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40 In the twenty-fifth year of our exile (593 BCE), in the start of the year, on the tenth [day

] of the month, in the fourt
Jehovah proved to be upon me, so that he brought me to that place. 2 In the visions of God he brought me to the land o
something like the structure of a city to the south.

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And he proceeded to bring me there, and, look! there was a man. His appearance was like the appearance of copp
in the gate. 4 And the man began to speak to me: “Son of man, see with your eyes, and with your ears hear, and set yo
you have been brought here. Tell everything that you are seeing to the house of Israel.”
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And, look! there was a wall outside the house all round about. And in the hand of the man there was the measuring
breadth of the thing built, one reed; and the height, one reed.
Verse 5: “A cubit of 44.5 cm (17.5 in.) and a handbreadth of 7.4 cm (2.9 in.) equaled about 51.8 cm (20.4 in.) and repre
(NW, ftn).
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Then he came to the gate, the front of which is toward the east, and went up by its steps (j). And he began to mea
(across the doorway from it), one reed in width (depth; a1). 7 And the guard chamber (b) was one reed in length and on
cubits; and the threshold of the gate beside the porch of the gate (depth; a2) toward the interior was one reed.
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And he proceeded to measure the porch of the gate toward the interior, one reed (?; see comment). 9 So he measu
(depth; e); and the porch of the gate was toward the interior.
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And the guard chambers of the gate (b) toward the east were three on this side and three on that side. The three
the same measurement, on this side and on that side.
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Then he measured the width of the entrance of the gate, ten cubits (a1); the length of the gate, thirteen cubits (hei

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And the fenced area (g) in front of the guard chambers (b) was one cubit (thick), and there was a fenced area (g)
chamber (b) was six cubits on this side and six cubits on that side (interior to interior).
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And he went on to measure the gate from the roof of the [one] guard chamber to the roof of the other (opposite gu
(to the one guard chamber) was across from entrance (of the other guard chamber). 14 Then he made side pillars of six
the courtyard in the gate[s] all around. 15 And by the front of the gate of the entryway (a1) [to] by the front of the porch o
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And there were windows of narrowing frames (h) for the guard chambers and for their side pillars toward the inside o
all around toward the inside, and on the side pillars there were palm-tree figures.

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Fifty cubits was the length. and. and. 28 And he gradually brought me into the inner courtyard by the gate of the south. and its porch was to their front. There were thirty dining rooms upon the pavement. like these windows. 18 And the pavement (D) at the side of the gates (A) was exactly (as deep) as the length of the gates—the lower pavement (D. and the width was twenty-five cubits. the lower pavement extending in from the outer wall the same depth as the outer gateway). 20 And the outer courtyard had a gate the front of which was toward the north. and he measured its side pillars and its porch as of the same measurements as these. 23 And the gate of the inner courtyard was opposite the gate to the north. 25 And it and its porch had windows all around. 21 And its guard chambers were three on this side and three on that side. 24 And he gradually brought me toward the south. j) people could go up into it. 22 And its windows and its porch and its palm-tree figures were of the same measurement as those of the gate the front of which is toward the east. 30 And there were porches all around (underneath the outer perimeter of the inner courtward. and the width (depth) five cubits (there being several on each side of the border of the inner courtyard). and a pavement made for the courtyard all around. and its porch was to their front. And by seven steps (Outer gateway diagram. to the east and to the north. 15). one on this side and one on that side on its side pillars. And its own side pillars and its own porch proved to be according to the measurement of the first gate. and its width was twenty-five in cubits (see vss 13. And it had palm-tree figures. look! there were dining rooms (C). 26 And there were seven steps for going up to it. look! there was a gate toward the south. And he proceeded to measure from (inner) gate (F) to (outer) gate (A) a hundred cubits. . And it and its porch had windows round about. And he proceeded to measure the gate of the south as of the same measurements as these. the length (of each) was twenty-five cubits. E. 19 And he proceeded to measure the width from in front of the lower gate (A) to the front of the inner courtyard (E). 29 And its guard chambers and its side pillars and its porch were of the same measurements as these. and its ascent was eight steps (F). 27 And the inner courtyard had a gate toward the south. also [one] to the east. Fifty cubits was its length. see Perspective view and Sectional view). and the breadth was twenty-five cubits. He measured its length and its width. Outside it was a hundred cubits (from the gate to the inner courtyard). Fifty cubits was the length. and palm-tree figures were on its side pillars. And he measured from (inner) gate (F) to (outer) gate (A) toward the south a hundred cubits.17 And he gradually brought me into the outer courtyard. 31 And its porch was to the outer courtyard (B).

The length was fifty cubits. its side pillars and its porch. but facing toward the sanctuary). firmly fixed on the interior (made by cutting into the perimeter of the stone on opposite side of each table). 40 And on the outer side. and the width a hundred cubits. who. There it was that they would rinse the whole burnt offering. foursquare. 45 And he proceeded to speak to me: “This one.32 And he gradually brought me into the inner courtyard by way of the east. and the width twenty-five cubits. There was one on the side of the east gate (J). and he proceeded to measure the gate (F) as of the same measurements as these. the dining room the front of which is toward the south. and he measured. And its ascent was eight steps. the porch of the outer gateways was also toward the outer courtyard.9 in. 37 And to the outer courtyard were its side pillars. with the same measurements as these. 34 And its porch was toward the outer courtyard (and facing away from the sanctuary. . from the sons of Le´vi. Upon them they would also deposit the implements with which they would slaughter the whole burnt offering and the sacrifice. and palm-tree figures were on its side pillars on this side and on that side. for slaughtering upon them the whole burnt offering and the sin offering and the guilt offering. And their front side was toward the south. upon which they would do the slaughtering. 42 And the four tables for the whole burnt offering were of hewn stone. 39 And in the porch of the gate (just inside the entrance of the inner gateway to the north) there were two tables (H) on this side and two tables on that side. The length was fifty cubits. is for the priests who are taking care of the obligation of the house (I). The length was a hundred cubits. and palm-tree figures were on its side pillars on this side and on that side. and the height one cubit. 38 And a dining room with its entrance was by the side pillars of the gates (G or J). The length was one cubit and a half. and the width twenty-five cubits. as one goes up to the entrance of the north gate (F). are approaching Jehovah to minister to him. 35 And he proceeded to bring me into the north gate. And it had windows all around. 43 And the ledges for setting down things were of one handbreadth (2. And on the other side that belongs to the porch of the gate there were two tables. and upon the tables [they would deposit] the flesh of the gift offering. all around. 33 And its guard chambers and its side pillars and its porch were of the same measurements as these. and the width one cubit and a half. 46 And the dining room the front of which is toward the north (J) is for the priests who are taking care of the obligation of the altar. And its ascent was eight steps (F). They are the sons of Za´dok. 36 its guard chambers. and it and its porch had windows all around. 44 And on the outside of the inner gate there were the dining rooms of the singers (I). there were two tables.” 47 And he went measuring the [inner] courtyard (E). 41 There were four tables over here and four tables over there at the side of the gate—eight tables.). The front was toward the north. in the inner courtyard. And the altar (K) was before the house. which is on the side of the north gate.

but they were not held in in the wall of the hous. As regards the foundations of the side chambers (see Sectional view). all around the house it was. c). the width (depth) of the side pillar. 10 And between the dining rooms (R. 41 And he proceeded to bring me into the temple. L) was twenty cubits. for the winding passage (f) of the house was upward and upward all around the house. forty cubits. And there were pillars (b) by the side posts (a). three [stories] (see Sectional view). two cubits (deep. twenty cubits. and the width eleven cubits (depth. and from the lowest [story] one could go up to the uppermost [story]. and the width of the area of the space left open (g) was five cubits. to the outside. 2 And the width of the entrance was ten cubits (between the side pillars. was five cubits (outer wall of house). all around. and he went measuring the side pillar of the porch (depth. and [its] width. one over here and one over there. all around. and the width. and the sides of the entrance were five cubits over here and five cubits over there (the width of each side pillar. c). g) [by] the construction of the side chambers that open (5117‫ח‬5‫ו‬ belonged to the house. the side chambers all around. in order that they might be held in. and they were entering into the wall that belonged to the house. 3 And he went inside and proceeded to measure the side pillar of the entrance. b) was three cubits on this side and three cubits on that side. and the entrance. 8 And I saw that there was a high platform for the house all around. 7 And there was a widening out and turning around upward and upward to the side chambers. a). Then he said to me: “This is the Most Holy (N). 9 The width of the wall that belonged to the side chamber. 11 And the entrance of the side chamber (e) was to the space left open (g). Therefore there was a widening to the house upward (see Sectional view).” 5 And he proceeded to measure the wall of the house. M). round about. Temple plotplan) the width was twenty cubits round about the house (between the dining rooms and the house foundation). twenty cubits. And he went measuring its length. and he went measuring the side pillars (c). 6 And the side chambers were side chamber upon side chamber. five cubits on this side and five cubits on that side (of the doorway). six cubits being the width (depth) over here and six cubits the width over there. L). that is. twenty cubits (the holy. there was a full reed of six cubits to the joining (where the house joined to its foundation). 4 And he went measuring its length. N and M). round about. by the middle [story]. six cubits (its height). d). d). 49 The length of the porch (width. before the temple. . And the width of the gate (between the pillars. and the width of the entrance was seven cubit (between the side pillars. And there was a space left ‫ נ ו‬munnah. one entrance being toward the north (h) and one entrance to the south (h). And by steps was how they would go up to it.48 And he proceeded to bring me into the porch of the house. six cubits (inner wall of holy and most holy. And the width of the side chamber was four cubits (e). and for thirty times.

a hundred cubits (width. it being all around. F). of the east inner gateway. to the west end. 15 And he measured the length (width) of the building (Q) before the separated area (P) that was behind it and its galleries on this side and on that side (galleries not shown in diagram of Q). 13 And he measured the house. not including its walls) was ninety cubits. including its walls). was seventy cubits wide (deep). a hundred cubits in length (the house itself. a hundred cubits in length (depth). . not including its platform). and the separated area (P) and the building and its walls (Q). And the wall of the building was five cubits in width. the side [of which] was toward the west.12 And the building (Q) that was before the separated area (P). and its length (width. 14 And the width of the front of the house and the separated area to the east was a hundred cubits (from the front of the house.

they being carved on the whole house all around. and the other had two door leaves. 18 even carved cherubs and palm-tree figures (see Sectional view). e). 42:3. 17 To above the entrance and as far as the inner house and on the outside (of the inner house) and upon the whole wall all around. and the windows with narrowing frames.Also the temple (M) [and] the inner place (N) and the porches of the courtyard (see 40:30. [on] the wall of the temple. and the cherub had two faces. One door had two door leaves. 26 And there were windows of narrowing frames and palm-tree figures over here and over there along the sides of the porch (L) and the side chambers of the house (e) and the canopies (ceilings of the side chambers. 20 From the floor to above the entrance there were carved cherubs and palm-tree figures. like those made for the walls. 16 the thresholds. and the windows were covered ones (with wood). the porches of the courtyard). 5) were round about the three of them (the temple. and [in] front of the holy place there was an appearance like the [following] appearance: 22 the wooden altar (I. there were measurement. also see 1 on drawing at top of Temple plotplan). the inner place. 19 And the face of a man was toward the palm-tree figure on this side. and there was a canopy of wood over the front of the porch outside (L. the doorpost was squared. altar of incense) was three cubits high. and its length was two cubits. with a palm-tree figure between a cherub and a cherub. and the galleries (of the priest’s dining blocks. the two being turnable. 24 And two door leaves belonged to the doors. And he proceeded to speak to me: “This is the table that is before Jehovah. and it had its corner posts. and the face of a maned young lion was toward the palm-tree figure on that side. . In front of the threshold (of the temple entrance between the pillars. upon the doors of the temple. cherubs and palm-tree figures. R and V. 25 And there were made upon them. 21 As for the temple. on the inner [house] and on the outside (of the inner house). And its length and its walls were of wood. also see Perspective view and Sectional view). b) there was paneling of wood all around. and [from] the floor up to the windows.” 23 And the temple and the holy place had two doors (k). Temple plotplan.

as regards [the] building. more than the lowest ones and than the middle ones. for the galleries took away from them. 14 When they. but there (in R and V) they will deposit their garments in which they customarily minister. the middle and highest floors could not extend as far in width. they will not also go out from the holy place to the outer courtyard (B). 12 And like the entrances of the dining rooms that were toward the south (R and V) was the entrance (gate of X. Its length was fifty cubits (U). 16 He measured the eastern side with the measuring reed. 8 For the length of the dining rooms that were toward the outer courtyard was fifty cubits (V). and he measured it all around. and their plans alike and their entrances alike. 19 He went around to the western side. round about. 6 For they were in three stories. as wide as) the stone wall (X) of the courtyard toward the east (E). by the measuring reed. to make a division between what is holy and what is profane. 9 And from below these dining rooms the entryway was to the east (eastern end of dining complex). when one comes in to them from the outer courtyard (W). 2 Before the length of a hundred cubits (of R) there was the north entrance (W). five hundred reeds. 17 He measured the northern side. also see Perspective view and Sectional view). because the place is holy. with a length of five hundred [reeds] and a width of five hundred [reeds]. and must approach to what has to do with the people. there were dining rooms (R and V). round about. meaning it was the same width as each dining room’s entrance) at the head of the way (S). have come in. 10 In the width of (meaning. 3 In front of the twenty [cubits] (P) that belonged to the inner courtyard (E) and in front of the pavement that belonged to the outer courtyard (B) there was gallery opposite gallery in three [stories] (building with R and V. the way before the corresponding stone wall toward the east (X). and. and the width was fifty cubits (of building with R and V). and all their exits [were alike].” 15 And he finished the measurements of the inner house. It had a wal all around (the outer perimeter at a distance of 2000 feet from the sanctuary wall).42 And he gradually brought me forth to the outer courtyard (B) by the way toward the north. the priests. when one comes in to them. 4 And before the dining rooms there was a walkway ten cubits in width to the inside (S). That is why more room was taken away (from the highest level) than from the lowest ones and from the middle ones from the floor (since with no pillars. see Perspective view and Sectional view). five hundred reeds. and they had no pillars (to hold up the floors) like the pillars of the courtyards. so their length was [and] so their width was. And he proceeded to bring me to the dining-room [block] (R) that was in front of the separated area (P) and that was in front of the building to the north (building with R and V). they are the holy dining rooms. 18 The southern side he measured. and he brought me out by the way of the gate the front of which was toward the east (F). before the separated area (P) and before the building (Q). for they are something holy. They will clothe themselves with other garments. look! before the temple it was a hundred cubits (R). . by the measuring reed. and their (galleries’) entrances were to the north (W). There they deposit the most holy things and the grain offering and the sin offering and the guilt offering. 5 And as for the dining rooms. It was five hundred reeds. He measured five hundred reeds. 20 For the four sides he measured it. 11 And there was a way before them (“walkway of ten cubits in width” or the “way of one cubit” in vs 4) like the appearance of the dining rooms that were toward the north. the uppermost ones were shorter. 13 And he proceeded to say to me: “The dining rooms of the north (R and V) [and] the dining rooms of the south (R and V) that are before the separated area (P). by the measuring reed. 7 And the stone wall that was outside was close by the dining rooms toward the outer courtyard before the [other] dining rooms. where the priests who are approaching Jehovah eat the most holy things. a way of one cubi. by the measuring reed.

Verse 13: “A cubit of 44. perhaps for receiving blood poured out … A third section … also had a border surrounding it … perhaps forming a second channel or a protective ledge” (Insight under “Altar”).4 in. and out from the altar hearth and upward there are the four horns (f). “And its steps (h) are facing east. And [its] bottom (a) is a cubit (high). 15 And the altar hearth (e) is four cubits (of height. one span (high). a cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth.) and a handbreadth of 7.4 cm (2. and its bottom (the exposed top of d and that on which g sits) is a cubit round about. .9 in. 17 And the surrounding ledge (the top of d) is fourteen [cubits] in length.) and represented the long cubit” (NW. on its four sides. with twelve [cubits] of width.43 13 “And these are the measurements of the altar in cubits.5 cm (17. with fourteen [cubits] of width.) equaled about 51. and the border surrounding it (g) is half a cubit (high and wide). thus forming a sort of gutter or channel. 17: “The base of the altar … had a ‘lip’ of one span … as a border around the top.” Verses 13.8 cm (20. And a cubit is the width (of its exposed top). 14 And from the bottom (a) (which is) on the floor to the lower surrounding ledge (c) there are two cubits (of height). squared on its four sides. And its border (b) is upon its lip round about. and the width (of its exposed top) is one cubit. 16 And the altar hearth (K) is twelve [cubits] in length. and [its] width (of its exposed top) is a cubit. And this is the base of the altar. And from the small surrounding ledge (c) to the big surrounding ledge (d) there are four cubits (of height).5 in. ftn on Ezek 40:5). including its horns).

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As a possession they will have twenty dining rooms. the ministers of the house. 8 As regards the land. 6 “‘And as the possession of the city (Jehovah-Shammah. YOU should offer a contribution to Jehovah. the ministers of the sanctuary. beside the holy contribution and beside the possession of the city. 48:15-19. And the length (width. something on the west side westward (D) and something on the east side eastward (D). 35). from the western boundary to the eastern boundary. And no more will my chieftains maltreat my people. exactly as the holy contribution. To all the house of Israel it will come to belong. twenty-five thousand [cubits] in length (width of C). It will be a holy portion in all its boundaries round about. a holy portion out of the land (C). 7 “‘And for the chieftain there will be on this side and on that side of the holy contribution and of the possession of the city (Holy Contribution). it being made square round about. 3 And out of this measurement you should measure the length of twenty-five thousand and the width of ten thousand. YOU people will give five thousand in width (height of D) and a length of twenty-five thousand (width of D). and a sacred place for the sanctuary. something most holy. It will become the Levites’. those approaching to minister to Jehovah. and in it the sanctuary (B) will come to be. as to length. and the land they will give to the house of Israel with respect to their tribes. 5 “‘There will be twenty-five thousand in length and ten thousand in width (A). And for them it must prove to be a place for houses. it will become his as a possession in Israel. 4 As a holy portion out of the land it will come to be for the priests themselves. and as to width. and fifty cubits it will have as pasture ground on each side. ten thousand (height of C).’ . cf 48:7) will be exactly as one of the shares.45 “‘And when YOU people allot the land as an inheritance. 2 From this there will prove to be for the holy place (B) five hundred by five hundred.

The four of them with corner structures had the same measurement. 24 Then he said to me: “These are the houses of those doing the boiling. look! there was a place there on both rear sides to the west (Y). [and] where they will bake the grain offering. round about the four of them. from the right-hand side of the House. and there were boiling places made beneath the rows round about (perimeter of Z. see Perspective view). and. and. a courtyard (Z) by [that] corner post of the courtyard. look! there was water going forth from under the threshold of the House (L) eastward. those belonging to the priests. 20 And he proceeded to say to me: “This is the place where the priests will boil the guilt offering and the sin offering. in order to carry nothing out to the outer courtyard so as to sanctify the people. that were facing to the north. . look! there was a courtyard (Z) by [this] corner post of the courtyard. for the front of the House was east. and. south of the altar (K). look! water was trickling from the right-hand side. forty [cubits] in length (width) and thirty in width (height).” 47 And gradually he brought me back to the entrance of the House. 22 At the four corner posts of the courtyard there were small courtyards. 2 And he gradually brought me forth by the way of the north gate (F) and took me around by the way outside to the outer gate that is facing toward the east (A). 23 And there was a row round about them. where the ministers of the House boil the sacrifice of the people.” 21 And he proceeded to bring me out to the outer courtyard (B) and make me pass along to the four corner posts of the courtyard. and. And the water was going down from under.46 19 And he proceeded to bring me in by the entryway (W) that was by the side of the gate (F) to the holy dining rooms (V and R).

the torrent valley to the Great Sea. 4 And on the boundary of Naph´ta·li. From the northern extremity. and in width ten thousand (height). the whole length (width) being twenty-five thousand and width (height) being ten thousand. 48 “And these are the names of the tribes. 18 “And the eastern side is from between Ha·u·ran´ and Damascus and between Gil´e·ad and the land of Israel. from the eastern border even to the western border. 14 And YOU people must inherit it. Ha´zar-e´nan. 20 “And the western side is the Great Sea. who took care of the obligation toward me. on the boundary of the Levites. This is the western side. 3 And on the boundary of Ash´er. Ma·nas´seh one. which is between the boundary of Damascus and the boundary of Ha´math. and [the] length according to one of the portions from the eastern border to the western border. 8 And on the boundary of Judah. who have become father to sons in the midst of YOU.47 13 This is what the Sovereign Lord Jehovah has said: “This is the territory that YOU will assign to yourselves for inheritance as the land for the twelve tribes of Israel.” is the utterance of the Sovereign Lord Jehovah. This is the side to the south. With YOU people they will fall [by lot] into an inheritance in the midst of the tribes of Israel. from the eastern border to the western border. from the eastern border even to the western border. and to the south a length (width) of twenty-five thousand. the boundary of Damascus northward. and to the east a width (height) of ten thousand. each one the same as his brother. nor should one cause the choicest of the land to pass away [from them]. 7 And on the boundary of Reu´ben. and this land must fall to YOU [by lot] for inheritance. Sib´ra·im. . Ash´er one. 11 It will be for the priests. 14 And they should not sell any of it. the contribution that YOU people should contribute should prove to be twenty-five thousand [cubits] in width (height). the boundary of Damascus and north—northward. And the sanctuary of Jehovah (B) must prove to be in the midst of it. 2 And on the boundary of Dan. Ha´zer-hat´ti·con. Dan one [portion]. from the eastern border to the western border.” 21 “And YOU must apportion this land to yourselves. and to the west a width (height) of ten thousand. on the side of Ha´math. Be·ro´thah. from the eastern border to the western border. who did not wander away when the sons of Israel wandered away. 5 And on the boundary of Ma·nas´seh. Judah one. from the boundary to the eastern sea YOU people should measure. 16 Ha´math. on the side by the way of Heth´lon to the entering in to Ha´math. 19 “And the southern side is to the south. 6 And on the boundary of E´phra·im. the Jordan. right next to the territory of the priests.This is the eastern side (right side of map). to the twelve tribes of Israel. Reu´ben one. And they must become to YOU like a native among the sons of Israel. from the eastern border to the western border. just as the Levites wandered away. and it must prove to have an eastern border [and] the western. 22 And it must occur that YOU should allot it for inheritance to yourselves and to the alien residents who are residing as aliens in YOUR midst. nor should one make an exchange. which is toward the boundary of Ha·u·ran´.as something most holy. This is the northern side (top of map). 9 “As regards the contribution that YOU should contribute to Jehovah (C). for it is something holy to Jehovah. 10 And as to these there should prove to be the holy contribution for the priests (C). 12 And they must come to have a contribution (C) from the contribution of the land 13 “And the Levites should have (A). 15 “And this is the boundary of the land to the northern side. from Ta´mar to the waters of Mer´i·bath-ka´desh. Naph´ta·li one. from the eastern border to the western border. there is where YOU should give his inheritance. And the sanctuary must prove to be in the midst of it. from the Great Sea by the way to Heth´lon. as one comes to Ze´dad. which [land] I raised my hand [in an oath] to give to YOUR forefathers. [the] length (width) will be twenty-five thousand [cubits] and [the] width (height) ten thousand. and the boundary of Ha ´math. from the boundary straight ahead to the entering in to Ha´math. toward the Neg´eb (bottom of map). to the north twenty-five thousand [cubits] (wide). with two pieces of field to Joseph (one for Ephraim and one for Manasseh). 23 And it must occur that in the tribe with which the alien resident has taken up residence as an alien. E ´phra·im one. those who are sanctified from the sons of Za´dok. 17 And the boundary from the sea must prove to be Ha´zar-e´non. twenty-five thousand [cubits] in length (width).

the gate of Naph´ta·li. with three gates. And by the boundary of Benjamin. as far as the Great Sea. Zeb´u·lun one. and E). in between what belongs to the chieftain (the 2 sections marked The Chieftain on the main map) it (the Holy Contribution) should prove to be. Benjamin one [portion]. one (l). the gate of Is´sa·char. to the southern border. and the name of the city (E) from [that] day on will be Jehovah Himself Is There. C. from the eastern border to the western border. 19 And those who are serving the city out of all the tribes of Israel will cultivate it. Between the boundary of Judah (to the north) and the boundary of Benjamin (to the south) it should come to belong to the chieftain. the gate of Sim´e·on. for a dwelling place and for pasture ground. the gate of Le´vi. there being three gates. the gate of Zeb´u·lun. even the gate of Joseph. 27 And by the boundary of Zeb´u·lun. from the eastern border to the western border. ten thousand [cubits] to the east (D). one (e). one (k). and on the west alongside the twenty-five thousand [cubits] (height) to the western boundary (the left section marked The Chieftain on the main map). from the eastern border to the western border. 21 “And what is left over will belong to the chieftain. 23). the gate of Ash´er. one (c).15 “As regards the five thousand [cubits] that is left remaining in width (height) alongside the twenty-five thousand. 23 “And as regards the rest of the tribes. four thousand five hundred [cubits] will be [the] measurement. one (g). one (a). the gate of Benjamin. 26 And by the boundary of Is ´sa·char. A foursquare part YOU people should contribute as the holy contribution with the possession of the city. on this side and on that side of the holy contribution (E) and of the possession of the city. and to the west two hundred and fifty. 25 And by the boundary of Sim´e·on. and to the east two hundred and fifty. and the southern border four thousand five hundred. Exactly like the portions (for the 12 tribes. 31 “And the gates of the city will be according to the names of the tribes of Israel. from the eastern border to the western border. Gad one. one (d). and the boundary must prove to be from Ta´mar to the waters of Mer´i·bath-ka´desh. Is´sa·char one. 16 And these are the [city’s] (E) measurements: the northern border four thousand five hundred [cubits]. the gate of Dan. and the eastern border four thousand five hundred. D. the gate of Judah. to the north two hundred and fifty [cubits]. 22 “And as regards the possession of the Levites (A) and the possession of the city (D). 24 29 “This will be the land that YOU people should cause to fall [by lot] for inheritance to the tribes of Israel. it will be southward. and three gates. and to the south two hundred and fifty. and ten thousand to the west (D). it is something profane for the city. alongside the twenty-five thousand [cubits] (height) [of] the contribution to the eastern boundary (the right section marked The Chieftain on the main map). one (i). And the holy contribution and the sanctuary of the House must prove to be in the midst of it. cf vss 1. [it will be] for the chieftain.” is the utterance of the Sovereign Lord Jehovah. and it must prove to be exactly as the holy contribution. 32 “And on the eastern border there will be four thousand five hundred [cubits]. to the torrent valley. the gate of Reu´ben. 35 “Round about [there will be] eighteen thousand [cubits]. one (h). 17 And the city must come to have a pasture ground (perimeter of E). 28 And by the boundary of Gad. from the eastern border to the western border. and these will be their shares. one (f). one (j). 34 “The western border will be four thousand five hundred [cubits]. Sim´e·on one. 33 “And the southern border will be four thousand five hundred [cubits] as to measurement. 30 “And these will be the outlets (gates) of the city: On the northern border. And the city must come to be in the midst of it. one (b). 18 “And what is left remaining over in length (width) will be exactly as the holy contribution. and the western border four thousand five hundred.” . the gate of Gad. three gates being on the north. 20 “The whole contribution is twenty-five thousand [cubits] by twenty-five thousand (A. and its produce must come to be for bread for the ones serving the city.