Ezekiel 45:1-6 NIV

Israel Fully Restored

1 “ ‘When you allot the land as an inheritance, you are to present to the LORD a portion of the land as a sacred district, 25,000 cubitsa long and 20,000b cubitsc wide; the entire area will be holy.

References for Ezekiel 45:1

    • ç 45:1 - That is, about 8 miles or about 13 kilometers; also in verses 3, 5 and 6
    • è 45:1 - Septuagint (see also verses 3 and 5 and 48:9); Hebrew "10,000"
    • é 45:1 - That is, about 6 1/2 miles or about 11 kilometers
      2 Of this, a section 500 cubitsd square is to be for the sanctuary, with 50 cubitse around it for open land.

      References for Ezekiel 45:2

        • ê 45:2 - That is, about 875 feet or about 265 meters
        • ë 45:2 - That is, about 88 feet or about 27 meters
          3 In the sacred district, measure off a section 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubitsf wide. In it will be the sanctuary, the Most Holy Place.

          References for Ezekiel 45:3

            • ì 45:3 - That is, about 3 1/3 miles or about 5.3 kilometers; also in verse 5
              4 It will be the sacred portion of the land for the priests, who minister in the sanctuary and who draw near to minister before the LORD. It will be a place for their houses as well as a holy place for the sanctuary.

              References for Ezekiel 45:4

              5 An area 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubits wide will belong to the Levites, who serve in the temple, as their possession for towns to live in.g

              References for Ezekiel 45:5

                • í 45:5 - Septuagint; Hebrew "temple; they will have as their possession 20 rooms"
                  6 “ ‘You are to give the city as its property an area 5,000 cubitsh wide and 25,000 cubits long, adjoining the sacred portion; it will belong to all Israel.

                  References for Ezekiel 45:6

                    • î 45:6 - That is, about 1 2/3 miles or about 2.7 kilometers