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the return of God's glory. EZEKIEL Ordinances of the all itt. five hundred reeds, with the measur-Upon the top of the mountain, the ing reed,

whole limit thereof round about sha? 19 He turned about to the west side, be most hoiy. Cebold, this is the law wd measured five hundreu eeds with of the house. the measuring reed.

11 And these are the measures of 20 He measured it by the rar sides: the aita, after the cubits : The cubit it had a wall sound about, tive hundred is a cubit and, Wand-breadth, even reeds long, anu tive hundred hroad, to the bottom shall be a cubit, and the make a separation between the sanctus breadth a cubit, i the border there. ary and tbe proane place.

of b, tue edge thereot round al out CB 4P, XLlli.

shall be a span, and this shall be the FIERWARD he brought me to the higher place of the altar.

pate, cren the gate that looketh to 14 And froin the bottom upon the ward the east :

ground even to the lower settle shall be 4 And behold, the glory of the God tuo culits, and the breadth one cubi; of Israel came from the way of the and tiom the lesser settle in to the east: anu bis voice was like a noi-e greater settle shall be four cubits, and of many waters : and the earth sbined the breadth one cubit. with his glory.

15 so the altar shall be fou cubits; 3 And it was according to the ap- and from ihe altar and upwaru stollte pearance of the vision which I saw, for ons. cron according to the vision that I saw 16 And the altar shall be we're cuwhicn I came to destroy the city : anu bits lony, twelve broad, square in the the visions were like the vision that I

our squares thereo. saw by the river Chebar ; and I ell 17 And the settle shall ne fourteen upon my face.

culiis long and fourteen broad in the * And the glory of the LORD came out squares thereor ; anu the border into the house by the way of the gate about i! shall be halt a cubit; and whose prospect is toward the east.

the bottom thereof shall be a cubit 5 So the spirit took me up, and above, and bis stairs suall look toward brought me into the toner court ; and we east. bchold, the glory of the LORD filles 19 And be said unto me, son of the house,

inal, thu saith the Lord GOD; These 6 And I heard him speaking unto are the ormances of the altar in the ine out of the bouse ; and the man ay when tbey shall make it, to otter stood by

turnt-offerings thereon, and tu sprij79. And he said unto me, Son of kle nlood thereon. inan, the place of my throne, and the 19 Anu thou spalt give to the priests place of the soles of my feet, wiere the Levites that he of the seed of i will dwell in the midst 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 shall the house of Israel no GOD, a young nullock for a sin-otferinore defile, neither they, nor their ing. kings, by their whoredom, nor by the 20 And thou shalt take of the Stood carcases of their kings in their high thereo, and patit on the four hords places.

of it, and on the four corners of 8 in their setting of their thresbold the settle, and upon the border rouni by my thiesholds, and their post by acout thus shalt thou cleanse and nay, pusts, and the wall be:ween mel puige it. and them, they have even detiled iny 21 Thou shalt take the bullock also holy name by their abominations that of the sin-ottering, and be shall burn they have committed: wheretore 1 it in the appointed place of the mouse, have consumed them in mine anger. without the sanctuary.

9 Now let them put away their 22 And on the second day thou shalt whoredom, and the carcases of their offer a kid 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 9 Thou son of man, shew the it with the bullock. house to the bouse of Israel, that 23 When thou hast made an end of they may be ashamed of their ini-cleansing it, thou shall offer a young quities, and let them measure the bullock without blemish, and å ram pattern.

out of the flock without blemist.. 11 And they be ashamed of all 24 And thou shalt offer them before that they have done, shew them the the LORD, and the priests shall cast forin of the house, and tbe fashion sale upon them, and they sball offer thereof, and the goings out thereot, then up for a burnt-offering unto the and the comings in thereot, and ali 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, without may keep the whole form thercoi, blemish. and all the ordinances thereof, and do 26 Seven days shall they purge the them.

altar and purify it: and they shall 12 This is the law of the house : consecrate ihemselves.

The priests reproved.


Ordinances for them 27 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 there eyhtb day, and so forward, tbe priests iniquity. shali mke your burnt-offerings upon 13 And they shall not come near the altar, and your peace-offerings; uno me, to do the office of a prend anri I will accept you, saith the Lord unto me, nor lo come near to any oi GOD.

my holy things, in the most boly place. CHAP. 11.

but they sball bear their sbame, and THES he brought me back the way their aborninatious which they have

of the gate of the outward sanc-committed. ituary which looketb toward the east ; 14 But I will make them keepers and !! was stillt.

of the charge of the house, for all the 2 Thon said the LORD unto me; service thereoi, and for all that shall This fare shall be shut, it shall not he be done therein. open, and 110 man shall enter in by 15 9 But the riests the Leviles, the at ; because the LORD, the God of 1s- sons of Zador, that kept the charge rdel, hath entered in by it, therefore of my sanctuary when the children of it s. all the shut.

Isjael went astiay from me, they stall 3 It * for the prince, the prince, come net to mne to murister unto me, be shalt sit in it to eat bread before and they shall stand before me to ofler the LORD ; he sall enter by the way unto me the fat and the blood, saith of the porch of that gate, and sball go the Lord GOD out by the way of the same.

16 They shall enter into my sanc4 Then honynt le m the way of tuary, and ihey shall come near to iny the north fate before the house : ard ta le, to ininister unto me, and they I looled, anu behold, the glory of the shall eep my charge. LORD Oled the house of die LORD: 17 And it shall come to pass, that and i fell upon my iace

when they enter in at the gates of the 3 And the LORD sud unto me, son inner cour', tbey shall be clotbed with of man, mark well, and tehold with linen aiments; and no wool sual! 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 watiin. LORD, and all the lar's thereof. and 18 they shall have linen bonnets uppark well the entering in of the on their heads, and shall bave linen house, with erery going forth of the breeches ripon their loins : they sball sanctuary.

not grid themselves with any thing that 6 And thou shalt say to the rebel.causer! sweat. sious, even to the bouse of Israel, 19 And when they go forth into the Thus saith the Lord GOD; O ye house outer couri, even into the outer court of Israel, let it sutlice you of all your to the people, they shall put of their aboninations,

garments wherein they ministered, 7 in that ye have brought into my and lay them in the holy chambers, sanctuary stiangers, tincircumcised 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 ve offer my bread, 20 Neither stall they shave their the fat and the blood, and they have beads, nor suffer their locks to grow broken iny coverint because of all long; they shali only poll their your aboniinations.

heads. 8 And ye have not kept the cliarge 21 Neither shall any priest drink of mine Loly 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 94 Tbus saith the Lord GOD; No wives a widow, nor her that is out strar:ger, uncircumcised in heart, nor asray: but they shall take maidens ancircumcised in flesh, shall enter in- of the seed of the bouse of Israel, to my sanctuary; of any stranger that or a widow that had a priest be is among the children of Isruel. fore.

:0 And the Levites tbat are gone 23 And they shall teach my people away far from ine, when Israel went the difference between the boly and astray, which went astray away from profane, and cause them to discern benie after their idols; they shall even iween the unclean and the clean. bear their iniquity:

24 And in controversy they shall 11 Yet they shall be ministers in my stand in judgment; and they shall sanctuary, having 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 hallow my sabbaths. and they sball stand before them to 95 And they shall come at no dead minister unto them.

person to defile themselves : but for 12 Because they ministered untolather, or for anotber, or for son, or them before tbeir idols, and caused for daughter, for brother, or for sister the house of Israel to fall into ini- that haih had no husband they may quily therefore bare i lifted up detile the:aselves.

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

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

11 The ephah and the bath sball 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 thereof soall be the the first of your agb, that after the bomer. he inay cause the blessing to rest in 12 And the sbekel shall be twenty tbine house.

gerabs: twenty shekels, tive and tweg31 The priest shall not eat of any ty shekels, fifteen shekeis, shall be your thing that is dead of itself, or torn, maneh : wberber it be fowl or beast.

13 Tbis is the oblation that ye sball CHAP. XLV.

offer; the sixth part of an ephab of

an homer of wheat, and ye sball give MOREOVER, when we shall divide the sixth part of an ephal oi an bomer ye shall offer an oblation unto 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 15 And one lamb out of the flock round about.

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

16 All the people 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 at shall be the prince's part sand: and in it shall be the sanctuary to give burnt-offerings, and meal-ofand the most boly place.

ferings, and drink-offerings, in the 4 The boly porlion of the land shall teasts, and in the new moons, and in be for the priests the ministers of the the sabbaths, in all solemnities or the sanctuary, which sball come near to pouse of Israel: be shall prepare the minister 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.

offerings, to make reconciliation for 5 And the five and twenty thousand the Louse of Israel. of length, and the ten thousand of 18 Thus saith the Lord GOD; In breadth, shall also the Levites, the the first month, in the first day of the ministers of the house, have for them- month, thou shalt take a young buls selves, for a possession for twenty lock without blemish, and cleanse the chambers.

sanctuary 6. And ye shall appoint the posses 19 And the priest shall 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 holy 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 C And a portion shall be for the 20 And so bou shalt do the seventh prince on the one side and on the day of the month for every one that other side of the oblation of the holy erreth, and for 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 first month, in the fourportion, and before the possession of teenth day of the montb, ye shali ibe city, from the west side west. bave 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 West korder unto the east border.

prince prepare for himself and for all

the gate.

Ordinances for the prince, CHAP. XLVI. and for the people. the people of the land a bullock for a them, when they go in, shall go in; sin-offering.

and when they go fortb, sball go 93 And seven days of tbe feast he fortb. shall prepare a burnt-offering to the 11 And in the feasts, and in the LORD, seven bullocks and seven rams solemnities, the meal-offering sball witbout blemish daily the seven days: be an ephab to a bullock, and an and a kid of the goats daily for a sin- ephah to a ram, and to the lamos as he offering.

is able to give, and an hin of oil :o an 24 And be shall prepare a meat of.ephah. fering of an ephah for a bullock, and 19 Now wben the prince shall pre an ephab for a ram, and an hun of oil pare a voluntary, burnt-offering or for an epbab.

peace-offerings voluntarily unto the 25 in the seventh month, in the LORD, one shall then open hun the fifteenth day of the month, shall be dogate that looketh toward the east, and the like in the feast of the seven days, be shall prepare bis burnt-offering and according !! the sin-offering, accord- his peace offerings, as he did on the ing to the burnt-offering, and accord- sabbath day: then he shall go forth; ing to the meat-offering, and accord- and after his going forth one shall shut ing to the oil. CHAP. XLVI.

13 Thou sha daily prepare a burntof the inner court that looketh to the first year without blemish: thou ward the east shall be shut the six shalt prepare it every morning. working days. but on the sabbath it 14 And thou shalt prepare a meat. shall be opened, and in the day of the offering for it every morning, the sixth new moon it shall be opened.

part of an ephab, and the third part % And the prince shall enter by of ap bin of oil, to temper with the the way of the porch of that gate fine four: a meat-offering continually without, and shall stand by the post of by a perpetual ordinance unto the the gate, and the priest shall prepare LORD. his burni-offering and his peace-offer 15 Thus shall

they prepare the ings, and he shall worship at the lamb, and the meat-offering, and the threshold of the gate: then be shall oil, every morning, for a continua! go forth; but the gate shall not be shut burnt-offering, until the evening.

16 | Thus saith the Lord GOD, If 3 Likewise the people of the land the prince give a gift unto any of his shall worship at the door of this gate sons, the inheritance thereof shall be before the LORD in the sabbaths and in his sons'; it shall be their possession by the new moons.

inheritance. 4 And the burnt-offering that the 17 But if he give a gift of his inheprince shall ffer unto the LORD in ritance to one of his servants, then the sabbath day shall be six lambs it shall be his to the year of liberty ; without blemish, and a ram without after it shall return to the prince: but blemish.

bis inberitance shall be his sons' for 5 And the meat-offering shall be them. an eplab for a ram, and the meat-of 18 Moreover the prince shall not fering for the lambs as be shall be take of the people's inheritance by able to give, and an hin of oil to an oppression, to thrust them out of epbah.

their possession ; but be shall give 6 And in the day of the new inoon his sons inheritance out of bis own it shall be a young bullock without possession : that my people be not blemish, and six lambs, and a ram : scattered every man from his possesthey shall be without blemish.

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

two sides westward. 8 And when the prince sball enter, 20 Then said he unto me, This be shall go in by the way of the porch is the place where the priests shall of that gate, and be shall go forth by boil the trespass-offering and the sinthe way thereof.

offering, wbere they shall bake the 9. But when the people of the land meat-offering; that they bear them not shall come before the LORD in the out into the outer court, to sanctify solemn feasts, he that entereth in by the people. the way of the north gate to worsbip 21 Tben he brought me forth into shall go out by the way of the south the outer court, and caused me to gate; and be that entereth by the way pass by the four corners of the court; of the south gate shall go forth by the and behold, in every corner of the way of the north gate: tie shall not re-court there was a court. turn by the way of the gate whereby 92 In the four corners of the court he came in, but shall go forth over there were courts joined, of forty cubits against it.

long and thirty broad ; these four cor. 10 And the prince in the midst of ners were of one measure.

The sision of the holy waters. EZEKIEL

The land dirides. 93 And there was a row of build 19 And by the river mpon the banks ing round anout in them, round about thereof, on this side and on that side, them tour, and it was made with shall grow all trees for meat, whose boiling places under the Tows round leat shall not fade, neither shall the about.

fruit thereof be consumed: it shali 94 Then said he unto mc, These are bring forth new fruit according to his the places of them that boil, where the months, because their waters they isministers of the house shall boil the sued out o: the sanctuary: and the fruit Sacrifice of the people.

thereof shall be for meat, and the leat

thereof for medicine. CYAP. XLVII.

13 Thuse saith the Lord GOD

This shall be the border, whereby ye AFTERWAND be brought me again shall inherit the land according to the

ucto the door of the house, and twelve tribes of Israel : Joseph shall hehold waters issued out from under have two portions. the thresbold of the house eastward: 14 And ye shall inheri. it, one as for the forefront of the bouse stood 19- well as another: concerning the which wurd the east, and the waters carne I lifted up mine hand to give it unto, down iron under from the night side your fathers: and this land shall fal of the bouse, at the south side of the unto you for inheritance. altar.

15 And this shall be the border or 2 Then brought he me out of the the land toward the north side, fron way of the gate northward, and led the great sea, the way of Hethion, any ne about the way without unto the men go to Zedad; outer gate, hy the way that looketh 16 Hamath Berothah, Sibraim, eastward ; and behold, ibere ran out which is between the border of Dawaters on the right side.

mascuis and the border of Hamath : 3 And when the mar: that had the Hazar-hatticoa, which is by the coast line in his hand went forth eastward, of Hauran. he measured a thousanu cubits, and 17 And the border from the sea be brought me through the waters ; shall be Hazar-enan, the border of the waters were to the aucles.

Damitsous, and the north northward, 4 Again he neastrert a thousand, and the border of Hamath. And this and brought nue through the waters, is the north side. the waters tore to the knees. Again he 18 And the east side ye shall mea. measured a thousand, and brought sure from Hauran, and from Damasme through; the waters were to the cus, and from Gilead, and from the .01ns.

land of Israel by Jordan, froin the 5 Alterward he measured a thou- horder unto the east sea. Anu this is sand; and it tras a river that I could the east side. not pass over ; fo' che waters were 19 And the south side so'ribward, risen waters to swin in, a river that from Tamar, even to the waters of could not be passed over.

strife in Kadesh, the river, to the 6 9 And he said unto me, Son of great sea. And this is the south side. ruan, hast thou seen this? Then he southward. brought me, and caused me to return 20 The west side also shall be be to the brink of the river.

great sca from the border, till a man 7 Now when I had returned, behold, come over against Hamatis. This is ar the bank of the river were very the west side. pany trees on the one side and on the 21 So sball ye divide this land voother.

10 yon according to the tribes of Is8 Then said he unto me, These wa-rael ters issue out toward the east country, 22 | And it shall come to pass, that and go down into the desert, and go ye sball divide it by lot for an interit into the sea : which being trought ance upto you, and to the strangers forth into the sea, the waters shall be that sojourn among you, which shal. healed.

beget children among you ; and they 9 And it shall co:ne to pass, that shall be unto you as born in the coun. every thing that liveth, which moveth, try among the children of Israel; they wbittersoever the rivers shall come, shall have inheritance with you among shall live : and there sbali be a very Lbe tribes oi Israel. great multitude of fish, because these 23 And it shall come to pass, that waters shall come thither for they in wbat tribe the stranger sojourneth, shall be healed , and every thing shall bere shall ye give him bis inbentance, live wbither the river cometh.

saith the Lord GOD. 10 And it shall come to pass, that the fishers shall sta:id upon it from

CHAP. XLVIII. En-gedi even unto En-eglaim ; they shall be a place to spread forth nets: Now these are the names of the tribes. their fisb sball be according to their Froin the north end to the coast of kinds, as the fish of the great sea, ex- the way of Herblon, as one goeth to ceeding many.

Hamath, Hazar-enan, the border of di But the iniry places thereof and Damascus northward, to the coast of the marshes thereof shall not be beat- Hamash; for these are his sides east ca: they shall be given to salt.

and irest; a portion for D:u.

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