1 The hand of Yahweh was on me; he carried me away by the spirit of Yahweh and set me down in the middle of the valley, a valley full of bones.
Ezek 1:3 Ezek 3:22 Ezek 33:22 Jer 8:2 Acts 8:39 Ezek 11:24 Ezek 40:1
2 He made me walk up and down and all around among them. There were vast quantities of these bones on the floor of the valley; and they were completely dry.
Ps 141:7 Ezek 37:11 Deut 11:30
3 He said to me, 'Son of man, can these bones live?' I said, 'You know, Lord Yahweh.'
Deut 32:39 John 5:21 John 11:25-26 Heb 11:19 Rom 4:17 1Sam 2:6 2Cor 1:9-10
4 He said, 'Prophesy over these bones. Say, "Dry bones, hear the word of Yahweh.
John 5:25 John 5:28-29 Ezek 36:1 Matt 21:21 Ezek 37:11 Jer 22:29 1Kgs 13:2
5 The Lord Yahweh says this to these bones: I am now going to make breath enter you, and you will live.
Eph 2:5 Gen 2:7 Ezek 37:9-10 Ezek 37:14 John 20:22 Ps 104:29-30 Rom 8:2
6 I shall put sinews on you, I shall make flesh grow on you, I shall cover you with skin and give you breath, and you will live; and you will know that I am Yahweh." '
Joel 2:27 Joel 3:17 Ezek 6:7 Ezek 34:27 Ezek 35:9 Ezek 38:23 Ezek 39:6
7 I prophesied as I had been ordered. While I was prophesying, there was a noise, a clattering sound; it was the bones coming together.
1Kgs 19:11-13 Acts 4:19 Acts 5:20-29 Acts 2:2 Acts 2:37 Acts 16:26-29 Jer 13:5-7
8 And as I looked, they were covered with sinews; flesh was growing on them and skin was covering them, yet there was no breath in them.
9 He said to me, 'Prophesy to the breath; prophesy, son of man. Say to the breath, "The Lord Yahweh says this: Come from the four winds, breath; breathe on these dead, so that they come to life!" '
John 3:8 Ps 104:30 Ezek 37:5 Ezek 37:14 Song 4:16
10 I prophesied as he had ordered me, and the breath entered them; they came to life and stood up on their feet, a great, an immense army.
Rev 11:11 Ps 104:30 Rev 20:4-5
11 Then he said, 'Son of man, these bones are the whole House of Israel. They keep saying, "Our bones are dry, our hope has gone; we are done for."
Ezek 36:10 Ezek 39:25 Ps 77:7-9 Eph 2:1 Isa 49:14 Jer 31:1 Lam 3:54
12 So, prophesy. Say to them, "The Lord Yahweh says this: I am now going to open your graves; I shall raise you from your graves, my people, and lead you back to the soil of Israel.
Isa 26:19 Hos 13:14 1Thess 4:16 Isa 66:14 Amos 9:14-15 Ezek 36:24 Ezek 37:21
13 And you will know that I am Yahweh, when I open your graves and raise you from your graves, my people,
Ezek 16:62 Ezek 37:6 Ps 126:2-3
14 and put my spirit in you, and you revive, and I resettle you on your own soil. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have spoken and done this -- declares the Lord Yahweh." '
Ezek 11:19 Ezek 39:29 Joel 2:28-29 Ezek 36:27 Ezek 36:36 Ezek 37:9 1Cor 15:45
15 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows,
16 'Son of man, take a stick and write on it, "Judah and those Israelites loyal to him." Take another stick and write on it, "Joseph (Ephraim's wood) and all the House of Israel loyal to him."
2Chr 15:9 2Chr 10:17 2Chr 10:19 Num 17:2-3 1Kgs 12:16-20 2Chr 11:11-17 2Chr 30:11-18
17 'Join one to the other to make a single piece of wood, a single stick in your hand.
Isa 11:13 Hos 1:11 Jer 50:4 Ezek 37:22-24 Zeph 3:9
18 And when the members of your nation say, "Will you not tell us what you mean?"
Ezek 12:9 Ezek 24:19 Ezek 17:12 Ezek 20:49
19 say, "The Lord Yahweh says this: I am taking the stick of Joseph (now in Ephraim's hand) and those tribes of Israel loyal to him and shall join them to the stick of Judah. I shall make one stick out of the two, a single stick in my hand."
Col 3:11 Eph 2:13-14 Ezek 37:16-17 Zech 10:6 1Chr 9:1-3
20 'When the pieces of wood you have written on are in your hand in full sight of them,
Ezek 12:3 Hos 12:10 Num 17:6-9
21 say, "The Lord Yahweh says this: I shall take the Israelites from the nations where they have gone. I shall gather them to- gether from everywhere and bring them home to their own soil.
Ezek 36:24 Obad 1:17-21 Amos 9:14-15 Isa 43:5-6 Jer 16:15 Jer 23:8 Jer 29:14
22 I shall make them into one nation in the country, on the mountains of Israel, and one king is to be king of them all; they will no longer form two nations, nor be two separate kingdoms.
Ezek 37:24 Jer 3:18 Jer 50:4 Ezek 34:23-24 Hos 1:11 Eph 2:19-22 Gen 49:10
23 They will no longer defile themselves with their foul idols, their horrors and any of their crimes. I shall save them from the acts of infidelity which they have committed and shall cleanse them; they will be my people and I shall be their God.
Ezek 36:28-29 1John 1:7 1John 1:9 Rev 21:3-4 Rev 21:7 Eph 5:26-27 Ezek 20:43
24 My servant David will reign over them, one shepherd for all; they will follow my judgements, respect my laws and practise them.
Ezek 36:27 Hos 3:5 Isa 40:11 Ezek 34:23-24 Ezek 37:22 Ezek 37:25 Jer 23:5
25 They will live in the country which I gave to my servant Jacob, the country in which your ancestors lived. They will live in it, they, their children, their children's children, for ever. David my servant is to be their prince for ever.
Amos 9:15 Ezek 28:25 Ezek 37:24 Ezek 37:26 Isa 60:21 Isa 66:22 Joel 3:20
26 I shall make a covenant of peace with them, an eternal covenant with them. I shall resettle them and make them grow; I shall set my sanctuary among them for ever.
Isa 55:3 Ezek 34:25 Ezek 43:7 Jer 30:19 Ezek 36:10 Lev 26:11-12 2Cor 6:16
27 I shall make my home above them; I shall be their God, and they will be my people.
Ezek 37:23 John 1:14 Rev 21:3 2Cor 6:16 Col 2:9-10 Ezek 11:20 Ezek 14:11
28 And the nations will know that I am Yahweh the sanctifier of Israel, when my sanctuary is with them for ever." '
Ezek 20:12 Exod 31:13 Ezek 36:23 1Cor 1:30 1Thess 5:23 Eph 5:26 Ezek 36:36