19 Then the man brought me through the entrance at the side of the gate to the sacred rooms facing north, which belonged to the priests, and showed me a place at the western end.

References for Ezekiel 46:19

20 He said to me, “This is the place where the priests are to cook the guilt offering and the sin offeringa and bake the grain offering, to avoid bringing them into the outer court and consecrating the people.”

References for Ezekiel 46:20

    • ü 46:20 - Or "purification offering"
      21 He then brought me to the outer court and led me around to its four corners, and I saw in each corner another court.
      22 In the four corners of the outer court were enclosedb courts, forty cubits long and thirty cubits wide;c each of the courts in the four corners was the same size.

      References for Ezekiel 46:22

        • ý 46:22 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
        • þ 46:22 - That is, about 70 feet long and 53 feet wide or about 21 meters long and 16 meters wide
          23 Around the inside of each of the four courts was a ledge of stone, with places for fire built all around under the ledge.
          24 He said to me, “These are the kitchens where those who minister at the temple are to cook the sacrifices of the people.”