1 Kings 7:5
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New International Version
All the doorways had rectangular frames; they were in the front part in sets of three, facing each other.

King James Bible
And all the doors and posts were square, with the windows: and light was against light in three ranks.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the doors and posts were square, with an architrave; and window was against window in three ranks.

World English Bible
All the doors and posts were made square with beams: and window was over against window in three ranks.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the openings and the side-posts are square -- windows; and sight is over-against sight three times.

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Commentary
Clarke'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

doors and posts were square, with the windows. or, spaces and pillars were square in prospect

Library
Gadara
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
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
Exodus 12:7
Then they are to take some of the blood and put it on the sides and tops of the doorframes of the houses where they eat the lambs.

1 Kings 7:4
Its windows were placed high in sets of three, facing each other.

1 Kings 7:6
He made a colonnade fifty cubits long and thirty wide. In front of it was a portico, and in front of that were pillars and an overhanging roof.

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