Ezekiel 46:1-3 NIV

1 " 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: The gate of the inner court1 facing east2 is to be shut on the six working days, but on the Sabbath day and on the day of the New Moon3 it is to be opened.

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2 The prince is to enter from the outside through the portico4 of the gateway and stand by the gatepost. The priests are to sacrifice his burnt offering5 and his fellowship offerings.a He is to worship at the threshold of the gateway and then go out, but the gate will not be shut until evening.6

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    • a 46:2 - Traditionally "peace offerings"; also in verse 12
      3 On the Sabbaths7 and New Moons the people of the land are to worship in the presence of the LORD at the entrance to that gateway.8

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