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Ezekiel 41:2

41:2 The width of the entrance was 17½ feet, 1  and the sides 2  of the entrance were 8¾ feet 3  on each side. He measured the length of the outer sanctuary as 70 feet, 4  and its width as 35 feet. 5 

Ezekiel 41:23-26

41:23 The outer sanctuary and the inner sanctuary each had a double door. 41:24 Each of the doors had two leaves, two swinging 6  leaves; two leaves for one door and two leaves for the other. 41:25 On the doors of the outer sanctuary were carved cherubim and palm trees, like those carved on the walls, and there was a canopy 7  of wood on the front of the outside porch. 41:26 There were narrow windows and decorative palm trees on either side of the side walls of the porch; this is what the side chambers of the temple and the canopies were like.

1 tn Heb “ten cubits” (i.e., 5.25 meters).

2 tc The translation follows the LXX. The MT reads “the width of the gate was three cubits,” the omission due to haplography.

tn Or “sidewalls.”

3 tn Heb “five cubits” (i.e., 2.625 meters).

4 tn Heb “forty cubits” (i.e., 21 meters).

5 tn Heb “twenty cubits” (i.e., 10.5 meters).

6 tn Heb “turning” leaves.

7 tn Or “railings.” See L. C. Allen, Ezekiel (WBC), 2:218.

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