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1 Kings 6:8 DBY

8 The entrance to the side-chambers of the middle [floor] was in the right side of the house; and they went up by winding stairs into the middle [floor], and out of the middle into the third.

Study tools for 1 Kings 6:8

  • a 6:4 - * Or 'splayed' -- narrow without, broad within.
  • b 6:5 - 'Floors' or 'flats' in three stories.
  • c 6:6 - Lit. 'so as not to impair, or encroach upon, the walls.'
  • d 6:7 - Or 'built of stones whole from the quarry.'
  • e 6:9 - Or 'ceiled,' see Jer. 22.14.
  • f 6:10 - i.e. the whole system of side chambers.
  • g 6:12 - Lit. 'judgments.'
  • h 6:15 - That is, 'covered:' so ver. 16.
  • i 6:15 - Not 'beams,' as LXX and others.
  • j 6:16 - Or 'from the floor to the top of the walls.'
  • k 6:16 - Lit. 'holy of holies:' so elsewhere.
  • l 6:18 - A kind of gourd.
  • m 6:20 - Or 'the oracle before it [i.e. the ark].'
  • n 6:20 - Or 'and overlaid the altar with cedar-wood.'
  • o 6:23 - Or 'wood of the oleaster (wild olive).'
  • p 6:29 - Or 'palms:' and so always.
  • q 6:31 - 'Folding-doors.'