1 Kings 6:10

“And then he built chambers against all the house, five cubits high: and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And then hee built chambers against all the house, fiue cubites high: and they rested on the house with timber of Cedar.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He also built the stories against the whole house, each five cubits high; and they were fastened to the house with timbers of cedar.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he built the stories against all the house, each five cubits high: and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he put up the line of side rooms against the walls of the house, fifteen cubits high, resting against the house on boards of cedar-wood.
- Basic English Bible

And he built the floors against all the house, five cubits high; and they held to the house by the timbers of cedar.
- Darby Bible

And then he built chambers against all the house, five cubits high: and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.
- Webster's Bible

He built the stories against all the house, each five cubits high: and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.
- World English Bible

And he buildeth the couch against all the house, five cubits [is] its height, and it taketh hold of the house by cedar-wood.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he built the stories of the side-structure against all the house, each five cubits high; and they rested on the house with timber of cedar.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 6:10


6:10 Built chambers - The Hebrew words may be properly rendered,He built a roof, a flat and plain roof, over all the house,according to the manner of the Israelitish buildings. The inner roofwas arched, ver.#9|, that it might be the more beautiful, but theoutward roof was flat. Five cubits - Above the walls of the temple: thatit might be a little higher than the arched roof, which it was designed tocover and secure. They rested - Heb. it rested, namely, the roof.Timber of cedar - Which rested upon the top of the wall, as the chambers,ver.#5|, rested upon the sides of the wall.


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