Ezekiel 40:4-5 NIV

4 The man said to me, "Son of man, look with your eyes and hear with your ears and pay attention to everything I am going to show you,1 for that is why you have been brought here. Tell2 the house of Israel everything you see.3"

References for Ezekiel 40:4

The East Gate to the Outer Court

5 I saw a wall completely surrounding the temple area. The length of the measuring rod in the man's hand was six long cubits, each of which was a cubita and a handbreadth.b He measured4 the wall; it was one measuring rod thick and one rod high.

References for Ezekiel 40:5

    • a 40:5 - The common cubit was about 1 1/2 feet (about 0.5 meter).
    • b 40:5 - That is, about 3 inches (about 8 centimeters)