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Ezekiel 38:1-7 NIV

The LORD’s Great Victory Over the Nations

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

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      2 “Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince ofa Meshek and Tubal; prophesy against him

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        •   38:2 - Or "the prince of Rosh,"
          3 and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, Gog, chief prince ofb Meshek and Tubal.

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            • ¡ 38:3 - Or "Gog, prince of Rosh,"
              4 I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws and bring you out with your whole army—your horses, your horsemen fully armed, and a great horde with large and small shields, all of them brandishing their swords.

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              5 Persia, Cushc and Put will be with them, all with shields and helmets,

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                • ¢ 38:5 - That is, the upper Nile region
                  6 also Gomer with all its troops, and Beth Togarmah from the far north with all its troops—the many nations with you.

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                  7 “ ‘Get ready; be prepared, you and all the hordes gathered about you, and take command of them.

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                  • a 38:2 - Or "the prince of Rosh,"
                  • b 38:3 - Or "Gog, prince of Rosh,"
                  • c 38:5 - That is, the upper Nile region
                  • d 38:12 - The Hebrew for this phrase means "the navel of the earth" .
                  • e 38:13 - Or "her strong lions"