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they shall come, [bow'] and shall rest [nuwach] all
of them in the desolate [battah] valleys, [nachal] and in the holes [naqiyq]
of the rocks, [cela`] and upon all thorns, [na`atsuwts] and upon all bushes. [nahalol] KJV-Interlinear
19 And they
will all come and settle on the steep ravines, on the ledges of the cliffs, on
all the thorn bushes, and on all the watering places. NASB
Revelation portrays Israel as a land of wealth and thus the western king is its protector, but not for the wealth, but for its eventual destruction. That is Satan's ultimate plan, get them all into one area and then destroy them.
This verse portrays the land which herein is Judah, as a land now overrun by invading armies. Like bees and flies, they will be everywhere, swarming.
They will be in the good valleys, the cities, along the good waterways, and even in places that people generally do not go, thus the thorns and bushes.
And so continuing on from the description of the previous verse, the land will be overrun and overwhelmed by its enemies. And those enemies will consume everything, leaving nothing of value.
And even though many prophecies are fulfilled in part at various points in history, such as in the Babylonian invasion, followed by the Persian invasion, followed by the Greek and Roman invasions, the ultimate fulfillment of the prophecy will not occur until the final days of history, just prior to the Second Advent. That will be in the Tribulation.
The Tribulation will be the absolute worst period of history not only for Israel, but for the entire world.
The description here is one of overwhelming occupation and destruction of the land.
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