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Ezekiel 43:12-14 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

12 This is the law of the Temple: The whole area surrounding it on the top of the mountain is most holy. This is the law of the Temple.

The Altar

13 “These are the measurements of the altar in cubits using the long measurement[a]: There was a gutter all the way around the base of the altar. It was 1 cubit[b] deep, and each side was 1 cubit wide. There was a rim around the edge 1 span[c] high. This is how tall the altar was: 14 From the ground to the lower ledge, the base measured 2 cubits.[d] It was 1 cubit wide. It measured 4 cubits[e] from the smaller ledge to the larger ledge. It was 2 cubits wide.


  1. Ezekiel 43:13 long measurement Literally, “a cubit and a handbreadth.” This cubit equals 20 5/8" (51.83 cm).
  2. Ezekiel 43:13 1 cubit 20 3/8" (51.83 cm).
  3. Ezekiel 43:13 1 span The distance from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger, about 9" (23 cm).
  4. Ezekiel 43:14 2 cubits 3' 4 13/16" (104 cm). Also in verse 17.
  5. Ezekiel 43:14 4 cubits 6' 9 5/8" (2.1 m).
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