1 Kings 6:21
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New International Version
Solomon covered the inside of the temple with pure gold, and he extended gold chains across the front of the inner sanctuary, which was overlaid with gold.

King James Bible
So Solomon overlaid the house within with pure gold: and he made a partition by the chains of gold before the oracle; and he overlaid it with gold.

Darby Bible Translation
and Solomon overlaid the house within with pure gold, and shut off the oracle in front with chains of gold, and overlaid it with gold.

World English Bible
So Solomon overlaid the house within with pure gold: and he drew chains of gold across before the oracle; and he overlaid it with gold.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon overlayeth the house within with gold refined, and causeth it to pass over in chains of gold before the oracle, and overlayeth it with gold.

1 Kings 6:21 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The oracle he prepared - See the description of the temple at the end of this chapter, 1 Kings 6:38 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

overlaid

Exodus 26:29,32 And you shall overlay the boards with gold, and make their rings of gold for places for the bars...

Exodus 36:34 And he overlaid the boards with gold, and made their rings of gold to be places for the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold.

2 Chronicles 3:7-9 He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold...

by the chains

1 Kings 6:5 And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walls of the house round about...

Exodus 26:32,33 And you shall hang it on four pillars of shittim wood overlaid with gold: their hooks shall be of gold, on the four sockets of silver...

2 Chronicles 3:14-16 And he made the veil of blue, and purple, and crimson, and fine linen, and worked cherubim thereon...

Library
Great Preparations for a Great Work
'And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David. 2. And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying, 3. Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto the name of the Lord his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet. 4. But now the Lord my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
1 Kings 6:20
The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty wide and twenty high. He overlaid the inside with pure gold, and he also overlaid the altar of cedar.

1 Kings 6:22
So he overlaid the whole interior with gold. He also overlaid with gold the altar that belonged to the inner sanctuary.

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