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Ezekiel 48

1 Now these are the names of the tribes: From the northern border along the road to Hethlon at the entrance of Hamath, to Hazar Enan, the border of Damascus northward, in the direction of Hamath, there shall be one portion for Dan from its east to its west side;
2 by the border of Dan, from the east side to the west, one portion for Asher;
3 by the border of Asher, from the east side to the west, one portion for Naphtali;
4 by the border of Naphtali, from the east side to the west, one portion for Manasseh;
5 by the border of Manasseh, from the east side to the west, one portion for Ephraim;
6 by the border of Ephraim, from the east side to the west, one portion for Reuben;
7 by the border of Reuben, from the east side to the west, one portion for Judah;
8 by the border of Judah, from the east side to the west, shall be the offering which you shall contribute, twenty-five thousand cubits in width, and in length the same as one of the other portions, from the east side to the west. And the sanctuary shall be in the middle of it.
9 The offering that you shall contribute unto Jehovah shall be twenty-five thousand cubits in length and ten thousand in width.
10 And this holy offering shall belong to the priests; on the north twenty-five thousand cubits in length, on the west ten thousand in width, on the east ten thousand in width, and on the south twenty-five thousand in length. And the sanctuary of Jehovah shall be in the middle.
11 It shall be for the priests of the sons of Zadok, who are consecrated, who have kept My charge, who did not go astray when the children of Israel went astray, as the Levites went astray.
12 And this contribution of land that is offered shall be to them a thing set apart, holy, by the border of the Levites.
13 And next to the border of the priests, the Levites shall have an area twenty-five thousand cubits in length and ten thousand in width; its entire length shall be twenty-five thousand and its width ten thousand.
14 And they shall not sell or change any of it; nor pass through and take away the firstfruit of the land; for it is holy unto Jehovah.
15 And the five thousand cubits in width that remain, along the edge of the twenty-five thousand, shall be for common use by the city, for dwellings and suburbs. And the city shall be in the middle of it.
16 These shall be its measurements: the north side four thousand five hundred cubits, the south side four thousand five hundred, the east side four thousand five hundred, and the west side four thousand five hundred.
17 And the suburbs of the city shall be to the north two hundred and fifty cubits, to the south two hundred and fifty, to the east two hundred and fifty, and to the west two hundred and fifty.
18 And the rest of the length, alongside the offering of the holy portion, shall be ten thousand cubits to the east and ten thousand to the west. It shall be adjacent to the offering of the holy portion, and its produce shall be for food to those who work in the city.
19 And those who work in the city, from all the tribes of Israel, shall work it.
20 The entire offering shall be twenty-five thousand cubits by twenty-five thousand cubits, foursquare. You shall offer the holy offerings with the possession of the city.
21 The rest shall belong to the prince, on one side and on the other of the holy offering and of the city's possession, next to the twenty-five thousand cubits of the offering as far as the eastern border, and westward next to the twenty-five thousand as far as the western border, adjacent to the tribal portions; it shall belong to the prince. It shall be the holy offering, and the sanctuary of the house in the middle.
22 Moreover, from the possession of the Levites and the possession of the city which are in the midst of what belongs to the prince, the area between the border of Judah and the border of Benjamin shall belong to the prince.
23 As for the rest of the tribes, from the east side to the west, Benjamin shall have one portion;
24 and by the border of Benjamin, from the east side to the west, Simeon shall have one portion;
25 and by the border of Simeon, from the east side to the west, Issachar shall have one portion;
26 and by the border of Issachar, from the east side to the west, Zebulun shall have one portion;
27 and by the border of Zebulun, from the east side to the west, Gad shall have one portion;
28 and by the border of Gad, on the south side, toward the South, the border shall be from Tamar to the waters of Meribah by Kadesh, along the river to the Great Sea.
29 This is the land which you shall divide by lot as an inheritance among the tribes of Israel, and these are their portions, says the Lord Jehovah.
30 And these are the exits of the city. On the north side, measuring four thousand five hundred cubits
31 (the gates of the city shall be named after the tribes of Israel), the three gates northward: one gate for Reuben, one gate for Judah, and one gate for Levi;
32 and on the east side, four thousand five hundred cubits, three gates: one gate for Joseph, one gate for Benjamin, and one gate for Dan;
33 and on the south side, measuring four thousand five hundred cubits, three gates: one gate for Simeon, one gate for Issachar, and one gate for Zebulun;
34 and on the west side, four thousand five hundred cubits with their three gates: one gate for Gad, one gate for Asher, and one gate for Naphtali.
35 All the way around shall be eighteen thousand cubits; and the name of the city from that day shall be, JEHOVAH IS THERE.
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