New International Version
He measured the south side; it was five hundred cubits by the measuring rod.
King James Bible
He measured the south side, five hundred reeds, with the measuring reed.
Darby Bible Translation
He measured the south side, five hundred reeds, with the measuring-reed.
World English Bible
He measured on the south side five hundred reeds with the measuring reed.
Young's Literal Translation
The south side he hath measured, five hundred reeds, with the measuring-reed.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He measured the east - north - south - west side - Each of which was five hundred reeds: and, as the building was square, the area must have been nearly thirteen thousand paces. No wonder this was called a city. See Ezekiel 40:2.
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"Wherefore is it called mount Moriah? R. Levi Bar Chama and R. Chaninah differ about this matter. One saith, Because thence instruction should go forth to Israel. The other saith, Because thence should go forth fear to the nations of the world." "It is a tradition received by all, that the place, where David built an altar in the threshing-floor of Araunah, was the place where Abraham built his, upon which he bound Isaac; where Noah built his, when he went out of the ark: that in the same place was …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
He measured the north side; it was five hundred cubits by the measuring rod.
Then he turned to the west side and measured; it was five hundred cubits by the measuring rod.
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