41:10. And between the chambers was the breadth of twenty cubits round about the house on every side.
41:11. And the door of the side chambers was turned towards the place of prayer: one door was toward the north, and another door was toward the south: and the breadth of the place for prayer, was five cubits round about.
41:12. And the building that was separate, and turned to the way that looked toward the sea, was seventy cubits broad and the wall of the building, five cubits thick round about: and ninety cubits long.
41:13. And he measured the length of the house, a hundred cubits: and the separate building, and the walls thereof, a hundred cubits in length.
41:14. And the breadth before the face of the house, and of the separate place toward the east, a hundred cubits.
41:15. And he measured the length of the building over against it, which was separated at the back of it: and the galleries on both sides a hundred cubits: and the inner temple, and the porches of the court.
41:16. The thresholds, and the oblique windows, and the galleries round about on three sides, over against the threshold of every one, and floored with wood all round about: and the ground was up to the windows, and the windows were shut over the doors.
41:17. And even to the inner house, and without all the wall round about within and without, by measure.
41:18. And there were cherubims and palm trees wrought, so that a palm tree was between a cherub and a cherub, and every cherub had two faces.
41:19. The face of a man was toward the palm tree on one side, and the face of a lion was toward the palm tree on the other side: set forth through all the house round about.
41:20. From the ground even to the upper parts of the gate, were cherubims and palm trees wrought in the wall of the temple.
41:21. The threshold was foursquare, and the face of the sanctuary sight to sight.
The threshold was foursquare... That is, the gate of the temple was foursquare: and so placed as to answer the gate of the sanctuary within.
41:22. The altar of wood was three cubits high: and the length thereof was two cubits: and the corners thereof, aid the length thereof, and the walls thereof, were of wood. And he said to me: This is the table before the Lord.
41:23. And there were two doors in the temple, and in the sanctuary.
41:24. And in the two doors on both sides were two little doors, which were folded within each other: for there were two wickets on both sides of the doors.
41:25. And there were cherubims also wrought in the doors of the temple, and the figures of palm trees, like as were made on the walls: for which cause also the planks were thicker in the front of the porch without.
41:26. Upon which were the oblique windows, and the representation of palm trees on this side, and on that side in the sides of the porch, according to the sides of the house, and the breadth of the walls.
Ezechiel Chapter 42
A description of the courts, chambers, and other places belonging to the temple.
42:1. And he brought me forth into the outward court by the way that leadeth to the north, and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate building, and over against the house toward the north.
42:2. In the face of the north door was the length of hundred cubits, and the breadth of fifty cubits.
42:3. Over against the twenty cubits of the inner court, and over against the pavement of the outward court that was paved with stone, where there was a gallery joined to a triple gallery.
42:4. And before the chambers was a walk ten cubits broad, looking to the inner parts of a way of one cubit. And their doors were toward the north.
42:5. Where were the store chambers lower above: because they bore up the galleries, which appeared above out of them from he lower parts, and from the midst of the building.
42:6. For they were of three stories, and had not pillars, as the pillars of the courts: therefore did they appear above out of the lower places, and out of the middle places, fifty cubits from the ground.
42:7. And the outward wall that went about by the chambers, which were towards the outward court on the forepart of the chambers, was fifty cubits long.
42:8. For the length of the chambers of the outward court was fifty cubits: and the length before the face of the temple, a hundred cubits.
42:9. And there was under these chambers, an entrance from the east, for them that went into them out of the outward court.
42:10. In the breadth of the outward wall of the court that was toward the east, over against the separate building, and there were chambers before the building.
42:11. And the way before them was like the chambers which were toward the north: they were as long as they, and as broad as they: and all the going in to them, and their fashions, and their doors were alike.
42:12. According to the doors of the chambers that were towards the south: there was a door in the head of the way, which way was before the porch, separated towards the east as one entereth in.
42:13. And he said to me: The chambers of the north, and the chambers of the south, which are before the separate building: they are holy chambers, in which the priests shall eat, that approach to the Lord into the holy of holies: there they shall lay the most holy things, and the offering for sin, and for trespass: for it is a holy place.
42:14. And when the priests shall have entered in, they shall not go out of the holy places into the outward court: but there they shall lay their vestments, wherein they minister, for they are holy: and they shall put on other garments, and so they shall go forth to the people.
42:15. Now when he had made an end of measuring the inner house, he brought me out by the way of the gate that looked toward the east: and he measured it on every side round about.
42:16. And he measured toward the east with the measuring reed, five hundred reeds with the measuring reed round about.
42:17. And he measured toward the north five hundred reeds with the measuring reed round about.
42:18. And towards the south he measured five hundred reeds with the measuring reed round about.
42:19. And toward the west he measured five hundred reeds, with the measuring reed.
42:20. By the four winds he measured the wall thereof on every side round about, five hundred cubits and five hundred cubits broad, making a separation between the sanctuary and the place of the people.
Ezechiel Chapter 43
The glory of God returns to the new temple. The Israelites shall no more profane God's name by idolatry: the prophet is commanded to shew them the dimensions, and form of the temple, and of the altar, with the sacrifices to be offered thereon.
43:1. And he brought me to the gate that looked towards the east.
43:2. And behold the glory of the God of Israel came in by the way of the east: and his voice was like the noise of many waters, and the earth shone with his majesty.
43:3. And I saw the vision according to the appearance which I had seen when he came to destroy the city: and the appearance was according to the vision which I had seen by the river Chobar: and I fell upon my face.
43:4. And the majesty of the Lord went into the temple by the way of the gate that looked to the east.
43:5. And the spirit lifted me up and brought me into the inner court: and behold the house was filled with the glory of the Lord.
43:6. And I heard one speaking to me out of the house, and the man that stood by me,
43:7. Said to me: Son of man, the place of my throne, and the place of the soles of my feet, where I dwell in the midst of the children of Israel for ever: and the house of Israel shall no more profane my holy name, they and their kings by their fornications, and by the carcasses of their kings, and by the high places.
43:8. They who have set their threshold by my threshold, and their posts by my posts: and there was but a wall between me, and them: and they profaned my holy name by the abominations which they committed: for which reason I consumed them in my wrath.