Before the length of an hundred cubits was the north door, and the breadth was fifty cubits.
Before Perhaps this means, that the north door was
100 cubits from the entrance into the court; and that the door-way, or portico, was
50 cubits in length; or, that it faced one of the cloisters, the length of which was
100 cubits, and its breadth
50, which was the proportion of all the cloisters