Ezekiel 34:26-27

26 And I will make them and the places all around my hill 1a blessing, and 2I will send down the showers in their season; they shall be 3showers of blessing.
27 4And the trees of the field shall yield their fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase, 5and they shall be secure in their land. And 6they shall know that I am the LORD, when 7I break the bars of their yoke, and 8deliver them from the hand of those who enslaved them.

Ezekiel 34:26-27 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO EZEKIEL 34

In the former chapter the prophet prophesies against the people of the Jews, both those of the captivity, and those who were not; and here against the shepherds of Israel. This he is bid to do, Eze 34:1,2, whose cruelty to the flock, negligence and unfaithfulness are exposed, Eze 34:3-6, for which reasons they are threatened to be deprived of their office, Eze 34:7-10, and the Lord promises to take the care of the flock upon himself, to seek out his sheep, and feed them, and do every kind office to them, Eze 34:11-16 and then the strong of the flock, that oppressed the weak, are threatened with punishment, Eze 34:17-22 and the promise of the Messiah, as the shepherd of the flock, is made, under whom all prosperity and happiness might be expected, Eze 34:23-31.

Ezekiel 34:26-27 In-Context

24 And I, the LORD, will be their God, and my servant David shall be prince among them. I am the LORD; I have spoken.
25 "I will make with them a covenant of peace and banish wild beasts from the land, so that they may dwell securely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.
26 And I will make them and the places all around my hill a blessing, and I will send down the showers in their season; they shall be showers of blessing.
27 And the trees of the field shall yield their fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase, and they shall be secure in their land. And they shall know that I am the LORD, when I break the bars of their yoke, and deliver them from the hand of those who enslaved them.
28 They shall no more be a prey to the nations, nor shall the beasts of the land devour them. They shall dwell securely, and none shall make them afraid.
29 And I will provide for them renowned plantations so that they shall no more be consumed with hunger in the land, and no longer suffer the reproach of the nations.

Cross References 8

  • 1. Genesis 12:2; Isaiah 19:24; Zechariah 8:13
  • 2. Leviticus 26:4; [Ezekiel 22:24]
  • 3. Malachi 3:10
  • 4. Ezekiel 36:30; Leviticus 26:4
  • 5. [See ver. 25 above]
  • 6. See Ezekiel 6:7
  • 7. Jeremiah 30:8
  • 8. Jeremiah 30:8