As the man went eastward with a measuring line(A) in his hand, he measured off a thousand cubits[a] and then led me through water that was ankle-deep.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 47:3 That is, about 1,700 feet or about 530 meters

A Man With a Measuring Line

[a]Then I looked up, and there before me was a man with a measuring line in his hand. I asked, “Where are you going?”

He answered me, “To measure Jerusalem, to find out how wide and how long it is.”(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Zechariah 2:1 In Hebrew texts 2:1-13 is numbered 2:5-17.

The Two Witnesses

11 I was given a reed like a measuring rod(A) and was told, “Go and measure the temple of God and the altar, with its worshipers.

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15 The angel who talked with me had a measuring rod(A) of gold to measure the city, its gates(B) and its walls.

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