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And he brought me thither, and, behold, there was a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.
And their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf's foot; and they sparkled like the colour of highly burnished brass.
and lifting up my eyes, I saw, and behold a man clothed in linens, whose loins were girded with very pure gold:
and his feet like unto brilliant metal as if they burned in a furnace and his voice as the sound of many waters.
And when the man went forth eastward, he had a line in his hand, and he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
Judgment also will I lay to the line and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
I lifted up my eyes again and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand.
And there was given me a reed like unto a rod, and he said unto me, Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those that worship therein.
And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city and its gates and its wall.