The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire BibleEzekiel 37:21
And say unto them, thus saith the Lord God…
Or, as the
``thou shalt prophesy to them;''
for what follows is a prophecy of what shall be in the latter day:
behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the Heathen,
whither they be gone,
or, "from among the Gentiles" F2; not only the
Chaldeans, where they were carried captives; but from among the nations
where they are now dispersed, and among whom they go freely of their
own accord from place to place, for the sake of traffic: and this
phrase, "whither they be gone", or "are going" F3, travelling about
from one country to another, better describes the present Jews, and
their state, than those in the Babylonian captivity:
and will gather them on every side,
or, "round about" F4; from the
several parts of the world where they are:
and bring them into their own land;
the land of Canaan, given by the
Lord to their fathers, and to them their posterity, for an inheritance;
though now in the possession of others, who, it seems, are not the
F2 (Myywgh Nybm) "e medio ipsarum gentium", Junius & Tremellius; "ex
gentibus", Starckius; "e [vel] medio gentium", Piscator, Cocceius.
F3 (wklh) "ambulant, vel ambulantes sunt".
F4 (bybom) "circumquaque", Junius & Tremellius, Polanus, Starckius.
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Gill, John. "Commentary on Ezekiel 37:21". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/geb/view.cgi?book=eze&chapter=037&verse=021>. 1999.