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1 Kings 6:1 NLT

1 It was in midspring, in the month of Ziv, during the fourth year of Solomon’s reign, that he began to construct the Temple of the LORD . This was 480 years after the people of Israel were rescued from their slavery in the land of Egypt.

References for 1 Kings 6:1

    • a 6:1 - Hebrew It was in the month of Ziv, which is the second month. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of April and May.

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      • a 6:1 - Hebrew It was in the month of Ziv, which is the second month. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of April and May.
      • b 6:2 - Hebrew 60 cubits [27.6 meters] long, 20 cubits [9.2 meters] wide, and 30 cubits [13.8 meters] high.
      • c 6:3 - Hebrew 20 cubits [9.2 meters]; also in 6:16, 20 .
      • d 6:3 - Hebrew 10 cubits [4.6 meters].
      • e 6:6 - Hebrew the bottom floor being 5 cubits [2.3 meters] wide, the second floor 6 cubits [2.8 meters] wide, and the top floor 7 cubits [3.2 meters] wide .
      • f 6:8 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads middle floor.
      • g 6:10 - Hebrew 5 cubits [2.3 meters].
      • h 6:17 - Hebrew 40 cubits [18.4 meters].
      • i 6:20 - Or overlaid the altar with cedar. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • j 6:21 - Or to draw curtains across. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • k 6:23 - Or pine; Hebrew reads oil tree; also in 6:31, 33 .
      • l 6:23 - Hebrew 10 cubits [4.6 meters]; also in 6:24, 26 .
      • m 6:24 - Hebrew 5 cubits [2.3 meters].
      • n 6:31 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • o 6:37 - Hebrew was laid in the month of Ziv. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of April and May.
      • p 6:38 - Hebrew by the month of Bul, which is the eighth month. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of October and November.