Ezekiel 47:13-23 ESV

Division of the Land

13 Thus says the Lord GOD: "This is the boundarya by which 1you shall divide the land for inheritance among the twelve tribes of Israel. 2Joseph shall have two portions.

References for Ezekiel 47:13

    • ŀ 47:13 - Probable reading; Hebrew The valley of the boundary
      14 And you shall divide equally what 3I swore 4to give to your fathers. 5This land shall fall to you as your inheritance.

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          15 "This shall be the boundary of the land: On the north side, from 6the Great Sea 7by way of Hethlon to Lebo-hamath, and on to 8Zedad,b

          References for Ezekiel 47:15

            • Ł 47:15 - Septuagint; Hebrew the entrance of Zedad, Hamath
              16 9Berothah, Sibraim (which lies on the border between 10Damascus and 11Hamath), as far as Hazer-hatticon, which is on the border of Hauran.

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                  17 So the boundary shall run from the sea to 12Hazar-enan, which is on the northern border of Damascus, with the border of Hamath to the north.c This shall be the north side.d

                  References for Ezekiel 47:17

                    • ł 47:17 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain
                    • Ń 47:17 - Probable reading; Hebrew and as for the north side
                      18 "On the east side, the boundary shall run between Hauran and Damascus; along the Jordan between 13Gilead and the land of Israel; to 14the eastern sea and as far as Tamar.e This shall be the east side.

                      References for Ezekiel 47:18

                        • ń 47:18 - Compare Syriac; Hebrew to the eastern sea you shall measure
                          19 "On the south side, it shall run from 15Tamar as far as 16the waters of Meribah-kadesh, from there along 17the Brook of Egyptf to 18the Great Sea. This shall be the south side.

                          References for Ezekiel 47:19

                            • Ņ 47:19 - Hebrew lacks of Egypt
                              20 "On the west side, the Great Sea shall be the boundary to a point 19opposite Lebo-hamath. This shall be the west side.

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                                • 2564 47:20 - [See ver. 15 above]
                                  21 20"So you shall divide this land among you according to the tribes of Israel.

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                                      22 21You shall allot it as an inheritance for yourselves and 22for the sojourners who reside among you and have had children among you. 23They shall be to you as native-born children of Israel. With you they shall be allotted an inheritance among the tribes of Israel.

                                      References for Ezekiel 47:22

                                      23 In whatever tribe the sojourner resides, there you shall assign him his inheritance, declares the Lord GOD.