Ezekiel 40:47
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New International Version
Then he measured the court: It was square--a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits wide. And the altar was in front of the temple.

New Living Translation
Then the man measured the inner courtyard, and it was a square, 175 feet wide and 175 feet across. The altar stood in the courtyard in front of the Temple.

English Standard Version
And he measured the court, a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits broad, a square. And the altar was in front of the temple.

New American Standard Bible
He measured the court, a perfect square, a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits wide; and the altar was in front of the temple.

King James Bible
So he measured the court, an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar that was before the house.

Christian Standard Bible
Next he measured the court. It was square, 175 feet long and 175 feet wide. The altar was in front of the temple.

Contemporary English Version
Now the man measured the inner courtyard; it was 50 meters square. I also saw an altar in front of the temple.

Good News Translation
The man measured the inner courtyard, and it was 168 feet square. The Temple was on the west side, and in front of it was an altar.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Next he measured the court. It was square, 175 feet long and 175 feet wide. The altar was in front of the temple.

International Standard Version
He measured the court in the form of a square at 100 cubits long and 100 cubits wide. The altar stood in front of the Temple.

NET Bible
He measured the court as a square 175 feet long and 175 feet wide; the altar was in front of the temple.

New Heart English Bible
He measured the court, one hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar was before the house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The man measured the courtyard. It was a perfect square-175 feet long and 175 feet wide. And the altar was in front of the temple.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he measured the court, a hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar was before the house.

New American Standard 1977
And he measured the court, a perfect square, a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits wide; and the altar was in front of the temple.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So he measured the court, one hundred cubits long and one hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar that was before the house.

King James 2000 Bible
So he measured the court, a hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits wide, foursquare; and the altar that was in front of the house.

American King James Version
So he measured the court, an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar that was before the house.

American Standard Version
And he measured the court, a hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar was before the house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he measured the court a hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad foursquare: and the altar that was before the face of the temple.

Darby Bible Translation
And he measured the court, the length a hundred cubits, and the breadth a hundred cubits, four square: and the altar was before the house.

English Revised Version
And he measured the court, an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar was before the house.

Webster's Bible Translation
So he measured the court, a hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar that was before the house.

World English Bible
He measured the court, one hundred cubits long, and a hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar was before the house.

Young's Literal Translation
And he measureth the court: the length a hundred cubits, and the breadth a hundred cubits, square, and the altar is before the house.
Study Bible
The Inner Courtyard
46but the chamber which faces toward the north is for the priests who keep charge of the altar. These are the sons of Zadok, who from the sons of Levi come near to the LORD to minister to Him." 47He measured the court, a perfect square, a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits wide; and the altar was in front of the temple. 48Then he brought me to the porch of the temple and measured each side pillar of the porch, five cubits on each side; and the width of the gate was three cubits on each side.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 40:19
Then he measured the width from the front of the lower gate to the front of the exterior of the inner court, a hundred cubits on the east and on the north.

Ezekiel 40:23
The inner court had a gate opposite the gate on the north as well as the gate on the east; and he measured a hundred cubits from gate to gate.

Ezekiel 41:13
Then he measured the temple, a hundred cubits long; the separate area with the building and its walls were also a hundred cubits long.
Treasury of Scripture

So he measured the court, an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar that was before the house.

court This was the inner court, or court of the priests, which was of the same dimensions with each division of the outer court; and the altar stood directly before the porch of the temple

an hundred cubits long

Ezekiel 40:19,23,27 Then he measured the breadth from the forefront of the lower gate …

Verse 47. - He measured the court... and the altar. The dimensions of the former, the open space in front of the temple, alone are given - a hundred cubits long and a hundred cubits broad; those of the latter, which stood before the "house," and occupied the center of the square, are afterwards recorded (Ezekiel 43:13). The distance from north to south of the inner court being a hundred cubits, if to these be added twice two hundred cubits, the space between the outer court wall and that of the inner court, the result will give five hundred cubits as the breadth of the outer court, from north gate to south gate. Then as the length of the inner court was a hundred cubits, if to these be added first the hundred cubits lying before the inner court towards the east, secondly, the hundred cubits covered by the temple (Ezekiel 41:13, 14), and thirdly, the one hundred cubits which extended behind the temple (Ezekiel 41:13, 14), the total will amount to five hundred cubits for the length of the outer court from east to west. The outer court, therefore, like the inner, was a square. So he measured the court,.... The inward court, where the prophet and his guide now were; and the gates leading to which he had been measuring, with the chambers, arches, and tables belonging thereunto:

an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; the floor, or area of this court, which was a hundred cubits in length and breadth; so that it was a perfect square, equilateral, east, west, north, and south, and above fifty yards each way; such a court as never was in any temple whatever: hence Kimchi observes, there was no such court in the second temple; no, nor in the first neither: in the second temple, the length of the court of Israel, according to Abarbinel, was a hundred and thirty five cubits, and the breadth eleven, but this was a hundred by a hundred; these things, says Lipman (u), are wonderful in my eyes: this denotes the large increase of the church, and of spiritual worshippers, in the latter day; and the foursquare of it signifies the order, perfection, and stability of it; see Revelation 21:16,

and the altar that was before the house; the altar of burnt offering, which stood before the house or temple, in the midst of the inward court; so that it might be seen by all in the inward court and chambers; and even by all in the outward court, through the several gates, which directly opened and led to it. This was typical of Christ, the altar, we Christians have a right to eat of; which sanctifies every gift offered upon it, and which every worshipper should by faith look unto for the expiation of their sins. The dimensions of this altar were now taken, and are given in Ezekiel 43:13.

(u) Tzurath Beth Hamikdash, sect. 27. 47. court, an hundred cubits … foursquare—not to be confounded with the inner court, or court of Israel, which was open to all who had sacrifices to bring, and went round the three sides of the sacred territory, one hundred cubits broad. This court was one hundred cubits square, and had the altar in it, in front of the temple. It was the court of the priests, and hence is connected with those who had charge of the altar and the music. The description here is brief, as the things connected with this portion were from the first divinely regulated.40:1-49 The Vision of the Temple. - Here is a vision, beginning at ch. 40, and continued to the end of the book, ch. 48, which is justly looked upon to be one of the most difficult portions in all the book of God. When we despair to be satisfied as to any difficulty we meet with, let us bless God that our salvation does not depend upon it, but that things necessary are plain enough; and let us wait till God shall reveal even this unto us. This chapter describes two outward courts of the temple. Whether the personage here mentioned was the Son of God, or a created angel, is not clear. But Christ is both our Altar and our Sacrifice, to whom we must look with faith in all approaches to God; and he is Salvation in the midst of the earth, Ps 74:12, to be looked unto from all quarters.
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