1 Kings 6:31

“ 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.”

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Other Translations

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

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.


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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