Ezekiel 37:1-14 NRS

1 The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones.
2 He led me all around them; there were very many lying in the valley, and they were very dry.
3 He said to me, "Mortal, can these bones live?" I answered, "O Lord God, you know."
4 Then he said to me, "Prophesy to these bones, and say to them: O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.
5 Thus says the Lord God to these bones: I will cause breath a to enter you, and you shall live.

References for Ezekiel 37:5

    • ò 37:5 - Or [spirit]
      6 I will lay sinews on you, and will cause flesh to come upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath b in you, and you shall live; and you shall know that I am the Lord."

      References for Ezekiel 37:6

        • ó 37:6 - Or [spirit]
          7 So I prophesied as I had been commanded; and as I prophesied, suddenly there was a noise, a rattling, and the bones came together, bone to its bone.
          8 I looked, and there were sinews on them, and flesh had come upon them, and skin had covered them; but there was no breath in them.
          9 Then he said to me, "Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, mortal, and say to the breath: c Thus says the Lord God: Come from the four winds, O breath, d and breathe upon these slain, that they may live."

          References for Ezekiel 37:9

            • ô 37:9 - Or [wind] or [spirit]
            • õ 37:9 - Or [wind] or [spirit]
              10 I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood on their feet, a vast multitude.
              11 Then he said to me, "Mortal, these bones are the whole house of Israel. They say, "Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost; we are cut off completely.'
              12 Therefore prophesy, and say to them, Thus says the Lord God: I am going to open your graves, and bring you up from your graves, O my people; and I will bring you back to the land of Israel.
              13 And you shall know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves, and bring you up from your graves, O my people.
              14 I will put my spirit within you, and you shall live, and I will place you on your own soil; then you shall know that I, the Lord, have spoken and will act, says the Lord."