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The measures of the outward court.

EZEKIEL. The return of God's glory in the temple. CHRIST were in the utter court was fifty cubits:

FTERWARD he brought me to the and, lo, before the temple were an hun gate, even the gate that looketh dred cubits.

toward the east: 9 And l from under these chambers 2 And, behold, the glory of the God 4. 0r, he that was || the entry on the east side, || as one of Israel came from the way of the east: bch. brought me goeth into them from the utter court.

and his voice was like a noise of many Keton 10 The chambers were in the thickness waters: dand the earth shined with his & of the wall of the court toward the east, glory. over against the separate place, and over

3 And it was according to the apelit against the building.

pearance of the vision which I saw, even & ad
11 And the way before them was like according to the vision that I saw || when the
the appearance of the chambers which I came to destroy the city: and the prophens
were toward the north, as long as they, visions were like the vision that I saw by
and as broad as they: and all their goings the river Chebar; and I fell upon my See casi,
out were both according to their fashions, face.
and according to their doors.

4 h And the glory of the LORD came ve
12 And according to the doors of the into the house by the way of the gate
chambers that were toward the south was whose prospect is toward the east.
a door in the head of the way, even the

5 So the spirit took me up, and i ceny way directly before the wall toward the brought me into the inner court; and, 4*17 east, as one entereth into them.

behold, *the glory of the Lord filled King 13 | Then said he unto me, The north the house. chambers and the south chambers, which 6 And I heard him speaking unto me are before the separate place, they be out of the house; and the man stood lates holy chambers, where the priests that ap- by me. proach unto the Lord a shall eat the most

7 And he said unto me, Son of man, holy things: there shall they lay the most " the place of my throne, and the place holy things, and the meat offering, and of the soles of my feet, 'where I will A

the sin offering, and the trespass offering; dwell in the midst of the children of Is13, 14. Num. for the place is holy.

rael for ever, and my holy name, shall the best 14 'When the priests enter therein, house of Israel 'no more defile, neither or then shall they not go out of the holy they, nor their kings, by their whoredom, a Cos. place into the utter court, but there they nor by the carcases of their kings in

pas shall lay their garments wherein they their high places. minister; for they are holy; and shall 8 'In their setting of their threshold Seet vas put on other garments, and shall ap- by my thresholds, and their post by my proach to those things which are for the posts, ||and the wall between me and los people.

them, they have even defiled my holy 10, 15 ( Now when he had made an end name by their abominations that they had of measuring the inner house, he brought have committed: wherefore I have conme forth toward the gate whose prospect. sumed them in mine anger. is toward the east, and measured it round 9 Now let them put away their whoreabout.

dom, and the carcases of their kings, far 16 He measured the east + side with from me, and I will dwell in the midst i tes the measuring reed, five hundred reeds, of them for ever. with the measuring reed round about. 10 I Thou son of man, ushew the ca. *

17 He measured the north side, five house to the house of Israel, that they
hundred reeds, with the measuring reed may be ashamed of their iniquities; and
round about.

let them measure the pattern.
18 He measured the south side, five 11 And if they be ashamed of all that
hundred reeds, with the measuring reed. they have done, shew them the form of

19 He turned about to the west side, the house, and the fashion thereof, and
and measured five hundred reeds with the goings out thereof, and the comings
the measuring reed.

in thereof, and all the forms thereof, and 20 He measured it by the four sides: all the ordinances thereof, and all the 8 ch 10.5. Bit had a wall round about, "five hundred forms thereof, and all the laws thereof:

reeds long, and five hundred broad, to and write it in their sight, that they may
make a separation between the sanctuary keep the whole form thereof, and all the
and the profane place.

ordinances thereof, and do them.

12 This is the law of the house;
1 The returning of the glory of God into the Upon the top of the mountain the
temple. 7 The

sin of Israel hindered God's whole limit thereof round about shall
presence. · 10 The prophet exhort th them
to repentance, and observation of the law of be most holy. Behold, this is the law of
the house. 13 The measures, 18 and the the house.
ordinances of the altar.

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The measure and ordinances of the altar. CHAP. XLIV.

The priests reproved. the altar after the cubits: "The cubit is 27 And when these days are expired,

a cubit and an hand breadth; even the it shall be, that upon the eighth day, and ch.go.s. t bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth so forward, the priests shall make your h Lev. 9.1.

à cubit, and the border thereof by the burnt offerings upon the altar, and your loro thank

#edge thereof round about shall be all peace offerings, and I will accept you, i Jolo 42. 8. + Ileb. lip.

span: and this shall be the higher place saith the Lord God.
of the altar.
14 And from the bottom upon the

ground even to the lower settle shall be 1 The east gate assigned only to the prince.
two cubits, and the breadth one cubit;

4 The priests reproved for polluting of the
and from the lesser settle even to the

sanctuary. 9 Idolaters uncapable of the

priest's office. 15 The sons of Zadok are greater settle shall be four cubits, and the accepted thereto. 17 Ordinances for the breadth one cubit.

priests. 15. So I the altar shall be four cubits; THEN be brought me back the way + Heb.Arie, four horns.

tuary which looketh toward the east; 16 And the altar shall be twelve cubits and it was shut. Isai. 29. 1. long, twelve broad, square in the four 2 Then said the LORD unto me; This squares thereof.

gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, 17 And the settle shall be fourteen and no man shall enter in by it; because b ell. 43. 4. cubits long and fourteen broad in the the LORD, the God of Israel, hath enfour squares thereof; and the border about tered in by it, therefore it shall be shut.

it shall be half a cubit; and the bottom 3 It is for the prince; the prince, he Sec. Exod. thereof shall be a cubit about; and "his shall sit in it to eat bread before the

stairs shall look toward the east. LORD; "he shall enter by the way of the 2018

18 | And he said unto me, Son of porch of that gate, and shall go out by
man, thus saith the Lord God; These the way of the same.
are the ordinances of the altar in the day 4 9 Then brought he me the way of

when they shall make it, to offer burnt the north gate before the house: and I • Lex. 1.5. offerings thereon, and to sprinkle blood looked, and, behold, the glory of the & 3:3; thereon.

LORD filled the house of the LORD: 'and r ch. 1.28. 19 And thou shalt give to the priests I fell upon my face. the Levites that be of the seed of Zadok, 5 And the LORD said unto me, & Son 5 ch.40. 4.

which approach unto me, to minister unto of man, +mark well, and behold with the heated 10. 12. Lev. me, saith the Lord God, a young bullock thine eyes, and hear with thine ears all $ 13, 15. ch. for a sin offering.

that I say unto thee concerning all the
20 And thou shalt take of the blood ordinances of the house of the Lord, and
thereof, and put it on the four horns of all the laws thereof; and mark well the
it, and on the four corners of the settle, entering in of the house, with every going
and upon the border round about: thus forth of the sanctuary.
shalt thou cleanse and purge it.

6 And thou shalt say to the rebellious, 6 ch. 2. 5. 21 Thou shalt take the bullock also even to the house of Israel, Thus saith 4. F.xod. 29. of the sin offering, and he shall burn it the Lord God; O ye house of Israel,

in the appointed place of the house, let it suffice you of all your abominations, i 41.45.7 - Flebr. 13. without the sanctuary.

7 * In that ye have brought into my k ch. 43. 8. 22 And on the second day thou shalt sanctuary +strangers, “uncircumcised in Arts offer a kid of the goats without blemish heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be + Heb. for a sin offering; and they shall cleanse in my sanctuary, to pollute it, even my stranger. the altar, as they did cleanse it with the house, when ye offer my bread, the fat Lev. 22:25. bullock.

and the blood, and they have broken my h. Dent. 23 When thou hast made an end of covenant because of all your abominations. cleansing it, thou shalt offer a young bul 8 And ye have not P kept the charge : Lev, 21.6, lock without blemish, and a ram out of of mine holy things: but ye have set the flock without blemish.

keepers of my || charge in my sanctuary 24 And thou shalt offer them before for yourselves. f Lev. 2 13. the LORD, 'and the priests shall cast salt 9 T Thus saith the Lord God; 'No !Or, ward,

upon them, and they shall offer them up stranger, uncircumcised in heart, nor un- nanceAnd
for a burnt offering unto the LORD. circumcised in flesh, shall enter into my 16, & ch.40.

25 < Seven days shalt thou prepare sanctuary, of any stranger that is among a ver. -
every day a goat for a sin offering: they the children of Israel.
shall also prepare a young bullock, and 10 "And the Levites that are gone Kings 23.
a ram out of the flock, without blemish.

away far from me, when Israel went 26 Seven days shall they purge the astray, which went astray away from me 1:5. eh. gs. Heb. fill altar and purify it; and they shall 7 con after their idols; they shall even bear Exod. 29. 24. secrate themselves.

their iniquity.

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Ordinances for the priests.


The divisions of the lax 11 Yet they shall be ministers in my fane, and cause them to discern between

sanctuary, 'having charge at the gates of the unclean and the clean. * 1 Chron. the house, and ministering to the house: 24 And 'in controversy they shall , Deeze 10. Chron. 'they shall slay the burnt offering and the stand in judgment; and they shall judge res

sacrifice for the people, and "they shall it according to my judgments: and they & le. stand before them to minister unto them. shall keep my laws and my statutes in all

12 Because they ministered unto them mine assemblies; 'and they shall hallow : See cha ha, 16. before their idols, and caused the my sabbaths. Heb. were house of Israel to fall into iniquity; there 25 And they shall come at no 'dead : Ler. 2.

fore have I 'lifted up mine hand against person to defile themselves: but for them, saith the Lord God, and they shall ther, or for mother, or for son, or for bear their iniquity.

daughter, for brother, or for sister that ya kings 23.

13 "And they shall not come near unto hath had no husband, they may defile
me, to do the office of a priest unto me, themselves.
nor to come near to any of my holy 26 And after he is cleansed, they shall

things, in the most holy place: but they reckon unto him seven days.
B. 32. 30. shall bear their shame, and their abo 27 And in the day that he goeth into

minations which they have committed. the sanctuary, "unto the inner court, to

14 But I will make them “keepers of minister in the sanctuary, 'he shall offer - ler. +3 the charge of the house, for all the ser his sin offering, saith the Lord God. vice thereof, and for all that shall be done 28 And it shall be unto them for any in 2 therein.

inheritance: I am their inheritance: and Isa 31 15 { "But the priests the Levites, "the ye shall give them no possession in Israel: ? Le sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of I am their possession. my sanctuary d when the children of 29 “ They shall eat the meat offering, some Israel went astray from me, they shall and the sin offering, and the trespass Nend. si

come near to me to minister unto me, offering; and every || dedicated thing in • Deut. 10. 8. and they shall stand before me to offer Israel shall be their's.

unto me 'the fat and the blood, saith the 30 And the first of all the firstfruits
Lord God:

of all things, and every oblation of all, of 16 They shall enter into my sanctuary, every sort of your oblations, shall be the oness 8 ch.41. 92. and they shall come near to my table, priest's: ‘ye shall also give unto the priest Niski

to minister unto me, and they shall keep the first of your dough, that he may
my charge.

cause the blessing to rest in thine house. a freris 17 1 And it shall come to pass, that 31 The priest shall not eat of any.

when they enter in at the gates of the thing that is dead of itself, or torn,
Exod. 28; inner court, " they shall be clothed with whether it be fowl or beast.
linen garments; and no wool shall come

upon them, whiles they minister in the 1 The portion of land for the sanctuary, 6
gates of the inner court, and within. for the city, 7 and for the prince. 9 0r-
18 * 'They shall have linen bonnets upon

dinances for the prince.
their heads, and shall have linen breeches

OREOVER, Twhen ye shall*divide the other upon their loins; they shall not gird

themselves || † with any thing that causeth shall "offer an oblation unto the Lord, 6 ( 86. places.

tan holy portion of the land: the length lica 19 And when they go forth into the shall be the length of five and twenty

utter court, even into the utter court to thousand reeds, and the breadth shall be k ch. 42. 14. the people, they shall put off their gar- ten thousand. This shall be holy in all

ments wherein they ministered, and lay the borders thereof round about.
them in the holy chambers, and they shall 2 Of this there shall be for the sanc-
put on other garments; and they shall tuary five hundred in length, with five ceh. ***
not sanctify the people with their gar- hundred in breadth, square round about;

and fifty cubits round about for the
20 "Neither shall they shave their || suburbs thereof.
heads, nor suffer their locks to grow long; 3 And of this measure shalt thou mea-
they shall only poll their heads.

sure the length of five and twenty thou-
21 "Neither shall any priest drink wine, sand, and the breadth of ten thousand:
when they enter into the inner court. d and in it shall be the sanctuary and the dd. As

22 Neither shall they take for their most holy place. o Lev. 21. 7, wives a widow, nor her that is t put 4. ® The holy portion of the land shall the best + Heb.shrust away: but they shall take maidens of the be for the priests the ministers of the Heb. From seed of the house of Israel, or a widow sanctuary, which shall come near to mi+that had a priest before.

nister unto the LORD: and it shall be a 23 And Pthey shall teach my people place for their houses, and an holy place 3276. Mal. the difference between the holy and pro- for the sanctuary.

39, 49, 43. & 34. 27, 28.

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a Lev. 23- 33.

a Lev. 19.35 36. Prov. 11.

Political ordinances for the prince. CHAP. XLVI.

Religious rites for the prince. 5' And the five and twenty thousand 18 Thus saith the Lord God; In the

of length, and the ten thousand of breadth, first month, in the first day of the month, sch. 48.13. shall also the Levites, the ministers of the thou shalt take a young bullock without

house, have for themselves, for a posses- blemish, and cleanse the sanctuary: r See ch. 4o. sion for Btwenty chambers.

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

20 And so thou shalt do the seventh 7 ' And a portion shall be for the day of the month 'for every one that • Lev. 4. 97. prince on the one side and on the other erreth, and for him that is simple: so shall side of the oblation of the holy portion, ye reconcile the house. and of the possession of the city, before 21 In the first month, in the fourteenth Exod. 12. the oblation of the holy portion, and be- day of the month, ye shall have the pass- 5,6. Numb. fore the possession of the city, from the over, a feast of seven days; unleavened 16,17. Deut: west side westward, and from the east bread shall be eaten. side eastward : and the length shall be 22 And upon that day shall the prince over against one of the portions, from prepare for himself and for all the people the west border unto the east border. of the land "a bullock for a sin offering. «Lev.4.14

in 23 And 'seven days of the feast he x Lev. 33. 8. kb. 46. 18. Israel: and *my princes shall no more shall prepare a burnt offering to the Lord, ch. n. oppress my people; and the rest of the seven bullocks and seven rams without

land shall they give to the house of Israel blemish daily the seven days; "and a kid 28.15, 22, 30. according to their tribes.

of the goats daily for a sin offering. 9 Thus saith the Lord God; 'Let it 24 And he shall prepare a meat offer- z ch.46.5, 7. m Jer. 22. 3. suffice you, O princes of Israel: “ remove ing of an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah

violence and spoil, and execute judgment for a ram, and an hin of oil for an ephah. tuleb et and justice, take away your texactions 25 In the seventh month, in the fifteenth

from my people, saith the Lord God. day of the month, shall he do the like in

10 Ye shall have just "balances, and a the feast of the seven days, according to Numl.19.12. just ephah, and a just bath.

the sin offering, according to the burnt Deut. 16. 13. 11 The ephah and the bath shall be of offering, and according to the meat ofone measure, that the bath may contain fering, and according to the oil. the tenth part of an homer, and the ephah

CHAP. XLVI. the tenth part of an homer: the measure

1 Ordinances for the prince in his worship, thereof shall be after the homer.

9 and for the people. 16 An order for the 12 And the shekel shall be twenty ge prince's inheritance. 19 The courts for Numb. rahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty she

boiling and baking. kels, fifteen shekels, shall be your

maneh. THUS saith the Lord God; The gate offer; the sixth part of an ephah of an ward the east shall be shut the six workhomer of wheat, and ye shall give the sixth ing days; but on the sabbath it shall be part of an ephah of an homer of barley: opened, and in the day of the new moon

14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the it shall be opened. bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of 2 * And the prince shall enter by the reth 44. 3. a bath out of the cor, which is an homer way of the porch of that gate without, of ten baths; for ten baths are an homer: and shall stand by the post of the gate,

15 And one || lamb out of the flock, and the priests shall prepare his burnt out of two hundred, out of the fat pas- offering and his peace offerings, and he

tures of Israel; for a meat offering, and shall worship at the threshold of the gate: Or, thank for a burnt offering, and for || peace of then he shall go forth; but the gate shall plerust ferings, P to make reconciliation for them, not be shut until the evening. saith the Lord God.

3 Likewise the people of the land shall 16 All the people of the land † shall worship at the door of this gate before 1 Or, with give this oblation || for the prince in İsrael. the Lord in the sabbaths and in the new

17 And it shall be the prince's part to moons. give burnt offerings, and meat offerings, 4 And the burnt offering that the 6 ch. 15. 17. and drink offerings, in the feasts, and in prince shall offer unto the Lord in the the new moons, and in the sabbaths, in sabbath day shall be six lambs without all solemnities of the house of Israel: he blemish, and a ram without blemish. shall prepare the sin offering, and the 5 And the meat offering shall be an ech. 45. 29.

meat offering, and the burnt offering, and ephah for a ram, and the meat offering. 19r, thank the || peace offerings, to make reconcilia- for the lambs tas he shall be able to all tion for the house of Israel.

give, and an hin of oil to an ephah.

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Religious rites for the people.


The vision of the holy welo 6 And in the day of the new moon it, he shall give his sons inheritance out of CHRIST

shall be a young bullock without blemish, his own possession: that my people be not
and six lambs, and a ram: they shall be scattered every man from his possession.
without blemish.

19 1 After he brought me through the
7 And he shall prepare a meat offering, entry, which was at the side of the gate,
an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for into the holy chambers of the priests,
a ram, and for the lambs according as his which looked toward the north : and,
hand shall attain unto, and an hin of oil behold, there was a place on the two
to an ephah.

sides westward. 84 And when the prince shall enter, 20 Then said he unto me, This is the he shall go in by the way of the porch of place where the priests shall boil the cares that gate, and he shall go forth by the trespass offering and the sin offering, way thereof.

where they shall ”bake the meat offer. (Rit 5 g But when the people of the land ing; that they bear them not out into the . Exod. 23. shall come before the Lord in the so utter court, “to sanctify the people. Leut. 16. 16. lemn feasts, he that entereth in by the 21 Then he brought me forth into the

way of the north gate to worship shall utter court, and caused me to pass by the
go out by the way of the south gate; and four corners of the court; and, behold,
he that entereth by the way of the south tin every corner of the court there was Hele:
gate shall go forth by the way of the a court.
north gate: he shall not return by the

22 In the four corners of the court cat 24
way of the gate whereby he came in, but there were courts || joined of forty cubits
shall go forth over against it.

long and thirty broad: these four + cor- 10 10 And the prince in the midst of them, ners were of one measure. when they go in, shall go in; and when 23 And there was a row of building the they go forth, shall go forth.

round about in them, round about them i And in the feasts and in the so- four, and it was made with boiling places rrer. 5 lemnities 'the meat offering shall be an under the rows round about.

ephah to a bullock, and an ephah to a 24 Then said he unto me, These are
ram, and to the lambs as he is able to the places of them that boil, where the
give, and an hin of oil to an ephah. ministers of the house shall °boil the

12 Now when the prince shall prepare sacrifice of the people.
a voluntary burnt offering or peace offer-

8 ch. 4.3. ings voluntarily unto the Lord, one shall 1 The vision of the holy waters. 6 The ritee

then open him the gate that looketh to of them. 13 The borders of the land. 22
ward the east, and he shall prepare his The division of it by lot.
burrft offering and his peace offerings, as
he did on the sabbath day: then he shall unto the door of the house; and,
go forth; and after his going forth one behold, "waters issued out from under lee?
shall shut the gate.

the threshold of the house eastward : for $14.8 13 " Thou shalt daily prepare a burnt the forefront of the house stood toward

offering unto the LORD of a lamb tof the the east, and the waters came down from the beason first year without blemish : thou shalt under from the right side of the house, at ttleb.mor*- prepare it +every morning.

the south side of the altar.
14 And thou shalt prepare a meat of 2 Then brought he me out of the way
fering for it every morning, the sixth part of the gate northward, and led me about
of an ephah, and the third part of an hin the way without unto the utter gate by the
of oil, to temper with the fine flour; a way that looketh eastward; and, behold,
meat offering continually by a perpetual there ran out waters on the right side.
ordinance unto the LORD.

3 And when the man that had the line beds
15 Thus shall they prepare the lamb, in his hand went forth eastward, he mea-
and the meat offering, and the oil, every sured a thousand cubits, and he brought
morning for a continual burnt offering. me through the waters; the waters were + llebu

16 1 Thus saith the Lord God; If the to the ancles.
prince give a gift unto any of his sons, 4 Again he measured a thousand, and
the inheritance thereof shall be his sons’; brought me through the waters; the
it shall be their possession by inheritance. waters were to the knees. Again he

17 But if he give a gift of his inherit- measured a thousand, and brought me

ance to one of his servants, then it shall through; the waters were to the loins.
i Lev. 25. 10. be his to the year of liberty; after it shall 5 Afterward he measured a thousand;

return to the prince: but his inheritance and it was a river that I could not pass
shall be his sons' for them.

over: for the waters were risen, + waters Here k ch. 6. 8.

18 Moreover the prince shall not take to swim in, a river that could not be
of the people's inheritance by oppression, passed over.
to thrust them out of their possession; but 6 9 And he said unto me, Son of man,

vor. 2.


h Exod. 99. 38 Numb. 28. 3.

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