Ezekiel 37
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1There has been a hand of YHWH on me, and He takes me forth in [the] Spirit of YHWH, and places me in the midst of the valley, and it is full of bones, 2and He causes me to pass over by them, all around, and behold, very many [are] on the face of the valley, and behold—very dry. 3And He says to me, “Son of man, do these bones live?” And I say, “O Lord YHWH, You have known.” 4And He says to me, “Prophesy concerning these bones, and you have said to them, O dry bones, hear a word of YHWH! 5Thus said Lord YHWH to these bones: Behold, I am bringing a spirit into you, and you have lived, 6and I have given sinews on you, and cause flesh to come up on you, and covered you over with skin, and given a spirit in you, and you have lived, and you have known that I [am] YHWH.”

7And I have prophesied as I have been commanded, and there is a noise as I am prophesying, and behold, a rushing, and the bones draw near, bone to its bone. 8And I beheld, and behold, sinews [are] on them, and flesh has come up, and skin covers them over above—and there is no spirit in them. 9And He says to me: “Prophesy to the Spirit, prophesy, son of man, and you have said to the Spirit, Thus said Lord YHWH: Come in from the four winds, O Spirit, and breathe on these slain, and they live.” 10And I have prophesied as He commanded me, and the Spirit comes into them, and they live, and stand on their feet—a very, very great force.

11And He says to me, “Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they are saying, Our bones have dried up, || And our hope has perished, || We have been cut off by ourselves. 12Therefore, prophesy, and you have said to them, Thus said Lord YHWH: Behold, I am opening your graves, || And have brought you up out of your graves, O My people, || And brought you into the land of Israel. 13And you have known that I [am] YHWH, || In My opening your graves, || And in My bringing you up out of your graves, O My people. 14And I have given My Spirit in you, and you have lived, || And I have caused you to rest on your land, || And you have known that I, YHWH, have spoken, and I have done [it], || A declaration of YHWH.”

15And there is a word of YHWH to me, saying, 16“And you, son of man, take one stick for yourself, and write on it, || For Judah, and for the sons of Israel, his companions; and take another stick, and write on it, || For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel, his companions, 17and bring them near to one another, to you, for one stick, and they have become one in your hand. 18And when sons of your people speak to you, saying, Do you not declare to us what these [are] to you? 19Speak to them, Thus said Lord YHWH: Behold, I am taking the stick of Joseph, that [is] in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his companions, and have given them to him, with the stick of Judah, and have made them become one stick, and they have been one in My hand. 20And the sticks on which you write have been in your hand before your eyes, 21and speak to them, Thus said Lord YHWH: Behold, I am taking the sons of Israel, || From among the nations to where they have gone, || And have gathered them from all around, || And I have brought them into their land. 22And I have made them become one nation in the land, on mountains of Israel, || And one king is to them all for king, || And they are no longer as two nations, || Nor are they divided anymore into two kingdoms again. 23Nor are they defiled anymore with their idols, || And with their abominations, || And with any of their transgressions, || And I have saved them out of all their dwellings, || In which they have sinned, || And I have cleansed them, || And they have been to Me for a people, || And I am to them for God.

24And My servant David [is] king over them, || And they all have one shepherd, || And they go in My judgments, || And they keep My statutes, and have done them. 25And they have dwelt on the land that I gave to My servant, to Jacob, || In which your fathers have dwelt, || And they have dwelt on it, they and their sons, || And their son’s sons—for all time, || And My servant David [is] their prince for all time. 26And I have made a covenant of peace with them, || It is a perpetual covenant with them, || And I have placed them, and multiplied them, || And placed My sanctuary in their midst for all time. 27And My dwelling place has been over them, || And I have been to them for God, || And they have been to Me for a people. 28And the nations have known that I, YHWH, am sanctifying Israel, || In My sanctuary being in their midst for all time!”


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