3 “I will astrike your bow from your left hand and dash down your arrows from your right hand.
5 “You will fall on the 1open field; for it is I who have spoken,” declares the Lord God.
9 “Then those who inhabit the cities of Israel will ago out and make bfires with the weapons and burn them, both shields and bucklers, bows and arrows, war clubs and spears, and for seven years they will make fires of them.
10 “They will not take wood from the field or gather firewood from the forests, for they will make fires with the weapons; and they will take the spoil of those who despoiled them and seize the aplunder of those who plundered them,” declares the Lord God.
11 “On that day I will give Gog a burial ground there in Israel, the valley of those who pass by east of the sea, and it will block off those who would pass by. So they will bury Gog there with all his 1horde, and they will call it the valley of 2Hamon-gog.
12 “For seven months the house of Israel will be burying them in order to acleanse the land.
14 “They will set apart men who will constantly pass through the land, aburying those who were passing through, even those left on the surface of the ground, in order to cleanse it. At the end of seven months they will make a search.
17 “As for you, son of man, thus says the Lord God, ‘Speak to every 1kind of abird and to every abeast of the field, “Assemble and come, gather from every side to My sacrifice which I am going to bsacrifice for you, as a great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel, that you may eat flesh and drink blood.
20 “You will be glutted at My table with ahorses and charioteers, with mighty men and all the men of war,” declares the Lord God.
21 “And I will set My aglory among the nations; and all the nations will see My judgment which I have executed and My hand which I have laid on them.
22 “And the house of Israel will aknow that I am the Lord their God from that day onward.
23 “The nations will know that the house of Israel went into exile for their ainiquity because they acted treacherously against Me, and I bhid My face from them; so I gave them into the hand of their adversaries, and all of them fell by the sword.
24 “aAccording to their uncleanness and according to their transgressions I dealt with them, and I hid My face from them.” ’ ”
28 “Then they will know that I am the Lord their God because I made them go into exile among the nations, and then gathered them again to their own land; and I will leave none of them there any longer.
29 “I will not hide My face from them any longer, for I will have apoured out My Spirit on the house of Israel,” declares the Lord God.
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