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Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO FIRST KINGS 6\\

This chapter gives an account of the building of the temple, for which
preparations were before made and begins with the time of its building,
\\#1Ki 6:1\\; gives the dimensions of it and the porch before it,
\\#1Ki 6:2,3\\; observes the windows in it and chambers about it,
\\#1Ki 6:4-10\\; and while it was building, Solomon had a word from the
Lord relative to it, \\#1Ki 6:11-14\\; and then the account goes on
concerning the walls of the house, and the flooring of it,
\\#1Ki 6:15-18\\; and the oracle in it, and the cherubim in that,
\\#1Ki 6:19-30\\; and the doors into it, and the carved work of them,
\\#1Ki 6:31-36\\; and the chapter is concluded with observing the time
when it was begun and finished \\#1Ki 6:37,38\\.