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Ezekiel 40:5 NIV

The East Gate to the Outer Court

5 I saw a wall completely surrounding the temple area. The length of the measuring rod in the man’s hand was six long cubits,a each of which was a cubit and a handbreadth. He measured the wall; it was one measuring rod thick and one rod high.

References for Ezekiel 40:5

    • © 40:5 - That is, about 11 feet or about 3.2 meters; also in verse 12. The long cubit of about 21 inches or about 53 centimeters is the basic unit of measurement of length throughout chapters 40–48.

      Study tools for Ezekiel 40:5

      • a 40:5 - That is, about 11 feet or about 3.2 meters; also in verse 12. The long cubit of about 21 inches or about 53 centimeters is the basic unit of measurement of length throughout chapters 40–48.
      • b 40:7 - That is, about 8 3/4 feet or about 2.7 meters; also in verse 48
      • c 40:9 - Many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts "gateway facing the temple; it was one rod deep. " 9"Then he measured the portico of the gateway; it"
      • d 40:9 - That is, about 14 feet or about 4.2 meters
      • e 40:9 - That is, about 3 1/2 feet or about 1 meter
      • f 40:11 - That is, about 18 feet wide and 23 feet long or about 5.3 meters wide and 6.9 meters long
      • g 40:13 - That is, about 44 feet or about 13 meters; also in verses 21, 25, 29, 30, 33 and 36
      • h 40:14 - That is, about 105 feet or about 32 meters
      • i 40:14 - Septuagint; Hebrew "projecting wall"
      • j 40:14 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.
      • k 40:15 - That is, about 88 feet or about 27 meters; also in verses 21, 25, 29, 33 and 36
      • l 40:19 - That is, about 175 feet or about 53 meters; also in verses 23, 27 and 47
      • m 40:37 - Septuagint (see also verses 31 and 34); Hebrew "jambs"
      • n 40:39 - Or "purification offerings"
      • o 40:42 - That is, about 2 2/3 feet long and wide and 21 inches high or about 80 centimeters long and wide and 53 centimeters high
      • p 40:43 - That is, about 3 1/2 inches or about 9 centimeters
      • q 40:44 - Septuagint; Hebrew "were rooms for singers, which were"
      • r 40:44 - Septuagint; Hebrew "east"
      • s 40:48 - That is, about 25 feet or about 7.4 meters
      • t 40:48 - Septuagint; Hebrew "entrance was"
      • u 40:48 - That is, about 5 1/4 feet or about 1.6 meters
      • v 40:49 - That is, about 35 feet or about 11 meters
      • w 40:49 - Septuagint; Hebrew "eleven"
      • x 40:49 - That is, about 21 feet or about 6.4 meters
      • y 40:49 - Hebrew; Septuagint "Ten steps led up to it"