Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO EZEKIEL 48\\

In this chapter an account is given of the portions of the twelve tribes
in the land of Israel; seven to the north of the sanctuary, Dan, Asher,
Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, Reuben, and Judah, \\#Eze 48:1-7\\, between
which and Benjamin lay the holy portion of the land, for the sanctuary
and the priests of it, and for the Levites, and for the city and its
suburbs, and for the prince, \\#Eze 48:8-22\\ then the portions of the other
five tribes to the south of the sanctuary, Benjamin, Simeon, Issachar,
Zebulun, and Gad, \\#Eze 48:23-29\\, after which the city is described by
its outlets, north, east, south, and west; by its twelve gates, three at
each point; by its circumference and by its name, \\#Eze 48:30-35\\.