6 The lowest floor was five cubitsa wide, the middle floor six cubitsb and the third floor seven.c He made offset ledges around the outside of the temple so that nothing would be inserted into the temple walls.

References for 1 Kings 6:6

    • o 6:6 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters; also in verses 10 and 24
    • p 6:6 - That is, about 9 feet or about 2.7 meters
    • q 6:6 - That is, about 11 feet or about 3.2 meters