Then he went to the gate facing east. He climbed its steps and measured the threshold of the gate as 10½ feet deep. 1
So they took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story is told among the Jews to this day. 1
you may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, 1
Behind the door and doorpost you put your symbols. 1 Indeed, 2 you depart from me 3 and go up and invite them into bed with you. 4 You purchase favors from them, 5 you love their bed, and gaze longingly 6 on their genitals. 7
“‘When you allot the land as an inheritance, you will offer an allotment 1 to the Lord, a holy portion from the land; the length will be eight and a quarter miles 2 and the width three and one-third miles. 3 This entire area will be holy. 4
These will be the allotments for the holy portion: for the priests, toward the north eight and a quarter miles 1 in length, toward the west three and one-third miles 2 in width, toward the east three and one-third miles 3 in width, and toward the south eight and a quarter miles 4 in length; the sanctuary of the Lord will be in the middle.
“Alongside the border of the priests, the Levites will have an allotment eight and a quarter miles 1 in length and three and one-third miles 2 in width. The whole length will be eight and a quarter miles 3 and the width three and one-third miles. 4
There were entrances from the side chambers toward the open area, one entrance toward the north, and another entrance toward the south; the width of the open area was 8¾ feet 1 all around.
He brought in the priests and Levites and assembled them in the square on the east side.
Hurry and help me, 1 O Lord, my deliverer!
His lightning bolts light up the world; the earth sees and trembles.
Avoid it, do not go on it; turn away from it, and go on. 1
Should your springs be dispersed 1 outside, your streams of water in the wide plazas?
that sends messengers by sea, who glide over the water’s surface in boats made of papyrus. Go, you swift messengers, to a nation of tall, smooth-skinned people, 1 to a people that are feared far and wide, 2 to a nation strong and victorious, 3 whose land rivers divide. 4
At that time tribute will be brought to the Lord who commands armies, by a people that are tall and smooth-skinned, a people that are feared far and wide, a nation strong and victorious, whose land rivers divide. 1 The tribute 2 will be brought to the place where the Lord who commands armies has chosen to reside, on Mount Zion. 3