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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Ezekiel 48

 

 

Verses 1-35

Ezekiel 48:35 It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The LORD is there.

Ezekiel 48:35 — "The LORD is there" - Comments- ‘Jehovah Shammah'! What a wonderful name for God to reveal to His children when Israel was at their most spiritual low and further from the Temple than they had ever been in their history. In fact, the Temple was destroyed at this time in history. God is telling His people that He has not abandoned them, and is in fact working to restore their fellowship with Him.

The Lord's presence was with the nation of Israel informer times before it fell into sin and idolatry under King Solomon ( Ezekiel 35:10). His presence will return when God's plan of restoration for Israel is fulfilled, as prophesied in Ezekiel 48:35.

Ezekiel 35:10, "Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas the LORD was there:"

 


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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Ezekiel 48:4". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/ghe/ezekiel-48.html. 2013.

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