'Space' in the Bible
David crossed to the other side and stood on top of the mountain at a distance; there was a considerable space between them.
He engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the plates of its braces and on its frames, wherever each had space, with encircling wreaths.
He stretches the northern [skies] over empty space; He hangs the earth on nothing.
Each recess was about 10 feet long and 10 feet deep, and there was [a space of] eight and three-quarter feet between the recesses. The [inner] threshold of the gate on the temple side next to the gate's portico was about 10 feet.
The thickness of the outer wall of the side rooms was eight and three-quarter feet. The free space between the side rooms of the temple
The side rooms opened into the free space, one entrance toward the north and another to the south. The area of free space was eight and three-quarter feet wide all around.
Opposite the 35 [foot space] belonging to the inner court and opposite the paved surface belonging to the outer court, [the structure rose] gallery by gallery in three tiers.
The upper chambers were narrower because the galleries took away more space from them than from the lower and middle stories of the building.
In this area there will be a square [section] for the sanctuary, 875 by 875 [feet], with 87 and a half feet of open space all around it.
"The remaining [area], one and two-thirds [of a mile] wide and eight and one-third [miles long], will be for common use by the city, for [both] residential and open space. The city will be in the middle of it.