The Meaning of Ezekiel 47:17 Explained

Ezekiel 47:17

KJV: And the border from the sea shall be Hazarenan, the border of Damascus, and the north northward, and the border of Hamath. And this is the north side.

YLT: And the border from the sea hath been Hazar-Enan, the border of Damascus, and Zaphon at the north, and the border of Hamath: and this is the north quarter.

Darby: And the border from the sea shall be Hazar-enan, the border of Damascus, and the north northward, and the border of Hamath: this is the north side.

ASV: And the border from the sea, shall be Hazar-enon at the border of Damascus; and on the north northward is the border of Hamath. This is the north side.

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What does Ezekiel 47:17 Mean?

Chapter Summary: Ezekiel 47

1  The vision of the holy waters
6  The virtue of them
13  The borders of the land
22  The division of it by lot

What do the individual words in Ezekiel 47:17 mean?

Thus shall be the boundary from the Sea to Hazar Enan the border of Damascus and as for the north northward and it is the border of Hamath And [This] [is] the side north
וְהָיָ֨ה גְב֜וּל מִן־ הַיָּ֗ם חֲצַ֤ר עֵינוֹן֙ גְּב֣וּל דַּמֶּ֔שֶׂק וְצָפ֥וֹן ׀ צָפ֖וֹנָה וּגְב֣וּל חֲמָ֑ת וְאֵ֖ת פְּאַ֥ת צָפֽוֹן

וְהָיָ֨ה  Thus  shall  be 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Verb, Qal, Conjunctive perfect, third person masculine singular
Root: אֶהְיֶה 
Sense: to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out.
גְב֜וּל  the  boundary 
Parse: Noun, masculine singular
Root: גְּבוּל  
Sense: border, territory.
הַיָּ֗ם  the  Sea 
Parse: Article, Noun, masculine singular
Root: יָם  
Sense: sea.
עֵינוֹן֙  Hazar  Enan 
Parse: Proper Noun, feminine singular
Root: חֲצַר 
Sense: a city on the northeast border of Canaan; same as 2704.
גְּב֣וּל  the  border 
Parse: Noun, masculine singular construct
Root: גְּבוּל  
Sense: border, territory.
דַּמֶּ֔שֶׂק  of  Damascus 
Parse: Proper Noun, feminine singular
Root: דּוּמֶּשֶׂק 
Sense: an ancient trading city, capital of Syria, located in the plain east of Hermon, 30 (205 km) miles northeast of Jerusalem.
וְצָפ֥וֹן ׀  and  as  for  the  north 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Noun, feminine singular
Root: צָפֹון  
Sense: north (of direction), northward.
צָפ֖וֹנָה  northward 
Parse: Noun, feminine singular, third person feminine singular
Root: צָפֹון  
Sense: north (of direction), northward.
וּגְב֣וּל  and  it  is  the  border 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Noun, masculine singular construct
Root: גְּבוּל  
Sense: border, territory.
חֲמָ֑ת  of  Hamath 
Parse: Proper Noun, feminine singular
Root: חֲמָת 
Sense: the principle city of upper Syria in the valley of the Orontes.
פְּאַ֥ת  [This]  [is]  the  side 
Parse: Noun, feminine singular construct
Root: פֵּאָה 
Sense: corner, edge, side, quarter, extremity.
צָפֽוֹן  north 
Parse: Noun, feminine singular
Root: צָפֹון  
Sense: north (of direction), northward.

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