|Overview - Ezekiel 44|
|1||The east gate assigned only to the prince.|
|4||The priests reproved for polluting the sanctuary.|
|9||Idolaters incapable of the priests office.|
|15||The sons of Zadok are accepted thereto.|
|17||Ordinances for the priests.|
Ezekiel 44:22 (King James Version)
Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that is put away: but they shall take maidens of the seed of the house of Israel, or a widow that had a priest before.
- This was prohibited only to the high priest under the law; but is here extended to all the priests, perhaps to intimate the superior sanctity of the times to which it refers.
- a widow
- Leviticus 21:7 Leviticus 21:13 Leviticus 21:14 ; 1 Timothy 3:2 1 Timothy 3:4 1 Timothy 3:5 1 Timothy 3:11 1 Timothy 3:12 ; Titus 1:6
- put away
- Hebrew thrust forth.
- Deuteronomy 24:1-4
- that had a priest before
- Hebrew from a priest.