Ezekiel Chapter 1-4 Star Chart: From when Ezekiel took "an iron pan (black moon), and set it for a wall of iron between thee (Orion) and the (solar golden tile) city: and set thy (Orion) face against it, and it shall be besieged" (4:3) and "I will lay (red radius line) bands upon thee" (4:8) till Ezekiel was told to "make thee (solar golden) bread" (4:9) "by weight" (4:10) and "drink also (black lunar bucket) water by measure" (4:11) when "I will break the (red radius line) staff of (solar golden) bread in Jerusalem" (4:16) and to "lie ... upon thy left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it" (4:4) is 390° days. Then he was told to "lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah" (4:6). So we must flip the chart 180° to rotate Ezekiel-Orion's body. Then from the frying pan to the solar fire and captivity is 40° days.
But "I have appointed thee each day for a year" (Ez. 4:6; Num. 14:34). Therefore, from 721 B.C. when Shalmaneser besieged Samaria (2 Ki. 17:3-5) to 331 B.C. when Alexander defeated the Persians at Arbela is 390° years on his left side for the lost ten tribes of Israel. Then flip the chart 180° to rotate Ezekiel-Orion's body. From when Ezekiel wrote in 595 (Pulpit Commentary) till 555 B.C. when Nabonidus took the throne is 40° years on his right side for Judah and Benjamin. Together they total 430 years, like the timespan of Hebrews wandering in Palestine and Egypt in the past (Gen. 15:13; Ex. 12:40).
The lost ten tribes of Israel were largely held captive by Assyria, Babylon and Medo-Persia till the alotted time of punishment ended with the conquest of the Persian Empire in 331 B.C. (exactly 390 years after their kingdom collapsed). Still, it was the Scythian Massagetae (who were Israelites), ranging free on the Asian steppes west of the Caspian Sea, who killed the Persian emperor Cyrus the Great when he tried to conquer them. It should also be mentioned that there were still Israelites dwelling under the dominion of Alexander and then of his successors, the Seleucids. These would gain their independence the next century as the Parthians. "Your seed shall be as the dust of the earth. You shall spread abroad to the west, to the east, to the north and to the south. In you and in your seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed" (Genesis 28:14). "Israel wandered like a flock" (Zechariah 10:2). The English word, "wandered" is translated from the Hebrew word, "Haggolah," which literally means, "the wandering into exile." A related Hebrew word, "golah" means "exiles." "Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths" (Hosea 2:6). True to prophecy, a majority of the Israel exiles did not find their pathway back to Palestine. Where did these exiled ten tribes go?
The Hebrew people referred to themselves as "the Exile" (in Hebrew GOLA or GALUT). Tribes bearing these names appeared first in a province in Turkey (GALATIA) and then GALICIA, a province in Poland, then in a province in Spain called GALICIA, then the French GAULS (or GALATAE), as recorded by Greek and Roman historians and are thus represented by the Celts of Britain and Europe, and related peoples. The inhabitants were called GALLI, CELTiberi, CELTOscythae and GALATAE. When we look up the word "captivity" in Strong's Concordance we find numbers 1473 (GOLAH) and 1540 (GALAH) which could easily become "GAUL" while the numbers 1546 (GALUWTH) and 1547 (GALUWTH) could easily become "GALATIA." In fact, in literal Hebrew Isaiah 5:13 says, "my people are gone into FRANCE (Galah)" and Ezekiel 39:23 says, "Israel went into FRANCE (Galah)." But FRANCE is not the only country that goes by the name GAUL. There are the GAELS of SCOTLAND and GAELIC is the language of IRELAND. Portugal is literally the Port of GAUL. The English words "GAOL" and "JAIL" both refer to a place of captivity also.
Palestine in ancient times was divided into four provinces: GALILEE, GILEAD, GAULEN and CANAAN. The Assyrians conquered the first three in their first attack on Israel. The Celts have been known as the Keltae, Geltae, Galatae, Galatians, Goidels, Gauls and Gaels because they were taken CAPTIVE from the northern and eastern regions of the northern Kingdom of Israel -- GALILEE, GILEAD and GAULEN. There was also a practice of attaching GILEAD as a suffix to places (e.g. Jabesh-Gilead and Ramoth-Gilead). Just to the east of the Sea of GALILEE we still find the GOLAN Heights. The Hebrew GOLAN comes from GOLAH meaning "CAPTIVE" or "EXILE." On the western shore of the Black Sea is the River Sereth, where Israel settled, which enters the Danube at GALATZ in Roumania. GOLAH refers to Israelite "communities living beyond the confines of Israel" (p.62, Arthur Spier, A Comprehensive Hebrew Calendar).
FRANCE was also called "GALATIA" (Strabo 1:3:21; 4:2:1). Justin recorded the migration: "The GALLAECIANS claim a GREEK ORIGIN ... they took possession of those parts where New Carthage now stands (S.E. SPAIN) and passing from thence to GALLAECIA (N.W. SPAIN)" (44:3). Diodorus Siculus 16:32 says the Cimmerians were in PHRYGIA.
About 280 B.C. vast hordes of GAULS entered Macedonia and threatened Greece. Repulsed at Adelphi, they crossed the Dardanelles, invading Asia Minor, and permanently settled in PHRYGIA and GALATIA. Here they were at the time the Gospel was being preached. They call themselves KELTOI but the Romans called them GALLI. Pausanius says "They have but lately called themselves GALATAI, they anciently called themselves KELTOI." Arrian affirmed that the KELTOE were KIMMERIANS (Strabo 1; see also Herodotus). Niebuhr says that the Kymri and Gaels can very properly be called by the common name of KELTS. They occupied BOURGES France (Livy 5:34). Welsh tradition says two colonies of KELTS came from Gaul, one from Armorica and the other from Gascony. The KELTS settled in Spain and southern France. North central Spain was thereafter called CELT-iberian (Enc. Brit. 14th ed., vol. 5, p.102).
Predicted a 430-Year Punishment
1:1 Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.
2 In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin's captivity (592 B.C.),
3 The word of the Lord came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar (Aquarius); and the hand of the Lord was there upon him.
4 And I looked, and, behold, a (Milky Way) whirlwind came out of the north, a great (Milky Way) cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber (golden orange), out of the midst of the fire.
5 Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man (Aquarius).
6 And every one had four faces, and every one had four wings.
7 And their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf's foot (Taurus): and they sparkled like the colour of burnished brass.
8 And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and they four had their faces and their wings.
9 Their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
10 As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man (Aquarius), and the face of a lion (Leo), on the right side: and they four had the face of an ox (Taurus) on the left side; they four also had the face of an eagle (Scorpio).
11 Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.
12 And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went.
13 As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of lamps: it went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning.
14 And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.
15 Now as I beheld the living creatures, behold one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, with his four faces.
16 The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel (Equator of the Heavens and Ecliptic or the Sun's Path).
17 When they went, they went upon their four sides: and they turned not when they went.
18 As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of (star) eyes round about them four.
19 And when the living creatures went, the wheels went by them: and when the living creatures were lifted up from the earth, the wheels were lifted up.
20 Whithersoever the spirit was to go, they went, thither was their spirit to go; and the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels.
21 When those went, these went; and when those stood, these stood; and when those were lifted up from the earth, the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels.
22 And the likeness of the firmament upon the heads of the living creature was as the colour of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.
23 And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.
24 And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.
25 And there was a voice from the firmament that was over their heads, when they stood, and had let down their wings.
26 And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne (Cepheus), as the appearance of a sapphire stone (blue): and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.
27 And I saw as the colour of amber (golden orange), as the appearance of fire round about within it, from the appearance of his loins even upward, and from the appearance of his loins even downward, I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about.
28 As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.
2 And the spirit entered into me when he spake unto me, and set me upon my feet, that I heard him that spake unto me.
3 And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the (Gemini) children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their (Gemini) fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day.
4 For they are impudent (Gemini) children and (red radius line) stiffhearted. I do send thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God.
5 And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet (Orion) among them.
6 And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
7 And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.
8 But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.
9 And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;
10 And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe.
2 So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that roll.
3 And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness.
4 And he said unto me, Son of man, go, get thee unto the house of Israel, and speak with my words unto them.
5 For thou art not sent to a (Gemini) people of a strange speech and of an hard language, but to the house of Israel;
6 Not to many (Gemini) people of a strange speech and of an hard language, whose words thou canst not understand. Surely, had I sent thee to them, they would have hearkened unto thee.
7 But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee; for they will not hearken unto me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and (red radius iron) hardhearted.
8 Behold, I have made thy face (red radius iron) strong against their (Gemini) faces, and thy (red radius iron) forehead strong against their (Gemini) foreheads.
9 As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
10 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak unto thee receive in thine heart, and hear with thine ears.
11 And go, get thee to them of the captivity, unto the (Gemini) children of thy people, and speak unto them, and tell them, Thus saith the Lord God; whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear.
12 Then the spirit took me up, and I heard behind me a voice of a great rushing, saying, Blessed be the glory of the Lord from his place.
13 I heard also the noise of the wings of the living creatures that touched one another, and the noise of the (Zodiac) wheels over against them, and a noise of a great rushing.
14 So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the Lord was strong upon me.
15 Then I came to them of the captivity at Telabib, that dwelt by the river of Chebar, and I sat where they sat, and remained there astonished among them seven days.
16 And it came to pass at the end of seven days, that the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,
17 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman (Orion) unto the (Gemini) house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
18 When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
19 Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.
20 Again, When a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling-block before him, he shall die: because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he hath done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
21 Nevertheless if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous sin not, and he doth not sin, he shall surely live, because he is warned; also thou hast delivered thy soul.
22 And the hand of the Lord was there upon me; and he said unto me, Arise, go forth into the plain, and I will there talk with thee.
23 Then I arose, and went forth into the plain: and, behold, the glory of the Lord stood there, as the glory which I saw by the river of Chebar: and I fell on my face.
24 Then the spirit entered into me, and set me upon my feet, and spake with me, and said unto me, Go, shut thyself within thine (red radius line) house.
25 But thou, O son of man, behold, they shall put bands upon thee, and shall bind thee with them, and thou shalt not go out among them:
26 And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they are a rebellious house.
27 But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; He that heareth, let him hear; and he that forbeareth, let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.
2 And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set (red radius line) battering rams against it round about (Cancer has all these elements).
3 Moreover take thou unto thee an iron pan (black moon), and set it for a wall of iron between thee (Orion) and the (solar golden) city: and set thy (Orion) face against it, and it shall be besieged, and thou shalt lay siege against it. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.
4 Lie thou also upon thy left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it: according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it thou shalt bear their iniquity.
5 For I have laid upon thee the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days: so shalt thou bear the iniquity of the house of Israel.
6 And when thou hast accomplished them, lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: I have appointed thee each day for a year.
7 Therefore thou shalt set thy face toward the siege of Jerusalem, and thine (Orion) arm shall be uncovered, and thou shalt prophesy against it.
8 And, behold, I will lay (red radius line) bands upon thee, and thou shalt not turn thee from one side to another, till thou hast ended the days of thy siege.
9 Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one (black lunar) vessel, and make thee (solar golden) bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.
10 And thy meat which thou shalt eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day: from time to time shalt thou eat it.
11 Thou shalt drink also (black lunar bucket) water by measure, the sixth part of an hin: from time to time shalt thou drink.
12 And thou shalt eat it as (solar golden) barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with (black lunar) dung that cometh out of man, in their sight.
13 And the Lord said, Even thus shall the (Gemini) children of Israel eat their defiled (solar golden) bread among the (Gemini) Gentiles, whither I will drive them.
14 Then said I, Ah Lord God! behold, my soul hath not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.
15 Then he said unto me, Lo, I have given thee (black lunar) cow's dung for man's dung, and thou shalt prepare thy (solar golden) bread therewith.
16 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break the (red radius line) staff of (solar golden) bread in Jerusalem: and they (Gemini) shall eat (solar golden) bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink (lunar bucket) water by measure, and with astonishment:
17 That they may want (solar golden) bread and (lunar bucket) water, and be astonied one with another, and consume away for their iniquity.