Ezekiel 43:1-27, NLT
The Lord’s Glory Returns
1After this, the man brought me back around to the east gateway.
5Then the Spirit took me up and brought me into the inner courtyard, and the glory of the Lord filled the Temple.
10“Son of man, describe to the people of Israel the Temple I have shown you, so they will be ashamed of all their sins. Let them study its plan,
13“These are the measurements of the altar*43:13a Hebrew measurements of the altar in long cubits, each being a cubit [18 inches or 45 centimeters] and a handbreadth [3 inches or 8 centimeters] in length.: There is a gutter all around the altar 21 inches deep and 21 inches wide,*43:13b Hebrew a cubit [53 centimeters] deep and a cubit wide. with a curb 9 inches*43:13c Hebrew 1 span [23 centimeters]. wide around its edge. And this is the height*43:13d As in Greek version; Hebrew reads base. of the altar:
18Then he said to me, “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign Lord says: These will be the regulations for the burning of offerings and the sprinkling of blood when the altar is built.
22“On the second day, sacrifice as a sin offering a young male goat that has no physical defects. Then cleanse and make atonement for the altar again, just as you did with the young bull.
25“Every day for seven days a male goat, a young bull, and a ram from the flock will be sacrificed as a sin offering. None of these animals may have physical defects of any kind.