The war in Revelation, by contrast, occurs after Jesus has reigned on earth for a thousand years. Ezekiel 38 New International Version (NIV) The Lord ’s Great Victory Over the Nations. First, Ezekiel’s war is described as occurring relatively soon after the rebirth of the State of Israel and the ingathering of the Jewish people from around the world (Ezekiel 36–37). But this is a second war, not the war referred to by Ezekiel 38–39. The Future Russian/Islamic Invasion of Israel Ezekiel 38-39 .
38:8) and “last days” ( Ezek. 2.) We know this for several reasons. Magog. (Refer to the Ezekiel 38 map … Ezekiel: Chapter 38 Timeline. Some think that its fulfillment is even knocking at our door. In contrast, there are over 130 historical references tying Magog to the ancient Scythians. 3.) Some argue that these events can occur before or after the rapture of the church, while others connect these events with the battle of Armageddon. 19:19) are described as taking place during the first general timing clue “latter years” ( Ezek. Ezekiel Images and Notes. 1) Both the Gog-Magog Battle ( Ezek. They are; 1.) The Invaders: Magog, Meshech, Tubal, Persia, Ethiopia, Libya, Gomer, and Togarmah. The (intended) Victim: Israel. The Victor: God. 38 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of  Meshek and Tubal; prophesy against him 3 and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am against you, Gog, chief prince of  Meshek and Tubal. Ezekiel 3:17-19 - Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. The Book of Ezekiel.
The attack will be against the nation Israel and the goal will be to annihilate God's chosen nation. As described in the web page on Ezekiel 38, there is no time or trigger event that is given to initiate the invasion of Gog and his confederates into northern Israel. End-time experts are talking a lot about the Gog-Magog war of Ezekiel 38–39, a prophecy that predicts a powerful confederacy led apparently by Russia that is destined to someday invade Israel.
38:16) of the Tribulation. At some time during the end of this present age, there will be a massive invasion involving Islamic nations aligned with the country which today is called Russia. Fascinating, and there is other evidence of the Esther link as well, for example the great battle of Ezekiel 38-39 is fought with ancient weapons (Ezekiel 38:4), not modern ones! Ezekiel 38 and 39 involves at least fourteen participants in the prophecy.
But with no connection to any physical territory or people as there is with Magog and the others named in Ezekiel 38, and with Biblical appearances so far apart in time, there’s good reason to believe that Gog is a non-human character, one of Satan’s own. 38-39) and the Battle of Armageddon ( Rev.