1 Kings 6:31

“And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And for the entring of the Oracle he made doores of Oliue tree: the lintell and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the entrance of the inner sanctuary he made doors of olive wood, the lintel {and} five-sided doorposts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel `and' door-posts were a fifth part `of the wall'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the way into the inmost room he made doors of olive-wood, the arch and the door supports forming a five-sided opening.
- Basic English Bible

And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel [and] side posts were the fifth part [of the breadth of the house].
- Darby Bible

And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side-posts were a fifth part of the wall.
- Webster's Bible

For the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive wood: the lintel [and] door posts were a fifth part [of the wall].
- World English Bible

as to the opening of the oracle, he made doors of the oil-tree; the lintel, side-posts, a fifth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And for the entrance of the Sanctuary he made doors of olive-wood, the door-posts within the frame having five angles.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 6:31


6:31 Fifth part - That is, four cubits in height or breadth, whereasthe wall was twenty cubits.


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