1 Kings 6:10

“And then hee built chambers against all the house, fiue cubites high: and they rested on the house with timber of Cedar.”

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Other Translations

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

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.


Discussion for 1 Kings 6

  • Rhonda
    I Kings 6:15 - ceiling is spelled wrong according to my Bible.
  • Sarah
    This is the only Bible chapter that has the word "inside" in it. I just thought that was very interesting.
  • Tim Coenen
    I have been thinking that the New Temple #3 well be a TENT as it where in Moses time. But then I maybe wrong.
  • BSP
    Verses 12,13~Jehovah God promised to be with his people if they kept his laws and obeyed his commandments.
  • Christ Magnified Glorifying Jesus
    I have heard that presently and somewhere are all the finished, prefabricated materials and ornaments necessary to build a new temple in Jerusalem. Those behind this task are waiting for a relevant time to set it all in motion. If this is true, than it adheres to this particular chapter concerning the construction of the original temple, but the new one will be built very very quickly.
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