Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO EZEKIEL 44\\

This chapter treats of the eastern gate of the temple being appropriated
to the use of the prince, \\#Eze 44:1-3\\, of the sin of the Lord's people,
in admitting strangers and unholy persons into the sanctuary, either to
officiate or communicate there, \\#Eze 44:4-9\\ of the degrading of the
Levites, that went astray, assigning them inferior posts and service in
the house of God, \\#Eze 44:10-14\\ and of the establishment of the sons of
Zadok in their ministry, who were faithful, \\#Eze 44:15,16\\, then follow
various laws relating to their garments; shaving of their heads;
drinking wine; their marriage; performance of their ministerial work;
their regard to the dead, and their food and maintenance, \\#Eze 44:17-31\\.