Ezekiel 43:14
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New International Version
From the gutter on the ground up to the lower ledge that goes around the altar it is two cubits high, and the ledge is a cubit wide. From this lower ledge to the upper ledge that goes around the altar it is four cubits high, and that ledge is also a cubit wide.

King James Bible
And from the bottom upon the ground even to the lower settle shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit; and from the lesser settle even to the greater settle shall be four cubits, and the breadth one cubit.

Darby Bible Translation
And from the bottom upon the ground to the lower settle was two cubits, and the breadth one cubit; and from the small settle to the great settle, four cubits, and the breadth a cubit.

World English Bible
From the bottom on the ground to the lower ledge shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit; and from the lesser ledge to the greater ledge shall be four cubits, and the breadth a cubit.

Young's Literal Translation
And from the centre of the ground unto the lower border is two cubits, and the breadth one cubit, and from the lesser border unto the greater border four cubits, and the breadth a cubit.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The cubit is a cubit and a hand breadth - It is the same cubit by which all the previous admeasurements were made, and was a hand breadth or four inches longer than the Babylonian cubit.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the lower settle These settles were ledges by which the altar was narrowed towards the top; and the whole of it may thus be computed:

Height Cubits

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Ezekiel 43:13 And these are the measures of the altar after the cubits: The cubit is a cubit and an hand breadth; even the bottom shall be a cubit...

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Ezekiel 43:14 And from the bottom on the ground even to the lower settle shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit...

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Ezekiel 43:14 And from the bottom on the ground even to the lower settle shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit...

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To hearth, ver

Ezekiel 43:15 So the altar shall be four cubits; and from the altar and upward shall be four horns.

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Ezekiel 43:14 And from the bottom on the ground even to the lower settle shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit...

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Ezekiel 43:13 And these are the measures of the altar after the cubits: The cubit is a cubit and an hand breadth; even the bottom shall be a cubit...

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Ezekiel 43:20 And you shall take of the blood thereof, and put it on the four horns of it, and on the four corners of the settle...

Hence the upper part of the altar was only twelve cubits square (ver

Ezekiel 43:16 And the altar shall be twelve cubits long, twelve broad, square in the four squares thereof.

,) the upper settle, or ledge, being in all fourteen cubits, (ver.

Ezekiel 43:17 And the settle shall be fourteen cubits long and fourteen broad in the four squares thereof...

,) deducting two cubits from its dimensions. Though this altar wa

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Cross References
Exodus 27:5
Put it under the ledge of the altar so that it is halfway up the altar.

Ezekiel 43:17
The upper ledge also is square, fourteen cubits long and fourteen cubits wide. All around the altar is a gutter of one cubit with a rim of half a cubit. The steps of the altar face east."

Ezekiel 43:20
You are to take some of its blood and put it on the four horns of the altar and on the four corners of the upper ledge and all around the rim, and so purify the altar and make atonement for it.

Ezekiel 45:19
The priest is to take some of the blood of the sin offering and put it on the doorposts of the temple, on the four corners of the upper ledge of the altar and on the gateposts of the inner court.

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