1 Kings 7:9

“All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewed stones, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside toward the great court.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 7:9

All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewed stones, sawed with sawes, within and without, euen from the foundation vnto the coping, and so on the outside toward the great court.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All these were of costly stones, of stone cut according to measure, sawed with saws, inside and outside; even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside to the great court.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

All these were of costly stones, even of hewn stone, according to measure, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside unto the great court.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All these buildings were made, inside and out, from base to crowning stone, and outside to the great walled square, of highly priced stone, cut to different sizes with cutting-instruments.
- Basic English Bible

All these [buildings] were of costly stones, hewn stones, according to the measures, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation to the coping, and on the outside as far as the great court.
- Darby Bible

All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewn stones, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside towards the great court.
- Webster's Bible

All these were of costly stones, even of cut stone, according to measure, sawed with saws, inside and outside, even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside to the great court.
- World English Bible

All these [are] of precious stone, according to the measures of hewn work, sawn with a saw, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and at the outside, unto the great court.
- Youngs Literal Bible

All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewn stones, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside unto the great court.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 7:9

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 7:9


7:9 These - Buildings described here and in the former chapter.The measures - Hewed in such measure and proportion as exact workmenuse to hew ordinary stones. Within, &c. - Both on the inside of thebuildings which were covered with cedar, and on the outside also.To the coping - From the bottom to the top of the building.And so on - Not only on the outside of the front of the house, whichbeing most visible, men are more careful to adorn; but also of theother side of the house, which looked towards the great court belongingto the king's house.


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