New International Version
it was eight cubits deep and its jambs were two cubits thick. The portico of the gateway faced the temple.
King James Bible
Then measured he the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was inward.
Darby Bible Translation
And he measured the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was inward.
World English Bible
Then measured he the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and its posts, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was toward the house.
Young's Literal Translation
and he measureth the porch of the gate eight cubits, and its posts two cubits, and the porch of the gates from within,
Ezekiel 40:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The porch of the gate - See account of the gates in the plan.
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:
Then he measured the portico of the gateway;
Inside the east gate were three alcoves on each side; the three had the same measurements, and the faces of the projecting walls on each side had the same measurements.
Then the man brought me to the main hall and measured the jambs; the width of the jambs was six cubits on each side.
The main hall had a rectangular doorframe, and the one at the front of the Most Holy Place was similar.
On the sidewalls of the portico were narrow windows with palm trees carved on each side. The side rooms of the temple also had overhangs.
The prince himself is the only one who may sit inside the gateway to eat in the presence of the LORD. He is to enter by way of the portico of the gateway and go out the same way."
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