1 Then he brought me back to the adoor of the house; and behold, bwater was flowing from under the threshold of the house toward the east, for the house faced east. And the water was flowing down from under, from the right side of the house, from south of the altar.
2 He brought me out by way of the north gate and led me around 1on the outside to the outer gate by way of the gate that faces east. And behold, water was trickling from the south side.
5 Again he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not ford, for the water had risen, enough water to swim in, a ariver that could not be forded.
7 Now when I had returned, behold, on the bank of the river there were very many atrees on the one side and on the other.
8 Then he said to me, “These waters go out toward the eastern region and go down into the aArabah; then they go toward the sea, being made to flow into the bsea, and the waters of the sea become 1fresh.
9 “It will come about that every living creature which swarms in every place where the 1river goes, will live. And there will be very many fish, for these waters go there and the others 2become fresh; so aeverything will live where the river goes.
10 “And it will come about that afishermen will stand beside it; from bEngedi to Eneglaim there will be a place for the cspreading of nets. Their fish will be according to their kinds, like the fish of the dGreat Sea, every many.
12 “aBy the river on its bank, on one side and on the other, will grow all kinds of btrees for food. Their cleaves will not wither and their fruit will not fail. They will bear every month because their water flows from the sanctuary, and their fruit will be for food and their dleaves for healing.”
22 “You shall divide it by alot for an inheritance among yourselves and among the baliens who stay in your midst, who bring forth sons in your midst. And they shall be to you as the native-born among the sons of Israel; they shall be allotted an cinheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.
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