New International Version
The gold nails weighed fifty shekels. He also overlaid the upper parts with gold.
King James Bible
And the weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. And he overlaid the upper chambers with gold.
Darby Bible Translation
And the weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. And he covered the upper chambers with gold.
World English Bible
The weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. He overlaid the upper rooms with gold.
Young's Literal Translation
and the weight of the nails is fifty shekels of gold, and the upper chambers he hath covered with gold.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The weight of the nails was fifty shekels - Bolts must be here intended, as it should be preposterous to suppose nails of nearly two pounds' weight.
The supper chambers - Probably the ceiling is meant.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
1 Chronicles 28:11
Then David gave his son Solomon the plans for the portico of the temple, its buildings, its storerooms, its upper parts, its inner rooms and the place of atonement.
2 Chronicles 3:10
For the Most Holy Place he made a pair of sculptured cherubim and overlaid them with gold.
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