When the man had finished measuring inside the Temple area, he took me out through the east gate and then measured the outside of the area.
He took the measuring rod and measured the east side, and it was 840 feet.
Then he measured the north side, the south side, and the west side; each side had the same length, 840 feet,
References for Ezekiel 42:17
so that the wall enclosed a square 840 feet on each side. The wall served to separate what was holy from what was not.