Water from the Temple
1 Then he brought° me back° to the adoor° of the house°; and behold°, bwater° was flowing° from under° the threshold° of the house° toward the east°, for the house° faced° east°. And the water° was flowing° down° from under°, from the right° side° of the house°, from south° of the altar°. 2 He brought° me out by way° of the north° gate° and led° me around° Ion the outside° to the outer° gate° by way° of [the gate] that faces° east°. And behold°, water° was trickling° from the south° side°.
 aEzk 41:2, 23-25 bPs 46:4; Is 30:25; 55:1; Jr 2:13; Jol 3:18; Zc 13:1; 14:8; Rv 22:1, 17
 ILit by way of
3 ¶ When the man° went° out toward the east° with a line° in his hand°, he measured° a thousand° cubits°, and he led° me through° the water°, water° [reaching] the ankles°. 4 Again he measured° a thousand° and led° me through° the water°, water° [reaching] the knees°. Again he measured° a thousand° and led° me through° [the water], water° [reaching] the loins°. 5 Again he measured° a thousand°; [and it was] a river° that I could° not ford°, for the water° had risen°, [enough] water° to swim° in, a ariver° that could not be forded°. 6 He said° to me, “Son° of man°, have you aseen° [this]?” Then he brought° me Iback° to the bank° of the river°. 7 Now when I had returned°, behold°, on the bank° of the river° there [were] very° many° atrees° on the one° side° and on the other°. 8 Then he said° to me, “These° waters° go° out toward° the eastern° region° and go° down° into the aArabah°; then they go° toward the sea°, being made to flow° into the bsea°, and the waters° [of the sea] become° Ifresh°. 9 It will come° about that every° living° creature° which° swarms° in every° place where°° the Iriver° goes°, will live°. And there will be very° many° fish°, for these° waters° go° there° and [the others] IIbecome° fresh°; so aeverything° will live° where°° the river° goes°. 10 And it will come° about that afishermen° will stand° beside° it; from bEngedi° to Eneglaim° there will be a place° for the cspreading° of nets°. Their fish° will be according to their kinds°, like the fish° of the dGreat° Sea°, every° many°. 11 But its swamps° and marshes° will not become° Ifresh°; they will be IIleft° for asalt°. 12 aBy the river° on its bank°, on one° side° and on the other°, will grow° all° [kinds of] btrees° for food°. Their cleaves° will not wither° and their fruit° will not fail°. They will bear° every month° because° their water° flows° from the sanctuary°, and their fruit° will be for food° and their dleaves° for healing°.”
 aIs 11:9; Hab 2:14
 ILit and caused me to return aEzk 8:6; 40:4; 44:5
 aIs 60:13, 21; 61:3; Ezk 47:12
 ILit healed aDt 3:17; Is 35:6, 7; 41:17-19; 44:3 bJsh 3:16
 ILit two rivers IILit are healed aIs 12:3; 55:1; Jn 4:14; 7:37, 38
 aMt 4:19; 13:47; Lk 5:10 bGn 14:7; Jsh 15:62; 1S 23:29; 24:1; 2Ch 20:2 cEzk 26:5, 14 dNu 34:6; Ps 104:25; Ezk 47:15; 48:28 eLk 5:5-9; Jn 21:6
 ILit healed IILit given aDt 29:23
 aEzk 47:7; Rv 22:2 bGn 2:9 cPs 1:3; Jr 17:8 dRv 22:2
Boundaries and Division of the Land
13 ¶ Thus° says° the Lord° IGOD°, “This° [shall be] the aboundary° by which° you shall divide° the land° for an inheritance° among the twelve°° tribes° of Israel°; Joseph° [shall have] two° bportions°. 14 You shall divide° it for an inheritance°, each° one° Iequally with the other°; for I IIaswore°° to give° it to your forefathers°, and this° land° shall fall° to you IIIas an inheritance°.
 IHeb YHWH, usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch aNu 34:2-12 bGn 48:5; Ezk 48:4, 5
 ILit like his brother IILit lifted up My hand IIILit in aDt 1:8; Ezk 20:6
15 ¶ “This° [shall be] the boundary° of the land°: on the anorth° side°, from the Great° Sea° [by] the way° of Hethlon°, to the entrance° of IbZedad°; 16 IaHamath°, Berothah°, Sibraim°, which° is between° the border° of bDamascus° and the border° of Hamath°; Hazer-hatticon°, which° is by the border° of Hauran°. 17 The boundary° shall Iextend° from the sea° [to] aHazar-enan° [at] the border° of Damascus°, and on the north° toward the north° is the border° of Hamath°. This is the north° side°.
 IOr Hamath aNu 34:7-9 bNu 34:8
 IOr Zedad aNu 13:21; Is 10:9; Ezk 47:17, 20; 48:1; Zc 9:2 bGn 14:15; Ezk 47:17, 18; 48:1
 ILit be aNu 34:9
18 ¶ “The aeast° side°, from between° Hauran°, Damascus°, bGilead° and the land° of Israel°, [shall be] the cJordan°; from the [north] border° to the eastern° sea° you shall measure°. This is the east° side°.
19 ¶ “The asouth° side° toward the south° [shall extend] from bTamar° as far° as the waters° of cMeribath-kadesh°°, to the dbrook° [of Egypt and] to the eGreat° Sea°. This is the south° side° toward the south°.
21 ¶ “So you shall divide° this° land° among yourselves according to the tribes° of Israel°. 22 You shall divide° it by alot° for an inheritance° among yourselves and among the baliens° who stay° in your midst°, who° bring° forth° sons° in your midst°. And they shall be to you as the native-born° among the sons° of Israel°; they shall be allotted° an cinheritance° with you among° the tribes° of Israel°. 23 And in the tribe° with which° the alien° stays°, there° you shall give° [him] his inheritance°,” declares° the Lord° GOD°.
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The vision of the holy waters.
1 ¶ Afterward he brought me againºª unto² the doorº of the house;º and, behold,² watersº issued outºª from under²² the thresholdº of the houseº eastward:º for² the forefrontº of the houseº [stood toward] the east,º and the watersº came downºª from under²² from the right¹ sideº²² of the house,º at the southº² [side] of the altar.º 2 Then brought he me outºª of the wayº of the gateº northward,º and led me aboutºª the wayº without² unto² the utterº gateº by the wayº that lookethºª eastward;º and, behold,² there ran outºª watersº on² the rightº side.º 3 And when the manº that had the lineº in his handº went forthºª eastward,º he measuredºª a thousandº cubits,º and he brought² me through¹ª the waters;º the watersº [were] to the ankles.º 4 Again he measuredºª a thousand,º and brought² me through¹ª the waters;º the watersº [were] to the knees.º Again he measuredºª a thousand,º and brought me through;¹ª the watersº [were] to the loins.º 5 Afterward he measuredºª a thousand;º [and it was] a riverº that² I couldºª not² pass over:ºª for² the watersº were risen,ºª watersº to swim in,º a riverº that² could not² be passed over.ºª
 Ps 46:4; Is 2:3; 30:25; 55:1; Jr 2:13; Ezk 41:2, 23; 47:12; Jol 3:18; Zc 13:1; 14:8; Jn 7:37; Rv 22:1, 17.
 Ezk 44:2, 4.
 Ezk 40:3; Zc 2:1; Lk 24:49; Ac 2:4, 33; 10:45; 11:16; Rv 11:1; 21:15.
 Ac 19:10; Ro 15:19; Col 1:6.
 Is 11:9; Dn 2:34; Hab 2:14; Mt 13:31; Rv 7:9; 11:15; 20:2.
The virtue of them.
6 ¶ And he saidºª unto² me, Sonº of man,º hast thou seenºª [this]? Then he brought¹ª² me, and caused me to returnºª to the brinkº of the river.º 7 Now when I had returned,ºª behold,² at² the bankº of the riverº [were] veryº manyº treesº on the one side²² and on the other.²² 8 Then saidºª he unto² me, These² watersº issue outºª toward² the eastº country,º and go downºª into² the desert,º and go¹ª into² the sea:º [which being] brought forthºª into² the sea,º the watersº shall be healed.ºª 9 And it shall come to pass,² [that] every² thingº that liveth,º which² moveth,ºª whithersoever²²²² the riversº shall come,ºª shall live:ºª and there shall be² a veryº greatº multitude of fish,º because² these² watersº shall comeºª thither:² for they shall be healed;ºª and every thing² shall live¹ª² whither²² the riverº cometh.ºª 10 And it shall come to pass,² [that] the fishersº shall standºªªª upon² it from Engediº² even unto² Eneglaim;º they shall be² a [place] to spread forthº nets;º their fishº shall be² according to their kinds,º as the fishº of the greatº sea,º exceedingº many.º 11 But the miry placesº thereof and the marishesº thereof shall not² be healed;ºª they shall be givenºª to salt.º 12 And by² the riverº upon² the bankº thereof, on this side²² and on that side,²² shall growºª all² treesº for meat,º whose leafº shall not² fade,ºª neither² shall the fruitº thereof be consumed:ºª it shall bring forth new fruitºª according to his months,º because² their watersº they² issued outºª of² the sanctuary:º and the fruitº thereof shall be² for meat,º and the leafº thereof for medicine.º
 Jr 1:11; Ezk 8:17; 40:4; 44:5; Zc 4:2; 5:2; Mt 13:51.
 Gn 2:9; 1K 9:26; 2K 2:13; Ezk 47:12; Rv 22:2.
 Dt 3:17; 4:49; Jsh 3:16; 2K 2:19; Is 11:6; 35:1, 7; 41:17; 43:20; 44:3; 49:9; Jr 31:9; Mal 1:11; Mt 13:15.
 Ex 15:26; Ps 78:16; 103:3; Is 30:26; 49:12; 60:3; Zc 2:11; 8:21; Jn 3:16; 5:25; 6:63; 11:25, 26; 14:6, 19; Ac 2:41, 47; 4:4; 5:14; 6:7; 21:20; Ro 8:2; 1Co 15:45; Ep 2:1.
 Nu 34:6; Jsh 23:4; 2Ch 20:2; Ps 104:25; Is 49:12, 20; Ezk 47:15; 48:28; Mt 4:19; 13:47; Mk 1:17; Lk 5:4; Jn 21:3.
 Dt 29:23; Jg 9:45; Ps 107:34; Jr 17:6; Mk 9:48; He 6:4; 10:26; 2P 2:19; Rv 21:8; 22:11.
 Jb 8:16; Ps 1:3; 92:12; Is 1:6; 60:21; 61:3; Jr 8:22; 17:8; Ezk 47:7; Rv 22:2.
The borders of the land.
13 ¶ Thus² saithºª the Lordº GOD;º Thisº [shall be] the border,º whereby² ye shall inheritºª² the landº according to the twelveºº tribesº of Israel:º Josephº [shall have two] portions.º 14 And ye shall inheritºª it, oneº as well as another:º [concerning] the which² I lifted upºª² mine handº to giveºª it unto your fathers:º and this² landº shall fallºª unto you for inheritance.º 15 And this² [shall be] the borderº of the landº toward the northº side,º from² the greatº sea,º the wayº of Hethlon,º as men goºª to Zedad;º 16 Hamath,º Berothah,º Sibraim,º which² [is] between² the borderº of Damascusº and the borderº of Hamath;º Hazarhatticon,º which² [is] by² the coastº of Hauran.º 17 And the borderº from² the seaº shall be² Hazarenan,º the borderº of Damascus,º and the northº northward,º and the borderº of Hamath.º And [this is] the northº side.º 18 And the eastº sideº ye shall measureºª fromº² Hauran,º and fromº² Damascus,º and fromº² Gilead,º and fromº² the landº of Israelº [by] Jordan,º from the borderº² unto² the eastº sea.º And [this is] the eastº side.º 19 And the southº sideº southward,º from Tamarº² [even] to² the watersº of strifeº¹ª [in] Kadesh,º the riverº to² the greatº sea.º And [this is] the southº sideº southward.º 20 The westº sideº also [shall be] the greatº seaº from the border,º² till² a man comeºª over againstº Hamath.º This² [is] the westº side.º 21 So shall ye divideºª² this² landº unto you according to the tribesº of Israel.º
 Gn 48:5; 49:26; Nu 34:2; 1Ch 5:1; Jr 3:18; 31:1; Ezk 48:4.
 Gn 12:7; 13:15; 15:7; 17:8; 26:3; 28:13; Nu 14:16, 30; Pv 16:33; Ezk 20:5, 28, 42; 48:29.
 Nu 34:8; Ezk 47:17; 48:1.
 Gn 14:15; Nu 13:21; 34:8; 2S 8:8; 1K 8:65; 1Ch 18:5; Am 6:14; Zc 9:2; Ac 9:2.
 Nu 34:9; Ezk 48:1.
 Gn 13:10; 31:23, 47; Nu 32:1; Jg 10:8; Jb 40:23.
 Nu 20:13; Dt 32:51; 33:8; Jsh 12:3; Ps 81:7; Ezk 48:28.
The division of it by lot.
22 ¶ And it shall come to pass,² [that] ye shall divide¹ª it by lot²² for an inheritanceº unto you, and to the strangersº that sojournºª amongº you, which² shall begetºª childrenº amongº you: and they shall be² unto you as born¹ in the countryº among the childrenº of Israel;º they shall haveºª inheritanceº with² you amongº the tribesº of Israel.º 23 And it shall come to pass,² [that] in what² tribeº the strangerº sojourneth,ºª there²² shall ye giveºª [him] his inheritance,º saithºª the Lordº GOD.º
 Is 56:6; Ezk 47:13; Ac 2:5; 11:18; 15:9; Ro 10:12; Ga 3:28; Ep 2:12, 19; 3:6; Col 3:11; Rv 7:9.
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