Divorced from Chazal, all we can say about Yechezkel's description of
the future Beis Hamikdosh is that it is a description of a Temple that
has not yet been built. The 2nd did not conform to his layout.
(Although there is good indication Bar Kochva started to, and certainly
represented Yechezkel's description on the face of coins. But that's a
So, if we are to believe Yechezkel's prophecy, there's another Beis
Hamikdosh that has yet to be built.
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