1 Kings 6:5

“ And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walles of the house round about, both of the Temple and of the Oracle: and hee made chambers round about.”

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And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, [against] the walls of the house round about, [both] of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about:
- King James Version

Against the wall of the house he built stories encompassing the walls of the house around both the nave and the inner sanctuary; thus he made side chambers all around.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And against the wall of the house he built stories round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the oracle; and he made side-chambers round about.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And against the walls all round, and against the walls of the Temple and of the inmost room, he put up wings, with side rooms all round:
- Basic English Bible

And against the wall of the house he built floors round about, [against] the walls of the house, round about the temple and the oracle; and he made side-chambers round about.
- Darby Bible

And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about:
- Webster's Bible

Against the wall of the house he built stories all around, against the walls of the house all around, both of the temple and of the oracle; and he made side rooms all around.
- World English Bible

And he buildeth against the wall of the house a couch round about, [even] the walls of the house round about, of the temple and of the oracle, and maketh sides round about.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And against the wall of the house he built a side-structure round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the sanctuary; and he made side-chambers round about;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 6:5


6:5 Against the wall - The beams of the chambers were not fastenedinto the wall, but leaned upon the buttresses of the wall. Chambers - Forthe laying the priests garments, and other utensils belonging to the temple,therein. Round about - On all the sides except the east, where the porchwas; and except some very small passages for the light. And yet theselights might be in the five uppermost cubits of the wall, which were aboveall these chambers, for these were only fifteen cubits high, and the wallwas twenty cubits high. Chambers - Galleries which encompassed all thechambers; and which were necessary for passage to them.


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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