EZEKIEL 35


10 Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries [Goyim [Israel and Judah] ]shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas [although]Yahweh was there:

11 Therefore, as I live, saith Adonai Yahweh, I will even do according to thine anger, and according to thine envy [kina] which thou hast used out of thy hatred [showed in thy hatred] against them; and I will make Myself known among them, when I have judged thee.

12 And thou shalt know that I am Yahweh, and that I have heard all thy blasphemies which thou hast spoken against the mountains of Israel [harim of Yisroel], saying, They are laid desolate, they are given us to consume.

Thou hast spoken against the mountains of Israel

In this it blasphemed the Deity himself. This principle is well illustrated in Ezek. 35, where a statement made by Edom concerning Israel and their country is styled blasphemy against the mountains of Israel, because it was false. Edom said, as he also says to this day, "these two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it, though Yahweh were there."

Now, He had promised the land to Jacob, and to him he will give it for an everlasting inheritance. Hence, every saying subversive of this purpose is blasphemy against the country, and blasphemy and boasting against the Eternal Spirit: for, if Edom's purpose of possession could possibly be established, the Deity's veracity would be destroyed, and his character for faithfulness overthrown.

"Thus," in making false statements concerning the destiny of Israel, Judah, and their country, O Edom, saith Yahweh, "with your mouth ye have boasted against Me, and have multiplied your words against Me; I have heard: so that when the whole earth rejoiceth, I will make thee desolate."

...Hence, to blaspheme or speak evil and injuriously of God's people, and promises, is regarded by Him as blasphemy against Himself.

Eureka 13.1.20

.As the Palestinian and Iranian leaderships now blaspheme

"these two nations (Israel and Judah) shall be mine"



14 Thus saith Adonai Yahweh; When the whole earth rejoiceth, I will make thee desolate.

The whole earth rejoiceth (in milleniel blessedness) - but Idumea will be desolate. A solemn memorial.

The judgment of Mt. Seir, or Edom. This seems out of place. Why is it not in the previous section [of Ezekiel]: the prophecies against the heathen? This is something different and deeper. This is the ancient enmity between flesh and spirit.

Truly, the natural Edom is involved, but only as the foundation of the spiritual type and lesson that is carried through into the Millennium, for it is millennial things that Ezekiel is dealing with now...

"My sword shall come down upon Idumea . . . The Lord hath a sacrifice in Bozrah . . . It is the day of the Lord's vengeance . . . The smoke thereof shall go up FOR EVER . . . none shall pass through it FOR EVER" - Isaiah 34: 5-10.

It is from Bozrah in Edom that Christ comes with dyed garments. Here is the first encounter with the arch-enemy of the last days. It is very fitting, then, that as a solemn memorial for the instruction of mankind, that first battlefield should be preserved through the Millennium in the state of desolation, like the memorial Gehenna of Isaiah's last verse.

Bro Growcott - Prophecies in the captivity