1 Kings 7:9

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.

Read 1 Kings 7:9 Using Other Translations

All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewed stones, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside toward the great court.
All these were made of costly stones, cut according to measure, sawed with saws, back and front, even from the foundation to the coping, and from the outside to the great court.
From foundation to eaves, all these buildings were built from huge blocks of high-quality stone, cut with saws and trimmed to exact measure on all sides.

What does 1 Kings 7:9 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 7:9

All these were of costly stones
Marble, porphyry, &c.

according to the measure of hewed stones, sawed with saws, within and
without;
they were all hewed, and squared, and polished, and so they appeared both on the inside of the building, and without:

even from the foundation unto the coping;
from the bottom to the top:

and so on the outside toward the great court:
where the people used to assemble when they had causes to be tried, and was adjoining to the king's house.

California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information  California - CCPA Notice