1 Kings 6:1 ESV

Solomon Builds the Temple

1 1In the four hundred and eightieth year after the people of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, 2he began to build the house of the LORD.

References for 1 Kings 6:1

Study tools for 1 Kings 6:1

  • a 6:2 - A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters
  • b 6:4 - Or blocked lattice windows
  • c 6:5 - Or platform; also verse 10
  • d 6:6 - Septuagint; Hebrew structure, or platform
  • e 6:8 - Septuagint, Targum; Hebrew middle
  • f 6:20 - Vulgate; Hebrew and before the inner sanctuary
  • g 6:20 - Septuagint made
  • h 6:31 - The meaning of the Hebrew phrase is uncertain