“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)
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.