New International Version
The building whose door faced north was a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide.
King James Bible
Before the length of an hundred cubits was the north door, and the breadth was fifty cubits.
Darby Bible Translation
before the length of the hundred cubits: the entry was on the north, and the breadth was fifty cubits,
World English Bible
Before the length of one hundred cubits was the north door, and the breadth was fifty cubits.
Young's Literal Translation
At the front of the length is a hundred cubits at the north opening, and the breadth fifty cubits.
Ezekiel 42:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He brought me forth into the utter court - He brought him out from the temple into the court of the priests. This, in reference to the temple, was called the outer court; but the court of the people was beyond this.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Before Perhaps this means, that the north door was
100 cubits from the entrance into the court; and that the door-way, or portico, was
50 cubits in length; or, that it faced one of the cloisters, the length of which was
100 cubits, and its breadth
50, which was the proportion of all the cloisters
"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
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.
Both in the section twenty cubits from the inner court and in the section opposite the pavement of the outer court, gallery faced gallery at the three levels.
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