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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 39

Ezek 39.1-29 is a continuation of the previous chapter about the destruction of Gog and Magog, only with more detail. We believe this is a description of the coming Russian invasion of Israel at the end of the third year

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 38

Ezek 38.1-23 gives us an account of an enemy of Israel called Gog and Magog, along with other nations who will invade Israel after they have settled in the land. Ezekiel is told to prophesy against Gog (the leader) and

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 37

Ezekiel 37.1-28 is a prophecy about the restoration of the Jewish people from captivity and looks further to the Second Redemption and the Messianic Kingdom. v 1…The hand of the Lord (Yehovah) was upon me and he brought me out

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 35

Ezek 35.1-15 describes the destruction of Edom that was threatened in Ezek 25.12-14. The cause of this destruction was their hatred for Israel. v 1…Moreover, the word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to me saying, v 2…”Son of man (mortal

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 34

Ezek 34.1-31 tells us that now Ezekiel prophesies against the shepherds of Israel at the direction of Yehovah. They were cruel, uncaring and had no heart for it. These shepherds were the “roehim” or the civil and religious leaders. Yehovah

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 33

Ezek 33.1-33 tells us about the duties of a watchman in general terms and to Ezekiel personally; a vindication of God’s justice; a threat of destruction to those who remain in the land after Jerusalem falls and a revelation about

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 32

Ezek 32.1-32 contains several other prophecies about the destruction of Egypt and Pharaoh. Like Ezek 29, this chapter will also allude to Europe and the False Messiah and their destruction during the birth-pains. As we have seen in previous chapters,

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 31

Ezek 31.1-18 contains another prophecy about Egypt and they are compared to the might and power of Assyria, but Egypt will fall like Assyria did. Eshatologically, Assyria is a picture of Russia and Egypt is a picture of Europe during

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 30

Ezek 30.1-26 continues with the prophecy against Egypt in the form of a lamentation because of the calamity that is going to come upon them. Eschatologically, Babylon is a picture of the kings of the east as they move against

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 29

Ezek 29.1-21 contains a prophecy about a judgment coming upon Egypt and Pharaoh by Babylon, and its after some time. The reason Pharaoh and Egypt are judged is because of their treacherous treatment of the Jewish people and the arrogance

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 28

Ezek 28.1-26 tells us about a prophecy concerning the king of Tyre and the causes of his ruin. It is in the form of a lamentation. It then goes on to reveal judgments against Sidon and concludes with a promise

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 27

Ezek 27.1-36 gives Tyre’s former glory and riches, and then goes on to predict her ruin and destruction, using the metaphor of a ship. v 1…Moreover, the word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to me saying, v 2…”And you, son

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 26

Ezek 26.1-21 tells us about a prophecy concerning the destruction of the city of Tyre v 1…Now it came about in the eleventh year (of Zedekiah’s reign and Yehoiakim’s exile, the same year Jerusalem was taken by the Babylonians), on

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 25

Ezek 25.1-17 tells us how Ezekiel prophesies against the Ammonites, Moabites, Edomites and Philistines because of their ill-treatment towards the Jewish people. v 1…And the word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to me saying, v 2…”Son of man (Ezekiel is

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 24

Ezek 24.1-27 is a prophecy about the destruction of Jerusalem using an aggadah (parable) of a boiling pot (v 1-14), and another using the sudden death of Ezekiel’s wife (v 15-27). The timing of this prophecy is the very day

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 23

Ezek 23.1-49 gives us an allegory about Israel and Judah being represented by two sisters who were harlots. Israel is called “Oholah” and Judah is called “Oholibah.” Their idolatry is exposed. v 1…The word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 22

Ezek 22.1-31 gives us the sins of Jerusalem and the people, and since there is no intercessor for them, they face captivity and destruction. Ezekiel must judge them and reveal their iniquities, sins and transgressions. v 1…Then the word of

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 21

Ezek 21.1-32 gives us a plain explanation of the prophecy of the trees in Chapter 20, with a new one about the sword of the Babylonians. It will refer to the destruction of Judah, Jerusalem and Ammon as well. v

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 20

Ezek 20.1 -49 is a prophecy where the elders of Israel come to inquire of Yehovah, but he tells them that he will not be inquired of by them because of all their abominations, which are then described, starting with

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 19

Ezek 19.1-14 is the first of five lamentations in the book. A “kinah” is a lamentation or a complimentary song on behalf of a dead person, and in this case this is a kinah for the king and people of

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