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Ezekiel 45 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The LORDS Portion of the Land

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“Now when you divide the land by lot for inheritance, you shall offer [fn]an allotment to the LORD, a holy portion of the land; the length shall be a length of twenty-five thousand [fn]cubits, and the width shall be [fn]twenty thousand. It shall be holy within its entire surrounding boundary.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:2 - “Out of this there shall be for the sanctuary a square encompassing five hundred by five hundred cubits, and fifty cubits for its [fn]open space round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:3 - “From this [fn]area you shall measure a length of twenty-five thousand cubits and a width of ten thousand cubits; and in it shall be the sanctuary, the Most Holy Place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:4 - “It shall be the holy portion of the land; it shall be for the priests, the ministers of the sanctuary, who come near to serve the LORD, and it shall be a place for their houses and a holy place for the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:5 - An area twenty-five thousand cubits in length and ten thousand in width shall be for the Levites, the ministers of the house, and for their possession [fn]cities in which to live.
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“And you shall give the city possession of an area five thousand cubits wide and twenty-five thousand cubits long, alongside the [fn]allotment of the holy portion; it shall be for the entire house of Israel.

Portion for the Prince

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“And the prince shall have land on either side of the holy [fn]allotment and the [fn]property of the city, adjacent to the holy [fn]allotment and the [fn]property of the city, on the west side toward the west and on the east side toward the east, and in length comparable to one of the portions, from the west border to the east border.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:8 - This shall be his land as a possession in Israel; so My princes shall no longer oppress My people, but they shall give the rest of the land to the house of Israel according to their tribes.”
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‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “Enough, you princes of Israel; get rid of violence and destruction, and practice justice and righteousness. Revoke your evictions of My people,” declares the Lord GOD.

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“You shall have accurate balances, an accurate [fn]ephah, and an accurate [fn]bath.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:11 - “The ephah and the bath shall be [fn]the same quantity, so that the bath will contain a tenth of a homer, and the ephah a tenth of a [fn]homer; [fn]their standard shall be according to the homer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:12 - “And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall be your mina.
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“This is the offering that you shall offer: a sixth of an ephah from each homer of wheat; a sixth of an ephah from each homer of barley;

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:14 - and the prescribed portion of oil (namely, the bath of oil), a tenth of a bath from each kor (which is ten baths or a homer, for ten baths are a homer);
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:15 - and one sheep from each flock of two hundred from the watering places of Israel—for a grain offering, for a burnt offering, and for peace offerings, to make atonement for them,” declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:16 - “All the people of the land shall [fn]give to this offering for the prince in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:17 - “And it shall be the prince’s part to provide the burnt offerings, the grain offerings, and the drink offerings, at the feasts, on the new moons, and on the Sabbaths, at all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel; he shall provide the sin offering, the grain offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offerings, to make atonement for the house of Israel.”
(Exo 12:1–20; Lev 23:33–43 )
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‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “In the first month, on the first of the month, you shall take a [fn]bull without blemish and cleanse the sanctuary from sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:19 - “And the priest shall take some of the blood from the sin offering and put it on the door posts of the house, on the four corners of the ledge of the altar, and on the posts of the gate of the inner courtyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:20 - “And you shall do this on the seventh day of the month for everyone who does wrong inadvertently or is naive; so you shall make atonement for the house.
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“In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, you shall have the Passover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:22 - “On that day the prince shall provide for himself and all the people of the land a bull as a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:23 - “And during the seven days of the feast he shall provide as a burnt offering to the LORD seven bulls and seven rams without blemish on every day of the seven days, and a male goat daily as a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:24 - “And he shall provide as a grain offering an [fn]ephah [fn]with a bull, an [fn]ephah [fn]with a ram, and a [fn]hin of oil [fn]with an ephah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:25 - “In the seventh month, on the fifteenth day of the month, at the feast, he shall provide like these, seven days [fn]for the sin offering, the burnt offering, the grain offering, and the oil.”
NASB20 Footnotes
Or a contribution
Each of these cubits equals about 21 in. or 53 cm
As in LXX; MT 10,000
Or pasture land
Lit measure
As in LXX; MT twenty chambers
Or contribution
Or contribution
Lit possession
Or contribution
Lit possession
Heb YHWH, usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch
I.e., a dry measure, about 1 cubic foot or 0.03 cubic meters
I.e., a liquid measure, about 6 gallons or 23 liters
Lit one
About 7.7 cubic feet or 0.22 cubic meters
Lit its measure
Lit be
Or young bull
About 1 cubic foot or 0.03 cubic meters
Lit for
About 1 cubic foot or 0.03 cubic meters
Lit for
About 1 gallon or 3.8 liters
Lit for
Lit according to

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