Ezekiel 43:15

Overview - Ezekiel 43
The returning of the glory of God into the temple.
The sin of Israel hindered God's presence.
10 The prophet exhorts them to repentance, and observation of the law of the house.
13 The measures,
18 and the ordinances of the altar.
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Ezekiel 43:15  (King James Version)
So the altar shall be four cubits; and from the altar and upward shall be four horns.

the altar
Hebrew Harel, that is, the mountain of God.
Probably so called in opposition to the idolatrous high places.

the altar
Hebrew Ariel, that is, the lion of God.
Rather, "the hearth of God," from the Arabic {irat,} or {iryat,} a hearth, and {ail,} God.
Isaiah 29:1 Isaiah 29:2 Isaiah 29:7

four horns
Exodus 27:2 ; Leviticus 9:9 ; 1 Kings 2:28 ; Psalms 118:27