The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel


Chapter 1

Ezekiel sees in vision four living creatures, four wheels, and the glory of God on His throne.

Chapter 2

Ezekiel is called to take the word of the Lord to Israel—He sees a book in which lamentations and mourning are written.

Chapter 3

Ezekiel is made a watchman unto the house of Israel—The blood of Israel is required at his hand unless he raises the warning voice.

Chapter 4

Ezekiel symbolically illustrates the siege and famine that will befall Jerusalem.

Chapter 5

The judgment of Jerusalem will include famine, pestilence, war, and the scattering of her inhabitants.

Chapter 6

The people of Israel will be destroyed for their idolatry—A remnant only will be saved and scattered.

Chapter 7

Desolation, war, pestilence, and destruction will sweep the land of Israel—The desolation of the people is foreseen.

Chapter 8

Ezekiel sees in vision the wickedness and abominations of the people of Judah in Jerusalem—He sees idolatry practiced in the temple itself.

Chapter 9

Ezekiel sees the marking of the righteous and the slaughter of all others, beginning at the Lord’s sanctuary.

Chapter 10

He sees in vision, as before, the wheels, the cherubims, and the throne and the glory of God.

Chapter 11

He sees in vision the destruction of Jerusalem and the captivity of the Jews—He prophesies the latter-day gathering of Israel.

Chapter 12

Ezekiel makes himself a symbol of the scattering of the people of Judah from Jerusalem—He then prophesies their scattering among all nations.

Chapter 13

Ezekiel reproves false prophets, both male and female, who speak lies, to whom God has not spoken.

Chapter 14

The Lord will not answer those who worship false gods and work iniquity—Ezekiel preaches repentance—The people would not be saved though Noah, Daniel, and Job ministered among them.

Chapter 15

Jerusalem, as a useless vine, will be burned.

Chapter 16

Jerusalem has become as a harlot, reveling in her idols and worshipping false gods—She has partaken of all the sins of Egypt and the nations round about, and she is rejected—Yet in the last days, the Lord will again establish His covenant with her.

Chapter 17

Ezekiel shows in a parable how Israel, while subject to Babylon, wrongfully sought help from Egypt—Yet the Lord will bring forth in the last days a goodly tree from the cedars of Lebanon.

Chapter 18

Men will be punished for their own sins—Sinners will die, and the righteous will surely live—A righteous man who sins will be damned, and a sinner who repents will be saved.

Chapter 19

Ezekiel laments for Israel because she has been taken captive by other nations and has become like a vine planted in dry and thirsty ground.

Chapter 20

From the time of their deliverance from Egypt to the day of Ezekiel, the people of Israel have rebelled and failed to keep the commandments—In the last days, the Lord will gather Israel and restore His gospel covenant.

Chapter 21

Both the righteous and the wicked in Jerusalem will be slain—Babylon will draw a sharp and bright sword against Israel and will prevail.

Chapter 22

Ezekiel catalogs the sins of the people of Judah in Jerusalem—They will be scattered and destroyed for their iniquities.

Chapter 23

Two sisters, Samaria and Jerusalem, committed whoredoms by worshipping idols—Both are destroyed for their lewdness.

Chapter 24

The irrevocable judgment of Jerusalem is foretold—As a sign to the Jews, Ezekiel does not weep at his wife’s death.

Chapter 25

The Lord’s vengeance will fall on the Ammonites, on the Moabites and Edomites, and on the Philistines.

Chapter 26

Because she rejoiced in the sorrows and fall of Jerusalem, Tyre will be destroyed.

Chapter 27

Ezekiel laments the fall of Tyre and the loss of her riches and commerce.

Chapter 28

Tyre and Sidon will fall and be destroyed—The Lord will gather the people of Israel to their own land—They will then dwell safely.

Chapter 29

Egypt will be overthrown by Babylon—When Egypt rises again, it will be the basest of kingdoms.

Chapter 30

Egypt and its helpers will be made desolate by Babylon.

Chapter 31

Pharaoh’s glory and fall are compared to that of the Assyrians.

Chapter 32

Ezekiel laments for the fearful fall of Pharaoh and of Egypt.

Chapter 33

Watchmen who raise the warning voice save their own souls—Repentant sinners are saved—The righteous who turn to sin are damned—The people of Judah in Jerusalem are destroyed because of their sins.

Chapter 34

The Lord reproves those shepherds who do not feed the flock—In the last days, the Lord will gather the lost sheep of Israel—The Messiah will be their Shepherd—The Lord will make His gospel covenant with them.

Chapter 35

Judgment will fall upon Mount Seir and all Idumea for their hatred of Israel.

Chapter 36

In the last days, all the house of Israel will be gathered to their own lands—The Lord will give them a new heart and a new spirit—They will have His gospel law.

Chapter 37

Ezekiel is shown the valley of dry bones—Israel will inherit the land in the Resurrection—The stick of Judah (the Bible) and the stick of Joseph (the Book of Mormon) will become one in the Lord’s hand—The children of Israel will be gathered and cleansed—David (the Messiah) will reign over them—They will receive the everlasting gospel covenant.

Chapter 38

The battle of Gog, from the land of Magog, against Israel will usher in the Second Coming—The Lord will come amid war and pestilence, and all men will shake at His presence.

Chapter 39

Gog and the land of Magog will be destroyed—For seven years the people in the cities of Israel will burn the weapons of war—For seven months they will bury the dead—Then will come the supper of the great God and the continued gathering of Israel.

Chapter 40

A heavenly messenger shows Ezekiel in vision a city where the temple is located—Ezekiel is shown the form and size of the temple and its courts.

Chapter 41

Ezekiel sees the inner temple and the Holy of Holies, and he is shown their form and size.

Chapter 42

Ezekiel sees in the temple the chambers for the priests.

Chapter 43

The glory of God fills the temple—His throne is there, and He promises to dwell in the midst of Israel forever—Ezekiel sees the altar and the ordinances of the altar.

Chapter 44

The glory of the Lord fills the house of the Lord—No strangers may enter the sanctuary—The services of the priests in the temple are explained.

Chapter 45

Portions of land will be provided for the sanctuary and the dwellings of the priests—The people are to offer their sacrifices and oblations and keep their feasts.

Chapter 46

The ordinances of worship and of sacrifice are explained.

Chapter 47

Waters issue from the house of the Lord and heal the Dead Sea—The Lord shows the borders of the land.

Chapter 48

The portions of land for the tribes are named—The gates of the city bear the names of the tribes—The name of the city will be The Lord Is There.