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15 Bible Verses about Facing East

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Ezekiel 8:16

Then he brought me to the inner court of the LORD's Temple. There, at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, between the porch and the altar, were 25 men, with their backs toward the LORD's Temple and facing the east, prostrating themselves to the sun.

Ezekiel 40:6

Then he went over to the gate that faced toward the east, ascended its steps, and measured its thresholds. One threshold measured one reed and the other one measured one reed.

Ezekiel 42:15

After he had finished measuring the inner temple, he brought me out through the east-facing gate and measured it all around.

Ezekiel 43:1

Next, he brought me to the east-facing gate,

Ezekiel 47:2

Then he brought me out through the north gateway and around to the one outside that faces toward the east. To my amazement, water was trickling out from that part of the south side, too!

Ezekiel 44:1

Then the Lord GOD brought me back through the east-facing outer gate of the sanctuary. But it was shut.

Ezekiel 43:4

while the glory of the LORD entered the Temple through the east-facing gate.

Ezekiel 46:1

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "The inner, east-facing courtyard is to remain shut during the six working days of the week, but on the Sabbath day it is to be opened, as well as on the day of the New Moon.

Ezekiel 46:12

Whenever the Regent Prince presents a voluntary offering, burnt offering, or peace offering, he is to present it voluntarily to the LORD, and the east-facing gate is to be opened for him. He is to provide his burnt offering and peace offering as he does on the Sabbath. When he leaves, the gate is to be shut behind him.

Ezekiel 43:17

It is to have a ledge fourteen cubits long by fourteen cubits wide around the four sides. Its border is to be half a cubit and its base is to be a cubit all around, with its steps facing east."

Ezekiel 11:1

The Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the east facing gate of the LORD's Temple. At the entrance of the gate I saw 25 men. Included among them were Azzur's son Jaazaniah and Benaiah's son Pelatiah, who were princes of the people.

Ezekiel 47:1

After this, he brought me back to the doorway to the Temple. To my amazement, there was water flowing out toward the east from beneath the threshold of the Temple! (The Temple faced eastward.) The water flowed down from beneath the right side of the Temple, that is, from the south-facing side where the altar was located.

Ezekiel 47:3

As the man went out toward the east, he carried a measuring line in his hand. He measured out 1,000 cubits as he led me through water that was ankle-deep.

Genesis 11:2

As people migrated westward, they came across a plain in the region of Shinar and settled there.

Genesis 13:11

So Lot chose for himself all the Jordan plain. Then Lot traveled eastward, and they separated from each other.

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