The Valley of Dry Bones

1 The hand of the LORD was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones.

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2 He led me back and forth among them, and I saw a great many bones on the floor of the valley, bones that were very dry.
3 He asked me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” I said, “Sovereign LORD, you alone know.”

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4 Then he said to me, “Prophesy to these bones and say to them, ‘Dry bones, hear the word of the LORD!

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5 This is what the Sovereign LORD says to these bones: I will make breatha enter you, and you will come to life.

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    • ž 37:5 - The Hebrew for this word can also mean "wind" or "spirit" (see verses 6-14).
      6 I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will put breath in you, and you will come to life. Then you will know that I am the LORD.’ ”

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      7 So I prophesied as I was commanded. And as I was prophesying, there was a noise, a rattling sound, and the bones came together, bone to bone.
      8 I looked, and tendons and flesh appeared on them and skin covered them, but there was no breath in them.
      9 Then he said to me, “Prophesy to the breath; prophesy, son of man, and say to it, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Come, breath, from the four winds and breathe into these slain, that they may live.’ ”

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      10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and breath entered them; they came to life and stood up on their feet—a vast army.

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      11 Then he said to me: “Son of man, these bones are the people of Israel. They say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off.’

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