Ezekiel 48:12
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New International Version
It will be a special gift to them from the sacred portion of the land, a most holy portion, bordering the territory of the Levites.

King James Bible
And this oblation of the land that is offered shall be unto them a thing most holy by the border of the Levites.

Darby Bible Translation
And this offering heaved from the heave-offering of the land shall be unto them a thing most holy, by the border of the Levites.

World English Bible
It shall be to them an offering from the offering of the land, a thing most holy, by the border of the Levites.

Young's Literal Translation
even the heave-offering hath been to them, out of the heave-offering of the land, most holy, by the border of the Levites.

Ezekiel 48:12 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The oblation - This was a portion of land twenty-five thousand cubits in length, by ten thousand broad; in the center of which was the temple, which must be destined for the use of the priests, the Levites, and the prince.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Ezekiel 45:4 The holy portion of the land shall be for the priests the ministers of the sanctuary, which shall come near to minister to the LORD...

Leviticus 27:21 But the field, when it goes out in the jubilee, shall be holy to the LORD, as a field devoted...

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Jehovah-Shammah: a Glorious Name for the New Year
THESE words may be used as a test as well as a text. They may serve for examination as well as consolation, and at the beginning of a year they may fulfill this useful double purpose. In any case they are full of marrow and fatness to those whose spiritual taste is purified. It is esteemed by the prophet to be the highest blessing that could come upon a city that its name should be, "JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH, The Lord is there." Even Jerusalem, in its best estate, would have this for its crowning blessing:
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891

Ezekiel
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Ezekiel 48:11
This will be for the consecrated priests, the Zadokites, who were faithful in serving me and did not go astray as the Levites did when the Israelites went astray.

Ezekiel 48:13
"Alongside the territory of the priests, the Levites will have an allotment 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubits wide. Its total length will be 25,000 cubits and its width 10,000 cubits.

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