That is, about 3 miles or about 5.2 kilometers; also in verse 5
It will be the sacred portion of the land for the priests,4 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.5
That is, about 1 2/3 miles or about 2.6 kilometers
" 'The prince will have the land bordering each side of the area formed by the sacred district and the property of the city. It will extend westward from the west side and eastward from the east side, running lengthwise from the western to the eastern border parallel to one of the tribal portions.8
" 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You have gone far enough, princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression10 and do what is just and right.11 Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign LORD.
That is, about 5 pints or about 2.2 liters
Also one sheep is to be taken from every flock of two hundred from the well-watered pastures of Israel. These will be used for the grain offerings, burnt offerings16 and fellowship offerings to make atonement17 for the people, declares the Sovereign LORD.
All the people of the land will be required to give this special offering to the prince in Israel.
It will be the duty of the prince to provide the burnt offerings, grain offerings and drink offerings at the festivals, the New Moons18 and the Sabbaths19--at all the appointed festivals of the house of Israel. He will provide the sin offerings,p grain offerings, burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to make atonement for the house of Israel.20
The priest is to take some of the blood of the sin offering and put it on the doorposts of the temple, on the four corners of the upper ledge24 of the altar25 and on the gateposts of the inner court.