Ezekiel 38:1 And the worde of the Lord came vnto me, sayinge. Ezekiel 38:2 Thou sonne of man, turne thy face towarde Gog the lande of Magog which is þe chefe prince at Mesech and Tubal: prophecy agaynst hym, Ezekiel 38:3 & saye. Thus sayeth the Lord God. O Gog þu chefe prince of Mesech and Tubal: beholde, I will vpon the, Ezekiel 38:4 & will turne the aboute and put a bytt in thy chawes: I will bringe the forth and all thine hoost, both horse and horsmen, which be all weapened of the best fassion: a great people, þt handle altogether speares, shildes, & swerdes: Ezekiel 38:5 the Perses, Morians and with them the Libians, which all beare shildes and helmettes: Ezekiel 38:6 Gomer and all his hoostes: the house of Thogorma out of the north quarters, and all his hoostes, yee, and moch people with the. Ezekiel 38:7 Therfore prepare þe, set thy selfe in araye with all thy people, that are come vnto the by heapes, and be thou their defence.
and malice of Gog.
Ezekiel 38:8 After many dayes thou shalt be visited, and in þe latter yeares thou shalt come into the lande that hath bene destroyed with the swearde, & now is replenished agayne with diuerse people vpon þe mountaines of Israel, which haue longe lyen waste. Yee, they be brought out of the nacions, and dwell all safe. Ezekiel 38:9 Thou shalt come vp like a stormy wether, to couer the lande, & as it were a darck cloude, thou with all thine hostes, and a greate multitude of people with the. Ezekiel 38:10 Moreouer, thus sayeth the Lord God: At the same tyme shal many thinges come into thy mynde, so that thou shalt ymagyn myschefe, Ezekiel 38:11 and saye: I wyll vp to yonder playne lande, seinge they syt at ease, & dwell so safely (for they dwell all without any walles they haue nether barres nor dores) Ezekiel 38:12 to spoyle them, to robbe them, to laye hande vpon their so well inhabited wyldernesses: against that people, þt is gathered together from amonge the Heathen, which haue gotten catell and good, and dwell in the middest of the lande. Ezekiel 38:13 Then shall Saba, and Dedan, and the marchauntes of Tharsis with all their worthies saye vnto the: Art thou come to robbe? Hast thou gathered thy people together, because thou wilt spoyle? to take syluer and golde: to cary awaye catell and good, and to haue a greate praye?
God's judgment against him.
Ezekiel 38:14 Therfore, O thou sonne of man, þu shalt prophecie, and saye vnto God. Thus saieth the Lord God. In þt daye thou shalt knowe that my people of Israel dwelleth safe: Ezekiel 38:15 and shalt come from thy place out of the north partes, thou & moch people with the which ryde vpon horses, whereof there is a greate multitude and an innumerable sorte. Ezekiel 38:16 Yee, thou shalt come vpon my people of Israell, as a cloude to couer the lande. Thys shall come to passe in þe latter dayes: I will bringe the vp into my lande, þt the heathen maye knowe me, when I get me honoure vpon the (O Gog) before their eyes. Ezekiel 38:17 Thus sayeth the Lorde God: Thou art he, of whom I haue spoken afore tyme by my seruauntes þe prophetes of Israel, which prophecied in those dayes and yeares, that I shuld bringe the vpon them. Ezekiel 38:18 At the same tyme, when Gog commeth vp into the land of Israel (saieth the Lord God) shal my indignacion go forth in my wrath. Ezekiel 38:19 For in my gelousy and hote displeasure I haue deuysed that there shalbe a greate trouble in the lande of Israell at þt tyme. Ezekiel 38:20 The very fishes in the see, the foules of the ayre, the beastes of the felde, and all the men that are vpon the earth, shall tremble for feare of me. The hilles also shalbe turned vp side downe, the stayres of stone shal fall, and all walles shal syncke to the grounde. Ezekiel 38:21 I will cal for a swearde vpon them in all my mountaines sayeth the Lorde God: so that euery mans swearde shall be vpon another. Ezekiel 38:22 With pestylence and bloude will I punishe him: stormy rayne and hayle stones, fyre and brimstome will I cause to rayne vpon him and all his heape, yee, and vpon all that greate people that is with hym. Ezekiel 38:23 Thus will I be magnifyed, honoured, & knowne amonge the Heathen: that they maye be sure, howe that I am the Lorde.