New American Standard Bible
And the foundations of the thresholds trembled at the voice of him who called out, while the temple was filling with smoke.
King James Bible
And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.
Darby Bible Translation
And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.
World English Bible
The foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke.
Young's Literal Translation
And the posts of the thresholds are moved by the voice of him who is calling, and the house is full of smoke.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And the posts of the door - Margin, 'Thresholds.' There is some difficulty in the Hebrew here, but the meaning of the expression is sufficiently apparent. It means that there was a tremour, or concussion, as if by awe, or by the sound attending the cry. It is evidently a poetic expression.
The house - The temple.
Was filled with smoke - There is here, doubtless, a reference to "the cloud" that is so often mentioned in the Old Testament as the visible symbol of the Divinity; see the note at Isaiah 4:5. A similar appearance is recorded when Solomon dedicated the temple; 1 Kings 8:10; 2 Chronicles 5:13; Ezekiel 10:4.
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And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from His power; and no one was able to enter the temple until the seven plagues of the seven angels were finished.
The thresholds, the latticed windows and the galleries round about their three stories, opposite the threshold, were paneled with wood all around, and from the ground to the windows (but the windows were covered),
Then He brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the house; and I looked, and behold, the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD, and I fell on my face.
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