1 Kings 7:1-12 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished his entire house. 1 It took Solomon thirteen years, however, to complete the construction of his palace.
2 He built the House of the Forest of the Lebanon one hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide, and thirty cubits high, built on four rows of cedar pillars, with cedar beams on the pillars. 2 He built the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon a hundred cubits long, fifty wide and thirty high, with four rows of cedar columns supporting trimmed cedar beams.
3 It was roofed with cedar on the forty-five rafters, fifteen in each row, which were on the pillars. 3 It was roofed with cedar above the beams that rested on the columns--forty-five beams, fifteen to a row.
4 There were window frames in the three rows, facing each other in the three rows. 4 Its windows were placed high in sets of three, facing each other.
5 All the doorways and doorposts had four-sided frames, opposite, facing each other in the three rows. 5 All the doorways had rectangular frames; they were in the front part in sets of three, facing each other.
6 He made the Hall of Pillars fifty cubits long and thirty cubits wide. There was a porch in front with pillars, and a canopy in front of them. 6 He made a colonnade fifty cubits long and thirty wide. In front of it was a portico, and in front of that were pillars and an overhanging roof.
7 He made the Hall of the Throne where he was to pronounce judgment, the Hall of Justice, covered with cedar from floor to floor. 7 He built the throne hall, the Hall of Justice, where he was to judge, and he covered it with cedar from floor to ceiling.
8 His own house where he would reside, in the other court back of the hall, was of the same construction. Solomon also made a house like this hall for Pharaoh's daughter, whom he had taken in marriage. 8 And the palace in which he was to live, set farther back, was similar in design. Solomon also made a palace like this hall for Pharaoh's daughter, whom he had married.
9 All these were made of costly stones, cut according to measure, sawed with saws, back and front, from the foundation to the coping, and from outside to the great court. 9 All these structures, from the outside to the great courtyard and from foundation to eaves, were made of blocks of high-grade stone cut to size and trimmed with a saw on their inner and outer faces.
10 The foundation was of costly stones, huge stones, stones of eight and ten cubits. 10 The foundations were laid with large stones of good quality, some measuring ten cubits and some eight.
11 There were costly stones above, cut to measure, and cedarwood. 11 Above were high-grade stones, cut to size, and cedar beams.
12 The great court had three courses of dressed stone to one layer of cedar beams all around; so had the inner court of the house of the Lord, and the vestibule of the house. 12 The great courtyard was surrounded by a wall of three courses of dressed stone and one course of trimmed cedar beams, as was the inner courtyard of the temple of the LORD with its portico.