Ezekiel 47:1 ESV

Water Flowing from the Temple

1 Then he brought me back to 1the door of the temple, and behold, 2water was issuing from below 3the threshold of the temple toward the east (for the temple faced east). The water was flowing down from below the south end of the threshold of the temple, south of 4the altar.

References for Ezekiel 47:1

Study tools for Ezekiel 47:1

  • a 47:3 - A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters
  • b 47:8 - That is, the Dead Sea
  • c 47:8 - Hebrew will be healed; also verses 9, 11
  • d 47:9 - Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate, Targum; Hebrew the two rivers go
  • e 47:9 - Hebrew lacks the waters of the sea
  • f 47:10 - That is, the Mediterranean Sea; also verses 15, 19, 20
  • g 47:13 - Probable reading; Hebrew The valley of the boundary
  • h 47:15 - Septuagint; Hebrew the entrance of Zedad, Hamath
  • i 47:17 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain
  • j 47:17 - Probable reading; Hebrew and as for the north side
  • k 47:18 - Compare Syriac; Hebrew to the eastern sea you shall measure
  • l 47:19 - Hebrew lacks of Egypt