1 And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month
2 And the house which King Salomon built for the Lorde, was three score cubites long, and twentie broade, and thirtie cubites hie.
3 And the
4 And in the house he made windowes, broad without, and narrowe within.
5 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
6 The nethermost chamber [was] five cubits broad, and the middle [was] six cubits broad, and the third [was] seven cubits broad: for without [in the wall] of the house he made narrowed
7 And when the house was built, it was built of stone perfite, before it was brought, so that there was neither hammer, nor axe, nor any toole of yron heard in the house, while it was in building.
8 The doore of the middle chamber was in the right side of the house, & men went vp with winding stayres into the middlemost, and out of the middlemost into the third.
9 So he built the
10 And he built the galleries vpon al the wall of the house of fiue cubites height, and they were ioyned to the house with beames of cedar.
11 And the worde of the Lord came to Salomon, saying,
12 Cocerning this house which thou buildest, if thou wilt walke in mine ordinances, & execute my iudgements, & keepe al my commadements, to walke in them, then will I performe vnto thee my promes, which I promised to Dauid thy father.
13 And I will
14 So Salomon built the house & finished it,
15 And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and
16 And he built twentie cubites in the sides of the house with boards of cedar, from the floore to the walles, and he prepared a place within it for the oracle, euen the most holy place.
17 And the
18 And the cedar of the house within was carued with knops, and grauen with floures: all was cedar, so that no stone was seene.
19 And the oracle he prepared in the
20 And the place of the oracle within was twentie cubites long, and twentie cubites broad, and twentie cubites hie, and hee couered it with pure golde, and couered the altar with cedar.
21 So Salomon couered the house within with pure golde: and he shut the place of the oracle with chaines of gold, and couered it with golde.
22 And the whole house he overlaid with gold, until he had finished all the house: also the
23 And within the oracle he made two Cherubims of oliue tree, ten cubites hie.
24 The wing also of the one Cherub was fiue cubites, and the wing of the other Cherub was fiue cubites: from the vttermost part of one of his wings vnto the vttermost part of the other of his wings, were ten cubites.
25 Also the other Cherub was of ten cubites: both the Cherubims were of one measure and one sise.
26 For the height of the one Cherub was ten cubits, and so was the other Cherub.
27 And he put the Cherubims within the inner house, and the Cherubims stretched out their wings, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other Cherub touched the other wall: and their other wings touched one another in the middes of the house.
28 And he
29 And he carued all the walles of the house round about with grauen figures of Cherubims and of Palmetrees, and grauen flowres within and without.
30 And the floore of the house hee couered with golde within and without.
31 And in the entring of the oracle he made two doores of oliue tree: and the vpper post and side postes were fiue square.
32 The two doors also [were of] olive tree; and he carved upon them carvings of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid [them] with gold, and
33 And so made he for the doore of the Temple, postes of oliue tree foure square.
34 But the two doores were of firre tree, the two sides of the one doore were round, and the two sides of the other doore were round.
35 And he graued Cherubims, & palme trees, and carued floures and couered the carued worke with golde, finely wrought.
36 And he built the inner
37 In the fourth yeere was the foundation of the house of the Lorde layed in the moneth of Zif:
38 And in the eleventh year, in the month