New International Version
with three courses of large stones and one of timbers. The costs are to be paid by the royal treasury.
King James Bible
With three rows of great stones, and a row of new timber: and let the expences be given out of the king's house:
Darby Bible Translation
[with] three rows of great stones, and a row of new timber; and let the expenses be given out of the king's house:
World English Bible
with three courses of great stones, and a course of new timber: and let the expenses be given out of the king's house.
Young's Literal Translation
three rows of rolled stones, and a row of new wood, and the outlay let be given out of the king's house.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Three rows of great stones, and a row of new timber - We have noticed this kind of building before, three courses of stones, and then a course of strong balk; and this continued to the square of the building.
And let the expenses be given - Cyrus had ordered wood to be cut at Libanus, and conveyed to Joppa at his expense; but it does not appear that he furnished the other expenses of the building, for we have already seen that the Jews contributed for the defraying of all others. But it appears that he provided at his own expense the sacrifices and offerings for the temple. See Ezra 6:9.
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1 Kings 6:36
And he built the inner courtyard of three courses of dressed stone and one course of trimmed cedar beams.
Moreover, I hereby decree what you are to do for these elders of the Jews in the construction of this house of God: Their expenses are to be fully paid out of the royal treasury, from the revenues of Trans-Euphrates, so that the work will not stop.
And anything else needed for the temple of your God that you are responsible to supply, you may provide from the royal treasury.
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