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Ezekiel 8:16

Overview - Ezekiel 8
Ezekiel, in a vision of God at Jerusalem,
is shewn the image of jealousy;
the chambers of imagery;
13 the mourners for Tammuz;
16 the worshippers toward the sun.
17 God's wrath for their idolatry.
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Ezekiel 8:16  (King James Version)
And he brought me into the inner court of the LORD'S house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the LORD, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.
 


the inner
10:3 40:28 43:5 45:19

at the door
2 Kings 16:14 ; 2 Chronicles 7:7 ; Joel 2:17

about
11:1

with their
23:35 1 Kings 8:29 ; 2 Chronicles 29:6 ; Jeremiah 2:27 ; 32:33

their faces
Deuteronomy 4:19 ; 17:3 2 Kings 23:5 2 Kings 23:11 ; Job 31:26-28 ; Jeremiah 44:17 ; Acts 7:42 Acts 7:43

and they
It seems that the Jews had incorporated every species of idolatry into their worship, Egyptian, Phoenician, and Persian; for this evidently was the Magian worship of the sun.
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