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Bible Commentaries

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". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/ezekiel-39.html. 1909-1922.