48 Then he brought me to the entry room of the Temple. He measured the walls on either side of the opening to the entry room, and they were 8 3/4 feet thick. The entrance itself was 24 1/2 feet wide, and the walls on each side of the entrance were an additional 5 1/4 feet long. 1 49 The entry room was 35 feet 2 wide and 21 feet 3 deep. There were ten steps leading up to it, with a column on each side.