2 Chronicles 3:8-13 NIV

8 He built the Most Holy Place,1 its length corresponding to the width of the temple--twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. He overlaid the inside with six hundred talentsa of fine gold.

References for 2 Chronicles 3:8

    • e 3:8 - That is, about 23 tons (about 21 metric tons)
      9 The gold nails2 weighed fifty shekels.b He also overlaid the upper parts with gold.

      References for 2 Chronicles 3:9

        • f 3:9 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds (about 0.6 kilogram)
          10 In the Most Holy Place he made a pair3 of sculptured cherubim and overlaid them with gold.

          References for 2 Chronicles 3:10

          11 The total wingspan of the cherubim was twenty cubits. One wing of the first cherub was five cubitsc long and touched the temple wall, while its other wing, also five cubits long, touched the wing of the other cherub.

          References for 2 Chronicles 3:11

            • g 3:11 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet (about 2.3 meters); also in verse 15
              12 Similarly one wing of the second cherub was five cubits long and touched the other temple wall, and its other wing, also five cubits long, touched the wing of the first cherub.
              13 The wings of these cherubim4 extended twenty cubits. They stood on their feet, facing the main hall.d

              References for 2 Chronicles 3:13

                • h 3:13 - Or "facing inward"