So he measured the area on all four sides. It had a wall all around, five hundred cubits long and five hundred cubits wide, to separate the holy from the common.
Cross ReferencesRevelation 21:16
The city lies foursquare, with its width the same as its length. And he measured the city with the rod, and all its dimensions were equal--12,000 stadia in length and width and height.
No longer will violence be heard in your land, nor ruin or destruction within your borders. But you will name your walls Salvation and your gates Praise.
Her priests do violence to My law and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they fail to distinguish between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.
And I saw a wall surrounding the temple area. Now the length of the measuring rod in the man's hand was six long cubits (each measuring a cubit and a handbreadth), and he measured the wall to be one rod thick and one rod high.
And he came around and measured the west side to be five hundred cubits long.
They are to teach My people the difference between the holy and the common, and show them how to discern between the clean and the unclean.
Within this area there is to be a section for the sanctuary 500 cubits square, with 50 cubits around it for open land.
The remaining area, 5,000 cubits wide and 25,000 cubits long, will be for the common use of the city, for houses and pasturelands. The city will be in the center of it
For I will be a wall of fire around it, declares the LORD, and I will be the glory within it.'"
Chapter Outline1. The chambers for the priests
13. The use thereof
15. The measures of the outward court
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