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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Ezekiel 41



Verse 1

temple = palace. Hebrew. heykal.

posts = projections. The Septuagint reads "post. "

cubits. See App-51.

which was. Omit these words, and commence Ezekiel 41:2 with the clause which follows.

tabernacle = tent. Hebrew Wed. See App-40.

Verse 2

door = entrance.

sides = shoulders.

Verse 4

the most holy place = the Holy of Holies.

Verse 5

side chamber. Not the some word for "chamber" as in Ezekiel 41:10 and ch Ezekiel 40:7, Ezekiel 40:7, Ezekiel 40:10, Ezekiel 40:12, Ezekiel 40:12, Ezekiel 40:13, Ezekiel 40:16, Ezekiel 40:21, Ezekiel 40:29, Ezekiel 40:33, Ezekiel 40:36 (which is ta" or in Ezekiel 40:17, Ezekiel 40:17, Ezekiel 40:38, Ezekiel 40:44, Ezekiel 40:45, Ezekiel 40:46; or in Ezekiel 42:1, Ezekiel 42:4, Ezekiel 42:5, Ezekiel 42:7, Ezekiel 42:7, Ezekiel 42:8, Ezekiel 42:9, Ezekiel 42:10, Ezekiel 42:11, Ezekiel 42:12, Ezekiel 42:13; Ezekiel 42:13; Ezekiel 42:13; or in Ezekiel 44:19; Ezekiel 45:5; Ezekiel 46:13 (which is lishkuah = a storeroom).

Verse 7

an enlarging = a broadenieg.

Verse 8

the height of the house = that the house had an elevation or platform. reed. See App-51.

Verse 10

chambers = storerooms. Hebrew lishkah. See note on Ezekiel 41:3.

Verse 15

galleries. Hebrew "attik, Occurs only here, Ezekiel 41:16, and Ezekiel 42:3, Ezekiel 42:5. Probably from natak, to cut away, but in what sense is obscure. Perhaps balconies.

Verse 16

door posts = thresholds.

narrow = latticed. See note on Ezekiel 40:15.

cieled = overlaid, panelled, or wainscoted.

Verse 17

by measure. Showing that every detail, however small, is important.

Verse 18

cherubims. See App-41.

palm trees: i.e. artificial palm trees.

Verse 19

man. Hebrew. "adam. App-14.

Verse 20

and on the wall of the temple. Render: And as for the wall of the temple, the door-posts were squared; and, as for the face of the sanctuary, the appearance, &c. (as in Ezekiel 41:20).

the temple. This word has the extraordinary points (App-51), the dots indicating that the word is repeated by mistake from Ezekiel 41:20,

Verse 21

posts = post. Singular. Only here and a Samaritan Pentateuch Ezekiel 1:9.

Verse 22

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Ezekiel 41:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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