39 “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[a] and (G)Tubal. (H)And I will turn you about and drive you forward,[b] and bring you up from (I)the uttermost parts of the north, and lead you against the (J)mountains of Israel. Then (K)I will strike your bow from your left hand, and (L)will make your arrows drop out of your right hand. (M)You shall fall on (N)the mountains of Israel, you and all your (O)hordes and the peoples who are with you. (P)I will give you to birds of prey of every sort and to the beasts of the field to be devoured. You shall fall in the open field, for (Q)I have spoken, declares the Lord God.

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  1. Ezekiel 39:1 Or Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech
  2. Ezekiel 39:2 Or and drag you along

Gog’s Armies Destroyed

39 “And (A)you, son of man, prophesy against Gog, and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, [a]the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal; and I will (B)turn you around and lead you on, (C)bringing you up from the far north, and bring you against the mountains of Israel. Then I will knock the bow out of your left hand, and cause the arrows to fall out of your right hand. (D)You shall [b]fall upon the mountains of Israel, you and all your troops and the peoples who are with you; (E)I will give you to birds of prey of every sort and to the beasts of the field to be devoured. You shall [c]fall on [d]the open field; for I have spoken,” says the Lord God.

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  1. Ezekiel 39:1 Tg., Vg., Aquila the chief prince of Meshech
  2. Ezekiel 39:4 Be slain
  3. Ezekiel 39:5 Be slain
  4. Ezekiel 39:5 Lit. the face of the field

“Then those who dwell in the cities of Israel will go out and (A)make fires of the weapons and burn them, shields and bucklers, bow and arrows, (B)clubs[a] and spears; and they will make fires of them for seven years, 10 so that they will not need to take wood out of the field or cut down any out of the forests, for (C)they will make their fires of the weapons. (D)They will seize the spoil of those who despoiled them, and plunder those who plundered them, declares the Lord God.

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  1. Ezekiel 39:9 Or javelins

“Then those who dwell in the cities of Israel will go out and set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and bucklers, the bows and arrows, the [a]javelins and spears; and they will make fires with them for seven years. 10 They will not take wood from the field nor cut down any from the forests, because they will make fires with the weapons; (A)and they will plunder those who plundered them, and pillage those who pillaged them,” says the Lord God.

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  1. Ezekiel 39:9 Lit. hand staffs