Ezekiel 41:2
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New International Version
The entrance was ten cubits wide, and the projecting walls on each side of it were five cubits wide. He also measured the main hall; it was forty cubits long and twenty cubits wide.

King James Bible
And the breadth of the door was ten cubits; and the sides of the door were five cubits on the one side, and five cubits on the other side: and he measured the length thereof, forty cubits: and the breadth, twenty cubits.

Darby Bible Translation
And the breadth of the entry was ten cubits, and the sides of the entry were five cubits on this side, and five cubits on that side; and he measured its length, forty cubits, and the breadth, twenty cubits.

World English Bible
The breadth of the entrance was ten cubits; and the sides of the entrance were five cubits on the one side, and five cubits on the other side: and he measured its length, forty cubits, and the breadth, twenty cubits.

Young's Literal Translation
And the breadth of the opening is ten cubits; and the sides of the opening are five cubits on this side, and five cubits on that side; and he measureth its length forty cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The breadth of the door - This was the door, or gate, of the sanctuary, (see gates 3, in the plan), and this doorway was filled up with folding gates. The measurements are exactly the same as those of Solomon's temple. See 1 Kings 6:2, 1 Kings 6:17.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the door. or, the entrance. This was the door out of the porch into the sanctuary, which seems to have been wider than that from the court to the porch.

Exodus 26:36 And you shall make an hanging for the door of the tent, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen...

Exodus 36:37 And he made an hanging for the tabernacle door of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, of needlework;

1 Kings 6:31-35 And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall...

2 Chronicles 3:7 He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold...

2 Chronicles 29:7 Also they have shut up the doors of the porch, and put out the lamps...

John 10:7,9 Then said Jesus to them again, Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep...

the length

1 Kings 6:2,17 And the house which king Solomon built for the LORD, the length thereof was three score cubits, and the breadth thereof twenty cubits...

2 Chronicles 3:3 Now these are the things wherein Solomon was instructed for the building of the house of God...

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Ezekiel
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 6:2
The temple that King Solomon built for the LORD was sixty cubits long, twenty wide and thirty high.

1 Kings 6:17
The main hall in front of this room was forty cubits long.

2 Chronicles 3:3
The foundation Solomon laid for building the temple of God was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide (using the cubit of the old standard).

Ezekiel 47:1
The man brought me back to the entrance to the temple, and I saw water coming out from under the threshold of the temple toward the east (for the temple faced east). The water was coming down from under the south side of the temple, south of the altar.

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