New International Version
Its windows were placed high in sets of three, facing each other.
King James Bible
And there were windows in three rows, and light was against light in three ranks.
Darby Bible Translation
And there were cross-beams in three rows, and window was against window in three ranks.
World English Bible
There were beams in three rows, and window was over against window in three ranks.
Young's Literal Translation
And windows are in three rows, and sight is over-against sight three times.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The house of the forest of Lebanon - It was not built in Lebanon, but is thought to have been on Mount Sion. And why it was called the house of the forest of Lebanon does not appear; probably it was because it was built almost entirely of materials brought from that place. See the following verses.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
light was against light [heb] sight against sight
There was a double Gadara. One at the shore of the Mediterranean sea: that was first called Gezer, 1 Kings 9:15. In Josephus, "Simon destroyed the city Gazara, and Joppe, and Jamnia."--And in the Book of the Maccabees, "And he fortified Joppe, which is on the sea, and Gazara, which is on the borders of Azotus." At length, according to the idiom of the Syrian dialect, Zain passed into Daleth; and instead of Gazara, it was called Gadara. Hence Strabo, after the mention of Jamnia, saith, "and there …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
1 Kings 7:3
It was roofed with cedar above the beams that rested on the columns--forty-five beams, fifteen to a row.
1 Kings 7:5
All the doorways had rectangular frames; they were in the front part in sets of three, facing each other.
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