E Z E K I E L.
In this chapter is further represented to the
prophet, in vision, I. The division of the holy land, so much for
the temple, and the priests that attended the service of it
(ver. 1-4), so much for
the Levites (ver. 5), so
much for the city (ver. 6),
so much for the prince, and the residue to the people, ver. 7, 8. II. The ordinances of
justice that were given both to prince and people, ver. 9-12. III. The oblations they
were to offer, and the prince's part in those oblations, ver. 13-17. Particularly in the
beginning of the year (ver.
18-20) and in the passover, and the feast of
21-25. And all this seems to point at the new
church-state that should be set up under the gospel, which, both
for extent and for purity, should far exceed that of the Old