This is what the Lord GOD says: 'The gate of the inner court that faces east must be kept shut during the six days of work, but on the Sabbath day and on the day of the New Moon it shall be opened.
Cross ReferencesExodus 20:9
Six days you shall labor and do all your work,
1 Chronicles 9:18
he was previously stationed at the King's Gate on the east side. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the Levites.
From one New Moon to another and from one Sabbath to another, all mankind will come to worship before Me," says the LORD.
So He brought me to the inner court of the house of the LORD, and there at the entrance to the temple of the LORD, between the portico and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east; and they were bowing to the east in worship of the sun.
Now when the man went in, the cherubim were standing on the south side of the temple, and a cloud filled the inner court.
Then he measured the distance from the front of the lower gateway to the outside of the inner court; it was a hundred cubits on the east side as well as on the north.
Then the man brought me back to the gate that faces east,
The man then brought me back to outer gate of the sanctuary that faced east, but it was shut.
And the LORD said to me, "This gate is to remain shut. It shall not be opened, and no man shall enter through it, because the LORD, the God of Israel, has entered through it. Therefore it will remain shut.
And it shall be the prince's part to provide the burnt offerings, grain offerings, and drink offerings for the festivals, New Moons, and Sabbaths--for all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel. He will provide the sin offerings, grain offerings, burnt offerings, and peace offerings to make atonement for the house of Israel.
This is what the Lord GOD says: 'On the first day of the first month you are to take a young bull without blemish and purify the sanctuary.
And the priest is to take some of the blood from the sin offering and put it on the doorposts of the temple, on the four corners of the ledge of the altar, and on the gateposts of the inner court.
On the Sabbaths and New Moons the people of the land are also to bow in worship before the LORD at the entrance to that gateway.
On the day of the New Moon he shall offer a young, unblemished bull, six lambs, and a ram without blemish.
When the prince makes a freewill offering to the LORD, whether a burnt offering or a peace offering, the gate facing east must be opened for him. He is to offer his burnt offering or peace offering just as he does on the Sabbath day. Then he shall go out, and the gate must be closed after he goes out.
Chapter Outline1. Ordinances for the prince in his worship
9. and for the people
16. An order for the prince's inheritance
19. The courts for boiling and baking
Jump to PreviousCourt Doorway East Faces Facing Gate Inner Looks Moon New Open Opened Sabbath Shut Six Square Towards Working
Jump to NextCourt Doorway East Faces Facing Gate Inner Looks Moon New Open Opened Sabbath Shut Six Square Towards Working
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
shall be shut
Ezekiel 44:1, 2
on the sabbath
Hebrews 4:9, 10
LinksEzekiel 46:1 NIV
Ezekiel 46:1 NLT
Ezekiel 46:1 ESV
Ezekiel 46:1 NASB
Ezekiel 46:1 KJV
Ezekiel 46:1 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 46:1 Parallel
Ezekiel 46:1 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 46:1 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 46:1 French Bible
Ezekiel 46:1 German Bible
Ezekiel 46:1 Commentaries