Ezekiel 41:16
New International Version
as well as the thresholds and the narrow windows and galleries around the three of them--everything beyond and including the threshold was covered with wood. The floor, the wall up to the windows, and the windows were covered.

New Living Translation
were all paneled with wood, as were the frames of the recessed windows. The inner walls of the Temple were paneled with wood above and below the windows.

English Standard Version
the thresholds and the narrow windows and the galleries all around the three of them, opposite the threshold, were paneled with wood all around, from the floor up to the windows (now the windows were covered),

Berean Study Bible
as well as the thresholds and the beveled windows and the balconies all around with their three levels opposite the threshold, were overlaid with wood on all sides. They were paneled from the ground to the windows, and the windows were covered.

New American Standard Bible
The thresholds, the latticed windows and the galleries round about their three stories, opposite the threshold, were paneled with wood all around, and from the ground to the windows (but the windows were covered),

King James Bible
The door posts, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, over against the door, cieled with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered;

Christian Standard Bible
the thresholds, the beveled windows, and the balconies all around with their three levels opposite the threshold--were overlaid with wood on all sides. They were paneled from the ground to the windows (but the windows were covered),

Contemporary English Version
were paneled with wood all the way from the floor to the windows, while the doorways, the small windows, and the three side rooms were trimmed in wood.

Good News Translation
were all paneled with wood from the floor to the windows. These windows could be covered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the thresholds, the beveled windows, and the balconies all around with their three levels opposite the threshold--were overlaid with wood on all sides. They were paneled from the ground to the windows (but the windows were covered),

International Standard Version
the thresholds, the shielded windows, and the surrounding three-storied galleries that stood opposite. From the ground to the shielded windows, they were paneled with wood all around,

NET Bible
as well as the thresholds, narrow windows and galleries all around on three sides facing the threshold were paneled with wood all around, from the ground up to the windows (now the windows were covered),

New Heart English Bible
the thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries around on their three stories, over against the threshold, with wood ceilings all around, and from the ground up to the windows, (now the windows were covered),

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The doorposts, the small windows, and the corridors of all three stories were paneled. The walls, from the floor up to the windows, were paneled.

JPS Tanakh 1917
the jambs, and the narrow windows, and the galleries, that they three had round about, over against the jambs there was a veneering of wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows; and the windows were covered;

New American Standard 1977
The thresholds, the latticed windows, and the galleries round about their three stories, opposite the threshold, were paneled with wood all around, and from the ground to the windows (but the windows were covered),

Jubilee Bible 2000
The thresholds, and the narrow windows, and the chambers, three around about to the front, all covered with wood round about from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were also covered.

King James 2000 Bible
The door posts, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, opposite the door, paneled with wood round about, from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered;

American King James Version
The door posts, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, over against the door, paneled with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered;

American Standard Version
the thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, over against the threshold, ceiled with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, (now the windows were covered),

Douay-Rheims Bible
The thresholds, and the oblique windows, and the galleries round about on three sides, over against the threshold of every one, and floored with wood all round about: and the ground was up to the windows, and the windows were shut over the doors.

Darby Bible Translation
The thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries round about the three of them (opposite the thresholds it was wainscoted with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered),

English Revised Version
the thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, over against the threshold, cieled with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows; now the windows were covered;

Webster's Bible Translation
The door posts, and the narrow windows, and the galleries around on their three stories, over against the door, ceiled with wood around, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered;

World English Bible
the thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries around on their three stories, over against the threshold, with wood ceilings all around, and [from] the ground up to the windows, (now the windows were covered),

Young's Literal Translation
the thresholds, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about them three, over-against the threshold, a ceiling of wood all round about, and the ground unto the windows and the covered windows,
Study Bible
The Interior Structures
15Next he measured the length of the building facing the temple courtyard at the rear of the temple, including its galleries on each side; it was a hundred cubits. The outer sanctuary, the inner sanctuary, and the porticoes facing the court, 16as well as the thresholds and the beveled windows and the balconies all around with their three levels opposite the threshold, were overlaid with wood on all sides. They were paneled from the ground to the windows, and the windows were covered. 17In the space above the outside of the entrance to the inner sanctuary on the all the walls, spaced evenly around the inner and outer sanctuary,…
Cross References
1 Kings 6:4
He also had narrow windows framed high in the temple.

1 Kings 6:15
He lined the interior walls with cedar paneling from the floor of the temple to the ceiling, and he covered the floor with cypress boards.

Isaiah 6:4
The doorposts and thresholds shook at the sound of their voices, and the temple was filled with smoke.

Ezekiel 10:18
Then the glory of the LORD moved away from over the threshold of the temple and stood above the cherubim.

Ezekiel 40:6
Then he came to the gate facing east and climbed its steps. He measured the threshold of the gate to be one rod deep.

Ezekiel 40:16
The gate chambers and their side pillars had beveled windows all around the inside of the gateway. The porticos also had windows all around on the inside. Each side pillar was decorated with palm trees.

Ezekiel 40:25
Both the gateway and its portico had windows all around, like the other windows. It was fifty cubits long and twenty-five cubits wide.

Ezekiel 41:15
Next he measured the length of the building facing the temple courtyard at the rear of the temple, including its galleries on each side; it was a hundred cubits. The outer sanctuary, the inner sanctuary, and the porticoes facing the court,

Ezekiel 41:17
In the space above the outside of the entrance to the inner sanctuary on the all the walls, spaced evenly around the inner and outer sanctuary,

Ezekiel 41:25
Cherubim and palm trees like those on the walls were carved on the doors of the outer sanctuary, and there was a wooden canopy outside, on the front of the portico.

Ezekiel 41:26
There were beveled windows and palm trees on the side walls of the portico. The side rooms of the temple also had canopies.

Ezekiel 42:3
Gallery faced gallery in three levels, opposite the twenty cubits that belonged to the inner court and opposite the pavement that belonged to the outer court.

Treasury of Scripture

The door posts, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, over against the door, paneled with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered;

narrow

Ezekiel 41:26 And there were narrow windows and palm trees on the one side and …

Ezekiel 40:16,25 And there were narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their …

1 Kings 6:4 And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

1 Corinthians 13:12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now …

ceiled with wood. [heb] ceiling of wood

1 Kings 6:15 And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, …

2 Chronicles 3:5 And the greater house he paneled with fir tree, which he overlaid …

Haggai 1:4 Is it time for you, O you, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this …

from the ground up to the windows
covered Probably either by jutting out of the main wall of the temple; or by lattice work, or curtains, or by both







Lexicon
as well as the thresholds
הַסִּפִּ֡ים (has·sip·pîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5592: A vestibule, a dish

and the beveled
הָ֠אֲטֻמוֹת (hā·’ă·ṭu·mō·wṯ)
Article | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 331: To close, to contract

windows
וְהַחַלּוֹנִ֣ים (wə·ha·ḥal·lō·w·nîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2474: A window

and the balconies
וְהָאַתִּיקִ֤ים ׀ (wə·hā·’at·tî·qîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 862: A ledge, offset in a, building

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

with their three
לִשְׁלָשְׁתָּ֔ם (liš·lā·šə·tām)
Preposition-l | Number - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7969: Three, third, thrice

levels opposite
נֶ֧גֶד (ne·ḡeḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5048: A front, part opposite, a counterpart, mate, over against, before

the threshold,
הַסַּ֛ף (has·sap̄)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5592: A vestibule, a dish

were overlaid with
שְׂחִ֥יף (śə·ḥîp̄)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7824: Perhaps paneled

wood
עֵ֖ץ (‘êṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6086: Tree, trees, wood

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

They were paneled from the ground
וְהָאָ֙רֶץ֙ (wə·hā·’ā·reṣ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

to
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

the windows,
הַֽחַלֹּנ֔וֹת (ha·ḥal·lō·nō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2474: A window

and the windows
וְהַֽחַלֹּנ֖וֹת (wə·ha·ḥal·lō·nō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2474: A window

were covered.
מְכֻסּֽוֹת׃ (mə·ḵus·sō·wṯ)
Verb - Pual - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover
(16) The door posts.--This is the same word as in Ezekiel 40:6-7, &c., and means thresholds. The various particulars mentioned--the thresholds, the windows, and the galleries--are all to be taken in connection with the "he measured" of Ezekiel 41:15, and are details of the three buildings there spoken of, yet they did not all of them necessarily belong to each building.

Narrow windows.--Rather, closed windows. (See Note on Ezekiel 40:16.)

On their three stories.--"Stories" is not in the original, and introduces a wrong idea. He measured the three buildings (Ezekiel 41:15), and various details about their three (constructions) (Ezekiel 41:16).

Over against the door, cieled with wood round about.--This is really a parenthesis, although scarcely intelligible as it stands. Translate, Opposite the thresholds (was) a ceiling of wood round about. The part strictly opposite the threshold was the lintel; but the expression is here broad enough to include also the sides of the doorway. The doorways in the various buildings were all ceiled with wood, and it is afterwards said that this was carved.

And from the ground.--After the parenthesic, the construction dependent upon "he measured" is resumed. As everything else was measured, so also the space between the ground and the windows; then, again, it is mentioned parenthetically that the windows were covered, viz., as in Ezekiel 40:16, by lattices fastened so as not to be opened.

Verses 16, 17 introduce several new details.

(1) That the door-posts (rather, thresholds), and the narrow (or, closed) windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, were covered with a wainscoting of wood from the ground up to the windows.

(2) That the windows, whether openings on the first floor (Kliefoth) or skylights in the roof (Hengstenberg), were "covered," which may signify, as Ewald and Plumptre think, that they were not left open, but protected by a lattice-work of bars or planks; or, as Currey suggests, that they were wainscoted as well as the space from the ground to the windows.

(3) That nothing was constructed by caprice or at random, but that all about the building proceeded by exact measurement. 41:1-26 After the prophet had observed the courts, he was brought to the temple. If we attend to instructions in the plainer parts of religion, and profit by them, we shall be led further into an acquaintance with the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven.
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