Ezekiel 38:8
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New International Version
After many days you will be called to arms. In future years you will invade 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 now all of them live in safety.

King James Bible
After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains of Israel, which have been always waste: but it is brought forth out of the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of them.

Darby Bible Translation
After many days shalt thou be visited; at the end of years thou shalt come into the land brought back from the sword [and] gathered out of many peoples, upon the mountains of Israel which have been a perpetual waste: but it is brought forth out from the peoples, and they shall all of them be dwelling in safety.

World English Bible
After many days you shall be visited: in the latter years you shall come into the land that is brought back from the sword, that is gathered out of many peoples, on the mountains of Israel, which have been a continual waste; but it is brought forth out of the peoples, and they shall dwell securely, all of them.

Young's Literal Translation
After many days thou art appointed, In the latter end of the years thou comest in unto a land brought back from sword, A people gathered out of many peoples, Upon mountains of Israel, That have been for a perpetual waste, And it from the peoples hath been brought out, And dwelt safely have all of them.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In the latter years thou shalt come - This was fulfilled about four hundred years after. - Martin. The expedition of Cambyses against Egypt was about twelve years after the return of the Jews from Babylon. - Calmet.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

many days

Ezekiel 38:16 And you shall come up against my people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the land; it shall be in the latter days...

Genesis 49:1 And Jacob called to his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.

Numbers 24:14 And now, behold, I go to my people: come therefore...

Deuteronomy 4:30 When you are in tribulation, and all these things are come on you, even in the latter days, if you turn to the LORD your God...

Jeremiah 48:47 Yet will I bring again the captivity of Moab in the latter days, said the LORD. Thus far is the judgment of Moab.

Jeremiah 49:39 But it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring again the captivity of Elam, said the LORD.

Hosea 3:3-5 And I said to her, You shall abide for me many days; you shall not play the harlot, and you shall not be for another man...

Habakkuk 2:3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it...

thou shalt be

Exodus 20:5 You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God...

Isaiah 24:22 And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison...

Isaiah 29:6 You shall be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest...

Jeremiah 32:5 And he shall lead Zedekiah to Babylon, and there shall he be until I visit him, said the LORD: though you fight with the Chaldeans...

Lamentations 4:22 The punishment of your iniquity is accomplished, O daughter of Zion; he will no more carry you away into captivity...

into the land

Ezekiel 38:12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn your hand on the desolate places that are now inhabited...

Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.

Ezekiel 37:21 And say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, where they be gone...

Ezekiel 39:27-29 When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands...

Isaiah 11:11 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people...

Jeremiah 30:3,18 For, see, the days come, said the LORD, that I will bring again the captivity of my people Israel and Judah, said the LORD...

Jeremiah 32:37 Behold, I will gather them out of all countries, where I have driven them in my anger, and in my fury, and in great wrath...

Amos 9:14 And I will bring again the captivity of my people of Israel, and they shall build the waste cities, and inhabit them...

Amos 9:15 And I will plant them on their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which I have given them...

the mountains

Ezekiel 34:13 And I will bring them out from the people, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them to their own land...

Ezekiel 36:1-8 Also, you son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel, and say, You mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD...

it is

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people...

and they shall

Ezekiel 38:11 And you shall say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely...

Ezekiel 28:26 And they shall dwell safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yes, they shall dwell with confidence...

Ezekiel 34:25-28 And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land...

Jeremiah 23:6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called...

Jeremiah 33:16 In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: and this is the name with which she shall be called...

Library
The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

Cross References
Isaiah 11:11
In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the surviving remnant of his people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from Cush, from Elam, from Babylonia, from Hamath and from the islands of the Mediterranean.

Isaiah 24:22
They will be herded together like prisoners bound in a dungeon; they will be shut up in prison and be punished after many days.

Ezekiel 28:26
They will live there in safety and will build houses and plant vineyards; they will live in safety when I inflict punishment on all their neighbors who maligned them. Then they will know that I am the LORD their God.'"

Ezekiel 34:13
I will bring them out from the nations and gather them from the countries, and I will bring them into their own land. I will pasture them on the mountains of Israel, in the ravines and in all the settlements in the land.

Ezekiel 34:27
The trees will yield their fruit and the ground will yield its crops; the people will be secure in their land. They will know that I am the LORD, when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hands of those who enslaved them.

Ezekiel 36:1
"Son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel and say, 'Mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD.

Ezekiel 36:24
"'For I will take you out of the nations; I will gather you from all the countries and bring you back into your own land.

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