Then he made a porch for the throne where he might judge , even the porch of judgment: and it was covered with cedar from one side of the floor to the other.8
And his house where he dwelt had anothercourtwithin the porch, which was of the like work.Solomonmade also an house for Pharaoh'sdaughter, whom he had taken to wife, like unto this porch.9
All these were of costlystones, according to the measures of hewed stones,sawed with saws,within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside toward the greatcourt.10
And the foundation was of costlystones, even greatstones,stones of tencubits, and stones of eightcubits.11
And above were costlystones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.12
And the greatcourt round about was with threerows of hewed stones, and a row of cedarbeams, both for the innercourt of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.13
And kingSolomonsent and fetchedHirama out of Tyre.14
He was a widow'sbson of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass: and he was filled with wisdom, and understanding, and cunning to work all works in brass. And he came to kingSolomon, and wrought all his work.15
For he castctwopillars of brass, of eighteencubitshighapiece : and a line of twelvecubits did compasseither of them about .
And he madetwochapiters of moltenbrass, to set upon the tops of the pillars: the height of the onechapiter was fivecubits, and the height of the otherchapiter was fivecubits:17
And nets of checkerwork, and wreaths of chainwork, for the chapiters which were upon the top of the pillars;seven for the onechapiter, and seven for the otherchapiter.