1 Kings 6:22

Overview - 1 Kings 6
The building of Solomon's temple.
The chambers thereof.
11 God's promise unto it.
15 The ceiling and adorning of it.
23 The cherubims.
31 The doors.
36 The court.
37 The time of building it.
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1 Kings 6:22  (King James Version)
And the whole house he overlaid with gold, until he had finished all the house: also the whole altar that was by the oracle he overlaid with gold.

the whole house
It is impossible to calculate this expense, or the quantity of gold employed in this sacred building; but both must have been immense.

20 ; Exodus 30:1 Exodus 30:3 Exodus 30:5 Exodus 30:6 ; 2 Chronicles 3:7-14

the whole altar
This was the altar of incense without the vail, in the holy place, which was twice the length of the most holy place.