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 Ezekiel 45:1 - 9
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Ezekiel
   Chapter 45
45:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"'When you allot the land as an inheritance, you are to present to the LORD a portion of the land as a sacred district, 25,000 cubits long and 20,000 F130 cubits wide; the entire area will be holy.
 
45:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Of this, a section 500 cubits square is to be for the sanctuary, with 50 cubits around it for open land.
 
45:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the sacred district, measure off a section 25,000 cubits F131 long and 10,000 cubits F132 wide. In it will be the sanctuary, the Most Holy Place.
 
45:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It will be the sacred portion of the land for the priests, who minister in the sanctuary and who draw near to minister before the LORD. It will be a place for their houses as well as a holy place for the sanctuary.
 
45:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
An area 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubits wide will belong to the Levites, who serve in the temple, as their possession for towns to live in. F133
 
45:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"'You are to give the city as its property an area 5,000 cubits wide and 25,000 cubits long, adjoining the sacred portion; it will belong to the whole house of Israel.
 
45:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'The prince will have the land bordering each side of the area formed by the sacred district and the property of the city. It will extend westward from the west side and eastward from the east side, running lengthwise from the western to the eastern border parallel to one of the tribal portions.
 
45:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This land will be his possession in Israel. And my princes will no longer oppress my people but will allow the house of Israel to possess the land according to their tribes.
 
45:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You have gone far enough, O princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign LORD.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F130 Septuagint (see also verses 3 and 5 and 48:9); Hebrew 10,000
F131 That is, about 7 miles (about 12 kilometers)
F132 That is, about 3 miles (about 5 kilometers)
F133 Septuagint; Hebrew temple; they will have as their possession 20 rooms

 
 

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