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Ezekiel 8:3

8:3 He stretched out the form 1  of a hand and grabbed me by a lock of hair on my head. Then a wind 2  lifted me up between the earth and sky and brought me to Jerusalem 3  by means of divine visions, to the door of the inner gate which faces north where the statue 4  which provokes to jealousy was located.

Ezekiel 40:2

40:2 By means of divine visions 5  he brought me to the land of Israel and placed me on a very high mountain, 6  and on it was a structure like a city, to the south.

1 tn The Hebrew term is normally used as an architectural term in describing the pattern of the tabernacle or temple or a representation of it (see Exod 25:8; 1 Chr 28:11).

2 tn Or “spirit.” See note on “wind” in 2:2.

3 map For the location of Jerusalem see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

4 tn Or “image.”

5 tn The expression introduces the three major visions of Ezekiel (1:1; 8:3; 40:2).

6 tn The reference to a very high mountain is harmonious with Isa 2:2.

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