Ezekiel 48

CHAPTER 48

The Borders of the Tribes

And these are the names of the tribes from the top towards the north, according to the part of the descent of the splitting unto the entrance of Hamath, the courtyard of Enan, the border of Damascus to the north according to the part of Hamath's courtyard; and [4will be 5theirs 1the parts 2towards 3the east] unto towards the west -- for Dan, one portion. And from the borders of the one of Dan, the ones towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Asher, one portion. And from the borders of Asher, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Naphtali, one portion. And from the borders of Naphtali, from the borders of the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Manasseh, one portion. And from the borders of Manasseh, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Ephraim, one portion. And from the borders of Ephraim, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Reuben, one portion. And from the borders of Reuben, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Judah, one portion. And from the borders of Judah, from the borders towards the east, shall be the first-fruit of the offering, five and twenty thousand in breadth, and the length as one of the portions measured from the borders towards the east and unto the borders towards the west; and [3will be 1the 2holy place] in the middle of them. As for the first-fruit which they shall separate to the  lord, it shall be in length five and twenty thousand, and in breadth ten thousand. 10 Of these will be the first-fruit of the holy things for the priests towards the north, five and twenty thousand, and towards the west, ten thousand, and towards the east, ten thousand; and towards the south, twenty and five thousand; and the mountain of the holy places will be in the middle of it. 11 It shall be for the priests, the ones having been sanctified, the sons of Zadok, the ones keeping the watches of the house, who did not wander in the delusion of the sons of Israel, in which manner [3wandered 1the 2Levites]. 12 And [3shall be 4to them 1the 2first-fruit] having been given from out of the first-fruits of the land, a holy of holies from the borders of the Levites. 13 And to the Levites, shall be the parts next to the borders of the priests -- in length, five and twenty thousand, and in breadth, ten thousand; the whole length shall be five and twenty thousand, and the breadth ten thousand. 14 No part [3shall be sold 1of 2it], nor measured out for sale, nor shall there be removed any of the first produce of the land, for it is holy to the  lord. 15 But concerning the five thousand extra in the width upon the five and twenty thousand, [2an area around the wall 1it will be] to the city for the dwelling in, and for its space. And [3will be 1the 2city] in the midst of it. 16 And these are its measurements from the borders towards the north, five hundred and four thousand, and from the borders towards the south, five hundred and four thousand, and from the borders towards the east, five hundred and four thousand, and from the borders towards the west, four thousand five hundred. 17 And there shall be a space to the city towards the north, two hundred and fifty, and towards the south, two hundred and fifty, and towards the east, two hundred and fifty, and towards the west two hundred and fifty. 18 And the extra of the length next to the first-fruits of the holy places will be ten thousand towards the east, and ten thousand towards the west; and they will be the first-fruits of the holy place; and [2will be 1its produce] for bread loaves to the ones working for the city. 19 And the ones working the city shall work it from out of all the tribes of Israel. 20 The whole first-fruit shall be five and twenty thousand by five and twenty thousand, four-cornered; you shall separate it as the first-fruit of the holy place, from the possession of the city. 21 And the extra to the one guiding on this side and on that side, from the first-fruits of the holy place; and for the possession of the city, there shall be a space unto five and twenty thousand in length, unto the borders of the ones towards the east, and towards the west, unto five and twenty thousand unto the borders towards the west, next to the portions of the one guiding; and [10will be 1the 2first-fruit 3of the 4holy places 5and 6the 7sanctuary 8of the 9house] in the midst of it. 22 And by the borders of the Levites from the possession of the city in the midst of the one guiding it will be; between the borders of Judah and between the borders of Benjamin, and to the one guiding it will be. 23 And the extra of the tribes, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Benjamin, one portion. 24 And from the borders of the ones of Benjamin, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Simeon, one portion. 25 And from the borders of the ones of Simeon, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Issachar, one portion. 26 And from the borders of the ones of Issachar, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Zebulun, one portion. 27 And from the borders of the ones of Zebulun, from the borders towards the east, unto the borders towards the west -- Gad, one portion. 28 And from the borders of the ones of Gad, from the borders towards the southwest; and [2will be 1his borders] from Teman and the water of Mariboth Kadesh, an inheritance unto the [2sea 1great]. 29 This is the land which you shall throw by lot to the tribes of Israel, and these are their divisions, says the  lord God.

The Gates of the City

30 And these are the outlets of the city, the ones towards the north -- four thousand and five hundred in measure. 31 And the gates of the city by the names of the tribes of Israel. [2gates 1Three] towards the north; the gate of Reuben -- one, and the gate of Judah -- one, and the gate of Levi -- one. 32 And the ones towards the east, four thousand and five hundred; and [2gates 1three]; the gate of Joseph -- one, and the gate of Benjamin -- one, and the gate of Dan -- one. 33 And the ones towards the south, four thousand and five hundred in measure, and [2gates 1three]; the gate of Simeon -- one, and the gate of Issachar -- one, and the gate of Zebulun -- one. 34 And the ones towards the west, four thousand and five hundred in measure, [2gates 1three]; the gate of Gad -- one, and the gate of Asher -- one, and gate of Naphtali -- one. 35 The circumference, ten and eight thousand. And the name of the city from which ever day it takes place, shall be its name.
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