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 1 Kings 7:1 - 12
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 7
7:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It took Solomon thirteen years, however, to complete the construction of his palace.
 
7:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He built the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon a hundred cubits long, fifty wide and thirty high, F29 with four rows of cedar columns supporting trimmed cedar beams.
 
7:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It was roofed with cedar above the beams that rested on the columns - forty-five beams, fifteen to a row.
 
7:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Its windows were placed high in sets of three, facing each other.
 
7:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
All the doorways had rectangular frames; they were in the front part in sets of three, facing each other. F30
 
7:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He made a colonnade fifty cubits long and thirty wide. F31 In front of it was a portico, and in front of that were pillars and an overhanging roof.
 
7:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He built the throne hall, the Hall of Justice, where he was to judge, and he covered it with cedar from floor to ceiling. F32
 
7:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And the palace in which he was to live, set farther back, was similar in design. Solomon also made a palace like this hall for Pharaoh's daughter, whom he had married.
 
7:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
All these structures, from the outside to the great courtyard and from foundation to eaves, were made of blocks of high-grade stone cut to size and trimmed with a saw on their inner and outer faces.
 
7:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The foundations were laid with large stones of good quality, some measuring ten cubits F33 and some eight. F34
 
7:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Above were high-grade stones, cut to size, and cedar beams.
 
7:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The great courtyard was surrounded by a wall of three courses of dressed stone and one course of trimmed cedar beams, as was the inner courtyard of the temple of the LORD with its portico.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F29 That is, about 150 feet (about 46 meters) long, 75 feet (about 23 meters) wide and 45 feet (about 13.5 meters) high
F30 The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.
F31 That is, about 75 feet (about 23 meters) long and 45 feet (about 13.5 meters) wide
F32 Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew floor
F33 That is, about 15 feet (about 4.5 meters)
F34 That is, about 12 feet (about 3.6 meters)

 
 

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