Ezekiel 45 ©

1 The portion of land for the sanctuary, 6 for the city, 7 and for the prince. 9 Ordinances for the prince.


MOREOVER, when ye shall 1divide aby lot the land for inheritance, ye shall boffer an *oblation unto the LORD, 2an holy portion of the land: the length shall be the length of five and twenty thousand creeds, and the breadth shall be ten thousand. This shall be holy in all the borders thereof round about.


Of this there shall be dfor the sanctuary five hundred in length, with five hundred in breadth, square round about; and fifty cubits round about for the 3suburbs thereof.


And of this measure shalt thou measure the length of five and twenty thousand, and the breadth of ten thousand: and ein it shall be the sanctuary and the most holy place.


fThe holy portion of the land shall be for the priests the ministers of the sanctuary, which shall come near to minister unto the LORD: and it shall be a place for their houses, and an holy place for the sanctuary.


And the five and twenty thousand of length, and the ten thousand of breadth, shall also the Levites, the gministers of the house, have for themselves, hfor a possession for twenty chambers.


iAnd ye shall appoint the possession of the city five thousand broad, and five and twenty thousand long, over against the *oblation of the holy portion : it shall be for the whole house of Israel.


jAnd a portion shall be for kthe prince on the one side and on the other side of the *oblation of the holy portion, and of the possession of the city, lbefore the oblation of the holy portion, and before the possession of the city, from the west side westward, and from the east side eastward: and the length shall be over against one of the portions, from the west border unto the east border.


In the land shall be his possession in Israel: and mmy princes shall no more oppress my people; and the rest of the land shall they give to the house of Israel naccording to their tribes.


¶Thus saith the Lord GOD; oLet it suffice you, O princes of Israel: premove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your 4exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD.


qYe shall have just balances, and a rjust ephah, and a just bath.


sThe ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of tan homer, and the ephah the tenth part of an homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.


And the shekel shall be twenty ugerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your 5maneh.


This is the v*oblation that ye shall offer; the sixth part of an ephah of an homer of wheat, and ye shall give the sixth part of an ephah of an homer of barley:


Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, which is an homer of ten baths; for ten baths are an homer:


And one 6lamb out of the flock, out of two hundred, out of the wfat pastures of Israel; for a meat offering, and for a burnt offering, and for 7peace offerings, to xmake reconciliation for them, saith the Lord GOD.


All the people of the land 8shall give this y*oblation 9for the prince in Israel.


zAnd it shall be the prince's part to give burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and adrink offerings, in the feasts, and in the new moons, and in the sabbaths, in all solemnities of the house of Israel: he shall bprepare the sin offering, and the meat offering, and the burnt offering, and the 10peace offerings, to make reconciliation for the house of Israel.


Thus saith the Lord GOD; cIn the first month, in the first day of the month, thou shalt take da young bullock without blemish, and ecleanse the sanctuary:


And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin offering, and put it upon fthe posts of the house, and upon the four corners of the *settle of the altar, and upon the posts of the gate of the inner court.


And so thou shalt do the seventh day of the month for every one that gerreth, and for him that is *simple: so shall ye hreconcile the house.


In the first month, in the fourteenth day of the month, iye shall have the passover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten.


And jupon that day shall the prince prepare for himself and for all the people of the land a kbullock for a sin offering.


And seven days of the feast he shall prepare a burnt offering to the LORD, seven bullocks and seven rams lwithout blemish daily the seven days; and a mkid of the goats daily for a sin offering.


And he shall prepare na meat offering of an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for a ram, and oan hin of oil for an ephah.


In the seventh month, pin the fifteenth day of the month, shall he do the like in the feast of the seven days, according to the sin offering, according to the burnt offering, and according to the meat offering, and according to the oil.