Ezekiel 43:12

12 “This is the law of the temple: All the surrounding area on top of the mountain will be most holy. Such is the law of the temple.

Read Ezekiel 43:12 Using Other Translations

This is the law of the house; Upon the top of the mountain the whole limit thereof round about shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the house.
This is the law of the temple: the whole territory on the top of the mountain all around shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the temple.
And this is the basic law of the Temple: absolute holiness! The entire top of the mountain where the Temple is built is holy. Yes, this is the basic law of the Temple.

What does Ezekiel 43:12 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezekiel 43:12

This is the law of the house
Which follows, the more general one, which comprehends the rest: upon the top of the mountain;
denoting the exaltation and visibility of the church of Christ in the latter day, as well as its firmness and stability; see ( Isaiah 2:2 Isaiah 2:3 ) : the whole limit thereof round about shall be most holy;
all belonging to it shall be as the most holy place in the temple, sacred to the Lord; laws, ordinances, doctrines, worship, members, ministers, all holy; nothing said or done, or have a place here, but what is holy; see ( Zechariah 14:20 Zechariah 14:21 ) : this is the law of the house;
the principal one, according to which are directed and governed.

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