Ezekiel 37:1

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.

Ezekiel 37:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 The hand of the LORD was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones,
ESV
1 The hand of the LORD was upon me, and he brought me out in the Spirit of the LORD and set me down in the middle of the valley; it was full of bones.
NLT
1 The LORD took hold of me, and I was carried away by the Spirit of the LORD to a valley filled with bones.
MSG
1 God grabbed me. God's Spirit took me up and sat me down in the middle of an open plain strewn with bones.
CSB
1 The hand of the Lord was on me, and He brought me out by His Spirit and set me down in the middle of the valley; it was full of bones.

Ezekiel 37:1 In-Context

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.
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.”
4 Then he said to me, “Prophesy to these bones and say to them, ‘Dry bones, hear the word of the LORD!
5 This is what the Sovereign LORD says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Ezekiel 1:3; Ezekiel 8:3
  • 2. S Ezekiel 11:24; Luke 4:1; Acts 8:39
  • 3. Jeremiah 7:32
  • 4. S Jeremiah 8:2; Ezekiel 40:1
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