Ezekiel 42:6

“For they were in three stories, but had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the building was straitned more then the lowest, and the middlemost from the ground.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

For they [were] in three [stories], but had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore [the building] was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground.
- King James Version

For they {were} in three stories and had no pillars like the pillars of the courts; therefore {the upper chambers} were set back from the ground upward, more than the lower and middle ones.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they were in three stories, and they had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore `the uppermost' was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For they were on three floors, and they had no pillars like the pillars of the outer square; so the highest was narrower than the lowest and middle floors from the earth level.
- Basic English Bible

For they were in three [stories], but had not pillars as the pillars of the courts; therefore [the third story] was straitened more than the lowest and the middle-most from the ground.
- Darby Bible

For they were in three stories, but had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the building was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground.
- Webster's Bible

For they were in three stories, and they didn't have pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore [the uppermost] was straitened more than the lowest and the middle from the ground.
- World English Bible

for they [are] threefold, and they have no pillars as the pillars of the court, therefore it hath been kept back -- more than the lower and than the middle one -- from the ground.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they were in three stories, and they had not pillars as the pillars of the courts; therefore room was taken away from the lowest and the middlemost, in comparison with the ground.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 42:6


42:6 As the pillars - So thick and strong as those were.


Discussion for Ezekiel 42

  • Ezekiel
    Such complete detail tells me something that when Holy Spirit speaks to us we have to be well alert, sensitive have our note pad near to record what we hear.Another general comment, it seems God never told him to build the Temple !

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