Ezekiel 47:8

Overview - Ezekiel 47
The vision of the holy waters.
The virtue of them.
13 The borders of the land.
22 The division of it by lot.
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Ezekiel 47:8  (King James Version)
Then said he unto me, These waters issue out toward the east country, and go down into the desert, and go into the sea: which being brought forth into the sea, the waters shall be healed.
 


and go down
Isaiah 35:1 Isaiah 35:7 ; 41:17-19 43:20 44:3-5 49:9 Jeremiah 31:9

desert
or, plain.
Deuteronomy 3:17 ; 4:49 Joshua 3:16

the sea
This was the Dead sea, or sea of Sodom, east of Jerusalem, in which it is said no living creature is found; or, at least, from its extreme saltness, it does not abound with fish like other seas. The healing of these waters denotes the calling of the Gentiles.

the waters
2 Kings 2:19-22 ; Isaiah 11:6-9 ; Malachi 1:11 ; Matthew 13:15
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