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Ezekiel 40:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And every lodge was one reed long, and one reed broad; and [the space] between the lodges was five cubits; and the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate toward the house was one reed.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And [every] little chamber [was] one reed long, and one reed broad; and between the little chambers [were] five cubits; and the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate within [was] one reed.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The guardroom [was] one rod long and one rod wide; and [there were] five cubits between the guardrooms. And the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate facing inward [was] one rod.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And [every] little chamber [was] one reed long, and one reed broad; and between the little chambers [were] five cubits; and the threshhold of the gate by the porch of the gate within [was] one reed.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And [each] chamber was one reed long and one reed broad; and between the chambers were five cubits; and the threshold of the gate, beside the porch of the gate within, was one reed.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the lodge, was one reed long, and one reed broad, and, between the lodges, was a space of five cubits,—and, the threshold of the gate from beside the porch of the gate inwards, was one reed.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the little chamber one reed long and one reed broad, and between the little chambers five cubits, and the threshold of the gate, from the side of the porch of the gate from within, one reed.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And every little chamber was one reed long, and one reed broad: and between the little chambers were five cubits:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And euery little chamber was one reed long, and one reed broad, and betweene the litle chambers were fiue cubites, & the threshold of the gate, by the porch of the gate within was one reed.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the chamber was equal in length to the reed, and equal in breadth to the reed; and the porch between the chambers six cubits; and the second chamber equal in breadth to the reed, and equal in length to the reed, and the porch five cubits.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And [every] little chamber [was] one reed long, and one reed broad; and between the little chambers [were] five cubits; and the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate within [was] one reed.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And [every] little chamber 8372
{8372} Prime
תָּא
ta'
{taw}
(The second form being feminine and used in Ezekiel 40:12); from (the base of) H8376; a room (as circumscribed).
[was] one 259
{0259} Prime
אֶחָד
'echad
{ekh-awd'}
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
reed 7070
{7070} Prime
קָנֶה
qaneh
{kaw-neh'}
From H7069; a reed (as erect); by resemblance a rod (especially for measuring), shaft, tube, stem, the radius (of the arm), beam (of a steelyard).
long, 753
{0753} Prime
אֹרֶךְ
'orek
{o'-rek}
From H0748; length.
and one 259
{0259} Prime
אֶחָד
'echad
{ekh-awd'}
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
reed 7070
{7070} Prime
קָנֶה
qaneh
{kaw-neh'}
From H7069; a reed (as erect); by resemblance a rod (especially for measuring), shaft, tube, stem, the radius (of the arm), beam (of a steelyard).
broad; 7341
{7341} Prime
רֹחַב
rochab
{ro'-khab}
From H7337; width (literally or figuratively).
and between x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
the little chambers 8372
{8372} Prime
תָּא
ta'
{taw}
(The second form being feminine and used in Ezekiel 40:12); from (the base of) H8376; a room (as circumscribed).
[were] five 2568
{2568} Prime
חָמֵשׁ
chamesh
{khaw-maysh'}
A primitive numeral; five.
cubits; 520
{0520} Prime
אַמָּה
'ammah
{am-maw'}
Prolonged from H0517; properly a mother (that is, unit) of measure, or the forearm (below the elbow), that is, a cubit; also a door base (as a bond of the entrance).
and the threshold 5592
{5592} Prime
סַף
caph
{saf}
From H5605, in its original sense of containing; a vestibule (as a limit); also a dish (for holding blood or wine).
of the gate 8179
{8179} Prime
שַׁעַר
sha`ar
{shah'-ar}
From H8176 in its original sense; an opening, that is, door or gate.
by 681
{0681} Prime
אֵצֶל
'etsel
{ay'-tsel}
From H0680 (in the sense of joining); a side; (as a preposition) near.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the porch 197
{0197} Prime
אוּלָם
'uwlam
{oo-lawm'}
From H0481 (in the sense of tying); a vestibule (as bound to the building).
of the gate 8179
{8179} Prime
שַׁעַר
sha`ar
{shah'-ar}
From H8176 in its original sense; an opening, that is, door or gate.
within 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
[was] one 259
{0259} Prime
אֶחָד
'echad
{ekh-awd'}
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
reed. 7070
{7070} Prime
קָנֶה
qaneh
{kaw-neh'}
From H7069; a reed (as erect); by resemblance a rod (especially for measuring), shaft, tube, stem, the radius (of the arm), beam (of a steelyard).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 40:7

_ _ chamber — These chambers were for the use of the Levites who watched at the temple gates; guard-chambers (2 Kings 22:4; 1 Chronicles 9:26, 1 Chronicles 9:27); also used for storing utensils and musical instruments.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 40:5-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 40:7

Chamber — Along the wall of the porch were chambers, three on one side, and three on the other, each one reed square. Five cubits — A space of two yards and one half between each chamber, either filled with some neat posts or pillars, or it may be quite void. Within — The inward and outward threshold, were of the same measures, and curiously arched over head from side to side, and end to end, which was from east to west.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Ezekiel 42:5 Now the upper chambers [were] shorter: for the galleries were higher than these, than the lower, and than the middlemost of the building.
1 Kings 6:5-10 And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, [against] the walls of the house round about, [both] of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about: ... And [then] he built chambers against all the house, five cubits high: and they rested on the house [with] timber of cedar.
1 Chronicles 9:26 For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in [their] set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.
1 Chronicles 23:28 Because their office [was] to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
2 Chronicles 3:9 And the weight of the nails [was] fifty shekels of gold. And he overlaid the upper chambers with gold.
2 Chronicles 31:11 Then Hezekiah commanded to prepare chambers in the house of the LORD; and they prepared [them],
Ezra 8:29 Watch ye, and keep [them], until ye weigh [them] before the chief of the priests and the Levites, and chief of the fathers of Israel, at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the LORD.
Jeremiah 35:4 And I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of God, which [was] by the chamber of the princes, which [was] above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of the door:
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1K 6:5. 1Ch 9:26; 23:28. 2Ch 3:9; 31:11. Ezr 8:29. Jr 35:4. Ezk 42:5.

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