Ezekiel 48:8-13 NIV

8 "Bordering the territory of Judah from east to west will be the portion you are to present as a special gift. It will be 25,000 cubitsa wide, and its length from east to west will equal one of the tribal portions; the sanctuary will be in the center of it.1

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    • b 48:8 - That is, about 7 miles (about 12 kilometers)
      9 "The special portion you are to offer to the LORD will be 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubitsb wide.2

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        • c 48:9 - That is, about 3 miles (about 5 kilometers)
          10 This will be the sacred portion for the priests. It will be 25,000 cubits long on the north side, 10,000 cubits wide on the west side, 10,000 cubits wide on the east side and 25,000 cubits long on the south side. In the center of it will be the sanctuary of the LORD.3

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          11 This will be for the consecrated priests, the Zadokites,4 who were faithful in serving me5 and did not go astray as the Levites did when the Israelites went astray.6

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          12 It will be a special gift to them from the sacred portion of the land, a most holy portion, bordering the territory of the Levites.
          13 "Alongside the territory of the priests, the Levites will have an allotment 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubits wide. Its total length will be 25,000 cubits and its width 10,000 cubits.7

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