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17 “And as for you, son of man, thus says the Lord God, s‘Speak to every sort of bird and to every beast of the field:
t“Assemble yourselves and come;
Gather together from all sides to My usacrificial meal
Which I am sacrificing for you,
A great sacrificial meal von the mountains of Israel,
That you may eat flesh and drink blood.
18 wYou shall eat the flesh of the mighty,
Drink the blood of the princes of the earth,
Of rams and lambs,
Of goats and bulls,
All of them xfatlings of Bashan.
And drink blood till you are drunk,
At My sacrificial meal
Which I am sacrificing for you.
20 yYou shall be filled at My table
With horses and riders,
zWith mighty men
And with all the men of war,” says the Lord God.
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