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Therefore, &c. See the Structure, p. 1161
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.
people = peoples. Some codices, with Aram, and Syriac, read "many peoples". Compare Ezekiel 38:22 .
saith the Lord God = [is] Adonai Jehovah's oracle.
isles = coasts, or maritime lands.
they shall know, &c. See note on Ezekiel 6:10 .
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah . App-4 .
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 .
rob = make a prey.
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.
men of continual employment = constantly.
men. Hebrew pl of 'enosh . App-14 .
man's. Hebrew. 'adam, App-14 .
Hamonah = " to the multitude".
princes = leaders.
God. Hebrew. Elohim . App-4 .
iniquity. Hebrew ` avah . App-41 .
trespassed = committed treachery. Hebrew. ma'al App-44 .
transgressions = rebellions. Hebrew. pasha '. App-44 .
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 .
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,
When. Another mark of time.
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/
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