Then he measured the length and width of the north gate, leading into the outer court.
Its alcoves1--three on each side--its projecting walls and its portico2 had the same measurements as those of the first gateway. It was fifty cubits long and twenty-five cubits wide.
Its openings, its portico3 and its palm tree decorations had the same measurements as those of the gate facing east. Seven steps led up to it, with its portico opposite them.423
There was a gate to the inner court facing the north gate, just as there was on the east. He measured from one gate to the opposite one; it was a hundred cubits.5