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2 Chronicles 3:1 NIV

Solomon Builds the Temple

1 Then Solomon began to build the temple of the LORD in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the LORD had appeared to his father David. It was on the threshing floor of Araunaha the Jebusite, the place provided by David.

References for 2 Chronicles 3:1

    • j 3:1 - Hebrew "Ornan," a variant of "Araunah"

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      • a 3:1 - Hebrew "Ornan," a variant of "Araunah"
      • b 3:3 - That is, about 90 feet long and 30 feet wide or about 27 meters long and 9 meters wide
      • c 3:4 - That is, about 30 feet or about 9 meters; also in verses 8, 11 and 13
      • d 3:4 - Some Septuagint and Syriac manuscripts; Hebrew "and a hundred and twenty"
      • e 3:8 - That is, about 23 tons or about 21 metric tons
      • f 3:9 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
      • g 3:11 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters; also in verse 15
      • h 3:13 - Or "facing inward"
      • i 3:15 - That is, about 53 feet or about 16 meters
      • j 3:16 - Or possibly "made chains in the inner sanctuary" ; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
      • k 3:17 - "Jakin" probably means "he establishes."
      • l 3:17 - "Boaz" probably means "in him is strength."