Ezekiel 38:7

“Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Be thou prepared, and prepare for thy selfe, thou and all thy company, that are assembled vnto thee, and be thou a guard vnto them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Be prepared, and prepare yourself, you and all your companies that are assembled about you, and be a guard for them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Be thou prepared, yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy companies that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be ready, make yourself ready, you and all the forces who are with you, and be ready for my orders.
- Basic English Bible

Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself thou, and all thine assemblage that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
- Darby Bible

Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled to thee, and be thou a guard to them.
- Webster's Bible

Be prepared, yes, prepare yourself, you, and all your companies who are assembled to you, and be a guard to them.
- World English Bible

Be prepared, yea, prepare for thee, Thou and all thine assemblies who are assembled unto thee, And thou hast been to them for a guard.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou guarded of them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 38:7


38:7 Be thou prepared - God and the church deride this mighty preparation.


Discussion for Ezekiel 38

  • Steve
    The countries referred to as "Sheba and Dedan" seem to refer to south Arabia which we call the present day "Gulf States", according to Wikipedia.
  • BSP
    Verses 18 to 23 are a very vivid description of Jehovah's war against his enemies. Before they are destroyed they will know that Jehovah is the true God and he is bringing judgement on them.
  • Gail Charlton
    RE, your comment that God will make it appear that he is a great and holy God He won't make it appear anything for He is a Great and Holy God He is the only GOD
  • Hugh
    perhaps this peace might be better understood as to be security
  • Aaron Roberts
    Marvins---are you really saying they had a word to transcribe Truck?
  • Aaron
    Interesting, I wonder if the IRON DOME has anything to do with that? Interesting thought at least. Isreal is said to be a peace at that time, I would not say it is very peaceful now... So maybe for some the time is not near?

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