1 Kings 6:8

“The door for the middle chamber was in the right side of the house: and they went up with winding stairs into the middle chamber, and out of the middle into the third.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The doore for the middle chamber was in the right side of the house: and they went vp with winding staires into the middle chamber, and out of the middle into the third.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The doorway for the lowest side chamber {was} on the right side of the house; and they would go up by winding stairs to the middle {story,} and from the middle to the third.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The door for the middle side-chambers was in the right side of the house: and they went up by winding stairs into the middle `story', and out of the middle into the third.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The door to the lowest side rooms was in the right side of the house; and they went up by twisting steps into the middle rooms, and from the middle into the third.
- Basic English Bible

The entrance to the side-chambers of the middle [floor] was in the right side of the house; and they went up by winding stairs into the middle [floor], and out of the middle into the third.
- Darby Bible

The door for the middle chamber was in the right side of the house: and they went up with winding stairs into the middle chamber, and out of the middle into the third;
- Webster's Bible

The door for the middle side rooms was in the right side of the house: and they went up by winding stairs into the middle [story], and out of the middle into the third.
- World English Bible

The opening of the middle side [is] at the right shoulder of the house, and with windings they go up on the middle one, and from the middle one unto the third.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The door for the lowest row of chambers was in the right side of the house and they went up by winding stairs into the middle row, and out of the middle into the third.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 6:8


6:8 The door - That is, by which they entered to go up to the middlechamber or chambers; such as were in the middle story. Right side - Thatis, in the south - side, called the right side; because when a man lookstowards the east, the south is on his right hand. There was another dooron the left, or the north - side, leading to the chambers on that side.Winding stairs - Without the wall, leading up to the gallery out of whichthey went into the several chambers. Middle chamber - Or rather, intothe middle story, or row of chambers; and so in the following words,out of the middle story: for these stair's could not lead up into eachof the chambers; nor was it needful, but only into the story, which wassufficient for the use of all the chambers.


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