2 Chronicles 3:5-15 NIV

5 He paneled the main hall with juniper and covered it with fine gold and decorated it with palm tree and chain designs.

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6 He adorned the temple with precious stones. And the gold he used was gold of Parvaim.
7 He overlaid the ceiling beams, doorframes, walls and doors of the temple with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

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8 He built the Most Holy Place, its length corresponding to the width of the temple—twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. He overlaid the inside with six hundred talentsa of fine gold.

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    • n 3:8 - That is, about 23 tons or about 21 metric tons
      9 The gold nails weighed fifty shekels.b He also overlaid the upper parts with gold.

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        • o 3:9 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
          10 For the Most Holy Place he made a pair of sculptured cherubim and overlaid them with gold.

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          11 The total wingspan of the cherubim was twenty cubits. One wing of the first cherub was five cubitsc long and touched the temple wall, while its other wing, also five cubits long, touched the wing of the other cherub.

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            • p 3:11 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters; also in verse 15
              12 Similarly one wing of the second cherub was five cubits long and touched the other temple wall, and its other wing, also five cubits long, touched the wing of the first cherub.
              13 The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits. They stood on their feet, facing the main hall.d

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                • q 3:13 - Or "facing inward"
                  14 He made the curtain of blue, purple and crimson yarn and fine linen, with cherubim worked into it.

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                  15 For the front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubitse long, each with a capital five cubits high.

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                    • r 3:15 - That is, about 53 feet or about 16 meters