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Ezekiel 43:1-7 NIV

God’s Glory Returns to the Temple

1 Then the man brought me to the gate facing east,

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2 and I saw the glory of the God of Israel coming from the east. His voice was like the roar of rushing waters, and the land was radiant with his glory.

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3 The vision I saw was like the vision I had seen when hea came to destroy the city and like the visions I had seen by the Kebar River, and I fell facedown.

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    • Ù 43:3 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate; most Hebrew manuscripts "I"
      4 The glory of the LORD entered the temple through the gate facing east.

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      5 Then the Spirit lifted me up and brought me into the inner court, and the glory of the LORD filled the temple.

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      6 While the man was standing beside me, I heard someone speaking to me from inside the temple.
      7 He said: “Son of man, this is the place of my throne and the place for the soles of my feet. This is where I will live among the Israelites forever. The people of Israel will never again defile my holy name—neither they nor their kings—by their prostitution and the funeral offeringsb for their kings at their death.c

      References for Ezekiel 43:7

        • Ú 43:7 - Or "the memorial monuments" ; also in verse 9
        • Û 43:7 - Or "their high places"

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          • a 43:3 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate; most Hebrew manuscripts "I"
          • b 43:7 - Or "the memorial monuments" ; also in verse 9
          • c 43:7 - Or "their high places"
          • d 43:11 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts "regulations and its whole design"
          • e 43:13 - That is, about 21 inches or about 53 centimeters; also in verses 14 and 17. The long cubit is the basic unit for linear measurement throughout Ezekiel 40–48.
          • f 43:13 - That is, about 11 inches or about 27 centimeters
          • g 43:14 - That is, about 3 1/2 feet high and 1 3/4 feet wide or about 105 centimeters high and 53 centimeters wide
          • h 43:14 - That is, about 7 feet high and 1 3/4 feet wide or about 2.1 meters high and 53 centimeters wide
          • i 43:16 - That is, about 21 feet or about 6.4 meters
          • j 43:17 - That is, about 25 feet or about 7.4 meters
          • k 43:17 - That is, about 11 inches or about 27 centimeters
          • l 43:19 - Or "purification offering" ; also in verses 21, 22 and 25