Ezekiel 1:1-3 NIV

Ezekiel’s Inaugural Vision

1 In my thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles by the Kebar River, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.

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2 On the fifth of the month—it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin—

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3 the word of the LORD came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, by the Kebar River in the land of the Babylonians.a There the hand of the LORD was on him.

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    • a 1:3 - Or "Chaldeans"