Context45He said to me, This is the chamber which faces toward the south, intended for the priests who keep charge of the temple; 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. 49The length of the porch was twenty cubits and the width eleven cubits; and at the stairway by which it was ascended were columns belonging to the side pillars, one on each side.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And he said unto me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house;
And he said to me: This chamber, which looketh toward the south shall be for the priests that watch in the wards of the temple.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said unto me, This cell whose front is towards the south is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.
English Revised Version
And he said unto me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.
Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to me, This chamber, whose prospect is towards the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.
World English Bible
He said to me, This room, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the duty of the house;
Young's Literal Translation
And he speaketh unto me: 'This chamber, whose front is southward, is for priests keeping charge of the house;
LibraryThe Parts of the City. Sion. The Upper City: which was on the North Part.
There is one who asserts Jerusalem to stand on seven hills; but whether upon a reason more light, or more obscure, is not easy to say. "The whale showed Jonah (saith he) the Temple of the Lord, as it is said, 'I went down to the bottom of the mountains': whence we learn that Jerusalem was seated upon seven mountains." One may sooner almost prove the thing itself, than approve of his argument. Let him enjoy his argument to himself; we must fetch the situation elsewhere. "The city itself (saith Josephus) …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness.
The Millennium in Relation to Israel.
The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
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