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door = entrance.
behold . Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6 .
came down = were coming down. Compare Joel 3:18 ; and see Isaiah 12:3 ; Isaiah 44:3 .Zechariah 14:8 . Revelation 22:1 .
from under = from beneath. Referring to the perennial source which has supplied the fountain of Gihon. See App-68 .
right side : i.e. the south side. Compare Ezekiel 47:2 .
utter = is outer.
man . Hebrew 'ash. App-14 .
the line = a measuring line, Hebrew. kav . Only here in Ezekiel. Not the same word as in Ezekiel 40:3 , which is pathil .
cubits. See App-51 , (1).
the waters , &c. = waters [reaching] to the ankle, No Art. Hebrew "of the ankles". Genitive of Relation. App-17 .
Son of man . See note on Ezekiel 2:1 .
trees . See the Structure above.
east country = the eastern Allah i.e. circular border-land. Used of the Jordan in Joshua 22:11 .
desert = plain. Hebrew 'arabah. See Deuteronomy 3:17 ; Deuteronomy 4:49 . the sea.
The sea = called Salt, or Dead Sea.
things = soul. Hebrew. nephesh . App-13 .
moveth = swarmeth.
En-gedi. Now the well-known spring, Ain Jidy, on the west shore. The original name was Hazazon-tamar (2 Chronicles 20:2 ).
En-eglaim. Not yet identified. Eusebius places it eight miles south of ' Ar of Moab. This would probably be ' Ain Hajla , the ancient Beth Hogla.
the great sea. The Mediterranean.
miry places = swamps.
marishes = marshes. Hebrew = pools.
trees for meat . Hebrew "trees of meat". Genitive of Relation. App-17 . Compare Genesis 2:9 .
consumed = fail.
new = ripe.
medicine = healing. The Divine provision for preserving and restoring health in that future day, when this prophecy shall be literally fulfilled. Compare Revelation 22:2 .
Thus saith, &c. See note on Ezekiel 44:9 .
the Lord GOD . Hebrew Adonai Jehovah. See note on Ezekiel 2:4 .
Joseph. Reference to Pentateuch (Genesis 48:5-22 ). App-92 .
shall have , Supply this Ellipsis ( App-6 ), by "shall inherit".
to give it , &c. Reference to Pentateuch (Genesis 12:7 ; Genesis 12:17 , Genesis 12:8 ; Genesis 26:3 ; Genesis 28:13 ; Genesis 50:24 ). App-92 .
coast = border, or boundary.
the land of Israel. One of the three passages in Ezekiel where 'eretz (land) is used, instead of ' adamah (soil), See note on Ezekiel 27:17 ; and op note on Ezekiel 11:17
strife. Hebrew. Meribah . Reference to Pentateuch (Numbers 20:1-13 ). Kadesh. Now ' Ain Kades .
river = torrent.
strangers = foreign sojourners.
children = sons.
saith the Lord GOD = [is] Adonai Jehovah's oracle.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Ezekiel 47". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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