20:1 And it came to pass in the seventh year, in the fifth month, the tenth day of the month, that certain of the elders of Israel came to enquire of the LORD, and sat before me.
20:37 And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant:
The passage is a prophecy of the future judgment upon Israel, regathered from all nations (see "Israel," Isaiah 1:24-26 refs. into the old wilderness wanderings. Ezekiel 20:35 . The issue of this judgment determines who of Israel in that day shall enter the land for kingdom blessing. ; Psalms 50:1-7 ; Ezekiel 20:33-44 ; Malachi 3:2-5 ; Malachi 4:1 Malachi 4:2 see other judgments,