2 Chronicles 3:5-15 (Holman Christian Standard)

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5 The larger rooma he paneled with cypress wood, overlaid with fine gold, and decorated with palm trees and chains. 6 He adorned the temple with precious stones for beauty, and the gold was the gold of Parvaim. 7 He overlaid the temple-the beams, the thresholds, its walls and doors-with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

The Most Holy Place

8 Then he made the most holy place; its length corresponded to the width of the temple, 30 feet,b and its width was 30 feet.c He overlaid it with 45,000 poundsd of fine gold. 9 The weight of the nails was 20 ouncese of gold, and he overlaid the ceiling with gold. 10 He made two cherubim of sculptured work, for the most holy place, and he overlaid them with gold. 11 The overall length of the wings of the cherubim was 30 feet:f the wing of one was seven and a half feet,g touching the wall of the room; its other wing was seven and a half feet,h touching the wing of the other cherub. 12 The wing of the otheri cherub was seven and a half feet,j touching the wall of the room; its other wing was seven and a half feet,k reaching the wing of the other cherub. 13 The wingspan of these cherubim was 30 feet.l They stood on their feet and faced the larger room.mn 14 He made the veil of blue, purple, and crimson yarn and fine linen, and he wove cherubim into it.

The Bronze Pillars

15 In front of the temple he made two pillars, [each] 27 feetophigh. The capital on top of each was seven and half feetq high.
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