New American Standard Bible
"The measuring line will go out farther straight ahead to the hill Gareb; then it will turn to Goah.
King James Bible
And the measuring line shall yet go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass about to Goath.
Darby Bible Translation
And the measuring line shall yet go forth before it unto the hill Gareb, and shall turn toward Goath.
World English Bible
The measuring line shall go out further straight onward to the hill Gareb, and shall turn about to Goah.
Young's Literal Translation
And gone out again hath the measuring line Over-against it, unto the height of Gareb, And it hath compassed to Goah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Over ... Gareb - Or, straight along the hill Gareb. Probably the hill of lepers, outside the old walls, toward the southwest.
Goath - Goah. Unknown.
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'Therefore thus says the LORD, "I will return to Jerusalem with compassion; My house will be built in it," declares the LORD of hosts, "and a measuring line will be stretched over Jerusalem."'
Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.
So I said, "Where are you going?" And he said to me, "To measure Jerusalem, to see how wide it is and how long it is."
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