Ezekiel 41:16
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New International Version
as well as the thresholds and the narrow windows and galleries around the three of them--everything beyond and including the threshold was covered with wood. The floor, the wall up to the windows, and the windows were covered.

King James Bible
The door posts, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about on their three stories, over against the door, cieled with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered;

Darby Bible Translation
The thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries round about the three of them (opposite the thresholds it was wainscoted with wood round about, and from the ground up to the windows, and the windows were covered),

World English Bible
the thresholds, and the closed windows, and the galleries around on their three stories, over against the threshold, with wood ceilings all around, and [from] the ground up to the windows, (now the windows were covered),

Young's Literal Translation
the thresholds, and the narrow windows, and the galleries round about them three, over-against the threshold, a ceiling of wood all round about, and the ground unto the windows and the covered windows,

Ezekiel 41:16 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The breadth of the face of the house - That is, the front. See the plan, FRR.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

narrow

Ezekiel 41:26 And there were narrow windows and palm trees on the one side and on the other side, on the sides of the porch...

Ezekiel 40:16,25 And there were narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their posts within the gate round about, and likewise to the arches...

1 Kings 6:4 And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

1 Corinthians 13:12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

ceiled with wood. [heb] ceiling of wood

1 Kings 6:15 And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and the walls of the ceiling...

2 Chronicles 3:5 And the greater house he paneled with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set thereon palm trees and chains.

Haggai 1:4 Is it time for you, O you, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this house lie waste?

from the ground up to the windows
covered Probably either by jutting out of the main wall of the temple; or by lattice work, or curtains, or by both

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Ezekiel
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 6:4
He made narrow windows high up in the temple walls.

1 Kings 6:15
He lined its interior walls with cedar boards, paneling them from the floor of the temple to the ceiling, and covered the floor of the temple with planks of juniper.

Isaiah 6:4
At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook and the temple was filled with smoke.

Ezekiel 10:18
Then the glory of the LORD departed from over the threshold of the temple and stopped above the cherubim.

Ezekiel 40:6
Then he went to the east gate. He climbed its steps and measured the threshold of the gate; it was one rod deep.

Ezekiel 40:16
The alcoves and the projecting walls inside the gateway were surmounted by narrow parapet openings all around, as was the portico; the openings all around faced inward. The faces of the projecting walls were decorated with palm trees.

Ezekiel 40:25
The gateway and its portico had narrow openings all around, like the openings of the others. It was fifty cubits long and twenty-five cubits wide.

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