Ezekiel 42 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Then the man led me out by way of the north gate into the outer court. He brought me to the group of chambers opposite the temple yard and opposite the building to the north. 1 Then the man led me northward into the outer court and brought me to the rooms opposite the temple courtyard and opposite the outer wall on the north side.
2 Along the length [of the chambers], which was 175 feet, there was an entrance on the north; the width was 87 and a half feet. 2 The building whose door faced north was a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide.
3 Opposite the 35 [foot space] belonging to the inner court and opposite the paved surface belonging to the outer court, [the structure rose] gallery by gallery in three tiers. 3 Both in the section twenty cubits from the inner court and in the section opposite the pavement of the outer court, gallery faced gallery at the three levels.
4 In front of the chambers was a walkway toward the inside, 17 and a half feet wide and 175 feet long, and their entrances were on the north. 4 In front of the rooms was an inner passageway ten cubits wide and a hundred cubits long. Their doors were on the north.
5 The upper chambers were narrower because the galleries took away more space from them than from the lower and middle stories of the building. 5 Now the upper rooms were narrower, for the galleries took more space from them than from the rooms on the lower and middle floors of the building.
6 For they were arranged in three stories and had no pillars like the pillars of the courts; therefore the upper chambers were set back from the ground more than the lower and middle stories. 6 The rooms on the third floor had no pillars, as the courts had; so they were smaller in floor space than those on the lower and middle floors.
7 A wall on the outside ran in front of the chambers, parallel to them, toward the outer court; it was 87 and a half feet long. 7 There was an outer wall parallel to the rooms and the outer court; it extended in front of the rooms for fifty cubits.
8 For the chambers on the outer court were 87 and a half feet long, while those facing the great hall were 175 feet [long]. 8 While the row of rooms on the side next to the outer court was fifty cubits long, the row on the side nearest the sanctuary was a hundred cubits long.
9 At the base of these chambers there was an entryway on the east side as one enters them from the outer court. 9 The lower rooms had an entrance on the east side as one enters them from the outer court.
10 In the thickness of the wall of the court toward the south, there were chambers facing the temple yard and the [western] building, 10 On the south side along the length of the wall of the outer court, adjoining the temple courtyard and opposite the outer wall, were rooms
11 with a passageway in front of them, just like the chambers that faced north. Their length and width, as well as all their exits, measurements, and entrances, were identical. 11 with a passageway in front of them. These were like the rooms on the north; they had the same length and width, with similar exits and dimensions. Similar to the doorways on the north
12 The entrance at the beginning of the passageway, the way in front of the corresponding wall as one enters on the east side, was similar to the entrances of the chambers that were on the south side. 12 were the doorways of the rooms on the south. There was a doorway at the beginning of the passageway that was parallel to the corresponding wall extending eastward, by which one enters the rooms.
13 Then the man said to me, "The northern and southern chambers that face the temple yard are the holy chambers where the priests who approach the Lord will eat the most holy offerings. There they will deposit the most holy offerings-the grain offerings, sin offerings, and restitution offerings-for the place is holy. 13 Then he said to me, "The north and south rooms facing the temple courtyard are the priests' rooms, where the priests who approach the LORD will eat the most holy offerings. There they will put the most holy offerings--the grain offerings, the sin offerings and the guilt offerings--for the place is holy.
14 Once the priests have entered, they must not go out from the holy area to the outer court until they have removed the clothes they minister in, for these are holy. They are to put on other clothes before they approach the public area." 14 Once the priests enter the holy precincts, they are not to go into the outer court until they leave behind the garments in which they minister, for these are holy. They are to put on other clothes before they go near the places that are for the people."
15 When he finished measuring inside the temple complex, he led me out by way of the gate that faced east and measured all around the complex. 15 When he had finished measuring what was inside the temple area, he led me out by the east gate and measured the area all around:
16 He measured the east side with a measuring rod; it was 875 feet by the measuring rod. 16 He measured the east side with the measuring rod; it was five hundred cubits.
17 He measured the north side; it was 875 feet by the measuring rod. 17 He measured the north side; it was five hundred cubits by the measuring rod.
18 He measured the south side; it was 875 feet by the measuring rod. 18 He measured the south side; it was five hundred cubits by the measuring rod.
19 Then he turned to the west side and measured 875 feet by the measuring rod. 19 Then he turned to the west side and measured; it was five hundred cubits by the measuring rod.
20 He measured the temple complex on all four sides. It had a wall all around [it], 875 [feet] long and 875 [feet] wide, to separate the holy from the common. 20 So he measured the area on all four sides. It had a wall around it, five hundred cubits long and five hundred cubits wide, to separate the holy from the common.