Ezekiel 44:1-2 NIV

The Prince, the Levites, the Priests

1 Then the man brought me back to the outer gate of the sanctuary, the one facing east,1 and it was shut.

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2 The LORD said to me, "This gate is to remain shut. It must not be opened; no one may enter through it.2 It is to remain shut because the LORD, the God of Israel, has entered through it.

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