40 In the twenty-fifth year of our captivity, at the beginning of the year, on the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year after athe city was 1captured, on the very same day bthe hand of the Lord was upon me; and He took me there. 2 cIn the visions of God He took me into the land of Israel and dset me on a very high mountain; on it toward the south was something like the structure of a city. 3 He took me there, and behold, there was a man whose appearance was elike the appearance of bronze. fHe had a line of flax gand a measuring rod in his hand, and he stood in the gateway.
4 And the man said to me, h“Son of man, look with your eyes and hear with your ears, and 2fix your mind on everything I show you; for you were brought here so that I might show them to you. iDeclare to the house of Israel everything you see.” 5 Now there was ja wall all around the outside of the 3temple. In the man’s hand was a measuring rod six 4cubits long, each being a cubit and a handbreadth; and he measured the width of the wall structure, one rod; and the height, one rod.
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