1 Kings 6:18
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New Living Translation
Cedar paneling completely covered the stone walls throughout the Temple, and the paneling was decorated with carvings of gourds and open flowers.

King James Bible
And the cedar of the house within was carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

Darby Bible Translation
And the cedar of the house within was carved with colocynths and half-open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

World English Bible
There was cedar on the house within, carved with buds and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

Young's Literal Translation
And the cedar for the house within is carvings of knobs and openings of flowers; the whole is cedar, there is not a stone seen.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:18 Cedar - Cedar is here named, not to exclude all other wood, but stone only; as the following words shew.

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Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 6:17
The main room of the Temple, outside the Most Holy Place, was 60 feet long.

1 Kings 6:19
He prepared the inner sanctuary at the far end of the Temple, where the Ark of the LORD's Covenant would be placed.

1 Kings 7:24
It was encircled just below its rim by two rows of decorative gourds. There were about six gourds per foot all the way around, and they were cast as part of the basin.

Psalm 74:6
With axes and picks, they smashed the carved paneling.

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