New Living Translation
Then he measured the walls and found them to be 216 feet thick (according to the human standard used by the angel).
King James Bible
And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.
Darby Bible Translation
And he measured its wall, a hundred and forty-four cubits, a man's measure, that is, the angel's.
World English Bible
Its wall is one hundred forty-four cubits, by the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.
Young's Literal Translation
and he measured its wall, an hundred forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, that is, of the messenger;
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(King Og of Bashan was the last survivor of the giant Rephaites. His bed was made of iron and was more than thirteen feet long and six feet wide. It can still be seen in the Ammonite city of Rabbah.)
Wisdom is needed here. Let the one with understanding solve the meaning of the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man. His number is 666.
Then one of the seven angels who held the seven bowls containing the seven last plagues came and said to me, "Come with me! I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb."
When he measured it, he found it was a square, as wide as it was long. In fact, its length and width and height were each 1,400 miles.
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