38 1And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
2Son of man, set
thy face toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and
Tubal, and prophesy against him,
3and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah:
Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal:
4and I will turn thee about, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will
bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them
clothed in full armor, a great company with buckler and shield, all of them
5Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with
shield and helmet;
6Gomer, and all his hordes; the house of Togarmah in
the uttermost parts of the north, and all his hordes; even many peoples with
7Be thou prepared, yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy
companies that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
8After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt
come into the land that is brought back from the sword, that is gathered out
of many peoples, upon the mountains of Israel, which have been a continual
waste; but it is brought forth out of the peoples, and they shall dwell
securely, all of them.
9And thou shalt ascend, thou shalt come like a
storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy
hordes, and many peoples with thee.
10Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: It
shall come to pass in that day, that things shall come into thy mind, and
thou shalt devise an evil device:
11and thou shalt say, I will go up to
the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell
securely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor
12to take the spoil and to take the prey; to turn thy hand against
the waste places that are now inhabited, and against the people that
are gathered out of the nations, that have gotten cattle and goods, that
dwell in the middle of the earth.
13Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants
of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou
come to take the spoil? hast thou assembled thy company to take the prey? to
carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take great
14Therefore, son of man, prophesy, and say unto Gog, Thus saith
the Lord Jehovah: In that day when my people Israel dwelleth securely, shalt
thou not know it?
15And thou shalt come from thy place out of the
uttermost parts of the north, thou, and many peoples with thee, all of them
riding upon horses, a great company and a mighty army;
16and thou shalt
come up against my people Israel, as a cloud to cover the land: it shall come
to pass in the latter days, that I will bring thee against my land, that the
nations may know me, when I shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their
17Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Art thou he of whom I spake in old
time by my servants the prophets of Israel, that prophesied in those days for
many years that I would bring thee against them?
18And it shall
come to pass in that day, when Gog shall come against the land of Israel,
saith the Lord Jehovah, that my wrath shall come up into my nostrils.
19For in my jealousy and in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in
that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel;
the fishes of the sea, and the birds of the heavens, and the beasts of the
field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men
that are upon the face of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the
mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every
wall shall fall to the ground.
21And I will call for a sword against him
unto all my mountains, saith the Lord Jehovah: every man's sword shall be
against his brother.
22And with pestilence and with blood will I enter
into judgment with him; and I will rain upon him, and upon his hordes, and
upon the many peoples that are with him, an overflowing shower, and great
hailstones, fire, and brimstone.
23And I will magnify myself, and
sanctify myself, and I will make myself known in the eyes of many nations;
and they shall know that I am Jehovah.