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Ezekiel the priest among the exiles

Brian Laurence Pickett

Ezekiel the priest among the exiles

by Brian Laurence Pickett

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ezekiel -- (Biblical prophet)

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.A.) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Theology, 1977.

    StatementBrian L. Pickett.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19679753M

      The Book of Ezekiel distinguishes itself from other prophetic books in several significant ways. Ezekiel's prophetic tenure is entirely in the exile. There is an unprecedented level of revelation in the visions of God and the angelic host. Ezekiel's name hardly appears in the book; instead, God consistently refers to him as ben adam (Son of Man). One of the great prophets, the son of Buzi the priest (Ezek. ). He was one of the Jewish exiles who settled at "Tel-Abib, on the banks of the Chebar, "in the land of the" "Chaldeans." He was probably carried away captive with Jehoiachin" (; 2 Kings ) about B.C.

    among the exiles. The Call of Ezekiel The Book of Ezekiel opens with the call story of how Ezekiel became a prophet. While he was among the exiles by the river Chebar, Ezekiel had an incredible vision, which defied easy description. The fact that what he saw was beyond words is revealed in the continual use of the phrase “something like”. Ezekiel 1 is the first chapter of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian book contains the prophecies spoken by the prophet Ezekiel, and is a part of the Book of the the New King James Version, this chapter is Book: Book of Ezekiel.

    All that we know about Ezekiel is in this book. His name means ‘God gives strength.’ Ezekiel was born in the year *BC. He was a priest, the son of Buzi the priest. He belonged to the family of Zadok, who was a famous priest. Ezekiel went into *exile at the same time as King Jehoiachin in the year *BC.   {Old Testament History} Exile and Return Ezekiel and the Exiles. The great prophetic figure in Babylon during the Exile was Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, a priest who had been deported at the time of Jehoiachin's captivity, eleven years before the destruction of Jerusalem (2 Kings ).Ezekiel prophesied in Babylon during the years when Jeremiah was uttering .


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Before the first surrender of Jerusalem, Ezekiel was a functioning priest probably attached to the Jerusalem Temple staff. He was among those deported in to Babylonia, where he was located at Tel-abib on the Kebar canal (near Nippur).

It is evident that he was, among his fellow exiles, a person of uncommon stature. The Book of Ezekiel is the third of the Latter Prophets in the Tanakh and one of the major prophetic books in the Old Testament, following Isaiah and Jeremiah.

According to the book itself, it records six visions of the prophet Ezekiel, exiled in Babylon, during the 22 years from to BC, although it is the product of a long and complex history and does not necessarily preserve.

Ezekiel in Babylon # [ver. 3; Num. ] In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I was among the exiles by #ch. Ezekiel 1 New International Version (NIV) Ezekiel’s Inaugural Vision. 1 In my thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles by the Kebar River, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.

2 On the fifth of the month—it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin — 3 the word of the Lord came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, by the. Among the exiles in Babylon, Ezekiel shows that Israel deserved this judgment, and also that God’s justice creates hope for the future.

The Book of Ezekiel can seem vague and confusing for some readers, but with careful observation it contains key details God wants us to know about. Many of the divine visions that Ezekiel shares are relevant. Ezekiel 1 Living Bible (TLB). 1 Ezekiel was a priest (the son of Buzi) who lived with the Jewish exiles beside the Chebar Canal in Babylon.

One day late in June, when I was thirty years old, [] the heavens were suddenly opened to me and I saw visions from God. 4 I saw, in this vision, a great storm coming toward me from the north, driving before it a huge cloud glowing with fire. EZEKIEL [SMITH] (the strength of God), one of the four greater prophets, was the son of a priest named Buzi, and was taken captive in the captivity of Jehoiachin, eleven years before the destruction of was a member of a community of Jewish exiles who settled on the banks of the Chebar, a "river.

or stream of Babylonia. He began prophesying B.C. and. Book of Ezekiel Summary will be rebuilt—soon to be an episode of "This Old Old Old Old House," and tells him how the land will be distributed among the different tribes of Israel and God's presence will return to Jerusalem.

Chapter 1. Hot Wheels. Waiting by the river Chebar with some exiles, Ezekiel—son of a priest named Buzi—sees. Ezekiel was a priest (Ezek. Priests ordinarily began their Temple service at age However, Ezekiel was living among the exiles miles from Jerusalem, and during the period of his preaching the Temple was in ruins.

In the year in which he would have begun his Temple service God called him to become a prophet. The first reason to study Ezekiel is that it will help you see yourself, and especially your sin, more clearly. The prophet Ezekiel was commissioned to be a watchman sounding the warning for the early waves of exiles in Babylon ().

The problem was the people didn’t want to hear his warning (–7) in large part because they did not have. 1 In my thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles by the Kebar River, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.

2 On the fifth of the month—it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin— 3 the word of the Lord came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, by the Kebar River in the land. What is known of Ezekiel is derived solely from the book that bears his name.

He was among the Jews exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in b.c., and there among the exiles he received his call to become a prophet (see –3).He was married (see –18), lived in a house of his own (see ; ) and along with his fellow exiles, though confined to Babylonia, had a.

Among the captives were the king’s family and the princes; the valiant, mighty men; the craftsmen and builders; and Ezekiel the son of Buzi the priest. (2 Ki. ; Ezek. ) With heavy hearts, these exiled Israelites had completed their weary journey from a land of hills, springs, and valleys to one of vast level plains.

Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Ezekiel: The Book of Ezekiel, written by the prophetpriest Ezekiel, who lived both in Jerusalem prior to the Babylonian Exile ( bce) and in Babylon after the Exile, and also by an editor (or editors), who belongs to a “school” of the prophet similar to that of the prophet Isaiah, has captured the attention of readers for centuries because of.

Ezekiel"In the 30th year, in the fourth month, on the 5th day of the month, as I was among the exiles by the Chebar canal, the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

On the fifth day of the month (it was the 5th year of the exile of King Jehoiachin), the word of the Yahweh came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the.

Ezekiel's prophetic messages in Chapters contained three major predictions. Which of the following is not among them. the fall of Judah the destruction of the Temple and the city (Jerusalem) the death and deportation of the people the return of the exiles to Israel.

Ezekiel’s Inaugural Vision. 1 In my thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles by the Kebar River, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God. 2 On the fifth of the month—it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin— 3 the word of the Lord came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, by the Kebar River in the land of the Babylonians.

Ezekiel Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year — It is very uncertain from whence this computation of time commences. But the most probable opinion seems to be that which the Chaldee paraphrast, Archbishop Usher, Dr.

Prideaux, and other learned men adopt: namely, that these thirty years are to be reckoned from the time when Josiah and all the people of Judah. Ezekiel, a priest born, raised, and educated in Judah, lived and prophesied much of his adult life in Babylonia in contact with cuneiform scholars and scribes.

Ezekiel's use of Akkadian loanwords,[1] his allusions to masterpieces of cuneiform literature (such as the Gilgamesh Epic), and his understanding of Babylonian cosmology all attest to his rather complete integration.

Ezekiel (the strength of God), one of the four greater prophets, was the son of a priest named Buzi, and was taken captive in the captivity of Jehoiachin, eleven years before the destruction of was a member of a community of Jewish exiles who settled on the banks of the Chebar, a "river. or stream of Babylonia.

He began prophesying B.C.and continued until. We are limited to the book itself in seeking biographical information about Ezekiel, but there is more provided here than is usual among the prophetic writings. Ezekiel was a priest in Judah who in the year BC, at the apparent age of 25, was taken into exile along with King Jehoiachin and ab other “upper class” Judeans (See 2.Biographical information about Ezekiel can only be found in the book itself, but there is more provided here than is usual among the prophetic writings.

Ezekiel was a priest in Judah who in the year BC, at the apparent age of 25, was taken into exile along with King Jehoiachin and ab other “upper class” Judeans (See 2 Ki Ezekiel (Yechezkel) was a prophet who lived in Babylonia at the time of the destruction of the First Temple. Among his more famous prophecies, which were compiled in the Book of Ezekiel, are his visions of the Divine Chariot, the Valley of the Dry Bones and the Third Temple.

Ezekiel was born in the Land of Israel to his father Buzi, a priest, 1 Author: Yehuda Altein.