Ezekiel 42:1
New International Version
Then the man led me northward into the outer court and brought me to the rooms opposite the temple courtyard and opposite the outer wall on the north side.

New Living Translation
Then the man led me out of the Temple courtyard by way of the north gateway. We entered the outer courtyard and came to a group of rooms against the north wall of the inner courtyard.

English Standard Version
Then he led me out into the outer court, toward the north, and he brought me to the chambers that were opposite the separate yard and opposite the building on the north.

Berean Study Bible
Then the man led me out northward into the outer court, and he brought me to the group of chambers opposite the temple courtyard and the outer wall on the north side.

New American Standard Bible
Then he brought me out into the outer court, the way toward the north; and he brought me to the chamber which was opposite the separate area and opposite the building toward the north.

King James Bible
Then he brought me forth into the utter court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was before the building toward the north.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the man led me out by way of the north gate into the outer court. He brought me to the group of chambers opposite the temple yard and opposite the building to the north.

Good News Translation
Then the man took me into the outer courtyard and led me to a building on the north side of the Temple, not far from the building at the west end of the Temple.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the man led me out by way of the north gate into the outer court. He brought me to the group of chambers opposite the temple yard and opposite the building to the north.

International Standard Version
Then he brought me to the outer, north-facing courtyard into the chamber that stood opposite the structure that was facing north.

NET Bible
Then he led me out to the outer court, toward the north, and brought me to the chamber which was opposite the courtyard and opposite the building on the north.

New Heart English Bible
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the room that was over against the separate place, and which was over against the building toward the north.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the man led me out toward the north to the outer courtyard. He brought me to the side rooms opposite both the open area and the northern building.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north; and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was over against the building, toward the north,

New American Standard 1977
Then he brought me out into the outer court, the way toward the north; and he brought me to the chamber which was opposite the separate area and opposite the building toward the north.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north; and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the space which was in front of the building toward the north.

King James 2000 Bible
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was opposite the separate courtyard, and which was opposite the building facing north.

American King James Version
Then he brought me forth into the utter court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was before the building toward the north.

American Standard Version
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was over against the building toward the north.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he brought me into the inner court eastward, opposite the northern gate: and he brought me in, and behold five chambers near the vacant space, and near the northern partition,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he brought me forth into the outward court by the way that leadeth to the north, and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate building, and over against the house toward the north.

Darby Bible Translation
And he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north; and he brought me to the cells that were over against the separate place and which were over against the building, toward the north,

English Revised Version
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was over against the building toward the north.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way towards the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was before the building towards the north.

World English Bible
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the room that was over against the separate place, and which was over against the building toward the north.

Young's Literal Translation
And he bringeth me forth unto the outer court, the way northward, and he bringeth me in unto the chamber that is over-against the separate place, and that is over-against the building at the north.
Study Bible
Chambers for the Priests
1Then the man led me out northward into the outer court, and he brought me to the group of chambers opposite the temple courtyard and the outer wall on the north side. 2The building with the door facing north was a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 40:14
Next he measured the gateposts to be sixty cubits high. The gateway extended around to the gatepost of the courtyard.

Ezekiel 40:17
Then he brought me into the outer court, and there were chambers and a pavement laid out all around the court. Thirty chambers faced the pavement,

Ezekiel 40:20
He also measured the length and width of the gateway of the outer court facing north.

Ezekiel 40:28
Next he brought me into the inner court through the south gate, and he measured the south gate; it had the same measurements as the others.

Ezekiel 41:1
Next he brought me into the outer sanctuary and measured the side pillars to be six cubits wide on each side.

Ezekiel 41:12
Now the building that faced the temple courtyard on the west was seventy cubits wide, and the wall of the building was five cubits thick all around and a length of ninety cubits.

Ezekiel 41:13
Then the man measured the temple to be a hundred cubits long, and the temple courtyard and the building with its walls were also a hundred cubits long.

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 42:4
In front of the chambers was an inner walkway ten cubits wide and a hundred cubits long. Their doors were on the north.

Ezekiel 42:10
On the south side along the length of the wall of the outer court were chambers, adjoining the courtyard and opposite the building,

Ezekiel 42:13
Then the man said to me, "The north and south chambers facing the temple courtyard are the holy chambers where the priests who approach the LORD will eat the most holy offerings. There they will place the most holy offerings--the grain offerings, the sin offerings, and the guilt offerings--for the place is holy.

Treasury of Scripture

Then he brought me forth into the utter court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was before the building toward the north.

he brought

Ezekiel 40:2,3,24
In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me upon a very high mountain, by which was as the frame of a city on the south…

Ezekiel 41:1
Afterward he brought me to the temple, and measured the posts, six cubits broad on the one side, and six cubits broad on the other side, which was the breadth of the tabernacle.

the utter court

Ezekiel 40:20
And the gate of the outward court that looked toward the north, he measured the length thereof, and the breadth thereof.

Revelation 11:2
But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.

Ezekiel 13:14
So will I break down the wall that ye have daubed with untempered morter, and bring it down to the ground, so that the foundation thereof shall be discovered, and it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed in the midst thereof: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 42:4
And before the chambers was a walk of ten cubits breadth inward, a way of one cubit; and their doors toward the north.

Ezekiel 41:9,12-15
The thickness of the wall, which was for the side chamber without, was five cubits: and that which was left was the place of the side chambers that were within…







Lexicon
Then the man led me out
וַיּוֹצִאֵ֗נִי (way·yō·w·ṣi·’ê·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

northward
הַצָּפ֑וֹן (haṣ·ṣā·p̄ō·wn)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6828: Hidden, dark, the north as a, quarter

into
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the outer
הַחִ֣יצוֹנָ֔ה (ha·ḥî·ṣō·w·nāh)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2435: The, wall side, exterior, secular

court,
הֶֽחָצֵר֙ (he·ḥā·ṣêr)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2691: A yard, a hamlet

and he brought me
וַיְבִאֵ֣נִי (way·ḇi·’ê·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the group of chambers
הַלִּשְׁכָּ֗ה (hal·liš·kāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3957: Room, chamber, hall, cell

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

the temple courtyard
הַגִּזְרָ֛ה (hag·giz·rāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1508: The figure, person, an inclosure

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

the [outer wall]
הַבִּנְיָ֖ן (hab·bin·yān)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1146: A structure

on
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the north side.
הַצָּפֽוֹן׃ (haṣ·ṣā·p̄ō·wn)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6828: Hidden, dark, the north as a, quarter
XLII.

This chapter describes what is not only new in this vision, but also unknown in either the former or the later Temple. Ezekiel 42:1-14 are occupied with the account of certain chambers for the priests adjoining the inner court, but actually within the area of the outer. From Ezekiel 42:14 it is plain that these chambers, although thus situated in the outer court, were considered for ecclesiastical purposes as belonging to the inner. Ezekiel 42:15-20 describe a very large area enclosing the Temple and its courts as an additional safeguard to its sanctity.

(1) Utter court.--Outer court (see Note on 40:31). The "into" of the next clause should be "unto"; so also in Ezekiel 46:19.

Before the building.--The preposition is the same as that translated just before, and also twice in Ezekiel 42:3, "over against." The length of this chamber, or series of chambers, was 100 cubits (Ezekiel 42:2), and as it appears from Ezekiel 46:19 that it did not reach to the western wall, it must have extended the whole remaining length of the building to the west of the separate place, across the separate place itself, and probably also across the chambers at the west end of the Temple (see Plan II., H, H [Ezekiel 40:44-49]). The chamber on the north is particularly described in Ezekiel 42:1-9, and in Ezekiel 42:10-12 mention is made more briefly of a corresponding one on the south.

Verses 1-14. - The priests' chambers. Verse 1. - The survey of the house having been completed, the seer was conducted by his guide into the outer court (see on Ezekiel 40:17), by the way toward the north, i.e. by the inner north gate (see Ezekiel 40:23) and from the outer court into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was before the building toward the north. That this chamber, or these chambers (לִשְׁכָּה being a collective noun, though in vers. 4 and 5 it occurs in the plural), were not the same cells as those mentioned in Ezekiel 40:17, 44, as Havernick supposes, is apparent from their situation and use. Those in Ezekiel 40:44 were in the inner, while these were in the outer; and if the cells spoken of in Ezekiel 40:17 were in the outer court, they were also on the pavement by the outer wall, while the chambers now alluded to were "over against," or in front of, the gizrah, or separate place (see on Ezekiel 41:12), and "over against," or in front of, "the building toward the north." This building Kiel, Hengstenberg, Schroder, and Plumptre hold to have been the erection on the gizrah; Ewald, Kliefoth, Smend, and Currey believe it to have meant the temple. The question as to which view is correct is immaterial, since the row of chambers extended in front of parts of both buildings. Ewald, as usual, follows the LXX., and translates, "brought me to the fifteen (another Greek text has five) cells;" but of this the Hebrew contains nothing. 42:1-20 In this chapter are described the priests' chambers, their use, and the dimensions of the holy mount on which the temple stood. These chambers were many. Jesus said, In my Father's house are many mansions: in his house on earth there are many; multitudes, by faith, are lodging in his sanctuary, and yet there is room. These chambers, though private, were near the temple. Our religious services in our chambers, must prepare for public devotions, and further us in improving them, as our opportunities are.
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