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And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
I will set
At that time a root from Jesse will stand like a signal flag for the nations. Nations will look to him for guidance, and his residence will be majestic.
All you who live in the world, who reside on the earth, you will see a signal flag raised on the mountains; you will hear a trumpet being blown.
Come through! Come through the gates! Prepare the way for the people! Build it! Build the roadway! Remove the stones! Lift a signal flag for the nations!
Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, "Listen carefully: This child is destined to be the cause of the falling and rising of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be rejected.
I will send
He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
So I ask, God has not rejected his people, has he? Absolutely not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin.
To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ
The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim, and the Dodanim.
1 Chronicles 1:7
The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites, and the Rodanites.
Men of Persia, Lud, and Put were in your army, men of war. They hung shield and helmet on you; they gave you your splendor.
Ethiopia, Put, Lud, all the foreigners, Libya, and the people of the covenant land will die by the sword along with them.
Javan, Tubal, and Meshech were your clients; they exchanged slaves and bronze items for your merchandise.
"Son of man, turn toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. Prophesy against him
"As for you, son of man, prophesy against Gog, and say: 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Look, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal!
Those who stray morally will gain understanding; those who complain will acquire insight.
his form was so marred he no longer looked human -- so now he will startle many nations. Kings will be shocked by his exaltation, for they will witness something unannounced to them, and they will understand something they had not heard about.
Look, you will summon nations you did not previously know; nations that did not previously know you will run to you, because of the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he bestows honor on you.
"I made myself available to those who did not ask for me; I appeared to those who did not look for me. I said, 'Here I am! Here I am!' to a nation that did not invoke my name.
For from the east to the west my name will be great among the nations. Incense and pure offerings will be offered in my name everywhere, for my name will be great among the nations," says the Lord who rules over all.
If you then, although you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
but as it is written: "Those who were not told about him will see, and those who have not heard will understand."
The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
So a strong nation will extol you; the towns of powerful nations will fear you.
Let them give the Lord the honor he deserves; let them praise his deeds in the coastlands.
From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, those who pray to me will bring me tribute.
Then people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and take their places at the banquet table in the kingdom of God.