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The chambers of !he temple. EZEKIEL The several parts therein. gare, and measured it according to one on this side, and another on that tuese measures,

side. 36 The little chambers thereof, the

CHAP. XLI. posts thereof; and the arches thereof, AFTERWARD. be brought me

to and to it about : the temple and measured the the length was fiaty cubits, and the posts, six cubits broad on the une breadth five and twenty cubits. side, and six cubits broad on the

37 And the posts thereof were to other side, which was the breadth of ward the outer court; and palm trees the tabernacle. were upon the posts thereof, on this 2 And the breadth of the door was side, and on that side: and the going ter cubits; and the sides of the door up to it had eight steps.

were five cubits on the one side, and 36 And the chambers and the entries tive cubits on the other side: and he thereof were by the posts of the gates, measured the length thereof, forty where they washed the burnt-offer- cubits; and the breadth, twenty cuang

bits. 39 | And in the porch of the gate 3 Then went be inward, and meawere two tables on this side, and two sured the post of the door, two cubits; tables on that side, to slay thereon the and the door, six cubits; and tbe burnt-offering, and the sin-offering, breadth of the door, seven cubits. and the trespass-offering:

4 So be measured the length thereof 40 And at the side without, as one twenty cuoirs; and the breadth, tiven goeth up to the entry of the north ty cubits, beiore the temple : and be gate, were two tables; and on the said unto me, This is the most holy other side, wbich was a: the porcb of place. the gate, were two tables.

5 After he measured the wall of the 41 Four tables were on this side, and house, six cubits; and the breadtb four tables on that side, by the side of of overy side chamber, four cubits the gate ; eight tables, whereupon they round about the bouse on every side, slow their sacrifices.

6 And the side chambers were three, 49 And the four tables were of bewn one over another, and thirty in order, stone for the burnt-offering, of a cabit and they entered into the wall which and an half long, and a cubit and an was of the house for the side chambers half broad, and one cubit high ; where round about, that they might have upon also they laid the instruments hold, but they had not bold in the wall wherewith they sıew the burnt-offering of the house. and the sacrifice.

7 And there was an enlarging, and a 43 And within werc hooks, an band winding about still upward to the side broad, fastened round about: and up- chambers: for the winding about of on the tables was the flesh of the offer the house went still upward round ing

about the house : therefore the breadth 44 And without the inner gate of the bouse was still upward, and so were the chambers of the singers in the increased from the lowest chamber to the mner court, which was at the side of highest by the midst. the north gate; and their prospect was 8 I saw also the height of the house Toward the soutb: one at the side of round about : the foundations of the the east gate having the prospect to-side chambers were a full reed of six ward the north.

great cubits. 45 And he said unto me, This cham- 9 The thickness of the wall, which ber, whose prospect is toward the was for the side chamber without. south, is for the priests, the keepers was five cubits: and that which was of the cb: rge of the house.

left was the place of the side chamber 46 Ana the chamber whose pros- that wcre within. pect is toward the north is for the 10 And between the chambers was priests, the keepers of the charge of the wideness of twenty cubits round the aliar: these are the snus of Zadok about the house on every side. among the sons of Levi, which come 11 And the doors of the side chamnear to the LORD, to minister unto bers were toward the place that was him.

left, one door toward the north, and 47 So he measured the court, an another door toward the south; and hundred cubits long, and an bundred the breadth of the place that was leit cubits broad, foursquare ; and the al- was five cubits round about. tar that was betore the house.

12 Now the building that was before 48 1 And he brought me to the porch the separate place at the end toward of the house, and measured cach post the west was seventy cubits broad ; of the porch, five cubits on this side, and the wall of the building was five and fire cubits on cha. side: and the cubits thick round about, and the breadth of the gate was three cubits length thereof ninety cubits. on this side, and three cubits on that 13 So he ineasured the house, an side.

hundred cubits long, and the separate 49 The length of the porch was place, and the building, with the walls twenty cubits, and the breadth eleven thereof, an hundred cubits long; cubits; and he brought me by the 14 Also the breadth of the face of steps whereby they went up to it: the house, and of the separate place wud there were pillars by the posts toward the east, an buodred cubits.

The ornaments of the temple. CHAP. XLII. The priests chamoers

15 And he measured the length of 4 And before the chambers was a the building over against the separate walk of ten cubits hreadth inward, a place wbich was behind it, and the way of one cubit; and their doors togalleries thereof on the one side and ward the north. on the other side, an hundred cubits, 5 Now the upper chambers were with the inner teinple, and the porches sborter: for the galleries were ligher of the court,

than these, than the lower, and than 16 The door-posts, and the narrow the middlemost of the building, windows, and the galleries round about 6 For they were in three stories, but on their three stories, over against had not pillars as the pillars of the he door, 'ceiled with wood round courts: therefore the building was thout, and from the ground up to straitened more tban the lowest and the windows, and the windows were the middlemost from tbe ground. covered ;

7 And the wall that was without 17 To that above the door, even un- over against the chambers, toward the to the inner house, and without, and outer court on the forepart of the by all the wall round about within and chambers, the length thereof was fifty without, by measure.

cubits. 19 And it was inade with cherubims 8 For the length of the chambers that and palm-trees, so that a palm-tree were in the outer court was tifty cubits: was between a cherub and à cherub; and lo, before the leaple were an bun. and cvery cherub bad two faces; dred cubits.

19 So that the face of a man was 9 And from under these chambers toward the palm-tree on the one side, was the entry on the east side, as acd the face of a young lion toward one goeth into them from the outer the palm-tree on the other side: il court. was made through all the house round 10 The chambers were in the thickabout.

ness of the wail of the court toward 20 From tbe ground unto ahove the the east, over against the separate door w'cre cherubiins and palm-irees place, and over against the buildmade, and on the wall of the temple. ing.

21 The posts of the temple were il And the way before them as squared, and the face of the sanctua-like the appearance oi' the chainbe:'s Ty; the appearance of the one as the wbich were toward the north, as long appearance of the other.

as they, and as broad as they : and all 22 The altar of wood was three their goings out were both according to cubits bigh, and the length thereof their fastions, and according to their two cubits; and the corners thereof, doors, and the lengths thereof, and the walls 12 And according to the doors of thereof, were of wood: and he said the chambers that were toward the unto me, This is the table that is be south, was a door in the head of the fore the LORD. A

way, even the way directly before the 23 And the temple and the sanctua- wall toward the east, as one enteret Ty had two doors.

into them. 24 And the doors had two leaves 13 Then said he unto me, The north apiece, two turning leaves; two leaves chambers and tbe south chaqubers, for the one door, and two leaves for which are before the separate place, the other door.

they be holy chambers, where the 25 And there were made on them, priests that approach unto the LORD on the doors of the temple, cheru- shall eat the most holy things : there hims and palm-trees, like as were shall they lay the most holy things, inade upon the walls; and there were and the meas-offering, and the sinthick planks upon the face of the offering, and the trespass-oilerius; porch witbout.

for the place is holy. 26 And there were narrow windows 14 wien the priests enter therein, and palm-trees on the one side and on then sball they not go out of the holy the other side, on the sides of the place into the outer court, but there porch, and upon the side chan:bers of they shall lay their garments wherein the bouse, and thick planks.

they minister for tbey are holy; and CHAP. XLII.

shall put on other garments, and sha!

approach to those things which THEN be brought me forta into the the people.

outer court, the way toward the 15 Now when be had made an end north; and be brought me into the of measuring the meer house, be chamber that was over against the se- brought me forta toward the gate parate piace, and wbich was before the whose prospect is toward the east, building toward the north.

and measured it round about. 9 Before the length of an hundred 16 He measured the east side with tubits was the cortb door, and the the measuring reed, five hundred breadth was ofty cubits.

reeds, with the measuring reed round 3. Over against t'e twenty cubit's about which were for the inner court, and 17. He measured the north side, five over against the pavement which was bundrea reeds, with the measuring for the outer court, was gallery against reed round about. gallery in three stories.

18 He measured the south side,

are for ing reed,

the return of God's glory. EZEKIEL Ordenances of the all. five hundred reeds, with the measur-¡Upon the inp of the mountain, the .

whoie limit thereot round about sha? 19 He turned about to the west side, bc inost holy. Bebold, this is the law ud measured five hundreu 'eeds with of the house. the measuring reed.

101 And these are the measures of 20 He measured it by the tour sides : the alta after the cubits: Tbé cubit it had a wall sound about, tive hundred is a cubit and nand-breadth: ; even ried's long, and live bundred broad, to the bottom hall be a cubit, and the inake a separation between the sanctu- breadth a cuthit, t'i the border ibere. ary and tbe proane place.

o) toe edge' thereot round alout CHAP. XLII.

stali ve a span and this shall be the APIERWARD. We brought me to the higher place of treatar..

that

14 And froin tie bottom upon the ward the east :

ground cve): lo the lower settle shall be and behold, the glory of the God inoculiis, anu te breadth one cubi:; of Israci came from the way of the and from the less ut seitle arn to Ibe east: anu lits voice wus like a noi-e greater settle shail bc four cubits, and of many waters: and the earth sumed tie oreadth one cubit. with his glory.

15 so the altai shall be foui cubits; 3 And it was according to the ap- and from ihe altar and upward shall be pearance of the vision wich I saw, for 4011, con according to the vision that I saw 16 And the altar shall be twelve exwhen I came to destroy the city : anu bits long, twel e broad, square in tte the visions were line the vision that I our squares thereo. S2w ly the river Chebar; and I eil 17 And the settle shall ne fourteen upon my face.

culiis long and courteeri broad in the + And the glory of the LORD came out squares thereor ; anu the border into the house by the wa, or the gate about it shall be bali a cubit; and whose prospect is toward the east. tic bottom thereof shall be it cubit

3 So the spirit took me up, and abou, ali bis stairs Stail look toward brought me into the forer couri , anathe east. bchold, the glory of the LORD filles 19 And be sad unto me, son of the house.

inani, thu saith the Lord GOD; These 6 And I heard him speaking unto use the ormances of the altar in the Ine out of the bouse ; and the man ay when they shall make it, to offer stood by :

burnt-otleiings thereon, and tu sprin7 91 And he said unto me, Son of kle blood tuereon. inan, the place of my throne, and the 19 And thou soalt give to the priests place di che soles or iny feet, where the Levites tot be on the seed of i will dwell in the mdst of the chil. Zaduk, which approach unto me, to dren of Israel for ever, and my h ly mister unto me, saith the Lord name shalt the house of Israel no GOD, a young bullock for a sin-othermore defile, neither they, nor their ing. kings, by their whoredom, nor by the 20 And thou shalt take of the Slood carcases of their kings in their higo thereo, nd put it on the four lords places.

or it, and on the four corners of 8 in their setting of their threshold the settie, and upon the border round by my thiesholds, and their post by acout thus stalt thou cleanse and my pusts, and the wall between me page it and them, they have e en dietileri in 21 Thou shalt take the bullock also bely Dame by their abominations that of the sin-otiering, and be shall hurn they have committed: wheretore in the appointed place of the house, have consumed them in mine anger. without the sunctuary.

9 Now let them put away their 92 And on the second day tbou sbalt whoredom, and the carcases of their ofér a kad of the goats without blemish kings, far from me, and I will dwell in for a sin offering; and they sball the midst of them for ever.

cleanse the altar, as they did cleanse 10 Thou son of man, shew the it with the bullock. house to the bouse of Israel, that 23 nen thou hast made an end of they may be astained of their ini. cleansing it, thou shall offer a young quities and let them measure the bullock without blemish, aod å ram pattern.

out o tie fiocis without blemist. 11 Aod * they be ashamed of all 24 And tbou shalt offer them berore that they have done, shew them the the LORD, and the priests shall cast forth of the house, and be fashion salt upon them, and they sbali offer thereof, and the goings out thereof, then up for a burnt-offering unto the aod the comings in thereof, and all LORD the forms thereof, and all the ordi- 25 Seven days shalt thou prepare nances thereof, and all the forms every day a goat for a sin-offering thereof, and all the laws thereof: they shall also prepare a young bullock, and write it in their sight, that they and a ram out if the flock, witbout may keep the whole form thercoi, blemish.

. and all the ordinances thereof, and do 26 Seven days shall they purge che them.

altar and purify itand they shall 12 This is the law of the house ; consecrate ibemselves.

The priests reproved.

CHAP XLIV

Ordinances for them 97. And when these days are ex- mine hand against them, saith the pired, it shall be, that upon the Lord GOD, and they shall bear their eighth day, and so forward, the priests iniquity. stali make your burnt offerings upon 13 And they shall not come near the altar, and your peace-otterings; unto me, to do the office of a presa and I will accept you, saith the Lord unto me, nor lo come near to any oi GOD.

iny holy things, in the most holy place. CHAP. XTIV.

but they sball bear their shame, and "THEN he brought me back the way their aborninatious which they bave

of the gate of the outward sanc-committed. tuary which looketb toward the east; 14 But I will make them keepers and it has sunt.

of the charge of the house, for all the 2 Then said the LORD unto me ; service thereof, and for all that shall This gate shall be shut, it shall not he be done the rein. apeled, and :70 man shall enter in by 15 ¢ But the priests the Levites, the at ; because the LORD, the God of Is- sons oi Zadok, that kept the charge rael, hath entered in by it, therefore of my sanctuary when the children of it shall dhe shut.

Israel went astiay from me, they stala 3 It for the prince, the prince, come near to ie to minister unto me, he shall sit in it to eat bread before and they shall stand before me to offer the LORD ; he shall enter by the way unto me the fat and the blood, saith of the porch of that gate, and shall go the Lord GOD: out by the way of the same.

16 They shall enter into my sanc4 « Then brought be n the way of tuary, and they shall come near to my the north gate before the house : and tale, to minister unto me, and they I looled, and behold, the glory of the shall eep my charge. LORD filled the house of the LORD: 17 ? And it shall come to pass, that and I fell upon my face

when they enter in at the gates of the į And the LORD sud unto me, Son inner court, fbey shall be closbed with of man, mark well, and behold with linen garments and no wool swall thine eyes, and bear with thine ears come upon them, while they minister all that I say unto thee concerning all in the gates of the inner court, and the ordinances of the house of the within. LORD, and all the laws thereof. and 19 They shall have linen bonnets upinark well the entering in of the ion their heads, and shall have linen house, with every going forth of the breeches upon their loins : they sball sanctuary

not gnd themselves with any thing that 6 And thou shalt say to the rebel. causei! sweat. jious, even to the bouse of Israel, 19 And when they go forth into the Thus saith the Lord GOD; O ye house outer couri, cuen into the outer court of Israel, let it suihice you or all your to the people, they shall put of their abon nations,

garments wherein they ministered, 7 in that ye bave brought into my and lay them in the holy chambers, sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in and they shall put on other garments; heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to and they shall not sanctity the people be in my sanctuary, to pollute it, eren with their garments. my house, when ye offer my bread, 20 Neither shall they shave their the fat and the blood, and they have beads, nor suffer their locks to grow broken ny cover ant because of all long; they shali only poll ibeir your abominations.

heads. 8 And ye have not kept the charge 21 Neither sball any, priest drink of mine holy things : but ye have set wine, when they enter into the inner keepers of my charge in my sanctuary court. for yourselves.

22 Neither shall they take for their 99 Tbus saith the Lord GOD; No wives a widow, nor her that is put stranger, uncircumcised in heart,'nor away: but they shall take maidens uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter in- of the seed of the house of Israel, to my sanctuary, of any stranger that or a widow that had a priest beis among the children of Israel.

fore. :0 And the Levites that are gone 123 And they shall teach my people away far from ine, when Israel went the difference between the boly and astray, wlich went astray away from profane, and cause them to discern beme after their idols; they shall even i weer the unclean and the clean. bear their iniquity:

24 And in controversy they shall 11 Yet they shall be ministers in my stund in judgment; and they sball sanctuary, hrring charge at the gates judge it according to my judgments: of the house, and ministering to the and they shall keep my laws and my house: they shall slay the burnt-offer-statutes in all mine assemblies; and ing, and the sacrifice for the people, they shall ballow my sabbaths. and they sball stand before them to 95 And they shall come at no dead minister unto them.

person to defle themselves : but for 12 Because they ministered unto lather, or for inother, or for son, or them belore their idols, and caused for daughter, for brother, or for sister the bouse of Israel to fall into ini. that hath bad no husband they may quity therefore bave i lifted up detile theraselves,

The division of the land EZEKIEL. for in city and for the princes

26 And after be is cleansed, they! 8 In the land shall be his possession shall reckon unto bim seven days. in Israel: and my princes sball no

27 And in the day that he goeth into more oppress my people, and the rest the sanctuary, unto the inner court, of the land shall they give to the to minister in the sanctuary, ke shall bouse of Israel according to their offer bis sin-offering, saith the Lord tribes. GOD.

9 g Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let 28 And it shall be unto them for an it suffice you, O princes of Israel: ie. inberitance: I am their inberitance : move violence and spoil, and execute and ye sball give them no possession judgment and justice, take away your ap Israel: I am their possession. exactions from my people, saith the

29 They shall eat the meat-offering, Lord GOD. and the sid-offering, and the trespass- 10 Ye shall have just balances, aud offering; and every ded.cated thing a just epbab, and a just bath. in Israel shall be theirs.

11 The ephah and the bath shall be 30 And the first of all the first-fruits of one measure, that the bath may of all things, and every oblation of all, contain the tenth part of an homer, of every sort of your oblations, shall and the epbab the tenth part of an be the priests : ye sball also give unto bomer: the measure tbereof Spall be the priest the first of your dough, that after the bomer. be may cause the blessing to rest in 12 And the shekel shall be twenty thine house.

gerabs: twenty shekels, tive and twen31 The priest shall not eat of any ty shekels, fifteen shekeis, sball be your thing, that is dead of itsell, or torn, maneh : whether it be fowl or beast.

13 This is the oblation that ye sball

offer; the sixth part of an ephab of CHAP. XLV.

an homer of wheat, and ye sball give MO OREOVER, when ye sball divide the sixth part of an eplah 'ot an bomes

by lot the land for inheritance, of barley : ye sball offer an oblation into the 14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, LORD, an holy portion of the and the bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth the length shall be the length o five part of a batb out of the cor, which is and twenty thousand reeds, and the an bomer of tea baths; for ten baths breadth shall be ten thousand. This are an homer : shall be holy in all the borders thereof And one lamb out of the flock Tound about.

out of two hundred, out of the fa: 2 of this there shall be for the pastures of Israel, for a meat-offering, sanctuary five hundred in length, with and for a burnt-offering, and for peace five hundred in breadth, square round ofterings, to make reconciliation fo: about; and fifty cubits round about then, saith the Lord GOD. for the suburbs thereol,

All the people o: the land sball 3 And of this measure shalt thou give this oblation for the prince in measure the length of five and twenty Israel. thousand, and the breadth of ten thou- 17 And it sball be the prince's part sand : and in it sball be the sanctuary to give burnt-offerings, and meal-ofand the most boly place.

ferings, and drink-offerings, in the 4 The holy portion of the land shall feasts, and in the new moons, and in be for the priests the ministers of the the sabbaths, in all solemnities of the sanctuary, which sball come near to house of Israel: be shall prepare the aninister unto the LORD and it shall sin-offering, and the meat-offering be a place for their houses, and an holy and the burnt-offering, and the peaceplace for the sanctuary.

otterings, to make reconciliation for 5 And the tive and twenty thousand the house of Israel. of length, and the ten thousand of 18 Thus saith the Lord GOD ; in breadth, sball also the Levites, the the first month, in the first day or the ministers of the house, have for them. month, thou sball take a young buls selves, for a possession for twenty lock without blemish, and cleanse the cbamhers.

sanctuary 6 1 And ye shall appoint the posses- 19 And the priest sball take of the sion of the city five thousand broad, blood of the sin-offering, and put it and five and twenty thousand long, upon the posts of the bouse, and upon over against the oblation of the boly the four corners of the settle of the portion : it shall be for the whole house altar, and upon the posts of the gate of Israel.

of the inner court. 7 And a portion shall be for the 20 And so ibou sbalt do the seventh prince on the one side and on the day of tbe month for every one that other side of the oblation of the holy erretb, and so him that is simple : so portion, and of the possession of the shall ye reconcile the house. city, before the oblation of the holy 21 in the tirst month, in the fourportion, and before the possession of teenth day of the month, ye shali ibe city, from the west side west-baie the passover, a feast of seven ward, and from the east side east-days ; unleavened bread shall be ward : and the length shall be over eaten. against one of the portions, from the 22 And upon that day shall the Wtot korder unto :be east border. prince prepare for himself and for all

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