Ezekiel 42:5
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New International Version
Now the upper rooms were narrower, for the galleries took more space from them than from the rooms on the lower and middle floors of the building.

King James Bible
Now the upper chambers were shorter: for the galleries were higher than these, than the lower, and than the middlemost of the building.

Darby Bible Translation
And the upper cells, because the galleries encroached on them, were shorter than the lower, and than the middle-most of the building.

World English Bible
Now the upper rooms were shorter; for the galleries took away from these, more than from the lower and the middle, in the building.

Young's Literal Translation
And the upper chambers are short, for the galleries contain more than these, than the lower, and than the middle one, of the building;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A walk of ten cubits' breadth inward - This seems to have been a sort of parapet.

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were higher than these. or, did eat of these.
than the lower, and than the middlemost of the building. or, and the building consisted of the lower and the middlemost.

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"Wherefore is it called mount Moriah? R. Levi Bar Chama and R. Chaninah differ about this matter. One saith, Because thence instruction should go forth to Israel. The other saith, Because thence should go forth fear to the nations of the world." "It is a tradition received by all, that the place, where David built an altar in the threshing-floor of Araunah, was the place where Abraham built his, upon which he bound Isaac; where Noah built his, when he went out of the ark: that in the same place was
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Ezekiel 41:15
Then he measured the length of the building facing the courtyard at the rear of the temple, including its galleries on each side; it was a hundred cubits. The main hall, the inner sanctuary and the portico facing the court,

Ezekiel 42:3
Both in the section twenty cubits from the inner court and in the section opposite the pavement of the outer court, gallery faced gallery at the three levels.

Ezekiel 42:6
The rooms on the top floor had no pillars, as the courts had; so they were smaller in floor space than those on the lower and middle floors.

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