Ezekiel 40 :2

Ezekiel 40 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me on a very high mountain, by which was as the frame of a city on the south.

King James Version (KJV)

In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me on a very high mountain, by which was as the frame of a city on the south.

American Standard Version (ASV)

In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me down upon a very high mountain, whereon was as it were the frame of a city on the south.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

In the visions of God he took me into the land of Israel, and put me down on a very high mountain, on which there was, as it seemed, a building like a town opposite me.

Webster's Revision

In the visions of God he brought me into the land of Israel, and set me upon a very high mountain, by which was as the frame of a city on the south.

World English Bible

In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me down on a very high mountain, whereon was as it were the frame of a city on the south.

English Revised Version (ERV)

In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me down upon a very high mountain, whereon was as it were the frame of a city on the south.

Definitions for Ezekiel 40 :2

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 40 :2

Set me upon a very high mountain - Mount Moriah, the mount on which Solomon's temple was built, 2 Chronicles 3:1.

Barnes' Commentary on Ezekiel 40 :2

By which - Better as in the margin. (compare Ezekiel 43:12).

As the frame of a city - It is not "a city" which is seen, but a building (the temple and its courts) like a city in its construction, surrounded by massive walls.

On the south - southward, i. e., on the southern slope, just as the temple actually stood on Mount Moriah. The temple was at the northeast corner of the city - part of the western portion of the city being more to the north, but no part directly north of the temple.

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 40 :2

40:2 In the visions of God - By this it appears it was not a corporeal transportation of the prophet. The frame - The portrait of a city. On the south - On the south of the mountain, where the prophet was set.
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