New International Version
And on the two olive-wood doors he carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid the cherubim and palm trees with hammered gold.
King James Bible
The two doors also were of olive tree; and he carved upon them carvings of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold upon the cherubims, and upon the palm trees.
Darby Bible Translation
The two doors were of olive-wood; and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, and palm-trees and half-open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm-trees.
World English Bible
So [he made] two doors of olive wood; and he carved on them carvings of cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold; and he spread the gold on the cherubim, and on the palm trees.
Young's Literal Translation
And the two doors are of the oil-tree, and he hath carved upon them carvings of cherubs, and palm-trees, and openings of flowers, and overlaid with gold, and he causeth the gold to go down on the cherubs and on the palm-trees.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The height of the one cherub was ten cubits - Concerning the cherubs, their form, etc., see my note on Exodus 25:18 (note). The height of each cherub was about eighteen feet and three inches.
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two doors. or, leaves of the doors.
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'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 …
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A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
1 Kings 6:23
For the inner sanctuary he made a pair of cherubim out of olive wood, each ten cubits high.
1 Kings 6:31
For the entrance to the inner sanctuary he made doors out of olive wood that were one fifth of the width of the sanctuary.
1 Kings 6:33
In the same way, for the entrance to the main hall he made doorframes out of olive wood that were one fourth of the width of the hall.
The alcoves and the projecting walls inside the gateway were surmounted by narrow parapet openings all around, as was the portico; the openings all around faced inward. The faces of the projecting walls were decorated with palm trees.
were carved cherubim and palm trees. Palm trees alternated with cherubim. Each cherub had two faces:
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