New American Standard Bible
Then He brought me back by the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary, which faces the east; and it was shut.
King James Bible
Then he brought me back the way of the gate of the outward sanctuary which looketh toward the east; and it was shut.
Darby Bible Translation
And he brought me back toward the outer gate of the sanctuary which looked toward the east; and it was shut.
World English Bible
Then he brought me back by the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary, which looks toward the east; and it was shut.
Young's Literal Translation
And he causeth me to turn back the way of the gate of the outer sanctuary that is looking eastward, and it is shut.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Outward sanctuary - The court of the priests, as distinguished from the temple itself. This gate was reserved for the prince, to whom it was opened on certain days. Only a prince of the house of David might sit down in the priests' court (compare Ezekiel 46:1-2).
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1 Chronicles 9:18
being stationed until now at the king's gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.
Then he went to the gate which faced east, went up its steps and measured the threshold of the gate, one rod in width; and the other threshold was one rod in width.
Then he brought me into the outer court, and behold, there were chambers and a pavement made for the court all around; thirty chambers faced the pavement.
"When the priests enter, then they shall not go out into the outer court from the sanctuary without laying there their garments in which they minister, for they are holy. They shall put on other garments; then they shall approach that which is for the people."
Then he led me to the gate, the gate facing toward the east;
'Thus says the Lord GOD, "The gate of the inner court facing east shall be shut the six working days; but it shall be opened on the sabbath day and opened on the day of the new moon.
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