Ezekiel 38:3
New International Version
and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshek and Tubal.

New Living Translation
Give him this message from the Sovereign LORD: Gog, I am your enemy!

English Standard Version
and say, Thus says the Lord GOD: Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

Berean Study Bible
and declare that this is what the Lord GOD says: Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

King James Bible
And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal:

New King James Version
and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal.

New American Standard Bible
and say, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

NASB 1995
and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal.

NASB 1977
and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal.

Amplified Bible
and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief ruler of Meshech and Tubal.

Christian Standard Bible
and say, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: Look, I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and say: This is what the Lord GOD says: Look, I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

American Standard Version
and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Thus says THE LORD OF LORDS: ‘Behold, I am against you, Gog, Ruler and Head of Meshek and of Tubil

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and say to him, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, Rhos prince of Mesoch and Thobel:

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD God, am your enemy,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And say to him: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I come against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Mosoch and Thubal.

English Revised Version
and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal:

Good News Translation
and tell him that I, the Sovereign LORD, am his enemy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Tell him, 'This is what the Almighty LORD says: I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

International Standard Version
This is what the Lord GOD says: "Watch out! I'm coming after you, Gog, leader of the head of Meshech, and of Tubal.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and say: Thus saith the Lord GOD: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal;

Literal Standard Version
and you have said, Thus says Lord YHWH: Behold, I [am] against you, O Gog, Chief prince of [[or prince of Rosh,]] Meshech and Tubal,

NET Bible
and say: 'This is what the sovereign LORD says: Look, I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.

New Heart English Bible
and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD: "Look, I am against you, Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal:

World English Bible
and say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I am against you, Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal:

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast said: Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am against thee, O Gog, Prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal,

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prophecy Against Gog
2“Son of man, set your face against Gog of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. Prophesy against him 3and declare that this is what the Lord GOD says: Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. 4I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws, and bring you out with all your army—your horses, your horsemen in full armor, and a great company armed with shields and bucklers, all brandishing their swords.…

Cross References
Psalm 120:5
Woe to me that I dwell in Meshech, that I live among the tents of Kedar!

Ezekiel 32:26
Meshech and Tubal are there with all their multitudes, with their graves all around them. All of them are uncircumcised, slain by the sword, because they spread their terror in the land of the living.

Ezekiel 38:2
"Son of man, set your face against Gog of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. Prophesy against him

Ezekiel 38:4
I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws, and bring you out with all your army--your horses, your horsemen in full armor, and a great company armed with shields and bucklers, all brandishing their swords.


Treasury of Scripture

And say, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against you, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal:

I am

Ezekiel 13:8
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have spoken vanity, and seen lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, saith the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 29:3
Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lieth in the midst of his rivers, which hath said, My river is mine own, and I have made it for myself.

Ezekiel 35:3
And say unto it, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O mount Seir, I am against thee, and I will stretch out mine hand against thee, and I will make thee most desolate.









(3) The chief prince.--As in Ezekiel 38:2, the prince of Rosh.

Verse 3. - I am against thee, O Gog. Just because Gog was against Israel, Jehovah was against Gog. Gog's invasion of Israel's land would be a declaration of war against Israel's God. so that the conflict would rather be between Jehovah and Gog than between Israel and Gog. Hence throughout this prophecy Jehovah is represented as the principal actor on the side of Israel, who seeks her defense not in walls and bulwarks or in earthly alliances and military combinations, s in the days of the monarchy before the exile, but in the presence of Jehovah in her midst.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and declare
וְאָ֣מַרְתָּ֔ (wə·’ā·mar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

that this is what
כֹּ֥ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

says:
אָמַ֖ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘Behold,
הִנְנִ֤י (hin·nî)
Interjection | first person common singular
Strong's 2005: Lo! behold!

I am against you,
אֵלֶ֙יךָ֙ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

O Gog,
גּ֔וֹג (gō·wḡ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1463: Gog -- the name of an Israelite, also leader of a northern nation

chief
רֹ֖אשׁ (rōš)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7218: The head

prince
נְשִׂ֕יא (nə·śî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5387: An exalted one, a king, sheik, a rising mist

of Meshech
מֶ֥שֶׁךְ (me·šeḵ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4902: Meshech -- a son of Japheth, also his descendants and their land

and Tubal.
וְתֻבָֽל׃ (wə·ṯu·ḇāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8422: Tubal -- a son of Japheth, also his descendants and their land


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