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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Ezekiel 39



Verse 1

Therefore, &c. See the Structure, p. 1161

Verse 2

son of man. See note on Ezekiel 2:1,

Gog, &c. See note on Ezekiel 38:2.

the Lord God. Hebrew. Adonai Jehovah. See note on Ezekiel 2:4.

Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6. turn thee back. See note on Ezekiel 38:4.

leave but the sixth part of thee = and will lead thee on. This being from the root shasha = to lead; not shesh = six.

upon the mountains of Israel. The others will be smitten in their own lands.

Verse 4

people = peoples. Some codices, with Aram, and Syriac, read "many peoples". Compare Ezekiel 38:22.

Verse 5

saith the Lord God = [is] Adonai Jehovah"s oracle.

Verse 6

isles = coasts, or maritime lands.

they shall know, &c. See note on Ezekiel 6:10.

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.

Verse 7

holy. See note on Exodus 3:5.

name. See note on Psalms 20:1.

pollute = profane.

heathen = nations.

shall know, &c. See note on Ezekiel 6:10.

Verse 10

rob = make a prey.

Verse 11

in. The 1611 edition of the Authorized Version reads "at".

graves = sepulture. Septuagint and Vulgate read "memorial for burial".

shall stop . . . passengers = obstruoteth, or arresteth, the passengers. Probably on account of its depth.

Hamon = gog = the multitude of Gog.

Verse 14

men of continual employment = constantly.

men. Hebrew pl of "enosh. App-14.

Verse 15

man"s. Hebrew. "adam, App-14.

Verse 16

Hamonah = " to the multitude".

Verse 18

princes = leaders.

Verse 22

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.

Verse 23

iniquity. Hebrew `avah. App-41.

trespassed = committed treachery. Hebrew. ma"al App-44.

Verse 24

transgressions = rebellions. Hebrew. pasha". App-44.

Verse 25

Now: i.e. after the destruction of Gog; i.e. after the "gathering" but before the final "Restoration", and therefore before the Millennium. See note on Ezekiel 38:2.

Verse 26

After, &c. Another note of time, determining the fulfilment of the prophecy concerning Gog.

trespasses = treachery. Hebrew. ma"al, as in Ezekiel 39:23.

safely = confidently.

in their land = on their soil,

Verse 27

When. Another mark of time.

Verse 29

Neither . . . any more. Another mark of time. poured out, &c. See Joel 2:28. Another mark of time.

spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Ezekiel 39:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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