Ezekiel 44:15
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15  But the levitical Kohanim descended from Tzadok, who maintained the service of My Sanctuary when the people of Yisrael went astray from Me—they shall approach Me to minister to Me; they shall stand before Me to offer Me fat and blood—declares Hashem.

v’-ha-ko-ha-NEEM hal-vi-YIM b’-NAY tza-DOK a-SHER sha-m’-RU et mish-ME-ret mik-da-SHEE bit-OT b’-nay yis-ra-AYL may-a-LAI HAY-mah yik-r’-VU ay-LAI l’-sha-r’-TAY-nee v’-a-m’-DU l’-fa-NAI l’-hak-REEV LEE KHAY-lev va-DAM n’-UM a-do-NAI e-lo-HEEM

טו  וְהַכֹּהֲנִים הַלְוִיִּם בְּנֵי צָדוֹק אֲשֶׁר שָׁמְרוּ אֶת־מִשְׁמֶרֶת מִקְדָּשִׁי בִּתְעוֹת בְּנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵל מֵעָלַי הֵמָּה יִקְרְבוּ אֵלַי לְשָׁרְתֵנִי וְעָמְדוּ לְפָנַי לְהַקְרִיב לִי חֵלֶב וָדָם נְאֻם אֲדֹנָי יְהוִה׃

44:15   Descended from Tzadok

For their loyalty to Hashem, Yechezkel nominates the members of the house of Tzadok to serve as teachers (verse 23) and judges (verse 24), and to serve in the Beit Hamikdash. Given their enhanced positions of power, it is not surprising that the house of Tzadok will face the burden of greater restrictions, as described in the rest of the chapter. Those who lead God’s people in Eretz Yisrael must be prepared to make sacrifices others won’t make, in order to maintain their character and purity.

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  • PAULINE ALLEN

    BUT THE LEVITICAL PRIESTS, THE SONS OF ZADOK, WHO PERFORMED THE DUTY OF MY SANCTUARY WHEN THE CHILDREN DESCENDANTS OF ISRAEL WENT ASTRY FROM ME, SHALL COME NEAR TO ME TO MINISTER TO ME, AND THEY SHALL STAND BEFORE ME TO OFFER TO ME THE FAT AND THE BLOOD, DECLARES THE LORD GOD.

  • Yosef

    The boundless Greatness of serving אלהים is the better end of the deal. Restrictions are irrelevant,

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