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Richard Amiel McGough
07-01-2007, 08:51 PM
I was just doing a little research on Ezekiel 16 concerning the allegory of the two sisters, which has a striking correlation with the allegory of the two mothers (Hagar/bondwoman and Sarah/freewoman) when I noticed an obvious correlation between between Ezekiel 15, John 15 and the meaning of Samek as support. Indeed, the thematic link is very strong. The two passages below are the only passages selected when we search for the set (vine branch* burn* men) within three verses of each other.

John 15:1-6 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. 3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you. 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. 5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing. 6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

Ezekiel 15:1-6 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest? 3 Shall wood be taken thereof to do any work? or will men take a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon? 4 Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire devoureth both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned. Is it meet for any work? 5 Behold, when it was whole, it was meet for no work: how much less shall it be meet yet for any work, when the fire hath devoured it, and it is burned? 6 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

I also know that the classic chapter relating to righteousness - the primary KeyWord of Spoke 18 - is found in Ezekiel 18.

And as I write, I now recall that there are a number of powerful links between Ezekiel 17 and Book 17 (Esther) based on the Pey KeyWord parar (breaking) and the idea of breaking (parar) of the covenant, and this links to Purim.

So off the top of my head I have three powerful alphabetic links to the Bible Wheel. This is sufficient to convince me that I need to add the Inner Alphabetic Cycle of Ezekiel to the Inner Wheels section of my website.

I would really appreciate any insights anyone may have as to correlations from other chapters of Ezekiel.

Thanks!

RAM

Abigail
07-03-2007, 02:19 AM
Maybe this is a longshot but I was reading Ezekiel once and got the feeling that Chapter 8 was almost a foretelling of the abominations that were to be happening in Jesrusalem at the time Jesus was crucified. In Ezekiel 8:14 you have the women of Jerusalem sitting and weeping for Tammuz ...this was one of the many abominations going on in Jerusalem - roll on to Luke 23:27-28 and the women of Jerusalem are weeping once again (though this time they are weeping because of abomination) in the midst of abominations being commited in Jerusalem ie Jesus was going to be crucified.

Incidently Tammuz was apparantly a Babylonian nature god who supposedly died and rose again every year. I can find only one mention of him in the Bible and that in Ezekiel 8. He was a false god and the weeping for him was part of the abomination. The weeping for the True dying and rising again God was because of the abomination of the treatment He got

Richard Amiel McGough
07-03-2007, 08:39 AM
Maybe this is a longshot but I was reading Ezekiel once and got the feeling that Chapter 8 was almost a foretelling of the abominations that were to be happening in Jesrusalem at the time Jesus was crucified. In Ezekiel 8:14 you have the women of Jerusalem sitting and weeping for Tammuz ...this was one of the many abominations going on in Jerusalem - roll on to Luke 23:27-28 and the women of Jerusalem are weeping once again (though this time they are weeping because of abomination) in the midst of abominations being commited in Jerusalem ie Jesus was going to be crucified.
Hi Abigail,

I can see why you might think that, because those abominations were a big part of what brought down God's judgment on Jerusalem via the Babylonians and the destruction of the Temple in 586 BC, which was the subject of Ezekiel's prophecy.

But I think there has been a misunderstanding about the topic of this thread. I am suggesting that we compare the chapter sequence of Ezekiel with the sequence of letters and Spokes on the Bible Wheel to see if there are any obvious correlations. I have done a similar comparison with many other books and it has proven quite fruitful. I call these kinds of correlations "Inner Wheels" if the number of chapters in a book is a multiple of 22, as with Isaiah (66 = 3 x 22) and Revelation (22 chapters), or "Inner Cycles" if they follow the alphabetic sequence but don't end on a multiple of 22. For example, the book of Matthew has 28 chapters, so the correlation can only be traced up to book 28 of the Bible, and I call it an "Inner Cycle" or "Inner Alphabetic Cycle". Its chapter sequence is strongly correlated with the pattern of the Canon. For example:

Matt 1 = Gen: The book of the generation (lit. genesis) of Jesus Christ.
Matt 2 = Exo: Out of Egypt I have called my son
Matt 3 = Lev: Voice crying in the wilderness (Heb name of Lev is vayiqra = and he called)
Matt 4 = Num: 40 days/years in the wilderness
etc ...

The correlation is extremely powerful, see [Inner Wheels] > Matthew > Overview (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Matthew/MatthewCanon.asp)

Richard

Abigail
07-03-2007, 10:25 AM
I am suggesting that we compare the chapter sequence of Ezekiel with the sequence of letters and Spokes on the Bible Wheel to see if there are any obvious correlations.
Richard

Ok :) ...sorry for dragging off topic :p

Richard Amiel McGough
07-03-2007, 10:39 AM
Ok :) ...sorry for dragging off topic :p
Dat's ok. Its all too easy to get lost in the "wheels within wheels!"

http://www.biblewheel.com/Art/InnerWheel_Icon.gif

Abigail
07-03-2007, 12:46 PM
Ok I'll try again and hopefully this time I am closer to the sort of things you are looking for ...just yell if I still havent got it :confused2:

Ezekiel 1:28 mentions the appearance of the rainbow which appears in Genesis with Noah after the flood. In that same verse is mentioned the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. 'Likeness' is also mentioned in Genesis 1:26 when God makes man in His image after His likeness.
Now maybe this is being a bit free Ezekiel 1:5 onwards says that there were 4 living creatures and that their appearance had the likeness of man and every one had four faces and four wings. So it seems these 4 were exactly alike. In genesis Adam was made in the likeness of God ..God is 3 +1 Adam = 4 ...so in a way could these 4 likenesses be the triune God and Adam after he was created.

Richard Amiel McGough
07-03-2007, 01:11 PM
Ok I'll try again and hopefully this time I am closer to the sort of things you are looking for ...just yell if I still havent got it :confused2:

Ezekiel 1:28 mentions the appearance of the rainbow which appears in Genesis with Noah after the flood. In that same verse is mentioned the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. 'Likeness' is also mentioned in Genesis 1:26 when God makes man in His image after His likeness.
Now maybe this is being a bit free Ezekiel 1:5 onwards says that there were 4 living creatures and that their appearance had the likeness of man and every one had four faces and four wings. So it seems these 4 were exactly alike. In genesis Adam was made in the likeness of God ..God is 3 +1 Adam = 4 ...so in a way could these 4 likenesses be the triune God and Adam after he was created.
By George, she's got it! (lifted from My Fair Lady - "The rain in Spain falls mainly in the plain ... " :lol: )

You hit a main theme there Abigail. On many levels. Indeed, searching the KJV for the simple set (likeness, man) selects only six verses, and 2 are from Genesis and 3 from Ezekiel 1, so there is a very strong link. But there is more, the first verse from Genesis is from Gen 1:26:

Genesis 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

And since Ezekiel is Book 26, we have a fascinating reciprocal relationship:

Gen 1:26 <==> Book 26

Ezek 1 <==> Book 1

Now as for the "fourness" involved here. Ezekiel is on Spoke 4 because 26 = 4 + 22. The book is dominated by the Dalet KeyWord Damut = form or likeness, which exhibits the relation between "four" and "form". It is particularly interesting that damut is spelt with a Dalet = 4, Mem = 40, and Tav = 400 (and with a vowel like Vav). Here is a graph of its distribution which is maximized on Spoke 4 :

http://www.biblewheel.com/images/damut_largegraph.gif


And where do you suppose this word - which is found most frequently in Book 26 - first occurs?

But of course!

In Genesis 1:26!

Good find Abigail!

Richard



The rain in Spain falls ...

Abigail
07-04-2007, 06:05 AM
Ezekiel 2 has very strong Moses imagery and Moses' birth is announced in Exodus 2.

Also in Ezekiel 2:8 it says ' Now you, son of man, listen to what I am speaking to you; do not be rebellious like that rebellious house. Open your mouth and eat what I am giving you'
In Exodus 16:4 when God provided manna it says "Then the Lord said to Moses 'Behold I will rain bread from heaven for you;and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them whether or not they will walk in my instruction' ".

Victor
07-04-2007, 06:17 AM
So off the top of my head I have three powerful alphabetic links to the Bible Wheel. This is sufficient to convince me that I need to add the Inner Alphabetic Cycle of Ezekiel to the Inner Wheels section of my website.

What? :eek: Are you saying that you just need three strong links to convince you to include an Inner Cycles on the website? What are you waiting to include just about all the remaining books? :confused2:

The Inner Cycles are extremely strong and ample evidence of the alphabetic structure of the Bible. It runs everywhere in Scripture!! I think you still haven't published them because of the time...


I noticed an obvious correlation between between Ezekiel 15, John 15 and the meaning of Samek as support. Indeed, the thematic link is very strong. The two passages below are the only passages selected when we search for the set (vine branch* burn* men) within three verses of each other.

And I remember I wrote you about it years ago: Eze 15 and Joh 15 - the vine tree (compare to Mat 15.13), Jer 11 and Rom 11 - the olive tree.


I also know that the classic chapter relating to righteousness - the primary KeyWord of Spoke 18 - is found in Ezekiel 18.

Yes! That's a super-easy one. Some gems of God's Word are just sitting there waiting to be found; others require more digging and mining. I'll try to share in just a couple of line a few correlations if time permits.

Victor

Victor
07-04-2007, 08:55 AM
Abigail, that's it! You discern the spirit of this study. I like the correlations you found. Imagine when many Christians start studying these cycles! Knowledge will abound!!

I enjoyed the Rainbow link, and also the "likeness of man" one. God really calls our attention with the link Gen 1:26 <==> Eze 1:26. And note that Genesis is Book 1 and Ezekiel is Book 26, as Richard points out!

I hadn't spotted the link to Manna. Note that it also links to Matthew 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Matthew/Mat02.asp), when Jesus is born in Bethlehem (= House of Bread), and He is the Manna, the Bread that came from Heaven!

I'll add a few contributions:

Ezekiel 1 - Everything


Eze 1:16 The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Aleph represents God, who is the source of Everything there is. Aleph is representative of the whole Alphabet. Alphabet is an Aleph Keyword! In fact, the Hebrew term expressing "Everything" is Eth-Kol (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/CapstoneSignature.asp#et-kol), also based on Aleph. This correlates to the Vision of the Wheel of God's Word on Spoke 1 of the inner cycle of Ezekiel. The first Spoke antecipates the Whole - the Grand Circular Structure of the Bible. This is reflected in the basic word for Wheel in Eze 1 - Ophan (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Ezekiel_Wheels.asp), an Aleph KeyWord.

In Spoke 1 of the Bible Wheel, we find the Book of Isaiah, which is the great Wheel Within the Wheel (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Isaiah/IsaiahBible.asp) - an image of the Bible inside the Bible. The pattern recurs in other parts of Scripture: for example, the sevenfold canonical structure of the Wheel is antecipated in the seven days of Creation (http://www.biblewheel.com/Topics/SevenfoldLight.asp) in Genesis 1.


Ezekiel 2 - Bet, the House


Eze 2:5 And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

The second letter is Bet, meaning House. As in many other inner cycles (e.g. Mat 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Matthew/Mat02.asp), 2Ch 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/2Chr/2Chr02.asp), Isa 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Isaiah/Isaiah02.asp) and on and on), the word Bet debuts in Ezekiel chapter 2! Powerful and simple, yet again!


Ezekiel 2 - God's Word written on both sides


Exd 32:16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.

The Word of God (http://www.biblewheel.com/wheel/spokes/Beyt_Word1.asp) is a great theme of Spoke 2. The Ten Words - the 10 Commandments - written by His Finger in two tablets of stone were given in Exodus.

Exd 31:18 And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

Because Moses broke these two tables they were given a second time:

Exd 32:15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.

Being written on two sides is a property of the word of God given in Ezekiel 2:

Eze 2:9 And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;
Eze 2:10 And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe.

The book was rolled up, and Ezekiel refers to the roll as being written within and without. The in/out duality is the archetype of the House (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Spokes/Bet_House.asp), that divides between what's in and what's out. We therefore have a thematic link between Exodus 31 and 32 with Ezekiel 2:9,10.


Spoke 2 Thematic Link - The Word of God written on two sides:
Exo 32:15 <> Eze 2:10.

This is not a KeyLink because we also find rolls written on two sides in both Zechariah 5 and Revelation 5.

Exodus 32 is on the second alphabetic cycle, corresponding to 10, since 32 = 22 + 10. So this chapter can be written as Bible chapter (2,102). Note that the correlated passages are of the same (2,10) form, implying 2 (as the number of the Word) and 10 (the number of Commandments). A similar link is found in 2 Chronicles 5 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/2Chr/2Chr05.asp).

Richard Amiel McGough
07-06-2007, 12:35 PM
What? :eek: Are you saying that you just need three strong links to convince you to include an Inner Cycles on the website? What are you waiting to include just about all the remaining books? :confused2:
Well, maaaaayyyyyybbbbbeee .... :bounce:


The Inner Cycles are extremely strong and ample evidence of the alphabetic structure of the Bible. It runs everywhere in Scripture!! I think you still haven't published them because of the time...
You are exactly correct. Its like trying to get the Niagra Falls to flow through a pea shooter (me tiny human brain, you know)


And I remember I wrote you about it years ago: Eze 15 and Joh 15 - the vine tree (compare to Mat 15.13), Jer 11 and Rom 11 - the olive tree.
Yep - you have written many other important things that I never found time to publish on my site. That's why I made this forum, so you can publish them here on your own!


Yes! That's a super-easy one. Some gems of God's Word are just sitting there waiting to be found; others require more digging and mining. I'll try to share in just a couple of line a few correlations if time permits.

Victor
As usual, you are two steps ahead of the crowd! Well done buddy!

Richard Amiel McGough
07-06-2007, 12:57 PM
Abigail, that's it! You discern the spirit of this study. I like the correlations you found. Imagine when many Christians start studying these cycles! Knowledge will abound!!

I enjoyed the Rainbow link, and also the "likeness of man" one. God really calls our attention with the link Gen 1:26 <==> Eze 1:26. And note that Genesis is Book 1 and Ezekiel is Book 26, as Richard points out!
That really is amazing, especially when you know that the one who had the "appearance of a MAN" on the throne was none other than a pre-incarnate revelation of the Lord Jesus Christ. This is confirmed by the amazing gematria of verse 28:

The appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD = 754 (http://www.biblewheel.com/GR/GR_754.asp) = Yehoshua HaMeshiach (Jesus Christ)!


I hadn't spotted the link to Manna. Note that it also links to Matthew 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Matthew/Mat02.asp), when Jesus is born in Bethlehem (= House of Bread), and He is the Manna, the Bread that came from Heaven!

I'll add a few contributions:

Ezekiel 1 - Everything


Eze 1:16 The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Aleph represents God, who is the source of Everything there is. Aleph is representative of the whole Alphabet. Alphabet is an Aleph Keyword! In fact, the Hebrew term expressing "Everything" is Eth-Kol (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/CapstoneSignature.asp#et-kol), also based on Aleph. This correlates to the Vision of the Wheel of God's Word on Spoke 1 of the inner cycle of Ezekiel. The first Spoke antecipates the Whole - the Grand Circular Structure of the Bible. This is reflected in the basic word for Wheel in Eze 1 - Ophan (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Ezekiel_Wheels.asp), an Aleph KeyWord.

In Spoke 1 of the Bible Wheel, we find the Book of Isaiah, which is the great Wheel Within the Wheel (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Isaiah/IsaiahBible.asp) - an image of the Bible inside the Bible. The pattern recurs in other parts of Scripture: for example, the sevenfold canonical structure of the Wheel is antecipated in the seven days of Creation (http://www.biblewheel.com/Topics/SevenfoldLight.asp) in Genesis 1.
I couldn't have said it better myself! You are are natural teacher Victor.



Ezekiel 2 - Bet, the House


Eze 2:5 And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

The second letter is Bet, meaning House. As in many other inner cycles (e.g. Mat 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Matthew/Mat02.asp), 2Ch 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/2Chr/2Chr02.asp), Isa 2 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Isaiah/Isaiah02.asp) and on and on), the word Bet debuts in Ezekiel chapter 2! Powerful and simple, yet again!


Ezekiel 2 - God's Word written on both sides


Exd 32:16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.

The Word of God (http://www.biblewheel.com/wheel/spokes/Beyt_Word1.asp) is a great theme of Spoke 2. The Ten Words - the 10 Commandments - written by His Finger in two tablets of stone were given in Exodus.

Exd 31:18 And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

Because Moses broke these two tables they were given a second time:

Exd 32:15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.

Being written on two sides is a property of the word of God given in Ezekiel 2:

Eze 2:9 And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;
Eze 2:10 And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe.

The book was rolled up, and Ezekiel refers to the roll as being written within and without. The in/out duality is the archetype of the House (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Spokes/Bet_House.asp), that divides between what's in and what's out. We therefore have a thematic link between Exodus 31 and 32 with Ezekiel 2:9,10.


Spoke 2 Thematic Link - The Word of God written on two sides:
Exo 32:15 <> Eze 2:10.

This is not a KeyLink because we also find rolls written on two sides in both Zechariah 5 and Revelation 5.

Exodus 32 is on the second alphabetic cycle, corresponding to 10, since 32 = 22 + 10. So this chapter can be written as Bible chapter (2,102). Note that the correlated passages are of the same (2,10) form, implying 2 (as the number of the Word) and 10 (the number of Commandments). A similar link is found in 2 Chronicles 5 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/2Chr/2Chr05.asp).

Note also that Ezekiel has the characteristic OT/NT break between chapters 39 and 40, just like the perfect wheel within the Wheel, Isaiah.

Talk more soon when I get the water out of my ears (you know --- Niagra and all that .... :lol: )

RAM

gilgal
07-06-2007, 01:09 PM
I see there's a change in subject from Ezekiel 39 and 40. Is there any similarity to Malachi and Matthew?

Abigail
07-07-2007, 11:50 AM
Ezekiel 3:3 says 'Son of man feed your stomach and fill your body with the scroll which I am giving you' So here we basically have Ezekiel being told to make a feast of the scroll. Book 3 of the Bible, Leviticus in Leviticus 23 lists 7 feasts, one of which is the feast of Tabernacles or booths. In John 7 Jesus goes up to the feast of Booths where He teaches the people and causes division between those who accept Him and those who dont. Nicodemus is there ...the one who came to Christ by night (John 3). Jesus spoke to him ...as Ezekiel was told in Ezekiel 3:20 to warn the righteous man who had fallen into iniquity so Jesus spoke to Nicodemus

Richard Amiel McGough
07-12-2007, 08:38 AM
Ezekiel 3:3 says 'Son of man feed your stomach and fill your body with the scroll which I am giving you' So here we basically have Ezekiel being told to make a feast of the scroll. Book 3 of the Bible, Leviticus in Leviticus 23 lists 7 feasts, one of which is the feast of Tabernacles or booths. In John 7 Jesus goes up to the feast of Booths where He teaches the people and causes division between those who accept Him and those who dont. Nicodemus is there ...the one who came to Christ by night (John 3). Jesus spoke to him ...as Ezekiel was told in Ezekiel 3:20 to warn the righteous man who had fallen into iniquity so Jesus spoke to Nicodemus
Hi Abigail,

Excellent insights, Abigail. The correlation between Food/Eating and the Third Spoke is very strong. Just as sin entered the world through the violation of a dietary law in Genesis 3 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Genesis/Genesis03.asp), so Book 3 is the primarily source of the dietary laws. This then is a major theme in both Isaiah 3 (http://www.biblewheel.com/InnerWheels/Isaiah/Isaiah03.asp) and the Third Seal of Revelation.

Richard

Triple Nine
07-13-2007, 02:56 AM
I was just doing a little research on Ezekiel 16 concerning the allegory of the two sisters... I would really appreciate any insights anyone may have as to correlations from other chapters of Ezekiel.

Thanks!

RAM

1) In Ezekiel 1:28 we find reference to the "appearance of the bow". We also find a reference in Genesis 9:13-16.

2) In Ezekiel 4:4 we find reference to the "sins". This lines up with the sins
found in Numbers 18:1

3) In Ezekiel 4:5 we also find reference to the "sins", and find a corresponding connection to Numbers 14:34

4) In Ezekiel 5:16 there is talk of a famine. Check out Deuteronomy 32:23-24.

5) In Ezekiel 12:4 there is mention of "evening/nightfall" as well as the idea of "going forth/fleeing". The connection is found in 2 Kings 25:4

6) In Ezekiel 18:16 there is mention of the "poor". Likewise in Job 31:16.

7) In Ezekiel 19:10 there is made mention of "vine" and "water".
Check out Psalms 80:81-11.

Hope this helps.

Triple Nine
07-13-2007, 03:27 AM
I was just doing a little research... I would really appreciate any insights anyone may have as to correlations from other chapters of Ezekiel.

Thanks!

RAM

I have found several references in the Book of Numbers which have reference
to the Book of Ezekiel. As there are so many, I'll just give the reference to the first, and shows the connections to the rest.

The reference is "face of a man" in ... Numbers 2:10... Ezekiel 1:10
Numbers 11:16 & 25 and Numbers 16:17 & 35 point to Ezekiel 8:11
Numbers 34:8-9 ... Ezekiel 11:10
Numbers 14:28-34... Ezekiel 12:25
Numbers 16:22 & Numbers 27:6 ... Ezekiel 18:4
Numbers 14:13 ... Ezekiel 20:9
Numbers 14:11 & 14:22 ... Ezekiel 20:13
Numbers25:1-3 ... Ezekiel 20:21
Numbers 23:23 ... Ezekiel 21:21
Numbers 32:37-38 ... Ezekiel 25:9
Numbers 21:33 ... Ezekiel 27:6
Numbers 33:55 ... Ezekiel 28:24
Numbers 16:30-33 ... Ezekiel 31:14
Numbers 5:6-8 ... Ezekiel 33:15
Numbers 16:9 & 16:13 ... Ezekiel 34:18
Numbers 13:32 ... Ezekiel 36:13
Numbers 18:9-10 ... Ezekiel 42:13
Numbers 18:7 ... Ezekiel 44:8
Numbers 18:23 ... Ezekiel 44:10
Numbers 3:5-37 & 4:1-33 & 16:8-9 & 18:2 & 18:6 ... Ezekiel 44:11
Numbers 18:3 ... Ezekiel 44:13
Numbers 18:4 & 18:6 ... Ezekiel 44:14
Numbers 18:7 ... Ezekiel 44:15
Numbers 19:13-19 ... Ezekiel 44:26
Numbers 6:9-11 ... Ezekiel 44:27
Numbers 18:20 ... Ezekiel 44:28
Numbers 18:9 & 18:14-15 ... Ezekiel 44:29
Numbers 15:20 & 18:12 ... Ezekiel 44:30
Numbers 16:5 ... Ezekiel 45:4
Numbers 9:2-3 & 28:16-17 ... Ezekiel 45:21
Numbers 28:16-25 ... Ezekiel 45:23
Numbers 28:12-15 ... Ezekiel 45:24
Numbers 28:5-6 ... Ezekiel 46:14
Numbers 28:6 ... Ezekiel 46:15
Numbers 34:6 ... Ezekiel 47:10
Numbers 34:1-13 ... Ezekiel 47:13
Numbers 34:7-9 ... Ezekiel 47:15
Numbers 13:21 ... Ezekiel 47:16
Numbers 34:9 ... Ezekiel 47:17
Numbers 34:10-12 ... Ezekiel 47:18
Numbers 34:3-5 ... Ezekiel 47:19
Numbers 34:6 ... Ezekiel 47:20 & Ezekiel 48:28

There is also a connection in Galatians 3:3-4 to Ezekiel 18:24... (Dalet).

Richard Amiel McGough
07-13-2007, 02:05 PM
I have found several references in the Book of Numbers which have reference
to the Book of Ezekiel. As there are so many, I'll just give the reference to the first, and shows the connections to the rest.

The reference is "face of a man" in ... Numbers 2:10... Ezekiel 1:10
Wow! That's a great resource you have produced Triple Nine! :thumb:

The link between Numbers and Ezekiel based on the four Cherubim and the four standards of the leading tribes is a HUGE correlation between those books and it is base on the pattern of the Number 4 itself, which corresponds to their Spoke number. I discuss this in the book and online inb the article about the Foursquare Camp in the Wilderness (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Spokes/Dalet_Cross.asp). Here's a pic of the two possible forms of the camp, and their correlation with the 4 cherbim in Ezekiel:

http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Spokes/CrossintheWilderness.gif




Numbers 11:16 & 25 and Numbers 16:17 & 35 point to Ezekiel 8:11
Wow wow wow! That's a KeyLink! The phrase "seventy men" occurs no where else in the Bible.

(Spoke 4, Cycle 1) Numbers 11:16 And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that they may stand there with thee

(Spoke 4, Cycle 2) Ezekiel 8:11 And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, with every man his censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense went up.


Numbers 34:8-9 ... Ezekiel 11:10
Yes, there are many links based on the idea of "borders" - as discussed on Spoke 4 here (http://www.biblewheel.com/Wheel/Spokes/Dalet_Borders.asp).


Numbers 14:28-34... Ezekiel 12:25
Yes indeed, the rebellion of Israel against God is a strong common theme.


Numbers 16:22 & Numbers 27:6 ... Ezekiel 18:4

<Snip of many many more important links that I just don't have time to review right now>

Numbers 34:6 ... Ezekiel 47:20 & Ezekiel 48:28

There is also a connection in Galatians 3:3-4 to Ezekiel 18:24... (Dalet).

Yes, the links to Galatians are strong. I find the appearance of the Number 430 in Ezek 4:5-6 (390 + 40) and Gal 3:17 particularly striking, especially in light of the fact that it was an application of the "a day for a year" principle that forms a KeyLink between Numbers and Ezekiel, and which links to the Fourth Day of Creation in which the Time-keepers with their Fourfold purpose as for "signs, seasons, days, years" and this links back to Galatians on Spoke 4 where we find Paul's fourfold lament that they were observing "days, and months, and times, and years" and all of this links to the Fourth Commandment which is the only temporal (time oriented) commandment, and that's just the beginning of wonders!

There are no ends to the glory of Wisdom God has revealed in His Holy Word! Thanks for sharing a little bit with us.

Richard

gilgal
07-13-2007, 09:01 PM
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Numbers 14
1And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.
2And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness!
3And wherefore hath the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?
4And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.
5Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.
6And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched the land, rent their clothes:
7And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, is an exceeding good land.
8If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.
9Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defense is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.
10But all the congregation bade stone them with stones. And the glory of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel.
11And the LORD said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they believe me, for all the signs which I have showed among them?
12I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.
13And Moses said unto the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear it, (for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;)
14And they will tell it to the inhabitants of this land: for they have heard that thou LORD art among this people, that thou LORD art seen face to face, and that thy cloud standeth over them, and that thou goest before them, by day time in a pillar of a cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night.
15Now if thou shalt kill all this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,
16Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he sware unto them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.
17And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,
18The LORD is long-suffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.
19Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.
20And the LORD said, I have pardoned according to thy word:
21But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD.
22Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;
23Surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:
24But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.
25(Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites dwelt in the valley.) Tomorrow turn you, and get you into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea.
26And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
27How long shall I bear with this evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against me.
28Say unto them, As truly as I live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you:
29Your carcases shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward which have murmured against me.
30Doubtless ye shall not come into the land, concerning which I sware to make you dwell therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
31But your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised.
32But as for you, your carcases, they shall fall in this wilderness.
33And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your whoredoms, until your carcases be wasted in the wilderness.
34After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.
35I the LORD have said, I will surely do it unto all this evil congregation, that are gathered together against me: in this wilderness they shall be consumed, and there they shall die.
36And the men, which Moses sent to search the land, who returned, and made all the congregation to murmur against him, by bringing up a slander upon the land,
37Even those men that did bring up the evil report upon the land, died by the plague before the LORD.
38But Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of the men that went to search the land, lived still.
39And Moses told these sayings unto all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.
40And they rose up early in the morning, and gat them up into the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we be here, and will go up unto the place which the LORD hath promised: for we have sinned.
41And Moses said, Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper.
42Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies.
43For the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you.
44But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp.
45Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and discomfited them, even unto Hormah.

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1 Samuel 4
1And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out against the Philistines to battle, and pitched beside Ebenezer: and the Philistines pitched in Aphek.
2And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and when they joined battle, Israel was smitten before the Philistines: and they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men.
3And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
4So the people sent to Shiloh, that they might bring from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth between the cherubim: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.
5And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
6And when the Philistines heard the noise of the shout, they said, What meaneth the noise of this great shout in the camp of the Hebrews? And they understood that the ark of the LORD was come into the camp.
7And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.
8Woe unto us! who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? these are the Gods that smote the Egyptians with all the plagues in the wilderness.
9Be strong and quit yourselves like men, O ye Philistines, that ye be not servants unto the Hebrews, as they have been to you: quit yourselves like men, and fight.
10And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, and they fled every man into his tent: and there was a very great slaughter; for there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.
11And the ark of God was taken; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were slain.
12And there ran a man of Benjamin out of the army, and came to Shiloh the same day with his clothes rent, and with earth upon his head.
13And when he came, lo, Eli sat upon a seat by the wayside watching: for his heart trembled for the ark of God. And when the man came into the city, and told it, all the city cried out.
14And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, What meaneth the noise of this tumult? And the man came in hastily, and told Eli.
15Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.
16And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to day out of the army. And he said, What is there done, my son?
17And the messenger answered and said, Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God is taken.
18And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate, and his neck brake, and he died: for he was an old man, and heavy. And he had judged Israel forty years.
19And his daughter in law, Phinehas' wife, was with child, near to be delivered: and when she heard the tidings that the ark of God was taken, and that her father in law and her husband were dead, she bowed herself and travailed; for her pains came upon her.
20And about the time of her death the women that stood by her said unto her, Fear not; for thou hast born a son. But she answered not, neither did she regard it.
21And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband.
22And she said, The glory is departed from Israel: for the ark of God is taken.

Israel lost the battle in both cases.

gilgal
07-16-2007, 07:36 PM
Numbers 11:16 & 25 and Numbers 16:17 & 35 point to Ezekiel 8:11

Thanks I'm looking into this one by one.
Do you see anything that I don't see?

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Numbers 11
1And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp.
2And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched.
3And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the LORD burnt among them.
4And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
5We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic:
6But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
7And the manna was as coriander seed, and the color thereof as the color of bdellium.
8And the people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.
9And when the dew fell upon the camp in the night, the manna fell upon it.
10Then Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, every man in the door of his tent: and the anger of the LORD was kindled greatly; Moses also was displeased.
11And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favor in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?
12Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land which thou swarest unto their fathers?
13Whence should I have flesh to give unto all this people? for they weep unto me, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat.
14I am not able to bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for me.
15And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.
16And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that they may stand there with thee.
17And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which is upon thee, and will put it upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone.
18And say thou unto the people, Sanctify yourselves against to morrow, and ye shall eat flesh: for ye have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying, Who shall give us flesh to eat? for it was well with us in Egypt: therefore the LORD will give you flesh, and ye shall eat.
19Ye shall not eat one day, nor two days, nor five days, neither ten days, nor twenty days;
20But even a whole month, until it come out at your nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised the LORD which is among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt?
21And Moses said, The people, among whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and thou hast said, I will give them flesh, that they may eat a whole month.
22Shall the flocks and the herds be slain for them, to suffice them? or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them, to suffice them?
23And the LORD said unto Moses, Is the LORD's hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not.
24And Moses went out, and told the people the words of the LORD, and gathered the seventy men of the elders of the people, and set them round about the tabernacle.
25And the LORD came down in a cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the seventy elders: and it came to pass, that, when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease.
26But there remained two of the men in the camp, the name of the one was Eldad, and the name of the other Medad: and the spirit rested upon them; and they were of them that were written, but went not out unto the tabernacle: and they prophesied in the camp.
27And there ran a young man, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do prophesy in the camp.
28And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of Moses, one of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them.
29And Moses said unto him, Enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the LORD's people were prophets, and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!
30And Moses gat him into the camp, he and the elders of Israel.
31And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.
32And the people stood up all that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and they gathered the quails: he that gathered least gathered ten homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp.
33And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, ere it was chewed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD smote the people with a very great plague.
34And he called the name of that place Kibrothhattaavah: because there they buried the people that lusted.
35And the people journeyed from Kibrothhattaavah unto Hazeroth; and abode at Hazeroth.

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Ezekiel 8
1And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the elders of Judah sat before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell there upon me.
2Then I beheld, and lo a likeness as the appearance of fire: from the appearance of his loins even downward, fire; and from his loins even upward, as the appearance of brightness, as the colour of amber.
3And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of mine head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looketh toward the north; where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provoketh to jealousy.
4And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision that I saw in the plain.
5Then said he unto me, Son of man, lift up thine eyes now the way toward the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the way toward the north, and behold northward at the gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the entry.
6He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations.
7And he brought me to the door of the court; and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall.
8Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.
9And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here.
10So I went in and saw; and behold every form of creeping things, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall round about.
11And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, with every man his censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense went up.
12Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, the LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth.
13He said also unto me, Turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations that they do.
14Then he brought me to the door of the gate of the LORD's house which was toward the north; and, behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz.
15Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these.
16And he brought me into the inner court of the LORD's house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the LORD, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.
17Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have returned to provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put the branch to their nose.
18Therefore will I also deal in fury: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

gilgal
07-16-2007, 07:43 PM
And here's part 2

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Numbers 16
1Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:
2And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:
3And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
4And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face:
5And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will show who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause to come near unto him.
6This do; Take you censers, Korah, and all his company;
7And put fire therein, and put incense in them before the LORD to morrow: and it shall be that the man whom the LORD doth choose, he shall be holy: ye take too much upon you, ye sons of Levi.
8And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi:
9Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?
10And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?
11For which cause both thou and all thy company are gathered together against the LORD: and what is Aaron, that ye murmur against him?
12And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab: which said, We will not come up:
13Is it a small thing that thou hast brought us up out of a land that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, except thou make thyself altogether a prince over us?
14Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us inheritance of fields and vineyards: wilt thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.
15And Moses was very wroth, and said unto the LORD, Respect not thou their offering: I have not taken one ass from them, neither have I hurt one of them.
16And Moses said unto Korah, Be thou and all thy company before the LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron, to morrow:
17And take every man his censer, and put incense in them, and bring ye before the LORD every man his censer, two hundred and fifty censers; thou also, and Aaron, each of you his censer.
18And they took every man his censer, and put fire in them, and laid incense thereon, and stood in the door of the tabernacle of the congregation with Moses and Aaron.
19And Korah gathered all the congregation against them unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the congregation.
20And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
21Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.
22And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation?
23And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
24Speak unto the congregation, saying, Get you up from about the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.
25And Moses rose up and went unto Dathan and Abiram; and the elders of Israel followed him.
26And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.
27So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood in the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little children.
28And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of mine own mind.
29If these men die the common death of all men, or if they be visited after the visitation of all men; then the LORD hath not sent me.
30But if the LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the LORD.
31And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground clave asunder that was under them:
32And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses, and all the men that appertained unto Korah, and all their goods.
33They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed upon them: and they perished from among the congregation.
34And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.
35And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.
36And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
37Speak unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, that he take up the censers out of the burning, and scatter thou the fire yonder; for they are hallowed.
38The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them make them broad plates for a covering of the altar: for they offered them before the LORD, therefore they are hallowed: and they shall be a sign unto the children of Israel.
39And Eleazar the priest took the brazen censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad plates for a covering of the altar:
40To be a memorial unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses.
41But on the morrow all the congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron, saying, Ye have killed the people of the LORD.
42And it came to pass, when the congregation was gathered against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked toward the tabernacle of the congregation: and, behold, the cloud covered it, and the glory of the LORD appeared.
43And Moses and Aaron came before the tabernacle of the congregation.
44And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
45Get you up from among this congregation, that I may consume them as in a moment. And they fell upon their faces.
46And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a censer, and put fire therein from off the altar, and put on incense, and go quickly unto the congregation, and make an atonement for them: for there is wrath gone out from the LORD; the plague is begun.
47And Aaron took as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the congregation; and, behold, the plague was begun among the people: and he put on incense, and made an atonement for the people.
48And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague was stayed.
49Now they that died in the plague were fourteen thousand and seven hundred, beside them that died about the matter of Korah.
50And Aaron returned unto Moses unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and the plague was stayed.

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Ezekiel 8
1And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the elders of Judah sat before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell there upon me.
2Then I beheld, and lo a likeness as the appearance of fire: from the appearance of his loins even downward, fire; and from his loins even upward, as the appearance of brightness, as the colour of amber.
3And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of mine head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looketh toward the north; where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provoketh to jealousy.
4And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision that I saw in the plain.
5Then said he unto me, Son of man, lift up thine eyes now the way toward the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the way toward the north, and behold northward at the gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the entry.
6He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations.
7And he brought me to the door of the court; and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall.
8Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.
9And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here.
10So I went in and saw; and behold every form of creeping things, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall round about.
11And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, with every man his censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense went up.
12Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, the LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth.
13He said also unto me, Turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations that they do.
14Then he brought me to the door of the gate of the LORD's house which was toward the north; and, behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz.
15Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these.
16And he brought me into the inner court of the LORD's house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the LORD, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.
17Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence, and have returned to provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put the branch to their nose.
18Therefore will I also deal in fury: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

gilgal
07-16-2007, 08:31 PM
And this is part 3:

Looking for border Paltiel/pelatiah
Numbers 34
1And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
2Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land of Canaan; (this is the land that shall fall unto you for an inheritance, even the land of Canaan with the coasts thereof: )
3Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of Edom, and your south border shall be the outmost coast of the salt sea eastward:
4And your border shall turn from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass on to Zin: and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadeshbarnea, and shall go on to Hazaraddar, and pass on to Azmon:
5And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.
6And as for the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border: this shall be your west border.
7And this shall be your north border: from the great sea ye shall point out for you mount Hor:
8From mount Hor ye shall point out your border unto the entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth of the border shall be to Zedad:
9And the border shall go on to Ziphron, and the goings out of it shall be at Hazarenan: this shall be your north border.
10And ye shall point out your east border from Hazarenan to Shepham:
11And the coast shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward:
12And the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about.
13And Moses commanded the children of Israel, saying, This is the land which ye shall inherit by lot, which the LORD commanded to give unto the nine tribes, and to the half tribe:
14For the tribe of the children of Reuben according to the house of their fathers, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to the house of their fathers, have received their inheritance; and half the tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance:
15The two tribes and the half tribe have received their inheritance on this side Jordan near Jericho eastward, toward the sunrising.
16And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
17These are the names of the men which shall divide the land unto you: Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun.
18And ye shall take one prince of every tribe, to divide the land by inheritance.
19And the names of the men are these: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
20And of the tribe of the children of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud.
21Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon.
22And the prince of the tribe of the children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli.
23The prince of the children of Joseph, for the tribe of the children of Manasseh, Hanniel the son of Ephod.
24And the prince of the tribe of the children of Ephraim, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan.
25And the prince of the tribe of the children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son of Parnach.
26And the prince of the tribe of the children of Issachar, Paltiel the son of Azzan.
27And the prince of the tribe of the children of Asher, Ahihud the son of Shelomi.
28And the prince of the tribe of the children of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of Ammihud.
29These are they whom the LORD commanded to divide the inheritance unto the children of Israel in the land of Canaan.

Looking for border Paltiel/pelatiah
Ezekiel 11
1Moreover the spirit lifted me up, and brought me unto the east gate of the LORD's house, which looketh eastward: and behold at the door of the gate five and twenty men; among whom I saw Jaazaniah the son of Azur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people.
2Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city:
3Which say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we be the flesh.
4Therefore prophesy against them, prophesy, O son of man.
5And the Spirit of the LORD fell upon me, and said unto me, Speak; Thus saith the LORD; Thus have ye said, O house of Israel: for I know the things that come into your mind, every one of them.
6Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
7Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Your slain whom ye have laid in the midst of it, they are the flesh, and this city is the caldron: but I will bring you forth out of the midst of it.
8Ye have feared the sword; and I will bring a sword upon you, saith the Lord GOD.
9And I will bring you out of the midst thereof, and deliver you into the hands of strangers, and will execute judgments among you.
10Ye shall fall by the sword; I will judge you in the border of Israel; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
11This city shall not be your caldron, neither shall ye be the flesh in the midst thereof; but I will judge you in the border of Israel:
12And ye shall know that I am the LORD: for ye have not walked in my statutes, neither executed my judgments, but have done after the manners of the heathen that are round about you.
13And it came to pass, when I prophesied, that Pelatiah the son of Benaiah died. Then fell I down upon my face, and cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah Lord GOD! wilt thou make a full end of the remnant of Israel?
14Again the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
15Son of man, thy brethren, even thy brethren, the men of thy kindred, and all the house of Israel wholly, are they unto whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, Get you far from the LORD: unto us is this land given in possession.
16Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Although I have cast them far off among the heathen, and although I have scattered them among the countries, yet will I be to them as a little sanctuary in the countries where they shall come.
17Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even gather you from the people, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
18And they shall come thither, and they shall take away all the detestable things thereof and all the abominations thereof from thence.
19And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:
20That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
21But as for them whose heart walketh after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their own heads, saith the Lord GOD.
22Then did the cherubims lift up their wings, and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.
23And the glory of the LORD went up from the midst of the city, and stood upon the mountain which is on the east side of the city.
24Afterwards the spirit took me up, and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God into Chaldea, to them of the captivity. So the vision that I had seen went up from me.
25Then I spake unto them of the captivity all the things that the LORD had shewed me.

paul
12-25-2008, 02:39 AM
Now as for the "fourness" involved here. Ezekiel is on Spoke 4 because 26 = 4 + 22. The book is dominated by the Dalet KeyWord Damut = form or likeness, which exhibits the relation between "four" and "form". It is particularly interesting that damut is spelt with a Dalet = 4, Mem = 40, and Tav = 400 (and with a vowel like Vav). Here is a graph of its distribution which is maximized on Spoke 4 :

http://www.biblewheel.com/images/damut_largegraph.gif




:yo:

I have searched for the word likeness in Ezekiel, but only found 15 occurrences, instead RAM's graph shows 16. I have listed them below.

Eze 1:5 2 occurrences
Eze 1:10 1 occurrence
Eze 1:13 1 occurrence
Eze 1:16 1 occurrence
Eze 1:22 1 occurrence
Eze 1:26 3 occurrences
Eze 1:28 1 occurrence
Eze 8:2 1 occurrence
Eze 10:1 1 occurrence
Eze 10:10 1 occurrence
Eze 10:21 1 occurrence
Eze 10:22 1 occurrence

Can someone point out what I'm missing here please?

Thanks.

Paul.

Richard Amiel McGough
12-25-2008, 08:11 AM
:yo:

I have searched for the word likeness in Ezekiel, but only found 15 occurrences, instead RAM's graph shows 16. I have listed them below.

Eze 1:5 2 occurrences
Eze 1:10 1 occurrence
Eze 1:13 1 occurrence
Eze 1:16 1 occurrence
Eze 1:22 1 occurrence
Eze 1:26 3 occurrences
Eze 1:28 1 occurrence
Eze 8:2 1 occurrence
Eze 10:1 1 occurrence
Eze 10:10 1 occurrence
Eze 10:21 1 occurrence
Eze 10:22 1 occurrence

Can someone point out what I'm missing here please?

Thanks.

Paul.
Hi Paul,

I counted all the occurrences of Strongs #1823 (damut). The 16th occurrence is translated as "manner" rather than "likeness" in the KJV. It is found here:


KJV Ezekiel 23:15 Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner (damut) of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity:

Thanks for checking my work. It is very helpful!

Richard

paul
12-25-2008, 09:49 AM
Hi Paul,

I counted all the occurrences of Strongs #1823 (damut). The 16th occurrence is translated as "manner" rather than "likeness" in the KJV. It is found here:


KJV Ezekiel 23:15 Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner (damut) of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity:

Thanks for checking my work. It is very helpful!

Richard

ahh yes, I see, I've just learnt another search function of the database.

Thanks.

Paul.