Then he led me to the 1gate, the gatefacingtoward the east;
and behold, the 2glory of the God of Israel was coming from the way of the 3east. And His 4voice was like the sound of manywaters; and the earth5shone with His glory.
And it was like the appearance of the visionwhich I saw, like the 6visionwhich I saw when aHe came to 7destroy the city. And the visions were like the visionwhich I saw by the 8riverChebar; and I 9fell on my face.
And the glory of the LORDcame into the house by the way of the gatefacingtoward the 10east.
And the 11Spiritlifted me up and brought me into the innercourt; and behold, the 12glory of the LORDfilled the house.
Then I heard one speaking to me from the house, while a 13man was standingbeside me.
He said to me, "Son of man, this is the place of My 14throne and the place of the soles of My feet, where I will 15dwellamong the sons of Israelforever. And the house of Israel will not againdefile My holyname, neither they nor their kings, by their harlotry and by the b16corpses of their kingscwhen they die,
by setting their threshold by My threshold and their doorpostbeside My doorpost, with only the wallbetween Me and them. And they have 17defiled My holyname by their abominationswhich they have committed. So I have consumed them in My anger.
9"Now let them 18putaway their harlotry and the dcorpses of their kingsfar from Me; and I will 19dwellamong them forever.
"As for you, son of man, e20describe the ftemple to the house of Israel, that they may be 21ashamed of their iniquities; and let them measure the g22plan.
11"If they are ashamed of all that they have done, makeknown to them the hdesign of the house, its structure, its 23exits, its entrances, all its designs, all its statutesi, and all its laws. And write it 24in their sight, so that they may observe its wholejdesign and all its statutes and 25do them.
12"This is the klaw of the house: its entirelarea on the top of the 26mountainallaround shall be mostholy. Behold, this is the mlaw of the house.