Ezekiel 38:7
New International Version
“’Get ready; be prepared, you and all the hordes gathered about you, and take command of them.

New Living Translation
“Get ready; be prepared! Keep all the armies around you mobilized, and take command of them.

English Standard Version
“Be ready and keep ready, you and all your hosts that are assembled about you, and be a guard for them.

Berean Study Bible
Get ready; prepare yourself, you and all your company gathered around you; you will be their guard.

King James Bible
Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

New King James Version
“Prepare yourself and be ready, you and all your companies that are gathered about you; and be a guard for them.

New American Standard Bible
“Be ready, and be prepared, you and all your contingents that are assembled around you, and be a guard for them.

NASB 1995
“Be prepared, and prepare yourself, you and all your companies that are assembled about you, and be a guard for them.

NASB 1977
“Be prepared, and prepare yourself, you and all your companies that are assembled about you, and be a guard for them.

Amplified Bible
You [Gog] be prepared; prepare yourself, you and all your hordes that are assembled around you, and be a guard and a lookout for them.

Christian Standard Bible
“ ‘Be prepared and get yourself ready, you and your whole assembly that has been mobilized around you; you will be their guard.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be prepared and get yourself ready, you and all your company who have been mobilized around you; you will be their guard.

American Standard Version
Be thou prepared, yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy companies that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Be ready, you and all your multitude who assemble with you, and be a Guard to them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Be thou prepared, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy multitude that is assembled with thee, and thou shalt be to me for a guard.

Contemporary English Version
So keep your troops prepared to fight,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Prepare and make thyself ready, and all thy multitude that is assembled about thee, and be thou commander over them.

English Revised Version
Be thou prepared, yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy companies that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

Good News Translation
Tell him to get ready and have all his troops ready at his command.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'Be prepared! Be prepared, you and all the soldiers assembled around you. You will be their leader.

International Standard Version
Be prepared. Yes, prepare yourself—you and all of your many battalions that have gathered together around you to protect you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou guarded of them.

Literal Standard Version
Be prepared, indeed, prepare yourself, You and all your assemblies who are assembled to you, And you have been for a watch for them.

NET Bible
"'Be ready and stay ready, you and all your companies assembled around you, and be a guard for them.

New Heart English Bible
"'"Be prepared, yes, prepare yourself, you, and all your companies who are assembled to you, and be a guard to them.

World English Bible
Be prepared, yes, prepare yourself, you, and all your companies who are assembled to you, and be a guard to them.

Young's Literal Translation
Be prepared, yea, prepare for thee, Thou and all thine assemblies who are assembled unto thee, And thou hast been to them for a guard.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prophecy Against Gog
6as well as Gomer with all its troops, and Beth-togarmah from the far north with all its troops—the many nations with you. 7Get ready; prepare yourself, you and all your company gathered around you; you will be their guard. 8After a long time you will be summoned. In the latter years you will enter a land that has recovered from war, whose people were gathered from many nations to the mountains of Israel, which had long been desolate. They had been brought out from the nations, and all now dwell securely.…

Cross References
Isaiah 8:9
Huddle together, O peoples, and be shattered; pay attention, all you distant lands; prepare for battle, and be shattered; prepare for battle, and be shattered!

Joel 3:9
Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for war; rouse the mighty men; let all the men of war advance and attack!


Treasury of Scripture

Be you prepared, and prepare for yourself, you, and all your company that are assembled to you, and be you a guard to them.

2 Chronicles 25:8
But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong for the battle: God shall make thee fall before the enemy: for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

Psalm 2:1-4
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? …

Isaiah 8:9,10
Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces…









(7) Be thou a guard unto them.--Every preparation is to be made on the part of Gog and the nations, and then Gog himself is to be their guard, or to control and guide the assault.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Get ready;
הִכֹּן֙ (hik·kōn)
Verb - Nifal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

prepare
וְהָכֵ֣ן (wə·hā·ḵên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

yourself,
לְךָ֔ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

you
אַתָּ֕ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

and all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your company
קְהָלֶ֖ךָ (qə·hā·le·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6951: Assembly, convocation, congregation

gathered
הַנִּקְהָלִ֣ים (han·niq·hā·lîm)
Article | Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 6950: To gather as an assembly or congregation

around you;
עָלֶ֑יךָ (‘ā·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

you will be
וְהָיִ֥יתָ (wə·hā·yî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

their guard.
לְמִשְׁמָֽר׃ (lə·miš·mār)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4929: Place of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch, observance


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