Ezekiel 48:30
the goings: Eze 48:16, Eze 48:32-35, Rev 21:16 four: It is certainly most obvious to interpret these measures, not of cubits, but of the measuring reed which the prophet's conductor had in his hand; according to which, the city would be about thirty-six miles in circumference, and nine miles on each side of the square; which was nearly nine times larger than the greatest extent to which Jerusalem ever attained - See note on Eze 42:15, and see note on Eze 42:16.The large dimensions of the city and land were perhaps intended to intimate the extensive and glorious propagation of the gospel in the times predicted; and the land was not called Canaan, nor the city Jerusalem, probably because they were figurative of spiritual blessings to the church and to Israel. Reciprocal: Jer 31:38 - that Eze 40:2 - as the Eze 45:6 - the city Eze 48:15 - for the city Zec 2:2 - unto Zec 12:6 - Jerusalem shall