #See ch. 6:2mountains of Israel. 3Then #[Ps. 76:3]I will strike your bow from your left hand, and #[Ps. 76:3]will make your arrows drop out of your right hand. 4#[ch. 38:21] You shall fall on #[See ver. 2 above] the mountains of Israel, you and all your #ch. 38:6, 9, 22 hordes and the peoples who are with you. #[ver. 17]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 #See ch. 17:21I have spoken, declares the Lord God. 6#[ch. 28:18; 30:8, 14, 16; 38:22] I will send fire on #ch. 38:2 Magog and on those #ch. 38:8, 14 who dwell securely in #ch. 27:3, 6, 7, 15 the coastlands, and #See ch. 6:7they shall know that I am the Lord.
7“And #[ver. 22] my holy name I will make known in the midst of my people Israel, and #See ch. 20:39 I will not let my holy name be profaned anymore. And #See ch. 36:23 the nations shall know that I am #Isa. 45:11the Lord, the Holy One in Israel. 8#ch. 21:7 Behold, it is coming and it will be brought about, declares the Lord God. That is the day #ch. 38:17of which I have spoken.
9“Then those who dwell in the cities of Israel will go out and #[Ps. 46:9; Isa. 9:5] make fires of the weapons and burn them, shields and bucklers, bow and arrows, #[1 Sam. 17:40]clubs#39:9 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 #[See ver. 9 above] they will make their fires of the weapons. #[Isa. 33:1]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 #ch. 38:2 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 #ver. 15Hamon-gog.#39:11 Hamon-gog means the multitude of Gog 12For #[ver. 14] seven months the house of Israel will be burying them, in order #[Deut. 21:23]to cleanse the land. 13All the people of the land will bury them, and it will bring them renown on the day that #ch. 28:22I 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 #[See ver. 12 above] to cleanse it. At#39:14 Or Until the end of #[ver. 12]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 #ver. 11Hamon-gog. 16(Hamonah#39:16 Hamonah means multitude is also the name of the city.) Thus shall they cleanse the land.
17“As for you, #See ch. 2:1 son of man, thus says the Lord God: #[Rev. 19:17] Speak to #ver. 4; [Jer. 12:9] the birds of every sort and to #ver. 4; [Jer. 12:9] all beasts of the field: ‘Assemble and come, gather from all around to #[Isa. 34:6; Zeph. 1:7]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#[Rev. 19:18] 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 #[Ps. 22:12]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 #ver. 7, 13; [ch. 28:22; 37:28; 38:23]; See ch. 36:23 I will set my glory among the nations, and all the nations shall see #[Ex. 7:4]my judgment that I have executed, and #[Ex. 7:4]my hand that I have laid on them. 22#ver. 28; Joel 2:27; See ch. 6:7The house of Israel shall know that I am the Lord their God, from that day forward. 23And #See Deut. 29:24-28 the nations shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity, because they dealt so treacherously with me that #Deut. 31:17 I hid my face from them and #[Lev. 26:25]gave them into the hand of their adversaries, and they all fell by the sword. 24I dealt with them #[See ch. 18:30]according to their uncleanness and their transgressions, and hid my face from them.
The Lord Will Restore Israel
25“Therefore thus says the Lord God: Now #See Jer. 30:3 I will restore the fortunes of Jacob and have mercy on #ch. 20:40 the whole house of Israel, and #[ch. 20:9]; See ch. 5:13I will be jealous for my holy name. 26They shall #See ch. 32:24 forget their shame and all the treachery they have practiced against me, when #ch. 34:25, 27, 28; 38:8 they dwell securely in their land with #ch. 34:28none to make them afraid, 27#ch. 28:25; See ch. 11:17 when I have brought them back from the peoples and gathered them from their enemies’ lands, #See ch. 20:41and through them have vindicated my holiness in the sight of many nations. 28#[See ver. 22 above]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#[ver. 23] And I will not hide my face anymore from them, when #[Joel 2:28]I pour out my Spirit upon the house of Israel, declares the Lord God.”