New International Version
Then he measured the portico of the gateway;
King James Bible
He measured also the porch of the gate within, one reed.
Darby Bible Translation
And he measured the porch of the gate within, one reed.
World English Bible
He measured also the porch of the gate toward the house, one reed.
Young's Literal Translation
And he measureth the porch of the gate from within one reed,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And every little chamber was one reed - These were the chambers of the buildings which were within the inclosure of the temple round the court, and these chambers appear to have been numerous. See the map, which has been carefully copied from that of Calmet.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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:
The alcoves for the guards were one rod long and one rod wide, and the projecting walls between the alcoves were five cubits thick. And the threshold of the gate next to the portico facing the temple was one rod deep.
it was eight cubits deep and its jambs were two cubits thick. The portico of the gateway faced the temple.
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