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of the parts, chambers, and

EZEKIEL.

ornaments of the temple. on that side, by the side of the gate , eight tables, ward the place that was left, one door toward whereupon they slew their sacrifices.

the north, and another door toward the south: 42 And the four tables 10c7e or hewn stone for and the breadth of the place that was left was the burnt-offering, of a cubil and a half long, and five cubits round about. a cubit and a half broad, and one cubit high: 12 Now the building that was before the sepawhereupou also they laid the instruments where-rate place at the end toward the west was sevenwith they slew the burnt-offering and the sacrifice. ty cubits broad; and the wall of the building

43 And within were houks, a land broad, fast- was five cubits thick round about, and the length ened round about: and upon the lables was the thereof ninety cubits. fiesh of the offering:

13 So he measured the house, a hundred cubits 44 11 And without the inner gate wore thc cham-long; and the separate place, and the building, bers of the singers in the inner court, which was with the walls thereof, a hundred cubits long; at the side of the north gate; and their prospect 14 Also the breadth of the face of the house, was toward the south: one at the side of the and of the separate place toward the east, a east gate having the prospect toward the north. hundred cubits.

45 And he said unto me, This chamber, whose 15 And he measured the length of the building prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, over against the separate place which was be the keepers of the charge of the house.

hind it, and the galleries thereof on the one side 46 And the chamber whose prospect is toward and on the other side, a hundred cubits, with the the north, is for the priests, the keepers of the inner temple, and the porches of the court; charge of the altar: these are the sons of Zadok 16 The door posts, and the narrow windows, among the sons of Levi, which coine near to the and the galleries round about on their three sto LORD to ininister unto hiin.

ries, over against the door, ceiled with wood 47 So he measured the court, a hundred cubits round about, and from the ground up to the winlong, and a hundred cubits broad, four-square; duws, and the windows were covered ; and the altar that was before the house. 17 To that above the door, even unto the inner 48 11 And he brought me to the porch of the house, and without, and by all the wall round house, and measured each post of the porch, five about within and without by measure. cubits on this side, and five cubits on that side: 18 And it was made with cherubims and palmand the breadth of the gate was three cubits on trees, so that a palm-tree was between a cherub this side, and three cubits on that side. and a cherub; and every cherub had two faces;

49 The length of the porch was twenty cubits, 19 So that the face of a man was toward the and the breadth cleven cubits; and he brought pa!m-tree on the one side, and the face of a me by the steps whereby they went up to it : young lion toward the palm-tree on the other and there were pillars by the posts, one on this side: it was made through all the house round side, and another on that side.

about. CHAP. XLI.

20 From the ground unto above the door were The several parts of the temple. cherubims and palur-trees made, and on the wall AFTERWARed lielprosent me voitke temple, og hele poses

and measured the posts, six cubits broad on 21 The posts of the temple were squared, and the one side, and six eubits broad on the other the face of the sanctuary; the appearance of side, which was the breadth of the tabernacle. the one as the appearance of the other.

2 And the breadth of the door was ten cubits; 22 The altar of wood was three cubits high, and and the sides of the door were five cubits on the the length thereof two cubits; and the corners one side, and five cubits on the other side: and thereof, and the length thereof, and the walls he measured the length thereof, forty cubits: thereof, were of wood: and he said unto me, and the breadth, twenty cubits.

This is the table that is before the LORD.
3 Then went he inward, and measured the post 23 And the temple and the sanctuary had two
of the door, two cubits; and the door, six cubits; doors.
and the breadth of the door, seven cubits. 24 And the doors had two leaves apiece, two

4 So he measured the length thereof, twenty turning leaves; two leaves for the one door, and
cubits; and the breadth, twenty cubits, before two leaves for the other door.
the temple; and hc said unto me, This is the 25 And there were made on them, on the doors
most holy place.

of the temple, cherubims and palm-trees, like as
5 After, lie measured the wall of the house, six were made upon the walls; and there were thick
cubits; and the breadth of every side-chamber, planks upon the face of the porch without.
four cubits, round about the house on every side. 26 And there were narrow windows and palm.

6 And the side-chambers were three, one over trees on the one side and on the other side, on
another, and thirty in order; and they entered the sides of the porch, and upon the side-cham-
into the wall which was of the house for the side-bers of the house, and thick planks.
chambers roundabout,that they might have hold.

CHAP. XLII. but they had not hold in the wall of the house.

The chambers of the priests. an TC

IIIEN he brought me forth into the outer about still upward to the side-chambers: for the court, the way toward the north: and he winding about of the house went still upward brought me into the chamber that was over round about the house; therefore the breadth of against the separate place, and which was bethe house was still upward, and so increased from fore the building toward the north. the lowest chamber to the highest by the midst. 2 Before the length of a hundred cubits was the

8 I saw also the height of the house round about: north door, and the breadth was titty cubits. the foundations of the side-chambers were a full 3 Over against the twenty cubits which were reed of six great cubits.

for the inner court, and over against the pave9 The thickness of the wall, which was for the ment which was for the outer court, was gallery side chamber without, was five cubits: and that against gallery in three stories. which was left was the place of the side-chan- 4 And before the chambers was a walk of ten bers tha were within.

cubits breadth inward, a way of one cubit; and 10 And between the chambers was the wideness their doors toward the north. of lwenty cubits round about the house on every 5 Now the upper chambers were shorter : for side.

the galieries were higher than these, than the di And the doors of the side-chambers were to-slower, and than the middlemost of the building.

Chambers for the priests.

CHAP. XLIII.

Israel denied God's presence 6 For they were in three stories, but had not 77 And he said unto me, Son of man, the place pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the of my throne, and the place of the soles of my building was straitened more than the lowest feet, where I will dwell in the midst of the chiland the middlemost from the ground.

dren of Israel for ever, and my holy name, shall 7 And the wall that was without over against the house of Israel no more defile, neither they, the chambers, toward the outer court on the nor their kings, by their whoredom, nor by the forepart of the chambers, the length thereof was carcasses of their kings in their higli places. fifty cubits.

8 In their setting of their threshold by my thresh8 For the length of the chambers that were in olds, and their post by my posts, and ihe wall the outer court was fifty cubits: and lo, before between me and them, they have even defled the temple were a hundred cubits.

my holy name by their abominations that they 9 And from under these chambers was the en. have committed : wherefore I have consumed try on the east side, as one goeth into them from them in mine anger. the outer court.

9 Now, let them put away their whoredom, and 10 The chambers were in the thickness of the the carcasses of their kings, far from me, and I wall of the court toward the east, over against will dwell in the midst of them for ever. the separate place, and over against the building. 10 - Thou son of man, shew the house to the

11 And the way before them was like the ap-house of Israel, that they may be ashamed of pearance of the chambers which were toward their iniquities: and let them measure the pattern. ilic north, as long as they, and as broad as they: 11 And if they be ashamed of all that they have and all their goings out were both according to done, shew them the form of the house, and the their fashions, and according to their doors. fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof, and 12 And according to the doors of the chambers the comings in thereof, and all the forms thereof, that were toward the south was a door in the and all the ordinances thereof, and all the forms head of the way, even the way directly before the thereof, and all the laws thereof; and write it wall toward the east, as one entereth into thein. in their sight, that they may keep the whole form

13 1 Then said he unto me, The north cham- thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and do bers and the south chambers which are before them. the separate place, they be holy chambers, where 12 This is the law of the house ; Upon the top the priests that approach unto the Lord shall eat of the mountain the whole limit thereof round the inost holy things: there shall they lay the about shall be most holy. Behold, this is the inost holy things, and the meat-offering, and the law of the house. sin-offering, and the trespass-offering; for the 13 And these are the measures of the altar after place is holy.

the cubits: The cubit is á cubit and a hand14 When the priests enter therein, then shall breadtlı; even the bottom shall be a cubit, and they not go out of the holy place into the outerine breadth a cubit, and the border thereof by court, but there they shall lay their garments the edge thereof roundabout shall be a span: and wherein they minister; for they are holy; and this shall be the ligher place of the altar. shall put on other garments, and shall approach 14 And from the bottom upon the ground even to those things which are for the people.

to the lower settle shall be two cubits, and the 15 Now when he had made an end of measuring breadth one cubit; and from the lesser settle the inner house, he brought me forth toward the cven to the greater setile shall be four cubits, and gate whose prospect is toward the east, and mea- the breadth one cubit. sured it round about.

15 So the altar shall be four cubits; and from 16 lle measured the east side with the measuring the altar and upward shall be four horns. reed, five hundred reeds, with the measuring 16 And the aliar shall be twelve cubits long, reed round about.

twelve broad, square in the four squares thereof. 17 He measured the north side, five hundred 17 And the seule shall be fourteen cubits long reeds, with the measuring reed round about. land fourteen broad in the four squares thereof;

18 lle measured the south side, five hundred and the border about it shall be half a cubit reeds, with the measuring reed. and the bottom thereof shall be a cubit about

i 19 11 He turned about to the west side, and mea- and his stairs shall look toward the east. sured five hundred reeds, with the measuring 18 | And lie said unto ine, Son of man, thus reed.

saith the Lord God; These are the ordinances of 20 Jle measured it by the four sides : it had a the altar in the day when they shall make it, to wall round about, five hundred reeds long, and offer burnt-offeringsthereon, and to sprinkle blood five hundred broad, to make a separation between thereon. the sanctuary and the profane place.

19 And thou shaltgive to the priests the Levites CHAP. XLIII.

that be of the seed of Zadok, which approach The return of God's glory.

unto me, to minister unto me, saith the Lord A eos, and

FTERWARD he brought me to the gate, God, a young buliock for a sin-offering. 2 And behold, the glory of the God of Israel came put it on the tour horns of it, and on the four from the way of the east: and his voice was like corners of the settle, and upon thc border round a noise of many waters: and the earth shined about: thus shalt thon cleanse and purge it. with his glory.

21 Thou shalt take the bullock also of the sin3 And it was according to the appearance of the offering, and he shall burn it in the appointed vision which I saw, even according to the vision place of the house, without the sanctuary. that I saw when I came to destroy the city: and 22 And on the second day thou shalt offer a kid the visions were like the vision that I saw by the of the goats without blemish for a sin-offering; river Chebar; and I fell upon my face. and they shall cleanse the altar, as they did

4 And the glory of the LORD came into the liouse cleanse it with the bullock. by the way of the gate whose prospect is toward 23 When thou hast made an end of cleansing it, the east.

thou shall offer a young bullock without blem5 So the spirit took me up, and brought me into ish, and a ran out of the flock without blemish llie inner court; and behold, the glory of the 24 And thou shalt offer them before the LORD, LORD filled the house.

and the priests shail cast salt upon them, and 6 And I heard him speaking unto me out of the they shall offer them up for a burnt-offering unto house; and the man stood by me.

the LORD.

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The priests reproved.

EZEKIEL Various ordinances and regulations 25 Seven days shalt thou prepare every day asme, they shall come near to me to minister unto goat for a sin-offering: they shall also prepare a me, and they shall stand before me to offer un to young bullock, and a ram out of the flock, with me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord God: out blemish.

16 They shall enter into my sanctuary, and 26 Seven days shall they purge the altar and they shall come near to my table, to minister purify it; and they shall consecrate themselves. unto me, and they shall keep my charge.

27 And when these days are espired, it shall 17 1 And it shall come to pass, that when they be, that upon the eighth day, and so forward, the enter in at the gates of the inner court, they priests shall make your burnt-offerings upon the shall be clothed with linen garments; and no altur, and your peace-offerings : and I will ac- wool shall come upon them, while they minister cept you saith the Lord God.

in the gates of the inner court, and within. CHAP. XLIV.

18 They shall have linen bonnets upon their Divers ordinances for the priests. Heads, and shall have linen breeches upon their

e themselves with any of the outward sanctuary which looketh to- thing that causeth sweat. ward the east; and it was shut.

19 And when they go forth into the outer court, 2 Then said the LORD unto me; This gate shall even into the outer court to the people, they shali be shut, it shall not be opened, and no inan shall put off their garments wherein they ministered, enter in by it; because the LORD the God of Is- and lay them in the holy chambers, and they racl hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shall put on other garments; and they shall not shut.

sanctiiy the people with their garinents. 3 It is for the prince; the prince, he shall sit 20 Neither shall they shave their heads, nor in it to eat bread before the Lord; he shall en-suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only ter by the way of the porch of that gate, and shall poll their heads. go out by the way of the same.

21 Neither shall any priest drink wine, when 4 1 Then brought he me the way of the north thcy enter into the inner court. gate before the house: and I looked, and behold, 22. Neither shall they take for their wives a the glory of the Lord filled the house of the Lord: widow, nor lier that is put away; but they shall and I fell upon my face.

také maidens of the seed of the house of Israel, 5 And the LORD said unto me, Son of mian, or a widow that had a priest before. mark well, and behold with thine eyes, and hear 23 And they shall teach my people the difference with thine ears all that I say unto thee concern-between the holy and profane, and cause them ing all the ordinances of the house of the LORD, Lo discern between the unclean and the clean. and all the laws thereof; and mark well the en- 24 And in controversy they shall stand in judg. tering in of the house, with every going forth or ment; and they shall judge it according to my the sanctuary.

judgments: and they shall keep my laws and 6 And thou shalt say to the rebellious, eden to iny statutes in all mine assemblies; and they tlic house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God: shall hallow my sabbaths. O ye house of Israel, let it suffice you of all, 25 Ard they shall come at no dead person to your abominations;

defile themselves: but for father, or for mother, 7 In that ye have brought into my sanctuary or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for strangers, uncircumcised in heart, and uncir- sister that hath had no husband, they inay define cumcised in flesh, to be in iny sanctuary, to pol- themselves. lute it, even my liouse, when ye offer my bread, 20 And after he is cleansed, they shall reckon the fat and the blood, and they have broken iny unto him seven days. covenant because of all your abominations. 27 And in the day that he goeth into the sanc8 And ye have not kept the charge of my holy tuary, unto the inner court, to minister in the things: but ye have set kecpers of my charge in sanctuary, he shall offer his siu-offering, saith my sanctuary for yourselves.

the Lord God. g 1 Thus saith the Lord God; No stranger, 28 And it shall be unto them for an inheriancircumcised in heart, nor uncircumciscd in tance; I am their inheritance: and ye shall give fleshi, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any then no possession in Israel: I am their possesBtranger that is among the children of Israel.

sion. 10 And the Levites that are gone away far 29 They shall eat the meat-offering, and the from me, when Israel went astray, which went sin-offering, and the trespass-offering; and eveastray away from me after their idols; they ry dedicated thing in Israel shall be theirs. shall even bear their iniquity.

30 And the first of all the first-fruits of all 11 Yet they shall be ininisters in my sanctuary, things, and every oblation of all, of every sort having charge at the gates of the house, and of your oblations, shall be the priest's: ye shall ministering to the house: they shall slay the also give unto the priest the first of your dough, burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, that he may cause the blessing to rest in thy and they shall stand before them to minister house. unto thein.

3r The priests shall not eat of any thing that 12 Because they ministered unto them before is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or their idols, and caused the house of Israel to beast. fall into iniquity; therefore have I lifted up my

CHAP. XLV. hand against them, saith the Lord God, and

The division of the land. they shall bear their iniquity.

13 And they shall not come near unto me, to the land for inheritance, ye shall offer an
do the office of a priest unto me, nor to come near oblation unto the LORD, a holy portion of the
to any of my holy things, in the most holy place: land: the length shall be the lengih of five and
but they shall bear their shame, and their abo- twenty thousand reeds, and the breadth shall
minations which they have conimitted. be ten thousand. This shall be holy in all the
14 But I will make then keepers of the charge borders thereof round about.
of the house, for all the service thereof, and for 2 of this there shall be for the sanctuary five
all that shall be done therein.

hundred in length, with five hundred in breadth,
15 | But the priests the Levites, the sons of square round about ; and fifty cubits round
Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary about for the suburbs thereof.
when the children of Isracl went astray from 3 And of this measure shalt thou mcasure tho

The portion for the prince.

CHAP. XLVI.

Ordinance for the people length of five and twenty thousand, and the month for every one that erreth, and for him breadth of ten thousand : and in it shall be the that is simple: so shall ye reconcile the house. sanctuary and the most holy place.

21. In the first month, in the fourteenth day of 4 The holy portion of the land shall be for the the month, ye shall have the passover, a feast priests the ministers of the sanctuary, which of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten. shall come near to minister unto the Lord: and 22 And upon that day shall the prince prepare it shall be a place for their houses, and a holy for himself and for all the people of the land a place for the sanctuary.

bullock for a sin-offering. 5 And the five and twenty thousand of length, 23 And seven days of the feast he shall preand the ten thousand of breadth, shall also the pare a burnt-offering to the Lord, seven bulLevites, the ministers of the house, have for locks and seven rams without blemish daily the themselves, for a possession for twenty cham- seven days; and a kid of the goats daily for a bers.

sin-offering. 6 11 And ye shall appoint the possession of the 24 And he shall prepare a meat-offering of an city five thousand broad, and tive and twenty ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for a rain, tho long, over against the oblation of thc and a hin of oil for an ephah. holy portion : it shall be for the whole house of 25 In the seventh month, in the fifteenth day of Israel.

the month, shall he do the like in the feast of the 7 1 And a portion shall be for the prince on seven days, according to the sin-offering, acthe one side and on the other side of the obla-cording to the burnt-offering, and according 10 tion of the holy portion, and of the possession the meat-offering, and according to the oil. of the city, before the oblation of the holy por

CHAP. XLVI. tion, and before the possession of thc city, from

Ordinances for the prince, &c. the west side westward, and from the east side ITHUS saith the Lord God; The gate of the eastward : and the length shall be over against inncr court that looketh toward the east, one of the portions, from the west border unto shall be shut the six working days; but on the the east border.

sabbath it shall be opened, and in the day of 8 In the land shall be his possession in Israel : the new-moon it shall be opened. and my princes shall no more oppress my peo- 2 And the prince shall enter by the way of the ple; and the rest of the land shall they give to porch of that gate without, and shall stand by ihe house of Israel according to their tribes. ihe post of the gate, and the priests shall pre

9 1 Thus saith the Lord Ğod; Let it suffice pare his burnt-offering and his peace-offerings, you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and and he shall worship at the threshold of the spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take gate: then he shall go forth; but the gate shall away your exactions from my people, saith the not be shut until the evening. Lord God.

3 Likewise the people of the land shall wor10 Ye shall have just balances, and a just ship at the door of this gate before the LORD in ephah, and a just bath.

the sabbaths and in the new-moons. 11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one 4 And the burnt-offering that the prince shall mcasure, that the bath may contain the tenth offer unto the LORD in the sabbath day shall be part of a hoiner, and the ephab the tenth part six lambs without blemish, and a ram without of a homer: thc ineasure thercof shall be after blemish. the homer.

5 And the meat-offering shall be an ephah for a 12 And the shekel skall be twenty, gerahs : ram, and the meat-offering for the lainbs as no twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shall be able to give, and a hin of oil to an ephah. slickels, shall be your maneh.

6 And in the day of the new-moon it shall be 13 This is the oblation that ye shall offer; the a young bullock without blemish, and six lainbs, sixth part of an ephah of a hoiner ot' wheat, and and a ram: they shall be without blemish. ye shall give the sixth part of an ephah of a 7 And he shall prepare a meat-offering, an cphah homer of barley ;

for a bullock, and an ephah for a ram, and for 14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath the lambs according as his hand shall attain of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of a bath out unto, and a hin of oil to an ephah. of the cor, which is a homer of ten baths : for. 8 And when the prince shall enter, he shall go ten baths are a homer :

in by the way of the porch of that gate, and he 15 And one lamb out of the flock, out of two shall go forth by the way thereof. hundred, out of the fat pastures of Israel, for 9 9 But when the people of the land shall como a meat-offering, and for a burnt-offering, and before the LORD in the solemn feasis, he that for peace-offerings, lo make reconciliation for entereth in by the way of the north gate to wor. them, saith the Lord God.

ship, shall go out by the way of the south gate; 16 All the people of the land shall give this and he that entereth by the way of the south oblation for the prince in Israel.

gate, shall go forth by the way of the north gale: 17 And it shall be the prince's part to give he shall not return by the way of the gate whereburnt-offerings, and meat-offerings, and drink- by he came in, but shall go forth over against it. offerings, in the feasts, and in the new-moons, 10 And the prince in the midst of them, wlien and in the sabbaths, in all solemnities of the they go in, shall go in; and when they go forth, house of Israel: lie shall prepare the sin-offer- shall go forth. ing, and the meal-offering, and the burnt-offer- 11 And in the fcasts and in the solemnities the ing, and the peace-offerings, to inake reconcilia-mcat-offering shall be an eplah to a bullock, and lion for the house of Israel.

an ephah to a ram, and to the lambs as he is 18 Thus saith the Lord God; In the first able to give, and a hin of oil to an cphah. month, in the first day of the month, thou shalt 12 Now, when the prince shall prepare a votake a young bullock without bleinish, and luntary burnt-offering or peace-offerings voluncleanse the sanctuary :

tarily unto the LORD, one shall then open him 19 And the priest shall take of the blood of the gate that looketh toward the east, and he the sin-offering, and put it upon the posts of the shall prepare his burnt-offering and his peacehouse, and upon the four corners of the settle offerings, as he did on the sabbath day: then he of the altar, and upon the posts of the gate or shall go forth; and after his going forth one shall the inner court.

shat the gate. 20 And so thou shalt do the seventh day of thel 13 Thou shalt dally prepare a burnt-offering

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The prince's inheritance.

EZEKIEL.

The borders of the land. unto the LORD nf a lamb of the first year with-| 8 Then said he unto me, These waters issue out out blemish: thou shalt prepare it every morning. toward the cast country, and go down into the

14 And thou shalt prepare a meat-offering for desert, and go into the sea : which being brought it every morning, the sixth part of an ephah, and forth into the sca, the walers shall be healed. the third part of a hin of oil, to temper with the 9 And it shall come to pass, that every thing fine flour; a meat-offering continually by a per- that liveth, which movein, whithersoever the petual ordinance unto the LORD.

rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be 15 Thus shall they prepare the lamb, and the a very great multitude or fish, because these meat-offering, and ihe oil, every morning for a waters shall come thither: for they shall be continual burnt-offering.

healed: and every thing shall live whither the 16 11 Thus saith the Lord God; If the prince river conieth. give a gift unito any of his sons, the inheritance 10 And it shall come to pass, that the fishers thereof shall be his sons'; it shall be their pos- shall stand upon it from En-gedi even unto En. session by inheritance.

eglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth 17 But if he give a gift of his inheritance to one nets; their fish shall be according to their kinds, of his servants, then it shall be his to the year as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many. of liberty; aser, it shall return to the prince: 11 But the miry places thereof and the marshes but his inheritance shall be his sons' for them. thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given

18 Moreover, the prince shall not take of the to salt. people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust 12 And by the river upon the bank thereof, on them out of their possession; but he shall give this side and on that side, shall grow all trees his sons inheritance out of his own possession : for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall that my people be not scattered every man from the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring bis possession.

forth new fruit according to his months, because 19'11 After, he brought me through the entry, their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: which was at the side of the gate, into the holy and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the chambers of the priests, which looked toward leaf thereor for medicine. the north: and behold, there was a place on the 13 " Thus saith the Lord God; This shall be two sides westward.

the border, whereby ye shall inherit the land 20 Then said he unto me, This is the place according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph where the priests sliall boil the trespass onering shall have two portions. and the sin-offering, where they shall bake the 14 And ye shall inherit it, one as well as an meat-offering; that ih bear them not out into ther: concerning the which I lifted up niy hand the outer court, to sanctify the people.

to give it unto your fathers: and this land shall 21 Then he brought me forth into the outer fall into you for inheritance. court, and caused me to pass by the four cor- 15 And this shall be the border of the land in ners of the court; and behold, in every corner ward the north side, from the great sea, the way of the court there was a court.

of Hethlon, as men go to Zedad; 22 In the four corners of the court there were J6 llamaih, Berothah, Sibraim, which is becourts joined of forty cubits long and thirty tween the border of Damascus and the horder broad: these four corners were of one measure. of Hamath; llazar-hatticon, which is by the 23 And there was a row of building round about coast of Hauran. in them, round about them four, and it was made 17 And the border from the sea shall be Ilazarwith boiling places under the rows round about. enan, the border of Damascus, and the north

24 Then said lie unto me, These are the places northward, and the border of Hamath. And of them that boil, where the ministers of the this is the north side. house shall boil the sacrifice of the people. 18 And the east side ye shall measure from CHAP. XLVII.

Hauran, and from Damascus, and from Gilead, The vision of the holy waters. and from the land of Israel by Jordan, from the door of the house; and behold, waters is- 19 And the south side southward, from Tainar

a sued out from under the threshold of the house even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, the river eastward : for the forefront of the house stood to the great sea. And this is the south sido toward the east, and the waters came down from southward. under from the right side of the house, at the 20 The west side also shall be the great sea south side of the altar.

from the border, till a man come over against 2 Then brought he me out of the way of the Hamath. This is the west side. gate northward, and led me about the way with-21 So shall ye divide this land unto you accordout unto the outer gate by the way that lookething to the tribes of Israel. eastward; and behold, there ran out waters on 22 ! And it shall come to pass, that ye shall the right side.

divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you and 3 And when the man that had the line in his to the strangers that sojourn among you, which hand, went forth eastward, he measured a thou shall beget children among you: and they shall sand cubits, and he brought me through thc wa- be unto you as born in the country anong the ters; the waters wcre to the ankles.

children of Israel; they shall have inheritance 4 Again he measured a thousand, and brought with you among the tribes of Israel. me through the waters; the waters were to the 23 And it shall come to pass, that in what tribe kuees. Again he measured a thousand, and the stranger sojourneth, there shall ye give him brought me through; the waters were to the loins. his inheritance, saith the Lord God. 5 Afterward he nieasured a thousand; and it

CIIAP. XLVIII. was a river that I could not pass over: for the

The portions of the tribes, &c. waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river Nile north end to the

coast of the way of

OW these are the pancs of the tribes. From that could not be passed over.

6 41 And he said unto me, Son of man, hast Hethlon, as one goetli to Hamath, Ilazar-erian, thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused the border of Dainascus northward, to the coast me to return to the brink of the river.

of Hamath ; (for these are bis sides east and 7 Now, when I had returner, behold, at the west ;) a portion for Dan. bank of the river were very many trees on the 2 And by the border of Dan, from the east side one side and on the other.

lunto the west side, a portion for Asher.

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