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Bible Commentaries

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". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/ezekiel-41.html. 1909-1922.