Gog May Not Be “The King of the North"

There is scriptural evidence that may give us pause to reconsider when the Gogian invasion takes place.

Heretofore, the timing of the Gogian invasion has been predicated upon the premise that “Gog” of Ezekiel 38 is the same as “the king of the north” of Daniel 11. The similarities between the narratives of Ezekiel 38 (the Gogian invasion), and Daniel 11 (the invasion by the King of the North) are noteworthy, but not conclusive. The term “king of the north,” is not part of the text of Ezekiel 38, the term is found in Daniel 11. “Gog” is not mentioned in Daniel, it is in Ezekiel 38. To equate the two entities as being one and the same may not be justifiable in light of the evidence to be brought forth.

Below are six similarities that have been said to “clearly” establish, or “prove” the identity of Gog with the king of the north. We will summarize these similarities, quote the comparative verses with highlights, and comment on each.

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Author: Richard Pursell

Keywords: Gog, Gogian, Gogian invasion, king of the north, Gog and Magog, chief prince of Meshech, Meshech

Bible reference(s): Daniel 11, Ezekiel 38

Source: Richard Pursell.

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