Ezekiel 40:9
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New American Standard Bible
He measured the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and its side pillars, two cubits. And the porch of the gate was faced inward.

King James Bible
Then measured he the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was inward.

Darby Bible Translation
And he measured the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and the posts thereof, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was inward.

World English Bible
Then measured he the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and its posts, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was toward the house.

Young's Literal Translation
and he measureth the porch of the gate eight cubits, and its posts two cubits, and the porch of the gates from within,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The porch is now measured from north to south in "wide." "The breadth of the entry of the gate" was "ten cubits," made up of the "eight cubits," with "a cubit" for "a post" or pillar on each side Ezekiel 40:11.

Posts - A projection like a ram's horn; in architecture, a column projecting from the wall with its base, shaft, and capital, or it may be the "base" only Ezekiel 40:16, Ezekiel 40:49. Here "post" represents the lower part of the column. and the dimensions given are those of the section of the base.

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The Millennium in Relation to Israel.
"And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces. In that same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land" (Gen. 15:17, 18). Here the two great periods of Israel's history was made known to Abram in figure. The vision of the smoking furnace and the burning lamp intimated that the history of Abraham's descendants was to be a checkered one. It was a prophecy in
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return

Cross References
Ezekiel 40:8
Then he measured the porch of the gate facing inward, one rod.

Ezekiel 40:10
The guardrooms of the gate toward the east numbered three on each side; the three of them had the same measurement. The side pillars also had the same measurement on each side.

Ezekiel 41:1
Then he brought me to the nave and measured the side pillars; six cubits wide on each side was the width of the side pillar.

Ezekiel 41:21
The doorposts of the nave were square; as for the front of the sanctuary, the appearance of one doorpost was like that of the other.

Ezekiel 41:26
There were latticed windows and palm trees on one side and on the other, on the sides of the porch; thus were the side chambers of the house and the thresholds.

Ezekiel 44:3
"As for the prince, he shall sit in it as prince to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by way of the porch of the gate and shall go out by the same way."

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