Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Ezekiel ~~- chapter 44 of 48 (31 verses.)

Ezekiel 44:28Wrench


โ€œ[The items people donate] will serve as the [priests'] inheritance[s].
I am the [priests'] inheritance.
So don't award [priests] inherited [land] ownership in Israel.
[The priests' special relationship to] Me IS the [priest's] possession, [worth more than anything a man can own].

Forsaking All

Note: Holy people must sell all they own and give to the poor.

Other English Bible translations of Ezekiel 44:28:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SN"โ€˜Their inheritance is to be this: I myself am their inheritance. You are not to grant them any possession in Israโ€™el โ€” I myself am their possession.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SR''I am to be the only inheritance the priests have. You are to give them no possession in Israel; I will be their possession.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SN'The priests will not receive any part of the land of Israel. I myself will be their only share.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SN'As to property, the priests will not have any, for I alone am their inheritance.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNThis shall be their inheritance: I am their inheritance; and you shall give them no holding in Israel; I am their holding.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SN'As to priests owning land, I am their inheritance. Don't give any land in Israel to them. I am their 'land,' their inheritance.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SN"The priests have the priesthood as their share of what I have given Israel to be handed down from one generation to another. They are not to hold property in Israel; I am all they need.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'And it shall be with regard to an inheritance for them, that I am their inheritance; and you shall give them no possession in Israel--I am their possession.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd it shall be unto them for an inheritance: I am their inheritance: and ye shall give them no possession in Israel: I am their possession.