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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". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/ezekiel-39.html. 1909-1922.

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