He measured the wall of the Temple. It was ten and a half feet thick. The side rooms around the Temple were seven feet wide. There were three floors of these side rooms, thirty rooms on each of the three floors. There were supporting beams around the Temple wall to hold up the side rooms, but they were freestanding, not attached to the wall itself. The side rooms around the Temple became wider from first floor to second floor to third floor. A staircase went from the bottom floor, through the middle, and then to the top floor.
Then he walked over to the temple wall and took its measurements and the measurements of each chamber surrounding the temple. The wall of the temple was 10½ feet thick, and each side chamber was 7 feet wide.
And he meted the wall of the house (of the Lord) of six cubits, and the breadth of the side (chambers) of four cubits, on each side by compass of the house (of the Lord). (And he measured the wall of the Temple, six cubits; and the breadth of the side chambers was four cubits, on each side all around the Temple.)
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