Ezekiel 40:43
New International Version
And double-pronged hooks, each a handbreadth long, were attached to the wall all around. The tables were for the flesh of the offerings.

New Living Translation
There were hooks, each 3 inches long, fastened to the foyer walls. The sacrificial meat was laid on the tables.

English Standard Version
And hooks, a handbreadth long, were fastened all around within. And on the tables the flesh of the offering was to be laid.

Berean Study Bible
The double-pronged hooks, each a handbreadth long, were fastened all around the inside of the room, and the flesh of the offering was to be placed on the tables.

New American Standard Bible
The double hooks, one handbreadth in length, were installed in the house all around; and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

King James Bible
And within were hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.

Christian Standard Bible
There were three-inch hooks fastened all around the inside of the room, and the flesh of the offering was to be laid on the tables.

Good News Translation
Ledges 3 inches wide ran around the edge of the tables. All the meat to be offered in sacrifice was placed on the tables.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There were three-inch hooks fastened all around the inside of the room, and the flesh of the offering was to be laid on the tables.

International Standard Version
Double hooks, a single handbreadth in length, were installed all around in this portion of the temple area.

NET Bible
There were hooks three inches long, fastened in the house all around, and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

New Heart English Bible
The hooks, a handbreadth long, were fastened within all around: and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Double-pronged hooks, three inches long, were attached to the wall all around the room, and the tables were for the meat of the animals.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the slabs, a handbreadth long, were fastened within round about; and upon the tables was to be the flesh of the offering.

New American Standard 1977
And the double hooks, one handbreadth in length, were installed in the house all around; and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And within were hooks, a hand broad, fastened round about; and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.

King James 2000 Bible
And inside were hooks, a hand wide, fastened round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.

American King James Version
And within were hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about: and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

American Standard Version
And the hooks, a handbreadth long, were fastened within round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the oblation.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they shall have within a border of hewn stone round about of a span broad, and over the tables above screens for covering them from the wet and from the heat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the borders of them were of one handbreadth, turned inwards round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.

Darby Bible Translation
And the double hooks of a hand breadth were fastened round about within; and upon the tables [they put] the flesh of the offering.

English Revised Version
And the hooks, an handbreadth long, were fastened within round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the oblation.

Webster's Bible Translation
And within were hooks, a hand broad, fastened around: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.

World English Bible
The hooks, a handbreadth long, were fastened within all around: and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

Young's Literal Translation
And the boundaries are one handbreadth, prepared within all round about: and on the tables is the flesh of the offering.
Study Bible
Eight Tables for Sacrifices
42There were also four tables of dressed stone for the burnt offering, each a cubit and a half long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit high. On these were placed the utensils used to slaughter the burnt offerings and other sacrifices. 43The double-pronged hooks, each a handbreadth long, were fastened all around the inside of the room, and the flesh of the offering was to be placed on the tables.
Cross References
Ezekiel 40:42
There were also four tables of dressed stone for the burnt offering, each a cubit and a half long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit high. On these were placed the utensils used to slaughter the burnt offerings and other sacrifices.

Ezekiel 40:44
Outside the inner gate, within the inner court, were two chambers, one beside the north gate and facing south, and another beside the south gate and facing north.

Treasury of Scripture

And within were hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about: and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

hooks.

Leviticus 1:6,8
And he shall flay the burnt offering, and cut it into his pieces…

Leviticus 8:20
And he cut the ram into pieces; and Moses burnt the head, and the pieces, and the fat.







Lexicon
The double-pronged hooks,
וְהַֽשְׁפַתַּ֗יִם (wə·haš·p̄at·ta·yim)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - md
Strong's Hebrew 8240: Perhaps fireplaces, ash heaps

each a
אֶחָ֛ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

handbreadth [long],
טֹ֧פַח (ṭō·p̄aḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2948: A spread of the hand, a palm-breadth, a corbel

were fastened
מוּכָנִ֥ים (mū·ḵā·nîm)
Verb - Hofal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3559: To be erect

all around
סָבִ֣יב ׀ (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around

the inside of the room,
בַּבַּ֖יִת (bab·ba·yiṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

and the flesh
בְּשַׂ֥ר (bə·śar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

of the offering
הַקָּרְבָֽן׃ (haq·qā·rə·ḇān)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7133: Something brought near the altar, a sacrificial present

was to be placed on
וְאֶל־ (wə·’el-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the tables.
הַשֻּׁלְחָנ֖וֹת (haš·šul·ḥā·nō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7979: A table, a meal
(43) Hooks.--This is a word of doubtful meaning, found elsewhere only in Psalm 68:13, where it is translated pots. It certainly designates something "within" the porch, and therefore could not have been anything attached to the tables which were "without." Our translators, following the ancient Chaldee paraphrast, have probably given the true sense, hooks, upon which the flesh of the victims was hung after it had been prepared upon the tables.

Verse 43. - The hooks. The word שְׁפַתַּיִם occurs again only in Psalm 68:13, where it signifies "sheepfolds," or "stalls;" its older form (מִשְׁפְתַיִם) appearing in Genesis 49:14 and Judges 5:16. As this sense is unsuitable, recourse must be had to its derivation (from שָׁפַת, "to put, set, or fix"), which suggests as its import here either, as Ewald, Kliefoth, Hengstenberg, Havernick, and Smend, following the LXX. and Vulgate, prefer, "ledges," or "border guards," on the edge of the tables, to keep the instruments or flesh from falling off; or, as Kimchi, Gesenius, Furst, Keil, Schroder, and Plumptre, after the Chaldean paraphrast, explain, "pegs" fastened in the wall for hanging the slaughtered caresses before they were flayed. In favor of the first meaning stand the facts that the second clause of this verse speaks of" tables," not of "walls," and that the measure of the shephataim is one of breadth rather than of length; against it are the considerations that the dual form, shephataim, fits better to a forked peg than to a double border, and that the shephataim are stated to have been fastened "in the house" (ba-baith), which again suits the idea of a peg fastened in the outer wall of the porch, rather than of a border fixed upon a table. The last clause of this verse is rendered by Ewald, after the LXX., "and over the tables" (obviously those standing outside of the porch) "were covers to protect them from rain and from drought;" and it is conceivable that coverings might have been advantageous for both the wooden tables and the officiating priests; only the Hebrew must be changed before it can yield this rendering. 40:1-49 The Vision of the Temple. - Here is a vision, beginning at ch. 40, and continued to the end of the book, ch. 48, which is justly looked upon to be one of the most difficult portions in all the book of God. When we despair to be satisfied as to any difficulty we meet with, let us bless God that our salvation does not depend upon it, but that things necessary are plain enough; and let us wait till God shall reveal even this unto us. This chapter describes two outward courts of the temple. Whether the personage here mentioned was the Son of God, or a created angel, is not clear. But Christ is both our Altar and our Sacrifice, to whom we must look with faith in all approaches to God; and he is Salvation in the midst of the earth, Ps 74:12, to be looked unto from all quarters.
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