He adorned the house with settings of precious stones. The gold was gold from Parvaim.
So he lined the house with gold—its beams, its thresholds, its walls, and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.
He made the most holy place; its length, corresponding to the width of the house, was twenty cubits, and its width was twenty cubits; he overlaid it with six hundred talents of fine gold.
The weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. He overlaid the upper chambers with gold.
In the most holy place he made two carved cherubim and overlaid a them with gold.
The wings of the cherubim together extended twenty cubits: one wing of the one, five cubits long, touched the wall of the house, and its other wing, five cubits long, touched the wing of the other cherub;
and of this cherub, one wing, five cubits long, touched the wall of the house, and the other wing, also five cubits long, was joined to the wing of the first cherub.
The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits; the cherubim b stood on their feet, facing the nave.
And Solomon c made the curtain of blue and purple and crimson fabrics and fine linen, and worked cherubim into it.
In front of the house he made two pillars thirty-five cubits high, with a capital of five cubits on the top of each.
He made encircling d chains and put them on the tops of the pillars; and he made one hundred pomegranates, and put them on the chains.
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