Ezekiel 46:23
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New International Version
Around the inside of each of the four courts was a ledge of stone, with places for fire built all around under the ledge.

King James Bible
And there was a row of building round about in them, round about them four, and it was made with boiling places under the rows round about.

Darby Bible Translation
And there was a row [of building] round about in them, round about those four, and it was made with boiling places under the rows round about.

World English Bible
There was a wall around in them, around the four, and boiling places were made under the walls all around.

Young's Literal Translation
And a row is round about in them, round about to them four, and made with boilers under the rows round about.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

It was made with boiling places - These were uncovered apartments, where they kept fires for dressing those parts of the peace-offerings, which were made in the temple by individuals through a principle of devotion. On these their families and their friends feasted; and portions were sent to the poor, the widows, and the orphans. And thus the spirit of devotion was the means of preserving the spirit of mercy, charity, and benevolence in the land. How true is that word, "Godliness is profitable for all things."

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Chel. The Court of the Women.
The Court of the Gentiles compassed the Temple and the courts on every side. The same also did Chel, or the Ante-murale. "That space was ten cubits broad, divided from the Court of the Gentiles by a fence, ten hand-breadths high; in which were thirteen breaches, which the kings of Greece had made: but the Jews had again repaired them, and had appointed thirteen adorations answering to them." Maimonides writes: "Inwards" (from the Court of the Gentiles) "was a fence, that encompassed on every side,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

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
Ezekiel 46:22
In the four corners of the outer court were enclosed courts, forty cubits long and thirty cubits wide; each of the courts in the four corners was the same size.

Ezekiel 46:24
He said to me, "These are the kitchens where those who minister at the temple are to cook the sacrifices of the people."

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