As you study the chart (below), keep in mind that the fact that the fall of Jerusalem in Ezekiel 33:21 marks a major transition in the book form a message of judgment and hopelessness to a message of future restoration and hope.
In recent years, Israel has soundly defeated several smaller confederacies which attempted to destroy her, but this confederacy seems so large and strong that nothing less than divine intervention can save her. While increasing numbers of Jews have come to believe in the New Covenant in His blood, the complete fulfillment of this prophecy awaits the return of the Deliverer as described in Romans 11:26-note) followed by with them; it will be an everlasting covenant (Another description of the New Covenant in His blood - cp Hebrews 13:20-note) with them. (E B Smick in Harris, R L, Archer, G L & Waltke, B K Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament. PROPHECY OF The TWOT explains that... All attempts to trace the origin of the name Gog must be held to be tentative. Comment: I tend to agree with the HCSB Study Bible comment. Ezekiel 38:16 and you will come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the Land . Prépare-toi, et tiens-toi prêt, toi et tout ton rassemblement qui est assemblé auprès de toi, et sois leur chef. that you may never again suffer the disgrace of famine among the nations. Because what we are looking for will determine what we are living for! In Ezekiel's time a horde of northern Asiatics, termed by the Greeks "Scythians," and probably including the Moschi and Tibareni, near the Caucasus, here ("Meshech . Only the God of Israel has kept the Jewish people alive. Ezekiel 38:20 "The fish of the sea, the birds of the heavens, the beasts of the field, all the creeping things that creep on the earth, and all the men who are on the face of the earth will shake at My presence; the mountains also will be thrown down, the steep pathways will collapse and every wall will fall to the ground. hooks into thy jaws--( Ezekiel 29:4 , 2 Kings 19:28 ). Beloved, while Bible prophecy is exciting to study, especially in light of current world events (2012), it is vital that we not be carried away by sensationalistic speculations and miss or neglect the transforming effect that prophecy should have on our daily lives (cp 2Cor 3:18-note). 32 yIt is not for your sake that I will act, declares the Lord God; let that be known to you. This will show the people of the world your wisdom and insight.
Joel Rosenberg has the following comments on Gog... Over the years, people have asked me if Putin might be the Russian dictator referred to as “Gog” in the Biblical prophecies of “Gog and Magog” in Ezekiel 38-39. The Islamic nations will appeal to Russia. The Vision of the Dry Bones. Il n’y a bien sûr aucune difficulté à supposer des migrations vers le nord à partir des régions d’origine, en supposant qu’il ait pu s’agir des races du nord de l’Asie mineure aux jours d’Ézéchiel, et qui nous sont familiers sous les noms des Moschi, Tibareni, et peut-être d’autres tribus nommées par des auteurs grecs tardifs. the chief prince--rather, "prince of Rosh," or "Rhos" [Septuagint]. The "danger" in interpreting difficult passages like Ezekiel 38-39 is to be so excited about them that one attempts to force them into current events, rather than letting the passage govern the assessment of current events. These names might be adopted by Ezekiel from the historical fact familiar to men at the time, as ideal titles for the great last anti-Christian confederacy. Togarmah--the Armenians of the Caucasus, south of Iberia. Because he, and he alone, aspires to annihilate the people of God, Gog will be no automaton, a nerveless puppet on a string: ‘in that day … matters will arise in your heart and you will devise an evil scheme’ (Ezek 38:10). Ezekiel 38:6 Gomer with all its troops; Beth-togarmah from the remote parts of the north with all its troops--many peoples with you. Wiersbe speculates - "Perhaps these nations also want to prevent the rebuilding of the Jewish temple. . That was fiction, but in real life Arafat ended up dying 13 months after the novel was published, and the battle between Fatah and Hamas erupted almost immediately. Ezekiel 38:18 "It will come about on that day, when Gog comes against the Land of Israel," declares the Lord GOD, "that My fury will mount up in My anger. Ceci fournit tout de suite un sens convenable, renforcé par le terme qui précède, aussi bien que par ceux qui suivent. i. There is a people without a land. Other names of "the land" include "Canaan" and "the land of Israel.". And oI will summon the grain and make it abundant and play no famine upon you. He will seize the rebuilt temple, put an image of himself in the inner sanctuary (cp Mt 24:15-note, 2Th 2:3-note, 2Th 2:4-note, Rev 13:14-15-note), and command that universal worship be given to him and his image. Jehovah Shammah — The LORD is There, 7 YEARS 38 prête son nom: l’une est au commencement du règne du Messie, l’autre à la fin. Then the pestilential vapors from such masses of victims before they were all buried! (Putin Rising but is he “Gog”). Ezekiel 39:1 "And you, son of man, prophesy against Gog and say, Thus says the Lord GOD: Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. In the Septuagint, tabbur is translated with the Greek noun omphalos (Latin = umbilicus) which means anything central (like a navel as it is translated in Song 7:3!). The "caveat" is that the nation of Israel that enters the Millennium will be composed entirely of believing Jews and it is those Jews and the nation of Israel which will inherit the Land promised to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, a promise that has never been literally fulfilled (Israel never occupied or received all of the Land promised, so if God does not fulfill this promise, He would be unfaithful to His original covenant to Abraham - See the original boundaries in Genesis 15:18).
Et il arrivera en ce jour-là, au jour où Gog viendra contre la terre d’Israël, dit le Seigneur, l’Éternel, que ma fureur me montera au visage; — et je parle dans ma jalousie, dans le feu de mon courroux: Oui, en ce jour-là, il y aura une grande commotion sur la terre d’Israël; et les poissons de la mer, et les oiseaux des cieux, et les bêtes des champs, trembleront devant moi, et tout ce qui rampe sur la terre, et tout homme qui est sur la face de la terre; et les montagnes seront renversées, et les hauts rochers s’écrouleront, et toutes les murailles tomberont par terre. After Ezekiel 37 and the rebirth of the nation we come to Ezekiel 38, which describes a war against Israel just prior to the start of the 7 year period, the Seventieth Week of Daniel. Je sais que le targum chaldéen de Jonathan et la version grecque du Juif Aquila le traduisent, comme la version autorisée du roi Jacques, par le «prince chef» — la Vulgate traduit «prince de la tête, ou: du chef» (comme le texte en marge de la version autorisée du roi Jacques) — la version syriaque traduit «gouverneur et chef» — la version arabe traduit «prince des princes», etc. Jerusalem, the place from which Muhammad supposedly leaped to heaven (Ed: Specifically The Temple Mount, [or here for an excellent aerial view] the most contested and "valuable" parcel of real estate in the entire world! Libya--expressly specified by APPIAN as supplying the ranks of Antiochus' army. Mais le Seigneur l’Éternel est contre lui: au lieu de reconnaître le bien qui arrive au peuple si longtemps tourmenté, il voudrait bien s’agrandir lui-même, et se trouve ainsi en rangées non pas simplement contre l’Israël de Dieu, mais contre le Dieu d’Israël. Anthropopathy: God stooping to human modes of thought (Ps 18:8)." Cette prophétie suppose que le peuple est déjà rentré dans son pays, le peuple tout entier et non pas seulement un résidu comme après la captivité à Babylone.
(Ex 14:4, 7:5, 17). Ezekiel 38:22 "With pestilence and with blood I will enter into judgment with him; and I will rain on him and on his troops, and on the many peoples who are with him, a torrential rain, with hailstones, fire and brimstone.
God alone could cause them to live. Louw-Nida defines Gog (G-K #1573) as follows... גֹּוג (gôg): noun proper; ≡ Strong's #1463; TWOT 324—Louw-Nida 93-personal/person. Gog vient comme une tempête, comme une nuée pour couvrir le pays (38:9). Gog, one many conservative, literal commentators feel is Russia.
And say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will take the sons of Israel from among the nations where they have gone, and I will gather them from every side and bring them into their own land; 22 and I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel; and one king will be king for all of them (Not fulfilled); and they will no longer be two nations, and they will no longer be divided into two kingdoms.
The nations named are identified with Islam, and they would want to protect the “Dome of the Rock,” a revered Muslim monument which has stood on the temple site for centuries. Certainly it means also the acknowledgment of God’s quiet people as the navel of the earth (38:11-12). Compare Ezekiel 38:16 "I will bring you against My land.".
Others taking it quite literally (Ed: See discussion of the Literal approach) say the nation Israel will be attacked after the Millennium when Satan is released only to be finally destroyed by being cast into the lake of fire. Joel Rosenberg - Why does the Lord act? 33:16-17). be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless (2Peter 3:10-12-note, 2Pe 3:14-note), Joel Rosenberg - Ezekiel tells us that this earthquake will shake the entire globe and “all the men who are on the face of the earth will shake at My presence”. Ils peuvent être impatients de négocier avec le dévastateur, et profiter d’acheter le butin attendu, mais eux-aussi devront bientôt dire: «Certainement il y a un fruit pour le juste, certainement il y a un Dieu qui juge sur la terre» (Ps. The title was probably a common one of the kings of the country, as "Pharaoh" in Egypt.
We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Ethiopia is a modern nation in 2013. The scenes are different. And I will vindicate the holiness of my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, and which you have profaned among them. It is good for nothing anymore, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men. Et je me glorifierai et je me sanctifierai, et je serai connu aux yeux de beaucoup de nations; et elles sauront que je suis l’Éternel» (38:17-23). Gog voudra en tirer avantage, mais ce sera sa ruine. You won’t see any evidence of that. In this view, the Israelites are attacked unexpectedly (as required by Ezek 38:8), but the period that follows—the great tribulation described in Revelation—will be so horrendous that it is difficult to envision people clearing the battlefield of war equipment and dead bodies as depicted in Ezek 39:9-20.
In this scenario, the Beast and False Prophet are still free for a brief time after the great battle of Armageddon as depicted in Revelation 16:16-21 and Rev 19:11-16-note. C’est cette dernière idée qui est mise en scène de la manière la plus dramatique dans cette prophétie. Verse by Verse animation of Ezekiel's Temple Vision - Chapter 40 More videos at http://www.bibliaprints.com A C Gaebelein outlines this last section of Ezekiel... 1. At Ezekiel 24:2, Ezekiel is informed by God that the king of Babylon has begun the siege against Jerusalem. The mountains also will be thrown down - Interpreted literally, there apparently will be major upheavals in some of the mountains of the earth as a result of this earthquake. «C’est pourquoi, fils d’homme, prophétise et dis à Gog: Ainsi dit le Seigneur, l’Éternel: En ce jour-là, quand mon peuple Israël habitera en sécurité, ne le sauras-tu pas? Ezekiel 38:8 "After many days you will be summoned; in the latter years you will come into the land that is restored from the sword, whose inhabitants have been gathered from many nations to the mountains of Israel which had been a continual waste; but its people were brought out from the nations, and they are living securely, all of them.