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Ezekiel 48:6-8 International Standard Version (ISV)

running along the border of the tribe of Ephraim from the eastern perimeter to the western perimeter, the tribe of Reuben with one portion; and running along the border of the tribe of Reuben from the eastern perimeter to the western perimeter, the tribe of Judah with one portion.”

Israel’s National Temple Allotment

“Running along the border of the tribe of Judah from the eastern perimeter to the western perimeter you are to set apart the Terumah,[a] 25,000 units[b] wide, with its east-west length equal to one of the other apportionments, from the eastern perimeter to the western perimeter, with the Temple in the middle of it.

Footnotes:

  1. Ezekiel 48:8 Lit. Gift; i.e. a special section of Israel’s land to be dedicated to the Lord as a national temple park, and so throughout the chapter; cf. Eze 45:1-7
  2. Ezekiel 48:8 The Heb. lacks units; i.e. the measuring unit is unspecified throughout the chapter
International Standard Version (ISV)

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Ezekiel 48:6-8 New International Version (NIV)

“Reuben will have one portion; it will border the territory of Ephraim from east to west.

“Judah will have one portion; it will border the territory of Reuben from east to west.

“Bordering the territory of Judah from east to west will be the portion you are to present as a special gift. It will be 25,000 cubits[a] wide, and its length from east to west will equal one of the tribal portions; the sanctuary will be in the center of it.

Footnotes:

  1. Ezekiel 48:8 That is, about 8 miles or about 13 kilometers; also in verses 9, 10, 13, 15, 20 and 21
New International Version (NIV)

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