1 Kings 6:9
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New American Standard Bible
So he built the house and finished it; and he covered the house with beams and planks of cedar.

King James Bible
So he built the house, and finished it; and covered the house with beams and boards of cedar.

Darby Bible Translation
And he built the house, and finished it; and covered the house with beams and boards of cedar.

World English Bible
So he built the house, and finished it; and he covered the house with beams and planks of cedar.

Young's Literal Translation
And he buildeth the house, and completeth it, and covereth the house with beams and rows of cedars.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

He built the house, and finished it - i. e., the external shell of the house. The internal fittings were added afterward. See 1 Kings 6:15-22.

Covered the house - Roofed it with a wooden roof, sloped like our roofs.

1 Kings 6:9 Parallel Commentaries

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The Temple and Its Dedication
The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Cross References
1 Kings 6:8
The doorway for the lowest 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.

1 Kings 6:10
He also built the stories against the whole house, each five cubits high; and they were fastened to the house with timbers of cedar.

1 Kings 6:14
So Solomon built the house and finished it.

1 Kings 6:38
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.

Song of Solomon 1:17
"The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters, cypresses.

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