New International Version
Then he measured the wall of the temple; it was six cubits thick, and each side room around the temple was four cubits wide.
King James Bible
After he measured the wall of the house, six cubits; and the breadth of every side chamber, four cubits, round about the house on every side.
Darby Bible Translation
And he measured the wall of the house, six cubits; and the breadth of the side-chambers, four cubits, round about the house on every side.
World English Bible
Then he measured the wall of the house, six cubits; and the breadth of every side room, four cubits, all around the house on every side.
Young's Literal Translation
And he measureth the wall of the house six cubits, and the breadth of the side-chamber four cubits, all round the house round about.
Ezekiel 41:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The length thereof, twenty cubits - This is the measurement of the sanctuary, or holy of holies. See G in the plan. This also was the exact measurement of Solomon's temple, see 1 Kings 6:20. This, and the other resemblances here, sufficiently prove that Ezekiel's temple and that of Solomon were on the same plan; and that the latter temple was intended to be an exact resemblance of the former.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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
1 Kings 6:5
Against the walls of the main hall and inner sanctuary he built a structure around the building, in which there were side rooms.
The side rooms were on three levels, one above another, thirty on each level. There were ledges all around the wall of the temple to serve as supports for the side rooms, so that the supports were not inserted into the wall of the temple.
There were entrances to the side rooms from the open area, one on the north and another on the south; and the base adjoining the open area was five cubits wide all around.
On the sidewalls of the portico were narrow windows with palm trees carved on each side. The side rooms of the temple also had overhangs.
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