Ezekiel is instructed by Jehovah to write on one stick “for Judah” and on another stick “for Joseph, the stick of Ephraim.”
Two-tribe kingdom of Judah
“for Joseph, the stick of Ephraim”
Ten-tribe kingdom of Israel
The other sheep
“they become just one stick in your hand”
537 B.C.E. True worshippers return from the nations, rebuild Jerusalem, and worship as one nation.
Since 1919, God’s people are gradually reorganized and united to serve as “one flock.”