And the five thousand, that are left in the width opposite the five and twenty thousand, shall be an ordinary area for the city, for dwelling, and for common land: and the city shall be in the midst of it.
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George Leo Haydock
Profane, where servants of the priests may reside. (Calmet)
On the north and south, (Haydock) 1000 cubits broad and 25,000 long were left for fields, gardens (Calmet)