New International Version
On the south side along the length of the wall of the outer court, adjoining the temple courtyard and opposite the outer wall, were rooms
King James Bible
The chambers were in the thickness of the wall of the court toward the east, over against the separate place, and over against the building.
Darby Bible Translation
In the breadth of the wall of the court toward the south, before the separate place, and before the building, were cells;
World English Bible
In the thickness of the wall of the court toward the east, before the separate place, and before the building, there were rooms.
Young's Literal Translation
In the breadth of the wall of the court eastward, unto the front of the separate place, and unto the front of the building, are chambers.
Ezekiel 42:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A walk of ten cubits' breadth inward - This seems to have been a sort of parapet.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the thickness Rather, `the breadth of the wall,' that is, the breadth of ground which it enclosed.
over against These south chambers were exactly like those on the north.
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John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Then he brought me into the outer court. There I saw some rooms and a pavement that had been constructed all around the court; there were thirty rooms along the pavement.
The building facing the temple courtyard on the west side was seventy cubits wide. The wall of the building was five cubits thick all around, and its length was ninety 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.
Then he measured the length of the building facing the courtyard at the rear of the temple, including its galleries on each side; it was a hundred cubits. The main hall, the inner sanctuary and the portico facing the court,
Then the man led me northward into the outer court and brought me to the rooms opposite the temple courtyard and opposite the outer wall on the north side.
There was an outer wall parallel to the rooms and the outer court; it extended in front of the rooms for fifty cubits.
Then he said to me, "The north and south rooms facing the temple courtyard are the priests' rooms, where the priests who approach the LORD will eat the most holy offerings. There they will put the most holy offerings--the grain offerings, the sin offerings and the guilt offerings--for the place is holy.
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