Its measure is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Someone asked me, “What do you see?” I replied, “I see a flying scroll thirty feet long and fifteen feet wide.” 1
I have come down 1 to deliver them 2 from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up from that land to a land that is both good and spacious, 3 to a land flowing with milk and honey, 4 to the region of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. 5
I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “The work is demanding 1 and extensive, and we are spread out on the wall, far removed from one another.
The side chambers surrounding the temple were wider at each successive story; 1 for the structure 2 surrounding the temple went up story by story all around the temple. For this reason the width of the temple increased as it went up, and one went up from the lowest story to the highest by the way of the middle story.