New Living Translation
The walls of the inner courtyard were built so that there was one layer of cedar beams between every three layers of finished stone.
King James Bible
And he built the inner court with three rows of hewed stone, and a row of cedar beams.
Darby Bible Translation
And he built the inner court of three rows of hewn stone, and a row of cedar-beams.
World English Bible
He built the inner court with three courses of cut stone, and a course of cedar beams.
Young's Literal Translation
And he buildeth the inner court, three rows of hewn work, and a row of beams of cedar.
1 Kings 6:36 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:36 Inner court - The priests court, 2Chron 4:9, so called, because it was next to the temple which it compassed. Cedar beams - Which is understood, of so many galleries, one on each side of the temple, whereof the three first were of stone, and the fourth of cedar, all supported with rows of pillars: upon which there were many chambers for the uses of the temple, and of the priests.
The book 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
1 Kings 6:35
These doors were decorated with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers--all overlaid evenly with gold.
1 Kings 7:12
The walls of the great courtyard were built so that there was one layer of cedar beams between every three layers of finished stone, just like the walls of the inner courtyard of the LORD's Temple with its entry room.
2 Chronicles 4:9
He then built a courtyard for the priests, and also the large outer courtyard. He made doors for the courtyard entrances and overlaid them with bronze.
Every three layers of specially prepared stones will be topped by a layer of timber. All expenses will be paid by the royal treasury.
Baruch read Jeremiah's words on the scroll to all the people. He stood in front of the Temple room of Gemariah, son of Shaphan the secretary. This room was just off the upper courtyard of the Temple, near the New Gate entrance.
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