New International Version
The distance from the entrance of the gateway to the far end of its portico was fifty cubits.
King James Bible
And from the face of the gate of the entrance unto the face of the porch of the inner gate were fifty cubits.
Darby Bible Translation
And from the front of the gate of the entrance unto the front of the porch of the inner gate were fifty cubits.
World English Bible
[From] the forefront of the gate at the entrance to the forefront of the inner porch of the gate were fifty cubits.
Young's Literal Translation
and by the front of the gate of the entrance, by the front of the porch of the inner gate, fifty cubits;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fifty cubits - The length of the building. See MMMMM in the plan.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the face of the gate This was the whole length of the porch, from the outward front (ch
,) to the inner side which looks into the first court,(ver
) including the thickness of the walls, (ver
) chambers, (ver
) and spaces between them.
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
The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
He measured along the faces of the projecting walls all around the inside of the gateway--sixty cubits. The measurement was up to the portico facing the courtyard.
The alcoves and the projecting walls inside the gateway were surmounted by narrow parapet openings all around, as was the portico; the openings all around faced inward. The faces of the projecting walls were decorated with palm trees.
Its alcoves--three on each side--its projecting walls and its portico had the same measurements as those of the first gateway. It was fifty cubits long and twenty-five cubits wide.
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