Ezekiel 44:1

Overview - Ezekiel 44
The east gate assigned only to the prince.
The priests reproved for polluting the sanctuary.
Idolaters incapable of the priests office.
15 The sons of Zadok are accepted thereto.
17 Ordinances for the priests.
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Ezekiel 44:1  (King James Version)
Then he brought me back the way of the gate of the outward sanctuary which looketh toward the east; and it was shut.

the outward
So called in opposition to the temple itself, which was the inner sanctuary.
Ezekiel 40:6 Ezekiel 40:17 42:14 2 Chronicles 4:9 ; 20:5 33:5 Acts 21:28-30

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