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 1 Kings 6:1 - 38
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now R218 it came about in the four hundred and eightieth year after the sons of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv which is the second month, that he began F230 to build the house of the LORD.
 
6:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As for the house which King Solomon built for the LORD, its length was sixty cubits F231 and its width twenty cubits and its height thirty cubits.
 
6:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The porch in front of the nave of the house was twenty cubits in F232 length, corresponding F233 to the width of the house, and its depth F234 along the front of the house was ten cubits.
 
6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Also for the house he R219 made windows with artistic frames.
 
6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Against R220 the wall of the house he built stories encompassing the walls of the house around both the nave and the inner R221 sanctuary; thus he made side R222 chambers all around.
 
6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The lowest story was five cubits wide, and the middle was six cubits wide, and the third was seven cubits wide; for on the outside he made F235 offsets in the wall of the house all around in order that the beams would not be F236 inserted in the walls of the house.
 
6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The R223 house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared F237 at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.
 
6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The doorway for the lowest F238 side chamber was on the right side of the house; and they would go up by winding stairs to the middle story, and from the middle to the third.
 
6:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he R224 built the house and finished it; and he covered the house with beams and planks F239 of cedar.
 
6:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He also built the stories against the whole house, each five cubits F240 high; and they were F241 fastened to the house with timbers of cedar.
 
6:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the word of the LORD came to Solomon saying,
 
6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Concerning this house which you are building, if R225 you will walk in My statutes and execute My ordinances and keep all My commandments by walking in them, then I will carry out My word with you which I spoke to David your father.
 
6:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"I R226 will dwell among the sons of Israel, and will R227 not forsake My people Israel."
 
6:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So R228 Solomon built the house and finished it.
 
6:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he built R229 the walls of the house on the inside with boards of cedar; from the floor of the house to the ceiling F242 he overlaid the walls on the inside with wood, and he overlaid the floor of the house with boards of cypress.
 
6:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He R230 built twenty cubits on the rear part of the house with boards of cedar from the floor to the ceiling; F243 he built them for it on the inside as an inner sanctuary, even as the R231 most holy place.
 
6:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The house, that is, the nave in front of the inner sanctuary, was forty cubits F244 long.
 
6:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There was cedar on the house within, carved in the shape of gourds R232 and open flowers; all was cedar, there was no stone seen.
 
6:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he prepared an inner sanctuary within the house in order to place there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.
 
6:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The F245 inner sanctuary was twenty cubits in length, twenty cubits in width, and twenty cubits in height, and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also overlaid the altar with cedar.
 
6:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Solomon overlaid the inside of the house with pure gold. And he drew chains of gold across the front of the inner sanctuary, and he overlaid it with gold.
 
6:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He overlaid the whole house with gold, until all the house was finished. Also the R233 whole altar which was by the inner sanctuary he overlaid with gold.
 
6:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Also R234 in the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim of olive wood, each ten cubits high.
 
6:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Five cubits was the one wing of the cherub and five cubits the other wing of the cherub; from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing were ten cubits.
 
6:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The other cherub was ten cubits; both the cherubim were of the same measure and the same form.
 
6:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The height of the one cherub was ten cubits, and so was the other cherub.
 
6:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He placed the cherubim in the midst of the inner house, and the R235 wings of the cherubim were spread out, so that the wing of the one was touching the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub was touching the other wall. So their wings were touching each other in the center of the house.
 
6:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He also overlaid the cherubim with gold.
 
6:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, inner and outer sanctuaries.
 
6:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He overlaid the floor of the house with gold, inner and outer sanctuaries.
 
6:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For the entrance of the inner sanctuary he made doors of olive wood, the lintel and five-sided doorposts.
 
6:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he made two doors of olive wood, and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold; and he spread the gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.
 
6:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So also he made for the entrance of the nave four-sided doorposts of olive wood
 
6:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and two R236 doors of cypress wood; the two leaves of the one door turned on pivots, and the two leaves F246 of the other door turned on pivots.
 
6:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He carved on it cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the engraved work.
 
6:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He R237 built the inner court with three rows of cut stone and a row of cedar beams.
 
6:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
In R238 the fourth year the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid, in the month of Ziv.
 
6:38 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
In the eleventh year, in the month of Bul, which is the eighth month, the house was finished throughout all its parts and according to all its plans. So he was seven years in building it.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F91 Lit built
F92 I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
F93 Lit in its length
F94 Lit on the face of
F95 Lit width
F96 Lit gave
F97 Lit take hold
F98 Lit finished
F99 So with Gr and versions; M.T. middle
F100 Lit rows
F101 I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
F102 Lit took hold
F103 Lit walls of ceiling
F104 Lit walls
F105 I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
F106 Lit before
F107 So with Gr; M.T. curtains

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R218 2 Chronicles 3:1,2
R219 Ezekiel 40:16; 41:16
R220 Ezekiel 41:6
R221 1 Kings 6:16,19,20
R222 Ezekiel 41:5
R223 Exodus 20:25; Deuteronomy 27:5,6
R224 1 Kings 6:14,38
R225 2 Samuel 7:5-16; 1 Kings 9:4
R226 Exodus 25:8; 29:45; Leviticus 26:11
R227 Deuteronomy 31:6; Joshua 1:5; Hebrews 13:5
R228 1 Kings 6:9,38
R229 1 Kings 7:7
R230 2 Chronicles 3:8
R231 Exodus 26:33,34; Leviticus 16:2; 1 Kings 8:6; Hebrews 9:3
R232 1 Kings 7:24
R233 Exodus 30:1,3,6
R234 Exodus 37:7-9; 2 Chronicles 3:10-12
R235 Exodus 25:20; 37:9; 1 Kings 8:7
R236 Ezekiel 41:23-25
R237 1 Kings 7:12; Jeremiah 36:10
R238 1 Kings 6:1

 
 

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