45:1 Moreover, when ye shall divide by lot the land for
inheritance, ye shall offer an oblation to the LORD, an a
holy portion of the land: the length [shall be] the length
of five and twenty thousand [reeds], and the breadth [shall
be] ten thousand. This [shall be] holy in all its borders
on every side.
(a) Of all the land of Israel the Lord only requires this
portion for the temple and for the priests for the city
and for the prince.
45:9 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it b suffice you, O princes
of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment
and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith
the Lord GOD.
(b) The prophet shows that the heads must be first reformed
before any good order can be established among the
45:10 Ye shall have just balances, and a just c ephah, and a
(c) Ephah and Bath are the same quantity save that
an Ephah is a dry measure and a Bath liquid,
(Le 5:11, 1Ki 5:11).
45:12 And the shekel [shall be] twenty gerahs: twenty shekels,
d five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be
(d) That is, sixty shekels make a weight called Mina, for
he joins these three parts to a Mina.
45:18 Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the first [month], in the
first [day] of the e month, thou shalt take a young bull
without blemish, and cleanse the sanctuary:
(e) Which was Nisan containing part of March and part of
45:24 And he shall prepare a meat offering of an ephah for a
bull, and an ephah for a ram, and an f hin of oil for an