Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he brought me thither, and, behold, there was a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.
and their feet are straight feet, and the sole of their feet is as a sole of a calf's foot, and they are sparkling as the colour of bright brass;
and I lift up mine eyes, and look, and lo, a certain one clothed in linen, and his loins girt with pure gold of Uphaz,
and his feet like to fine brass, as in a furnace having been fired, and his voice as a sound of many waters,
In the going out of the man eastward, and a line in his hand, then he measureth a thousand by the cubit, and he causeth me to pass over into water -- water to the ankles.
To the law and to the testimony! If not, let them say after this manner, 'That there is no dawn to it.'
And I have put judgment for a line, And righteousness for a plummet, And sweep away doth hail the refuge of lies, And the secret hiding-place do waters overflow.
And I lift up mine eyes, and look, and lo, a man, and in his hand a measuring line.
And there was given to me a reed like to a rod, and the messenger stood, saying, 'Rise, and measure the sanctuary of God, and the altar, and those worshipping in it;
And he who is speaking with me had a golden reed, that he may measure the city, and its gates, and its wall;