New International Version
Then he measured the court: It was square--a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits wide. And the altar was in front of the temple.
King James Bible
So he measured the court, an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar that was before the house.
Darby Bible Translation
And he measured the court, the length a hundred cubits, and the breadth a hundred cubits, four square: and the altar was before the house.
World English Bible
He measured the court, one hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar was before the house.
Young's Literal Translation
And he measureth the court: the length a hundred cubits, and the breadth a hundred cubits, square, and the altar is before the house.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He measured the court - This was the court of the priests. See FFF in the plan.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
court This was the inner court, or court of the priests, which was of the same dimensions with each division of the outer court; and the altar stood directly before the porch of the temple
an hundred cubits long
LibraryThe Parts of the City. Sion. The Upper City: which was on the North Part.
There is one who asserts Jerusalem to stand on seven hills; but whether upon a reason more light, or more obscure, is not easy to say. "The whale showed Jonah (saith he) the Temple of the Lord, as it is said, 'I went down to the bottom of the mountains': whence we learn that Jerusalem was seated upon seven mountains." One may sooner almost prove the thing itself, than approve of his argument. Let him enjoy his argument to himself; we must fetch the situation elsewhere. "The city itself (saith Josephus) …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
Then he measured the distance from the inside of the lower gateway to the outside of the inner court; it was a hundred cubits on the east side as well as on the north.
There was a gate to the inner court facing the north gate, just as there was on the east. He measured from one gate to the opposite one; it was a hundred cubits.
Then he measured the temple; it was a hundred cubits long, and the temple courtyard and the building with its walls were also a hundred cubits long.
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