17:5); Gog en fournit la preuve. 19. great shaking--an earthquake: physical agitations after accompanying social and moral revolutions. But it does mean that there is a perfect God, a God Who will keep His covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and will remain true to the covenant He has made with all believers through the blood of His Son Jesus Christ. It probably refers to the ruler of the people who live in Magog. Gog comptait trouver une proie facile dans un peuple apparemment si exposé et si faible. Ge 19:24 Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven. you will remember your evil ways, and your deeds that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves for your iniquities and your abominations. In the latter days I will bring you against my land, that the nations may know me, when through you, O Gog, I vindicate my holiness before their eyes. ), be diligent (spoudazo = in the aorist imperative = Do this now, even with a sense of urgency) to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless (What should be the effect of studying prophecy on our daily lives, our interactions with our spouse, our children, etc? which you have profaned among the nations to which you came. The modern Russians may have hence assumed their name, as Moscow and Tobolsk from Meshech and Tubal, though their proper ancient name was Slavi, or Wends. Gomer paraît être le chef de la race Cimmerienne ou Celtique, et Togarma le chef de la race des Arméniens. KJV Commentary - The development of Israel since 1948 has been phenomenal. The reader should be aware that I will use a number of quotes from Joel Rosenberg (Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog - Tracking events and trends in Israel, Russia and the epicenter), a Jewish believer who has written and spoken frequently about prophetic events in the Middle East. After which days? A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Car l’Éternel déclare qu’Il le fera retourner, lui mettra un anneau dans les mâchoires et le fera sortir lui et toute son armée. Care will be taken to attempt to alert the reader if a comment is written which is "speculative". In the meantime, we must be cautious in offering interpretations which are too dogmatic. This command comes as if from a general in a great battle and conveys a sense of urgency!) (cp Saul's experience in Acts 9:1-6). They are not perfect, but He loves them and has made promises to them and He intends to keep those promises (Ed: Despite the teaching of the increasing popular belief in "Replacement Theology."). This is difficult to answer objectively (and dogmatically)! ': Sheba - 23x - Gen 10:7, 28; 25:3; 1 Kgs 10:1, 4, 10, 13; 1 Chr 1:9, 22, 32; 2 Chr 9:1, 3, 9, 12; Job 1:15; 6:19; Ps 72:10, 15; Isa 60:6; Jer 6:20; Ezek 27:22-23f; 38:13, Dedan - 10x - Gen 10:7; 25:3; 1 Chr 1:9, 32; Jer 25:23; 49:8; Ezek 25:13; 27:15, 20; 38:13. . MacArthur feels these events will occur at "the end of the future tribulation period of 7 years. There is a subtle but very real difference and this approach can lead to a very speculative, sensationalistic interpretation. (Ed: As discussed below, this is a speculative statement because the timing of Ezekiel 38-39 is very difficult to identify with absolute confidence!) Israël est depuis longtemps rétabli ; déjà le règne de Dieu est réalisé dans son sein. The Vision of the Dry Bones. Thus says the Lord God, ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her at the center of the nations, with lands around her. © 2020 Christianity.com. Promises of security are treasured up in the word of God, against the troubles and dangers the church may be brought into in the latter days. . Les grandes questions: quoi, où, et quand, sont à considérer au moment de l’application de la vision, et non pas quand elle a été écrite. Another suggestion before you begin to study Ezekiel 37 is to take some time and study Dr Tony Garland's well referenced discussion of the Interpreting Symbols (From the preface of Garland's commentary on The Revelation, one of the best and most balanced commentaries from a literalistic perspective I have ever read = A Testimony of Jesus Christ - highly recommended). He will be visited (KJV) or mustered (as soldiers are mustered) as an army who would come the land. Beloved, while Bible prophecy is exciting to study, especially in light of current world events (2012), it is vital that we not be carried away by sensationalistic speculations and miss or neglect the transforming effect that prophecy should have on our daily lives (cp 2Cor 3:18-note). (HCSB Study Bible - Note - this well done resource is free online. (Bolding added for emphasis). 3 The Ezekiel invasion occurs before the establishment of the kingdom, whereas the event in Revelation 20 occurs afterwards. . I am against you (cp phrase "set your face" Ezek 38:2) - When God is opposed to anyone, this fact alone should get their attention. iAnd I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. Il ne songe pas un instant que, sur ces montagnes d’Israël, lui et son immense armée vont bientôt périr par la main de l’Éternel, ou l’un par l’autre. Persia is surely modern day Iran. English Version means, "Against Israel, which has been waste, but which (that is, whose people) is now (at the time of the invasion) brought forth out of the nations where they were dispersed, and shall be found by the invader dwelling securely, so as to seem an easy prey to him.". To reiterate, God never gave Israel the Land based on the obedience of the nation. RESTORATION Constable - The Lord asked rhetorically if it was Gog about whom He had spoken through His other servants the prophets many years earlier. Fire and brimstone - This day ("on that day" Ezek 38:19) is the most horrifying day in human history in modern times and recalls God's destruction of the wickedness of Sodom and Gomorrah. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading comparison. Application: If the enemies of God are supposed to be prepared, how much more should the Church of Jesus Christ be ready at all times! 30:7; Ps. Here He even used Gog, a godless source, to declare His greatness. Writers such as Hitchcock see in Ezekiel 38-39 an "account of a future invasion of Israel led by Russia and joined by a vast horde of Islamic nations on all sides." There was an error while trying to create your account. Heureusement, la version la plus ancienne, celle des Septante, donne le vrai sens, et les versions grecques de Theodotion et Symmachus ne l’abandonnent pas, mais le confirment. Give the land without a people to the people without a land.". L’attention est attirée ici sur l’ancienneté et la durée des prédictions relatives à cet effort final (38:17). blood . Ezekiel 38:12 to capture spoil and to seize plunder, to turn your hand against the waste places which are now inhabited, and against the people who are gathered from the nations, who have acquired cattle and goods, who live at the center of the world. Gog seems to transcend historical categories, serving as a symbol of the forces of antichrist. Est-ce pour faire le pillage que tu as assemblé ton rassemblement de peuples, pour enlever de l’argent et de l’or, pour prendre le bétail et les biens, pour emporter un grand butin?» (38:13). Ezek 2:1, 3, 6, 8; 3:1, 3-4, 10, 17, 25; 4:1, 16; 5:1; 6:2; 7:2; 8:5-6, 8, 12, 15, 17; 11:2, 4, 15; 12:2-3, 9, 18, 22, 27; 13:2, 17; 14:3, 13; 15:2; 16:2; 17:2; 20:3-4, 27, 46; 21:2, 6, 9, 12, 14, 19, 28; 22:2, 18, 24; 23:2, 36; 24:2, 16, 25; 25:2; 26:2; 27:2; 28:2, 12, 21; 29:2, 18; 30:2, 21; 31:2; 32:2, 18; 33:2, 7, 10, 12, 24, 30; 34:2; 35:2; 36:1, 17; 37:3, 9, 11, 16; 38:2, 14; 39:1, 17; 40:4; 43:7, 10, 18; 44:5; 47:6. (1-13) God's judgments. It is supposed these enemies will come together to invade the land of Judea, and God will defeat them. HCSB - Sheba (Ezek 27:22), Dedan (Ezek 25:13; 27:20), and Tarshish (Ezek 27:12) are mentioned in chapter 27 as engaged in trade with Tyre. 11. dwell safely--that is, securely, without fear of danger (compare Esther 9:19 ). ": Like a storm (cp parallel description in Ezek 38:16) - Suddenly, ferociously the anti-Semitic confederacy will come against the Promised Land. Il est bon de commencer par éliminer des erreurs qui, pour beaucoup de lecteurs, ont trop longtemps recouvert la traduction du verset 2 au détriment du vrai sens. Ezekiel 38:1 And the word of the LORD came to me saying, (NASB: Lockman): Study Ezekiel 38-39 as a single unit. The destruction is also reminiscent of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 18-19). Therefore, if He will use Gog, how much more will He use us, as we attempt the evangelization of the masses! Meshech and Tubal occur together in Scripture (Ezekiel 27:13; 32:26; Ge 10:2; 1Chron. 14 Therefore (term of conclusion), beloved, since you look for (prosdokao in the present tense - what is a "key word" in this section of 2Peter? The nations of the world will be forced to recognize that this is an act of God--not merely in the legal sense, but as a very real case of direct intervention in the affairs of men by the God of creation. Magog is identified by Josephus with the Scythians, and there is considerable evidence that all three tribes eventually migrated farther north. i. ": Like a cloud to cover the land (cp Ezek 38:9) - This simile leaves little doubt that the invasion will be "omnipresent" and appear as an overwhelming force arrayed against tiny Israel. PROPHECY OF These chemicals, together with modern technology in farming by irrigation and increasing amounts of natural rainfall, could make it to be the breadbasket for a large part of the world. BDB). JUDGMENT Gen 49:13; Ex 26:22f, 27; 36:27f, 32; Jdg 19:1, 18; 1 Sam 24:3; 1Kgs 6:16; 2 Kgs 19:23; Ps 48:2; 128:3; Isa 14:13, 15; 37:24; Jer 6:22; 25:32; 31:8; 50:41; Ezek 32:23; 38:6, 15; 39:2; 46:19; Amos 6:10; Jonah 1:5. Et tu viendras de ton lieu, du fond du nord, toi et beaucoup de peuples avec toi, tous montés sur des chevaux, un grand rassemblement et une nombreuse armée; et tu monteras contre mon peuple Israël comme une nuée, pour couvrir le pays.