Ezekiel 1:1-3 NIV

The Living Creatures and the Glory of the LORD

1 In thea thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles1 by the Kebar River,2 the heavens were opened3 and I saw visions4 of God.

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2 On the fifth of the month--it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin5--

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3 the word of the LORD came to Ezekiel6 the priest, the son of Buzi,b by the Kebar River in the land of the Babylonians.c There the hand of the LORD was upon him.7

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    • b 1:3 - Or "Ezekiel son of Buzi the priest"
    • c 1:3 - Or "Chaldeans"