Tribes mentioned in prophecy from Easton bible dictionary:

* Gog. Rather, "Gog (the prince) of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal." By Magog is most probably meant the Scythians or Tartars, called so by Arabian and Syrian writers, and especially the Turks, who were originally natives of Tartary; and by Rosh, the Russians, descendants of the ancient inhabitants on the river Araxes or Rosh.

Sheba - 4. Heb. id. A kingdom in Arabia Felix. Sheba, in fact, was Saba in Southern Arabia, the Sabaeans of classical geography, who carried on the trade in spices with the other peoples of the ancient world. They were Semites, speaking one of the two main dialects of Himyaritic or South Arabic.

Tarshish - 2. A son of Jokshan, Abraham's son by Keturah #1Ch 1:32 His descendants settled on the Syrian borders about the territory of Edom. They probably led a pastoral life. The locality of Tarshish has given rise to not a little discussion. Some think there was a Tarshish in the East, on the Indian coast, seeing that "ships of Tarshish" sailed from Eziongeber, on the Red Sea #1Ki 9:26 22:48 #2Ch 9:21 Some, again, argue that Carthage was the place so named. There can be little doubt, however, that this is the name of a Phoenician port in Spain, between the two mouths of the Guadalquivir (the name given to the river by the Arabs, and meaning "the great wady" or water-course). It was founded by a Carthaginian colony, and was the farthest western harbour of Tyrian sailors. It was to this port Jonah's ship was about to sail from Joppa. It has well been styled "the Peru of Tyrian adventure; " it abounded in gold and silver mines. It appears that this name also is used without reference to any locality. "Ships of Tarshish" is an expression sometimes denoting simply ships intended for a long voyage #Isa 23:1,14 ships of a large size (sea-going ships), whatever might be the port to which they sailed.

Rush - #Eze 38:2,3 39:1 is rendered "chief" in the Authorized Version. It is left untranslated as a proper name in the Revised Version. Some have supposed that the Russians are here meant, as one of the three Scythian tribes of whom Magog was the prince. They invaded the land of Judah in the days of Josiah. Herodotus, the Greek historian, says: "For twenty-eight years the Scythians ruled over Asia, and things were turned upside down by their violence and contempt."

Mesheck - Drawing out, The sixth son of Japheth #Ge 10:2 The founder of a tribe #1Ch 1:5 Eze 27:13 38:2,3 They were in all probability the Moschi, a people inhabiting the Moschian Mountains, between the Black and the Caspian Seas. In #Ps 120:5 the name occurs as simply a synonym for foreigners or barbarians. "During the ascendency of the Babylonians and Persians in Western Asia, the Moschi were subdued; but it seems probable that a large number of them crossed the Caucasus range and spread over the northern steppes, mingling with the Scythians. There they became known as Muscovs, and gave that name to the Russian nation and its ancient capital by which they are still generally known throughout the East"

Tubal -2. A nation, probably descended from the son of Japheth. It is mentioned by Isaiah #Isa 66:19 along with Javan, and by Ezekiel #Eze 27:13 along with Meshech, among the traders with Tyre, also among the confederates of Gog #Eze 38:2,3 39:1 and with Meshech among the nations which were to be destroyed #Eze 32:26 This nation was probably the Tiberini of the Greek historian Herodotus, a people of the Asiatic highland west of the Upper Euphrates, the southern range of the Caucasus, on the east of the Black Sea.

Cush - Black. 1. A son, probably the eldest, of Ham, and the father of Nimrod #Ge 10:8 1Ch 1:10 From him the land of Cush seems to have derived its name. The question of the precise locality of the land of Cush has given rise to not a little controversy. The second river of Paradise surrounded the whole land of Cush #Ge 2:13 R.V. The term Cush is in the Old Testament generally applied to the countries south of the Israelites. It was the southern limit of Egypt #Eze 29:10 A.V.

Cush - "Ethiopia, " Heb. Cush), with which it is generally associated #Ps 68:31 #Isa 18:1 Jer 46:9 etc. It stands also associated with Elam #Isa 11:11 with Persia #Eze 38:5 and with the Sabeans

1. One of the sons of Ham #Ge 10:6 2. A land or people from among whom came a portion of the mercenary troops of Egypt, #Jer 46:9 (A.V., "Libyans, " but correctly, R.V., "Put"); #Eze 27:10 30:5 (A.V., "Libya; " R.V., "Put"); #Eze 38:5 Na 3:9

Togarmah - 1. A son of Gomer, and grandson of Japheth #Ge 10:3 2. A nation which traded in horses and mules at the fairs of Tyre #Eze 27:14 38:6 probably an Armenian or a Scythian race; descendants of No. 1

Gomer - 2. The eldest son of Japheth, and father of Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah #Ge 10:2,3 whose descendants formed the principal branch of the population of South-eastern Europe. He is generally regarded as the ancestor of the Celtae and the Cimmerii, who in early times settled to the north of the Black Sea, and gave their name to the Crimea, the ancient Chersonesus Taurica. Traces of their presence are found in the names Cimmerian Bosphorus, Cimmerian Isthmus, etc. In the seventh century B.C. they were driven out of their original seat by the Scythians, and overran western Asia Minor, whence they were afterwards expelled. They subsequently reappear in the times of the Romans as the Cimbri of the north and west of Europe, whence they crossed to the British Isles, where their descendants are still found in the Gaels and Cymry. Thus the whole Celtic race may be regarded as descended from Gomer.
Joel 2:20 but I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive it into a land barren and desolate, {1} its forepart {2} into the eastern sea, and its hinder part {2} into the western sea; and its stench shall come up, and its ill savor shall come up, because it hath done great things. {1) Or with its forepart 2) Or towards}

Ezekiel 36:2 Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are ours in possession;

Ezekiel 38:2 Son of man, set thy face toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the {1} prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy against him, {1) Or chief prince of Meshech} Ezekiel 38:3 and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, {1} prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal: {1) Or chief prince of Meshech}

Ezekiel 38:4 and I will turn thee about, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed in full armor, a great company with buckler and shield, all of them handling swords; 5 Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet; 6 Gomer, and all his hordes; the house of Togarmah in the uttermost parts of the north, and all his hordes; even many peoples with thee. 7 Be thou prepared, yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy companies that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a {1} guard unto them. {1) Or commander} 8 After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is {1} brought back from the sword, that is gathered out of many peoples, upon the mountains of Israel, which have been a continual waste; but it is brought forth out of the peoples, and they shall dwell securely, all of them. {1) Or restored } 9 And thou shalt ascend, thou shalt come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy hordes, and many peoples with thee.

Ezekiel 38:8 And it shall come to pass in that day, when Gog shall come against the land of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah, that my wrath shall come up into my nostrils.

Ezekiel 38:13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take the spoil? hast thou assembled thy company to take the prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take great spoil?

Ezekiel 38:16 and thou shalt come up against my people Israel, as a cloud to cover the land: it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring thee against my land, that the nations may know me, when I shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their eyes . Ezekiel 38:18 And it shall come to pass in that day, when Gog shall come against the land of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah, that my wrath shall come up into my nostrils.

Ezekiel 38:19 For in my jealousy and in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel; 20 so that the fishes of the sea, and the birds of the heavens, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that are upon the face of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground. 21 And I will call for a sword against him unto all my mountains, saith the Lord Jehovah: every man's sword shall be against his brother. 22 And with pestilence and with blood will I enter into judgment with him; and I will rain upon him, and upon his hordes, and upon the many peoples that are with him, an overflowing shower, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone. 23 And I will magnify myself, and sanctify myself, and I will make myself known in the eyes of many nations; and they shall know that I am Jehovah.

Ezekiel 39:1 And thou, son of man, prophesy against Gog, and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, {1} prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal: {1) Or chief prince of Meshech} Ezekiel 39:11 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will give unto Gog a place for burial in Israel, the valley of them that pass through {1} on the east of the sea; and it shall stop them that pass through: and there shall they bury Gog and all his multitude; and they shall call it The valley of {2} Hamon-gog. {1) Or in front of 2) That is the multitude of Gog}

Ezekiel 39:6 And I will send a fire on Magog, and on them that dwell securely in the {1} isles; and they shall know that I am Jehovah. {1) Or coast-lands}

Ezekiel 39:25 Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Now will I bring back the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel; and I will be jealous for my holy name.

Ezekiel 39:27 when I have brought them back from the peoples, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations. 28 And they shall know that I am Jehovah their God, in that I caused them to go into captivity among the nations, and have gathered them unto their own land; and I will leave none of them any more there; 29 neither will I hide my face any more from them; for I have poured out my Spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Zechariah 12:3 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all the peoples; all that burden themselves with it shall be sore wounded; and all the nations of the earth shall be gathered together against it.

Zechariah 12:9 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.

Zechariah 14:2 For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.

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