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1 Kings 6

CEB 1 In the four hundred eightieth year after the Israelites left Egypt, in the month of Ziv, the second month, in the fourth year of Solomon's rule over Israel, he built the LORD's temple. NIV 1 In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites had come out of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, the second month, he began to build the temple of the LORD. CEB 2 The temple that King Solomon built for the LORD was ninety feet long, thirty feet wide, and forty-five feet high. NIV 2 The temple that King Solomon built for the LORD was sixty cubits long, twenty wide and thirty high. CEB 3 The porch in front of the temple's main hall was thirty feet long. It ran across the whole width of the temple and extended fifteen feet in front of the temple. NIV 3 The portico at the front of the main hall of the temple extended the width of the temple, that is twenty cubits, and projected ten cubits from the front of the temple. CEB 4 He made recessed and latticed windows for the temple NIV 4 He made narrow clerestory windows in the temple. CEB 5 and built side rooms against the temple walls around both the main hall and the most holy place. NIV 5 Against the walls of the main hall and inner sanctuary he built a structure around the building, in which there were side rooms. CEB 6 The lower walls were seven and a half feet wide. At the second floor the walls were nine feet wide, and at the third floor they were ten and a half feet wide. He made niches around the outside of the temple so the beams wouldn't be inserted into the temple walls. NIV 6 The lowest floor was five cubits wide, the middle floor six cubits and the third floor seven. He made offset ledges around the outside of the temple so that nothing would be inserted into the temple walls. CEB 7 When the temple was built, they did all the stonecutting at the quarry. No hammers, axes, or any iron tools were heard in the temple during its construction. NIV 7 In building the temple, only blocks dressed at the quarry were used, and no hammer, chisel or any other iron tool was heard at the temple site while it was being built. CEB 8 The door to the stairs was at the south side of the temple. Winding stairs went up to the second floor and from there to the third floor. NIV 8 The entrance to the lowest floor was on the south side of the temple; a stairway led up to the middle level and from there to the third. CEB 9 He completed the temple with a roof of cedar beams and cross-planks. NIV 9 So he built the temple and completed it, roofing it with beams and cedar planks. CEB 10 Then he built the side rooms all around the temple. They were seven and a half feet high. He attached them to the temple with cedarwood. NIV 10 And he built the side rooms all along the temple. The height of each was five cubits, and they were attached to the temple by beams of cedar. CEB 11 The LORD's word came to Solomon, NIV 11 The word of the LORD came to Solomon: CEB 12 Regarding this temple that you are building: If you follow my laws, enact my regulations, and keep all my commands faithfully, then I will fulfill for you my promise that I made to your father David. NIV 12 "As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, carry out my regulations and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you the promise I gave to David your father. CEB 13 I will live among the Israelites. I won't abandon my people Israel. NIV 13 And I will live among the Israelites and will not abandon my people Israel." CEB 14 So Solomon constructed the temple and completed it. NIV 14 So Solomon built the temple and completed it. CEB 15 He built the walls within the temple with cedar planks, paneled from the floor to the ceiling. He overlaid the floor of the temple with pine planks. NIV 15 He lined its interior walls with cedar boards, paneling them from the floor of the temple to the ceiling, and covered the floor of the temple with planks of pine. CEB 16 At the back of the temple he built thirty feet of cedar panels from the floor to the ceiling. Solomon built the inner sanctuary, the most holy place. NIV 16 He partitioned off twenty cubits at the rear of the temple with cedar boards from floor to ceiling to form within the temple an inner sanctuary, the Most Holy Place. CEB 17 In front of this, the main hall was sixty feet. NIV 17 The main hall in front of this room was forty cubits long. CEB 18 The cedar inside the temple was carved with gourds and blossoming flowers. The whole thing was cedar. No stone was seen. NIV 18 The inside of the temple was cedar, carved with gourds and open flowers. Everything was cedar; no stone was to be seen. CEB 19 He set up the inner sanctuary inside the temple so that he could put the chest containing the LORD's covenant there. NIV 19 He prepared the inner sanctuary within the temple to set the ark of the covenant of the LORD there. CEB 20 The inner sanctuary was thirty feet in length, width, and height. Solomon overlaid it with pure gold and covered the altar with cedar. NIV 20 The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty wide and twenty high. He overlaid the inside with pure gold, and he also overlaid the altar of cedar. CEB 21 Solomon covered the temple's interior with pure gold. He placed gold chains in front of the inner sanctuary and covered it with gold. NIV 21 Solomon covered the inside of the temple with pure gold, and he extended gold chains across the front of the inner sanctuary, which was overlaid with gold. CEB 22 He overlaid the whole temple inside with gold until the temple was completely covered. He covered the whole altar that was in the inner sanctuary with gold. NIV 22 So he overlaid the whole interior with gold. He also overlaid with gold the altar that belonged to the inner sanctuary. CEB 23 He made two winged creatures of olive wood for the inner sanctuary, each fifteen feet high. NIV 23 In the inner sanctuary he made a pair of cherubim of olive wood, each ten cubits high. CEB 24 The wings of the first winged creature were each seven and a half feet long. It was fifteen feet from the end of one wing to the end of the other. NIV 24 One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long, and the other wing five cubits--ten cubits from wing tip to wing tip. CEB 25 The second winged creature also measured fifteen feet. Both winged creatures had identical measurements and form. NIV 25 The second cherub also measured ten cubits, for the two cherubim were identical in size and shape. CEB 26 The height of both winged creatures was fifteen feet. NIV 26 The height of each cherub was ten cubits. CEB 27 Solomon placed the winged creatures inside the temple. Their wings spread out so that the wing of the one touched one wall and the wing of the other touched the other wall. In the middle of the temple, the wings of the two winged creatures touched each other. NIV 27 He placed the cherubim inside the innermost room of the temple, with their wings spread out. The wing of one cherub touched one wall, while the wing of the other touched the other wall, and their wings touched each other in the middle of the room. CEB 28 He covered the winged creatures with gold. NIV 28 He overlaid the cherubim with gold. CEB 29 Solomon carved all the walls of the temple—inner and outer rooms—with engravings of winged creatures, palm trees, and blossoming flowers. NIV 29 On the walls all around the temple, in both the inner and outer rooms, he carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers. CEB 30 He also covered the floor of the temple with gold, in both the inner and the outer rooms. NIV 30 He also covered the floors of both the inner and outer rooms of the temple with gold. CEB 31 He made the doors of the inner sanctuary from olive wood and carved the doorframes with five recesses. NIV 31 For the entrance of the inner sanctuary he made doors of olive wood with five-sided jambs. CEB 32 He overlaid the two olive-wood doors with gold-plated carvings of winged creatures, palm trees, and blossoming flowers. NIV 32 And on the two olive wood doors he carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid the cherubim and palm trees with beaten gold. CEB 33 He made the door of the main hall with doorframes of olive wood with four recesses. NIV 33 In the same way he made four-sided jambs of olive wood for the entrance to the main hall. CEB 34 The two doors of pinewood each pivoted on a socket. NIV 34 He also made two pine doors, each having two leaves that turned in sockets. CEB 35 Solomon carved winged creatures, palm trees, and blossoming flowers, and covered them with gold. NIV 35 He carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers on them and overlaid them with gold hammered evenly over the carvings. CEB 36 He built the inner courtyard with three rows of cut stone followed by one row of trimmed cedar. NIV 36 And he built the inner courtyard of three courses of dressed stone and one course of trimmed cedar beams. CEB 37 Solomon laid the foundation of the LORD's temple in the fourth year in the month of Ziv. NIV 37 The foundation of the temple of the LORD was laid in the fourth year, in the month of Ziv. CEB 38 He finished the temple in all its details and measurements in the eleventh year during the eighth month, the month of Bul. He built it in seven years. NIV 38 In the eleventh year in the month of Bul, the eighth month, the temple was finished in all its details according to its specifications. He had spent seven years building it.