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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Ezekiel


List of Literary Structures


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2-1  2-2 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

7-1  7-2  7-3  7-4  7-5  7-6  7-7 

List of Pericopes


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1 The calling of Ezekiel(1:1-3:15)
2 Ezekiel at the river Chebar(3:16-27)
3 Defiled bread(4:1-15)
4 Hair and beard(4:16-5:17)
5 Judgment on idolatrous Israel(6:1-14)
6 Impending disaster(7:1-27)
7 Abominations in the temple(8:1-18)
8 The slaughter of the idolaters(9:1-11)
9 God's glory leaves Jerusalem(10:1-22)
10 God will restore Israel(11:1-25)
11 Judah's captivity portrayed(12:1-28)
12 False prophets condemned(13:1-23)
13 God's judgment justified(14:1-15:8)
14 God's faithless bride(16:1-63)
15 The two eagles and the vine(17:1-24)
16 Individual retribution(18:1-32)
17 Israel degraded(19:1-14)
18 Israel's continuing rebellion(20:1-44)
19 The drawn sword of God(21:1-12)
20 The sword is doubled and tripled(21:13-22)
21 Road of the sword(21:23-37)
22 The blood city(22:1-31)
23 Oholah and Oholibah(23:1-49)
24 The boiling pot(24:1-14)
25 Ezekiel's bereavement(24:15-27)
26 Proclamation against Ammon, Moab, Edom and Philistia(25:1-17)
27 Proclamation against Tyre and Sidon(26:1-28:26)
28 Proclamation against Egypt(29:1-16)
29 Babylonia will plunder Egypt(29:17-30:19)
30 Proclamation against Pharaoh(30:20-26)
31 The lofty cedar(31:1-18)
32 Lamentation over Pharaoh and Egypt(32:1-16)
33 Dirge over Egypt(32:17-32)
34 Ezekiel Israel's sentry(33:1-20)
35 The fall of Jerusalem(33:21-33)
36 Israel's false shepherds(34:1-10)
37 God, the true shepherd(34:11-31)
38 Judgment on Mount Seir(35:1-36:15)
39 The renewal of Israel(36:16-38)
40 The valley of dry bones(37:1-14)
41 The two sticks(37:15-28)
42 Invasion by Gog(38:1-39:29)
43 The vision of the new temple(40:1-42:20)
44 The divine glory returns to the temple(43:1-44:3)
45 The Levitical priests(44:4-31)
46 The holy district(45:1-9)
47 Festivals and offerings(45:10-46:18)
48 Water flowing from the temple(46:19-47:12)
49 The new boundaries of the land(47:13-48:34)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version