# Compare Translations for Ezekiel 45:12

• Ezekiel 45:12 (ASV) And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (BBE) And the shekel is to be twenty gerahs: five shekels are five, and ten shekels are ten, and your maneh is to be fifty shekels

• Ezekiel 45:12 (CEB) The shekel must weigh twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels will equal one maneh for you.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (CEBA) The shekel must weigh twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels will equal one maneh for you.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (CJB) Also the shekel is to be twenty gerahs; your maneh will be the sum of a twenty-shekel piece, a twenty-five-shekel piece and a fifteen-shekel piece.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (CSB) The shekel will weigh 20 gerahs. Your mina will equal 60 shekels.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (DBY) And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (ESV) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels shall be your mina.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (GNT) "Your weights are to be as follows: 20 [gerahs ]= 1 [shekel] 60 [shekels ]= 1 [mina]

• Ezekiel 45:12 (GNTA) "Your weights are to be as follows: 20 [gerahs ]= 1 [shekel] 60 [shekels ]= 1 [mina]

• Ezekiel 45:12 (GW) One shekel must weigh 20 gerahs. One mina must weigh 60 shekels.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (HNV) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels shall be your mina.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (JUB) And the shekel <em>shall be</em> twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, with twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (KJV) And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (KJVA) And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (LEB) And the shekel [shall weigh] twenty gerahs, twenty shekels and five and twenty shekels [and] ten and five shekels, [that] shall make the mina for you.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (MSG) And your coins must be honest - no wooden nickels! Everyone in the Land Must Contribute

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NAS) "The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NCV) The shekeln will be worth twenty gerahs, and a mina will be worth sixty shekels.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NIRV) Every amount of money must be weighed out in keeping with the standard weights.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NIV) The shekel is to consist of twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels equal one mina.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NKJV) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall be your mina.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NLT) The standard unit for weight will be the silver shekel. One shekel will consist of twenty gerahs, and sixty shekels will be equal to one mina.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NRS) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall make a mina for you.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (NRSA) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall make a mina for you.

• Yechezkel 45:12 (OJB) And the shekel shall be twenty gerah; twenty shekalim, five and twenty shekalim, fifteen shekel, shall be the minah for you.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (RHE) And the sicle hath twenty obols. Now twenty sicles, and five and twenty sicles, and fifteen sicles, make a mna,

• Ezekiel 45:12 (RSV) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; five shekels shall be five shekels, and ten shekels shall be ten shekels, and your mina shall be fifty shekels.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (RSVA) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; five shekels shall be five shekels, and ten shekels shall be ten shekels, and your mina shall be fifty shekels.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (TMB) And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (TMBA) And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (WBT) And the shekel [shall be] twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (WEB) The shekel shall be twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels shall be your mina.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (WYC) Forsooth a shekel shall have twenty halfpence; certainly twenty shekels, and five and twenty shekels, and fifteen shekels (shall) make a bezant.

• Ezekiel 45:12 (YLT) And, the shekel [is] twenty gerah: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels -- is your maneh.

• ### Chapter 45

- In the period here foretold, the worship and the ministers of God will be provided for; the princes will rule with justice, as holding their power under Christ; the people will live in peace, ease, and godliness. These things seem to be represented in language taken from the customs of the times in which the prophet wrote. Christ is our Passover that is sacrificed for us: we celebrate the memorial of that sacrifice, and feast upon it, triumphing in our deliverance out of the Egyptian slavery of sin, and our preservation from the destroying sword of Divine justice, in the Lord's supper, which is our passover feast; as the whole Christian life is, and must be, the feast of the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

#### Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

• CHAPTER 45

Ezekiel 45:1-25 . ALLOTMENT OF THE LAND FOR THE SANCTUARY, THE CITY, AND THE PRINCE.

1. offer an oblation--from a Hebrew root to "heave" or "raise"; when anything was offered to God, the offerer raised the hand. The special territorial division for the tribes is given in the forty-seventh and forty-eighth chapters. Only Jehovah's portion is here subdivided into its three parts: (1) that for the sanctuary ( Ezekiel 45:2 Ezekiel 45:3 ); (2) that for the priests ( Ezekiel 45:4 ); (3) that for the Levites ( Ezekiel 45:5 ). Compare Ezekiel 48:8-13 .
five and twenty thousand reeds, &c.--So English Version rightly fills the ellipsis (compare Note, Hence "cubits" are mentioned in Ezekiel 45:2 , not here, implying that there alone cubits are meant. Taking each reed at twelve feet, the area of the whole would be a square of sixty miles on each side. The whole forming a square betokens the settled stability of the community and the harmony of all classes. "An holy portion of the land" ( Ezekiel 45:1 ) comprised the whole length, and only two-fifths of the breadth. The outer territory in its distribution harmonizes with the inner and more sacred arrangements of the sanctuary. No room is to be given for oppression (see Ezekiel 45:8 ), all having ample provision made for their wants and comforts. All will mutually co-operate without constraint or contention.

7. The prince's possession is to consist of two halves, one on the west, the other on the east, of the sacred territory. The prince, as head of the holy community, stands in closest connection with the sanctuary; his possession, therefore, on both sides must adjoin that which was peculiarly the Lord's [FAIRBAIRN].

12. The standard weights were lost when the Chaldeans destroyed the temple. The threefold enumeration of shekels (twenty, twenty-five, fifteen) probably refers to coins of different value, representing respectively so many shekels, the three collectively making up a maneh. By weighing these together against the maneh, a test was afforded whether they severally had their proper weight: sixty shekels in all, containing one coin a fourth of the whole (fifteen shekels), another a third (twenty shekels), another a third and a twelfth (twenty-five shekels) [MENOCHIUS]. The Septuagint reads, "fifty shekels shall be your maneh."

13-15. In these oblations there is a progression as to the relation between the kind and the quantity: of the corn, the sixth of a tenth, that is, a sixtieth part of the quantity specified; of the oil, the tenth of a tenth, that is, an hundredth part; and of the flock, one from every two hundred.

18. The year is to begin with a consecration service, not mentioned under the Levitical law; but an earnest of it is given in the feast of dedication of the second temple, which celebrated its purification by Judas Maccabeus, after its defilement by Antiochus.

20. for him that is simple--for sins of ignorance ( Leviticus 4:2 Leviticus 4:13 Leviticus 4:27 ).

21. As a new solemnity, the feast of consecration is to prepare for the passover; so the passover itself is to have different sacrifices from those of the Mosaic law. Instead of one ram and seven lambs for the daily burnt offering, there are to be seven bullocks and seven rams. So also whereas the feast of tabernacles had its own offerings, which diminished as the days of the feast advanced, here the same are appointed as on the passover. Thus it is implied that the letter of the law is to give place to its spirit, those outward rites of Judaism having no intrinsic efficacy, but symbolizing the spiritual truths of Messiah's kingdom, as for instance the perfect holiness which is to characterize it. Compare 1 Corinthians 5:7 1 Corinthians 5:8 , as to our spiritual "passover," wherein, at the Lord's supper, we feed on Christ by faith, accompanied with "the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth." Literal ordinances, though not slavishly bound to the letter of the law, will set forth the catholic and eternal verities of Messiah's kingdom.