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Ezekiel 40:43 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the hooks, a handbreadth long, were fastened within round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the oblation.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And within [were] hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about: and upon the tables [was] the flesh of the offering.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The double hooks, one handbreadth in length, were installed in the house all around; and on the tables [was] the flesh of the offering.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And within [were] hooks, a hand broad, fastened around: and upon the tables [was] the flesh of the offering.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the double hooks of a hand breadth were fastened round about within; and upon the tables [they put] the flesh of the offering.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And there were, hooks of three hand-breadth, fastened within, round about on every side,—and, upon the tables, the flesh of the offering.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the boundaries [are] one handbreadth, prepared within all round about: and on the tables [is] the flesh of the offering.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the borders of them were of one handbreadth, turned inwards round about: and upon the tables was the flesh of the offering.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And within [were] hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about, and vpon the tables [was] the flesh of the offering.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they shall have within a border of hewn stone round about of a span broad, and over the tables above screens for covering [them] from the wet and from the heat.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And within [were] hooks, an hand broad, fastened round about: and upon the tables [was] the flesh of the offering.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And within 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
[were] hooks, 8240
{8240} Prime
From H8239; a (double) stall (for cattle); also a (two pronged) hook (for flaying animals on).
an 259
{0259} Prime
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
hand y2948
[2948] Standard
From H2946 (the same as H2947).
broad, x2948
(2948) Complement
From H2946 (the same as H2947).
fastened 3559
{3559} Prime
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
<8716> Grammar
Stem - Hophal (See H8825)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 113
round about: 5439
{5439} Prime
From H5437; (as noun) a circle, neighbor, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around.
and upon x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the tables 7979
{7979} Prime
From H7971; a table (as spread out); by implication a meal.
[was] the flesh 1320
{1320} Prime
From H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension body, person; also (by euphemism) the pudenda of a man.
of the offering. 7133
{7133} Prime
From H7126; something brought near the altar, that is, a sacrificial present.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 40:43

_ _ hooks — cooking apparatus for cooking the flesh of the sacrifices that fell to the priests. The hooks were “fastened” in the walls within the apartment, to hang the meat from, so as to roast it. The Hebrew comes from a root “fixed” or “placed.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 40:39-49.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 40:43

Within — Within the porch, where these tables stood. Hooks — Hooks on which the slaughtered sacrifice might be hanged, while they prepared it farther. Fastened — To walls no doubt, near these tables.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
These were probably for hanging up the victims in order to flay them.

or, end-irons, or, the two hearth-stones


Leviticus 1:6 And he shall flay the burnt offering, and cut it into his pieces.
Leviticus 1:8 And the priests, Aaron's sons, shall lay the parts, the head, and the fat, in order upon the wood that [is] on the fire which [is] upon the altar:
Leviticus 8:20 And he cut the ram into pieces; and Moses burnt the head, and the pieces, and the fat.
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