Ezekiel 43:13-17 NIV

The Great Altar Restored

13 “These are the measurements of the altar in long cubits,a that cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth: Its gutter is a cubit deep and a cubit wide, with a rim of one spanb around the edge. And this is the height of the altar:

References for Ezekiel 43:13

    • Ý 43:13 - That is, about 21 inches or about 53 centimeters; also in verses 14 and 17. The long cubit is the basic unit for linear measurement throughout Ezekiel 40–48.
    • Þ 43:13 - That is, about 11 inches or about 27 centimeters
      14 From the gutter on the ground up to the lower ledge that goes around the altar it is two cubits high, and the ledge is a cubit wide.c From this lower ledge to the upper ledge that goes around the altar it is four cubits high, and that ledge is also a cubit wide.d

      References for Ezekiel 43:14

        • ß 43:14 - That is, about 3 1/2 feet high and 1 3/4 feet wide or about 105 centimeters high and 53 centimeters wide
        • à 43:14 - That is, about 7 feet high and 1 3/4 feet wide or about 2.1 meters high and 53 centimeters wide
          15 Above that, the altar hearth is four cubits high, and four horns project upward from the hearth.

          References for Ezekiel 43:15

          16 The altar hearth is square, twelve cubitse long and twelve cubits wide.

          References for Ezekiel 43:16

            • á 43:16 - That is, about 21 feet or about 6.4 meters
              17 The upper ledge also is square, fourteen cubitsf long and fourteen cubits wide. All around the altar is a gutter of one cubit with a rim of half a cubit.g The steps of the altar face east.”

              References for Ezekiel 43:17

                • â 43:17 - That is, about 25 feet or about 7.4 meters
                • ã 43:17 - That is, about 11 inches or about 27 centimeters