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Ezekiel 8

Ezek. 8:16 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And he brought
bow' (Hebrew #935)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: abide, apply, attain, X be, befall, + besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, X certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, X doubtless again, + eat, + employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, + follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, + have, X indeed, (in-)vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, X (well) stricken (in age), X surely, take (in), way.
Pronounce: bo
Origin: a primitive root
me into the inner
pniymiy (Hebrew #6442)
interior
KJV usage: (with-)in(-ner, - ward).
Pronounce: pen-ee-mee'
Origin: from 6440
court
chatser (Hebrew #2691)
from 2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls)
KJV usage: court, tower, village.
Pronounce: khaw-tsare'
Origin: (masculine and feminine)
of the Lord’s
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
house
bayith (Hebrew #1004)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
KJV usage: court, daughter, door, + dungeon, family, + forth of, X great as would contain, hangings, home(born), (winter)house(-hold), inside(-ward), palace, place, + prison, + steward, + tablet, temple, web, + within(-out).
Pronounce: bah'-yith
Origin: probably from 1129 abbreviated
, and, behold, at the door
pethach (Hebrew #6607)
an opening (literally), i.e. door (gate) or entrance way
KJV usage: door, entering (in), entrance (-ry), gate, opening, place.
Pronounce: peh'-thakh
Origin: from 6605
of the temple
heykal (Hebrew #1964)
a large public building, such as a palace or temple
KJV usage: palace, temple.
Pronounce: hay-kawl'
Origin: probably from 3201 (in the sense of capacity)
of the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
, betweeni the porch
'uwlam (Hebrew #197)
from 481 (in the sense of tying); a vestibule (as bound to the building)
KJV usage: porch.
Pronounce: oo-lawm'
Origin: or (shortened) ,ulam {oo-lawm'}
and the altar
mizbeach (Hebrew #4196)
an altar
KJV usage: altar.
Pronounce: miz-bay'-akh
Origin: from 2076
, were about five
chamesh (Hebrew #2568)
a primitive numeral; five
KJV usage: fif(-teen), fifth, five (X apiece).
Pronounce: khaw-maysh'
Origin: masculine chamishshah {kham-ish-shaw}
k and twenty
`esriym (Hebrew #6242)
twenty; also (ordinal) twentieth
KJV usage: (six-)score, twenty(-ieth).
Pronounce: es-reem'
Origin: from 6235
men
'iysh (Hebrew #376)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
KJV usage: also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.
Pronounce: eesh
Origin: contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant)
, with their backs
'achowr (Hebrew #268)
from 299; the hinder part; hence (adverb) behind, backward; also (as facing north) the West
KJV usage: after(-ward), back (part, -side, -ward), hereafter, (be-)hind(-er part), time to come, without.
Pronounce: aw-khore'
Origin: or (shortened) achor {aw-khore'}
towardl the temple
heykal (Hebrew #1964)
a large public building, such as a palace or temple
KJV usage: palace, temple.
Pronounce: hay-kawl'
Origin: probably from 3201 (in the sense of capacity)
of the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
, and their faces
paniym (Hebrew #6440)
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
KJV usage: + accept, a-(be- )fore(-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, + because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, X him(-self), + honourable, + impudent, + in, it, look(-eth) (- s), X me, + meet, X more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), X on, open, + out of, over against, the partial, person, + please, presence, propect, was purposed, by reason of, + regard, right forth, + serve, X shewbread, sight, state, straight, + street, X thee, X them(-selves), through (+ - out), till, time(-s) past, (un-)to(-ward), + upon, upside (+ down), with(- in, + -stand), X ye, X you.
Pronounce: paw-neem'
Origin: plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun (paneh {paw-neh'}; from 6437)
toward the east
qedem (Hebrew #6924)
from 6923; the front, of place (absolutely, the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward)
KJV usage: aforetime, ancient (time), before, east (end, part, side, -ward), eternal, X ever(-lasting), forward, old, past. Compare 6926.
Pronounce: keh'-dem
Origin: or qedmah {kayd'-maw}
; and they worshipped
shachah (Hebrew #7812)
to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God)
KJV usage: bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.
Pronounce: shaw-khaw'
Origin: a primitive root
the sun
shemesh (Hebrew #8121)
the sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e. (arch.) a notched battlement
KJV usage: + east side(-ward), sun ((rising)), + west(-ward), window. See also 1053.
Pronounce: sheh'-mesh
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be brilliant
m toward the east
qedem (Hebrew #6924)
from 6923; the front, of place (absolutely, the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward)
KJV usage: aforetime, ancient (time), before, east (end, part, side, -ward), eternal, X ever(-lasting), forward, old, past. Compare 6926.
Pronounce: keh'-dem
Origin: or qedmah {kayd'-maw}
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the inner.
at the door.
about.
with their.
their faces.
Deut. 4:19• 19and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven. (Deut. 4:19)
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Deut. 17:3• 3and goeth and serveth other gods, and boweth down to them, either to the sun or to the moon, or to the whole host of heaven, which I have not commanded; (Deut. 17:3)
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2 Kings 23:5,11• 5And he abolished the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah, and the environs of Jerusalem; and them that burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.
11And he abolished the horses that the kings of Judah had appointed to the sun at the entrance of the house of Jehovah, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the suburbs, and burned the chariots of the sun, with fire.
(2 Kings 23:5,11)
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Job 31:26‑28• 26If I beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,
27And my heart have been secretly enticed, so that my mouth kissed my hand:
28This also would be an iniquity for the judge, for I should have denied the *God who is above.
(Job 31:26‑28)
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Jer. 44:17• 17but we will certainly do every word that is gone forth out of our mouth, to burn incense to the queen of the heavens, and to pour out drink-offerings to her, as we have done, we and our fathers, our kings and our princes, in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem; and we had plenty of bread, and were well, and saw no evil. (Jer. 44:17)
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Acts 7:42‑43• 42But God turned and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, Have ye offered me victims and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
43Yea, ye took up the tent of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, the forms which ye made to do homage to them; and I will transport you beyond Babylon.
(Acts 7:42‑43)
and they.It seems that the Jews had incorporated every species of idolatry into their worship, Egyptian, Phoenician, and Persian; for this evidently was the Magian worship of the sun.

J. N. Darby Translation

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And he brought me into the inner court of Jehovah’s house, and behold, at the entry of the temple of Jehovah, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of Jehovah and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.