on Ezek.) the Jewish youth were forbidden to read the mysterious first chapter (called the markaba, the " chariot ") and the concluding section (x1.-xlviii.) till they reached the age of thirty years.
Toy, " Text of Ezek."
5), and with a supreme significance for the religious life of the people which is expressed in the figure of the living waters issuing from under the threshold of the house (Ezek.
According to others' it is the word found in Ezek.
The latter regards Ezekiel as the organizer of the Jewish community and the originator of the sanctity of the Sabbath as a seventh day (Ezek.
Ezekiel, who borrowed both Jeremiah's language and ideas, expresses the same thought in the well-known words that Yahweh would give the people instead of a heart of stone a heart of flesh (Ezek.
" The soul that sinneth, it (the pronoun emphasized in the original) shall die " (Ezek.
It is his duty to warn every individual, for no sinner is to be punished without warning (Ezek.
The priest-prophet's keen eye for detail, manifested in the elaborate vision of the wheels and living creatures (Ezek.
19 (part of an addition), and by the references to the border at Riblah in Ezek.
Another difficulty is the interpretation of the 40 years in Ezek.
II sqq.; Ezek.
20 sqq.; Ezek.
45, 50) is partially confirmed by Ezek.
18, however, from which the Chronicler derived his statement, reads " Tamar " in the Hebrew text, with " Tadmor " in the Hebrew margin; there can be no doubt that the text is right and refers to Tamar in the land of Judah (Ezek.
8 seq., Ezek.
22), and the statement (Ezek.
It is this form which, as we are assured, the prophet Ezekiel saw in the mysterious chariot (Ezek.
Oars were made from them (Ezek.
3), and were threatened by the Babylonian army (Ezek.
Thus, too, St Jerome, in his commentary on Ezek.
68, Egypt is still the chief goal of the maritime slave trade, and in Ezek.
13, and streams issuing from the Temple, as Ezekiel had described in his picture of the restored Jerusalem (Ezek.
5 seq., Ezek.
30 are also mentioned (Ezek.
355), and it is not until later that they were prescribed to the Israelite priests (Ezek.
Hence priests would remove their ceremonial dress before leaving the sanctuary " that they sanctify not the people with their garments " (Ezek.
But we are not told whether the prophetess who wore bands on her arm and drew a mantle over her head (so read in Ezek.
The " breastplate of judgment " was set with twelve jewels engraved with the names of the tribes; the foreordained covering of the semidivine being in the garden of the gods bore the same number of stones (Ezek.
was first introduced by Ezekiel, who in particular is the author of the conception that the time of deliverance is to be preceded by a joint attack of all nations on Jerusalem, in which they come to final overthrow (Ezek.
The term arz is applied by the Arabs to the cedar of Lebanon, to the common pine-tree, and to the juniper; and certainly the "cedars" for masts, mentioned in Ezek.
12, 15, Ezek.
Few perennial streams take their rise in Anti-Lebanon; one of the finest and best watered valleys is that of Helbun, the ancient Chalybon, the Helbon of Ezek.
2 In the prophetical writings the Philistines are denounced (with Ammon, Moab and Edom) for their vengeance upon Judah (Ezek.
14, 16, Ezek.
2 (virtually) of" trees of life,"whose leaves have a healing virtue (cp. Ezek.
The omission, however, is repaired, not only in Ezek.
We are not told, however, that Etana had the impious desire of Ezekiel's first man, and if he fell, it was through his own timidity (contrast Ezek.
5; cp. Ezek.
2 seq.), and the fact that these victims were (like other sacrifices) regarded as food for the deity (Ezek.
At the same time, the horrid ritual was so closely associated with Yahweh worship (Ezek.
The laws of the Day of Atonement belong to the Priestly Code.4 There is no trace of this function before the exile; the earliest reference to any such special time of atonement being the proposal of Ezek.
This confirms the view that the Hebrew kipper, which appears to be a late word (specially employed in Ezek, and P.), originally had the meaning which belongs to the Aramaic viz.
18), but by the time of Ezekiel it also has mainly to do with ritual, with the distinction between holy and profane, clean and unclean, with the statutory observances at festivals and the like (Ezek.
4-6), and even as late as Ezekiel (Ezek.
"Drunkards") of Ezek.
24 the cherubim are the guards of Paradise; Ezek.
12, a name of silk corresponding to the Arabic dimaks, late Greek µ raEa, English damask, and also follow the ancients in understanding meshi, Ezek.
Associated with the prince was a council of elders; such was the case at Gebal (Byblus) from the earliest times to the latest (Ezek.
Between Israel and Phoenicia the relations naturally were close; the former provided certain necessaries of life, and received in exchange articles of luxury and splendour (Ezek xxvii.
One of their objects was the collection of murex, of which an enormous supply was needed for the dyeing industry; specially famous was the purple of the Laconian waters, the isles of Elishah of Ezek.
9 (on text see comm.), Ezek.
The term synderesis, however, is not found till Jerome, who in dealing with Ezek.
21 (Sept.) and Jerome on Ezek.
There shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt (Ezek.
The headings to the prophecies in Ezek.
2), an allegory (Ezek.
2), an enigmatical saying (Ezek.
29 seq.; Ezek.
9; and Noah is mentioned with Daniel and Job as an ancient worthy in Ezek.
Yet Israel would not be destroyed, for a spiritual remnant, loving and obeying God, would be saved and purified (Ezek.
No doubt, as a general rule, the relations between Edomites and the "sons of the east" (Ezek.
10 sqq.; Ezek.
As an ally or vassal, it was in touch with the wealth of Arabia (Ezek.
I I; Ezek.
": Man " lives by " righteousness (Ezek.
Edom rejoiced in her ruin (Ezek.
22), " For our end was come " (Ezek.
Arabia was known as a gold-producing country to the Phoenicians (Ezek.
represents an earlier stage of development than the fixed days and months of Ezek.
20); (5) the parallels to H, which are found especially in Ezek.
9 seq.; Ezek.
The calamity of Jerusalem can only be the sack of the city by Nebuchadrezzar (586 B.C.); the malevolence and cruelty of Edom on this occasion are characterized in similar terms by several writers of the exile or subsequent periods, but by none with the same circumstance and vividness of detail as here (Ezek.
17, of the Medes against Babylon, and more generally Ezek.
29 sqq.; Ezek.
10-12, and especially Ezek.
6 seq.; Ezek.
30 originally referred to the Scythians, it has been revised to refer to the Chaldeans; also in Ezek.
1-4 do not compel a date before Josiah's reforms. The doom of Cush is still in the future in Ezek.
not always decisive (Ezek.
The only other single chapter of the Bible which is responsible for having brought about a somewhat similar revolution in critical opinion is Ezek.
15 last clause, 17-21); the latter, in accordance with the legislation of its day (posterior to Ezek.
In this he betrays his affinity with Ezekiel, who taught that it is by the possession of the sanctuary that Israel is sanctified (Ezek.
The Levites who had been idolatrous are punished by exclusion from the proper priestly work, and take the subordinate offices which the uncircumcised and polluted foreigners had formerly filled, while the sons of Zadok, who had remained faithful, are henceforth the legitimate priests, the only descendants of Levi who are allowed to minister unto Yahweh (Ezek.
The African Cush covers Upper Egypt, and extends southwards from the first cataract (Syene, Ezek.
Thus Zadok, who obtained the priestly office at Jerusalem in the reign of Solomon and was succeeded by his sons, was regarded in later days as the founder of the true and legitimate succession of the priesthood descended from Levi (Ezek.
In the former (Jewish or Christian-Jewish fragment) the sealing seemed to have carried with it the assurance of deliverance from physical death, as in Ezek.
xi., he speaks of the letter Tau set in ink on the foreheads of the men of Jerusalem (Ezek.
The children apparently were not burned alive; they were slain and burned like any other holocaust (Ezek.
its form being that of the couplet with parallelism of clauses; in the Old Testament it signifies a folk-saying (Ezek.
In Christian art (following Jerome) the Evangelist Matthew is generally symbolized by the " man "in the imagery of Ezek.
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