Ezekiel 43:13-17 NIV

The Altar

13 "These are the measurements of the altar1 in long cubits, that cubit being a cubita and a handbreadthb: Its gutter is a cubit deep and a cubit wide, with a rim of one spanc around the edge. And this is the height of the altar:

References for Ezekiel 43:13

    • e 43:13 - The common cubit was about 1 1/2 feet (about 0.5 meter).
    • f 43:13 - That is, about 3 inches (about 8 centimeters)
    • g 43:13 - That is, about 9 inches (about 22 centimeters)
      14 From the gutter on the ground up to the lower ledge it is two cubits high and a cubit wide, and from the smaller ledge up to the larger ledge it is four cubits high and a cubit wide.
      15 The altar hearth2 is four cubits high, and four horns3 project upward from the hearth.

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      16 The altar hearth is square, twelve cubits long and twelve cubits wide.4

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      17 The upper ledge5 also is square, fourteen cubits long and fourteen cubits wide, with a rim of half a cubit and a gutter of a cubit all around. The steps6 of the altar face east.7"

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