Ezekiel 38:1-7 NIV

A Prophecy Against Gog

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

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      2 "Son of man, set your face against Gog,1 of the land of Magog,2 the chief prince ofa Meshech and Tubal;3 prophesy against him

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        • a 38:2 - Or "the prince of Rosh,"
          3 and say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, O Gog, chief prince ofb Meshech and Tubal.4

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            • b 38:3 - Or "Gog, prince of Rosh,"
              4 I will turn you around, put hooks5 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.6

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              5 Persia, Cushc7 and Put8 will be with them, all with shields and helmets,

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                • c 38:5 - That is, the upper Nile region
                  6 also Gomer9 with all its troops, and Beth Togarmah10 from the far north11 with all its troops--the many nations with you.

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                  7 " 'Get ready; be prepared,12 you and all the hordes gathered about you, and take command of them.

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