Ezekiel 40:40

Overview - Ezekiel 40
The time, manner, and end of the vision of the city and temple.
The description of the east gate of the outer court;
20 of the north gate;
24 of the south gate;
27 of the south gate of the inner court;
32 of the east gate;
35 and of the north gate.
39 Eight tables.
44 The chambers.
48 The porch of the house.
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Ezekiel 40:40  (King James Version)
And at the side without, as one goeth up to the entry of the north gate, were two tables; and on the other side, which was at the porch of the gate, were two tables.

at the side
Two tables were on each side, as you come into the porch of the gate; and two on each side of the inner part of the gate that looked towards the altar; in all eight tables, on which they slew and cut up the victims. It does not appear that any such tables were used either in the tabernacle or temple; and this seems to intimate the introduction of a new and more spiritual dispensation: See the referemces.

as one goeth up
or, at the step.