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Questions regarding the book of the prophet Ezekiel and the prophet himself.

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The seventy rooms (of pictures) in the temple in Ezekiel 8:11-13?

As I read through Ezekiel Chapter 8, I took notice of the "seventy men of the elders of the house of Israel" mentioned in verse 11 and what they were doing in the dark. "11 And before them stood ...
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Which king of Tyre is mentioned in Ezekiel 28?

This is the chapter in question. The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: “‘In the pride of your heart you say, “...
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When Ezekiel prophesied in (Ch.13) when was this fulfilled?

Of the context starting with verses Eze 13:17-23 what was the fulfilling deliverance of what God spoke? Was it in the rebuilding of the Walls of Jerusalem and the reestablishing of the temple? Neh, ...
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How many nations were under the Assyrian Cedar Tree?

Who was "the mighty one of the heathens" and who were the heathens and how many tribes were under this tree? Ezekiel 31:11 I have therefore delivered him into the hand of the mighty one of the ...
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“He who has ears to hear”, what does this mean exactly?

Jesus uses this expression in the synoptic gospels and also post incarnation in the book of Revelation. Matt 11:15, 13:9,43, Mark 4:9,23, Luke 8:8, 14:35, Revelation 2:7,11,17,29, 3:6,13,22, 13:9 ...
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Were the sins of Judah greater than those of Sodom as alluded in Ezekiel 16:48?

.Ezekiel 16:48-51 NASB 48 As I live,” declares the Lord God, “Sodom, your sister and her daughters have not done as you and your daughters have done. 49 Behold, this was the guilt of your sister ...
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Is Revelation 6:8 an allusion to Ezekiel 14:21-23?

[Eze 14:21-23 HNV] (21) For thus says the Lord GOD: How much more when I send my four sore judgments on Yerushalayim, the sword, and the famine, and the evil animals, and the pestilence, to cut off ...
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Ezek. 24:1-2, “Again in the ninth year, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, …” Which month was the tenth month?

Ezek. 24:1-2, "Again in the ninth year, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, write thee the name of the day, even of this same ...
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In Ezekiel 44:19 is the concern with not sanctifying the people or with not soiling their holy garments?

Complete Jewish Bible Ezekiel 44:19 But when they go out into the Outer Court, into the Outer Court to the people, they shall put off their garments wherein they minister and place them in ...
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Why is the Priest Ezekiel Called “Son of Man”?

If the Daniel 7 reference to "Son of Man" is in any way Messianic, why would this distinction be given to the prophet Ezekiel, a descendant of Aaron, if the king was to be of Judah? Does Ezekiel's ...
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Who is the “David” in Ezekiel 37:25?

Who is the David in Ezekiel 37:25 They shall dwell in the land that I gave to my servant Jacob, where your fathers lived. They and their children and their children’s children shall dwell ...
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Did God “change His mind” in Ezekiel 4?

Others have asked similar questions pertaining to passages such as Amos 7:3, 6, Numbers 22, 1 Samuel 15, and 1 Kings 19 regarding this topic. My goal in asking this is not ask the same old question ...
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Is the binding of the prophet figurative in Ezekiel 3:25?

Ezekiel 3 NASB [25]As for you, son of man, they will put ropes on you and bind you with them so that you cannot go out among them. Been searching trying to find out were Ezekiel was bound with ...
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Whom is Ezekiel 28 about? [duplicate]

Is it about the king of tyre or Satan? Cz in no sense could a human claim to be an anointed cherub, in the garden of eden
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Who is the Assyrian in Ezekiel 31:3

Ezekiel 31:3 Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs. This Assyrian mentioned ...
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What does the word גִּיד (giyd) mean in Ezekiel 37:8?

MT Hebrew from Blue Letter Bible: וְרָאִיתִי וְהִנֵּֽה־עֲלֵיהֶם גִּדִים וּבָשָׂר עָלָה וַיִּקְרַם עֲלֵיהֶם עֹור מִלְמָעְלָה וְרוּחַ אֵין בָּהֶֽם׃ Most translations, such as NIV have tendons/sinews,...
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Is the second horseman in Revelation 6:3-4 Nebuchanezzar king of Babylon?

Revelation 6:3-4: ... And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, ‘Come and behold!’ and there went forth another horse – red, and to him who is sitting ...
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In 2 Corinthians 6:16-18 why does Paul omit the references to the promised land?

In 2 Corinthians Paul is "preaching" that the saints should separate themselves from wicked persons ("Beliar"). He seems to perhaps have in mind the Corinthians who seem to be flippant about idols ...
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What does wool signify in Ezekiel 44:17?

Priests are forbidden to wear any woollen clothing during ministering in the temple & the reason given here is perspiration. Ezekiel 44:17 KJV .17 And it shall come to pass, that when they ...
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Meaning of Ezekiel 4

Ezekiel 4:1-6 (KJV) 1 Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem: 2 And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and ...
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How old was King Hezekiah when he died?

King Hezekiah recovered from the inflammation or boil. He was given 15 years to live after he was healed. It was in the 14th year of his Kingship that he was healed.
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Will the prince also officiate during the day of atonement in Ezekiel 45?

In seems the prince will be the one offering sacrifices during the feasts,but nothing is mentioned of the day of atonement. Ezekiel 45:17 (KJV) 17 And it shall be the prince's part to give burnt ...
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“I will diminish them” Ezekiel 29:15. How was Egypt diminished by God after the Chaldean period?

Genesis 10:13-14 NKJV Mizraim begot Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, Pathrusim, and Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines and Caphtorim) According to this passage, the ancient Egyptians ...
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Why does the prince offer six lambs on the Sabbath in Ezekiel 46:4?

Ezekiel 46:4 NASB 4 The burnt offering which the prince shall offer to the Lord on the sabbath day shall be six lambs without blemish and a ram without blemish; In Ezekiel the prince offers six ...
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In Ezekiel 4:9-13 what is the significance of eating defiled bread for 390 days?

Ezekiel 4:9-13King James Version (KJV) 9 Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, ...
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Ezekiel continuinity and discontinunity at chapters 1-39 and 40-48

I am writing a research paper regarding the continuity of Ezekiel at chapters 1–39 and 40–48, I am trying to prove that Ezekel in chapters 1–39 is the same figure as in 40–48. I am trying to find both,...
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What is the significance of the LXX translator adding 3 stones to the King of Tyre’s covering?

The LXX lists 12 stones in the covering of the King of Tyre: And the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Son of man, take up a lamentation for the prince of Tyre, and say to him, Thus saith the ...
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Why did God tell Ezekiel that he gave Israel laws that were not good?

At Ezekiel 20:25 (RSV) we read: Moreover I gave them statutes that were not good and ordinances by which they could not have life. How could God's laws or statutes not be good?
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Ezekiel's vision of the living creatures and the wheels

Why are the living creatures and the wheel within the wheel of Ezekiel 1:4-24 lifted up off the earth? See especially Ezekiel 1:19-21. 1:19 When the living beings moved, the wheels beside them ...
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What does the rainbow symbolize in the vision of the throne scene in both Ezek. 1:28 and Rev. 4:3?

21And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither ...
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Did God whisper when he spoke to Moses in Numbers 7:89?

Many a times God's voice is described as thunderous & powerful All texts from NASB Numbers 7 [89]Now when Moses went into the tent of meeting to speak with Him, he heard the voice speaking ...
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What are the fire stones and trading floors in Ezekiel 28:11-19?

I do not understand the fire stones and trades Ezekiel 28:11-19 2811 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me: 12 "Son of man, raise a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus ...
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Does Ezekiel 16:25 mean being barefoot is immodest?

Does Ezekiel 16:25 mean being barefoot is immodest? Ezekiel 16:25 (KJV) 25 Thou hast built thy high place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty to be abhorred, and hast opened thy ...
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Is the Mark of the Beast Actually Voluntary?

Closely Related: - What is the Difference between the Marks of the Beast and Lamb? Apart from "obeying God", or "salvation", etc... Is there anything in the texts to indicate that a person actually ...
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Difference between the Mark of the Beast and the Seal of the Servants?

Closely Related: - Is the Mark of the Beast Actually Voluntary? Is there a difference between the "Mark of the Beast", and the "Seal of the Servants"? If so, what is the difference - how can people ...
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Was the idol of jealousy in Ezekiel 8:5 the “abomination causing desolation” that Jesus refer to?

Then said he unto me, Son of man, lift up thine eyes now the way toward the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the way toward the north, and behold northward at the gate of the altar this image of ...
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Did Ezekiel fulfill the 430 days of lying on his left & right side?

Ezekiel 1:1-2 (KJV) 1 Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened,...
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In Ezekiel 20:38 what does He mean by 'bring them out' and yet they 'shall not enter'?

Eze 20:38 And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of ...
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What is the referent of the pronoun 'them' in Ezekiel 32: 13-14?

Ezekiel 32 13 I will destroy also all the beasts thereof from beside the great waters; neither shall the foot of man trouble them any more, nor the hoofs of beasts trouble them. 14 Then will I ...
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What does the Most High mean by 'inhabiting the waste places of the land of Israel' in Ezekiel 33:24?

Ezekiel 33:24 Son of man, they who live in these waste places in the land of Israel are saying, Abraham was only one, yet he possessed the land; so to us who are many the land has been given as a ...
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Mark on the forehead in Ezekiel 9:4

In Ezekiel 9:4, the man clothed in linen is ordered to go through the city putting a protective mark on the foreheads of the faithful. When I asked what the mark was, my professor said that it was a ...
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Is Ezekiel 28:22-24 an allusion to 1 kings 16:29-31?

(KJV)Ezekiel 28:22-24 And say, Thus saith the Lord God ; Behold, I am against thee, O Zidon; and I will be glorified in the midst of thee: and they shall know that I am the Lord , when I shall have ...
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In what sense is the word אור used in Ezekiel 5:2?

Ezekiel 5:2 (NASB) [2]One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege are completed. Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around ...
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Who is the Pharaoh of Ezekiel?

Numerous times in the Book of Ezekiel a Pharaoh is mentioned. Which Pharaoh(s) is/are Ezekiel talking about? Here are some examples of what I am talking about: Ezekiel 29:2-3 - "Son of man, set ...
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Ezekiel 43:9 “dwell in [WHOSE] midst forever”?

Now let them put away their whoring and the dead bodies of their kings far from me, and I will dwell in their midst forever. (Ezekiel 43:9 ESV) In whose midst is God going to be dwelling forever?
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Does the use of אֶחָד in Hebrew in the old Testament represent unity?

A friend said to me, the usage of echad (אֶחָד) means one-ness (unity) in the Old Testament. We see in Genesis 1:5: 3117 [e] yō-wm | י֥וֹם | day [Noun] 259 [e] ’e-ḥāḏ. | אֶחָֽד׃ | ...
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A Seeming Contradiction in Ezekiel 33:12-19

I am struggling to understand the translation of this text. Ezekiel 33:12-19 (ESV) 12 "And you, son of man, say to your people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him when ...
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What constitutes the 'The table before the LORD' in Ezekiel 41:22?

In Ezekiel 41:21-22, "21 The posts of the temple were squared, and the face of the sanctuary; the appearance of the one as the appearance of the other. 22 The altar of wood was three cubits high, ...
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Who is far from the sanctuary in Ezekiel 8:6?

Ezekiel 8:6 is translated in the ESV: And he said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing, the great abominations that the house of Israel are committing here, to drive me far from my ...
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What do the wings and features in the description of the heavenly creature in Ezekiel Chapter 1 signify?

I believe the faces of the creature may represent the different parts of God's creation as holiness illustrated. Soul of Man, Heart of a Lion, Strength of an Ox, Mind of an Eagle. I'm curious what the ...