Then he led me out into the outer court, toward the north, and he brought me to the chambers that were opposite the temple yard and opposite the building on the north.
The length of the building that was on the north side was one hundred cubits, and the width fifty cubits.
Across the twenty cubits that belonged to the inner court, and facing the pavement that belonged to the outer court, the chambers rose gallery by gallery in three stories.
In front of the chambers was a passage on the inner side, ten cubits wide and one hundred cubits deep, and its entrances were on the north.
Now the upper chambers were narrower, for the galleries took more away from them than from the lower and middle chambers in the building.
For they were in three stories, and they had no pillars like the pillars of the outer court; for this reason the upper chambers were set back from the ground more than the lower and the middle ones.
There was a wall outside parallel to the chambers, toward the outer court, opposite the chambers, fifty cubits long.
For the chambers on the outer court were fifty cubits long, while those opposite the temple were one hundred cubits long.
At the foot of these chambers ran a passage that one entered from the east in order to enter them from the outer court.
The width of the passage was fixed by the wall of the court. On the south also, opposite the vacant area and opposite the building, there were chambers