1 Kings 7:11

11 Above were high-grade stones, cut to size, and cedar beams.

1 Kings 7:11 in Other Translations

11 And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.
11 And above were costly stones, cut according to measurement, and cedar.
11 The blocks of high-quality stone used in the walls were also cut to measure, and cedar beams were also used.
11 The finest stone was used above the foundation, shaped to size and trimmed with cedar.
11 Above were also costly stones, cut to size, as well as cedar wood.

1 Kings 7:11 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 7:11

And above were costly stones
Above the foundation, from thence to the top of the buildings; the whole walls were made of such right up to the ceiling:

after the measure of hewed stones;
which, according to the Rabbins, as Kimchi says, were five hands breadth:

and cedars;
beams of cedars over them, or these, both the foundation and the walls, were lined with them.

1 Kings 7:11 In-Context

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 smoothed on their inner and outer faces.
10 The foundations were laid with large stones of good quality, some measuring ten cubits and some eight.
11 Above were high-grade stones, cut to size, and cedar beams.
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.
13 King Solomon sent to Tyre and brought Huram,
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