Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - Ezekiel 41|
| 1 ||The measures, parts, chambers, and ornaments of the temple. |
Ezekiel 41:6 (King James Version)
And the side chambers were three, one over another, and thirty in order; and they entered into the wall which was of the house for the side chambers round about, that they might have hold, but they had not hold in the wall of the house.
- one over another
- Hebrew side chamber over side chamber.
- thirty in order
- or, three and thirty times, or feet. We find by Josephus, that around Solomon's temple were chambers three stories high, each story consisting of thirty chambers; which are supposed to have been on the north, south, and east sides of the temple.
- and they
- 1 Kings 6:6 1 Kings 6:10
- have held
- Hebrew be holden.
- 1 Peter 1:5
- That is, the beams or supporters, of the chambers were not let into the main wall of the temple; but rested on projections of the outer wall, which became a cubit narrower at every story, leaving a ledge of one cubit, to support the beams.