1 Kings 7:11
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New International Version
Above were high-grade stones, cut to size, and cedar beams.

New Living Translation
The blocks of high-quality stone used in the walls were also cut to measure, and cedar beams were also used.

English Standard Version
And above were costly stones, cut according to measurement, and cedar.

New American Standard Bible
And above were costly stones, stone cut according to measure, and cedar.

King James Bible
And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Above were also costly stones, cut to size, as well as cedar wood.

International Standard Version
Above these were expensive stones cut according to specifications, and cedar.

NET Bible
Above the foundation the best stones, chiseled to the right size, were used along with cedar.

New Heart English Bible
Above were costly stones, even cut stone, according to measure, and cedar wood.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Above [the foundation] were cedar beams and high-grade stone blocks, which had been cut to size.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And above were costly stones, after the measure of hewn stones, and cedar-wood.

New American Standard 1977
And above were costly stones, stone cut according to measure, and cedar.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And above were also costly stones, hewed according to their measurements, and work of cedar.

King James 2000 Bible
And above were costly stones, after the measures of cut stones, and cedars.

American King James Version
And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.

American Standard Version
And above were costly stones, even hewn stone, according to measure, and cedar-wood.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And above there were costly stones, or equal measure, hewed; and, in like manner, planks of cedar:

Darby Bible Translation
And above were costly stones, hewn stones, according to the measures, and cedar.

English Revised Version
And above were costly stones, even hewn stone, according to measure, and cedar wood.

Webster's Bible Translation
And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewn stones, and cedars.

World English Bible
Above were costly stones, even cut stone, according to measure, and cedar wood.

Young's Literal Translation
and above are precious stone, according to the measures of hewn work, and cedar;
Study Bible
Solomon Builds his Palace
10The foundation was of costly stones, even large stones, stones of ten cubits and stones of eight cubits. 11And above were costly stones, stone cut according to measure, and cedar. 12So the great court all around had three rows of cut stone and a row of cedar beams even as the inner court of the house of the LORD, and the porch of the house.…
Cross References
1 Kings 7:10
The foundation was of costly stones, even large stones, stones of ten cubits and stones of eight cubits.

1 Kings 7:12
So the great court all around had three rows of cut stone and a row of cedar beams even as the inner court of the house of the LORD, and the porch of the house.
Treasury of Scripture

And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.

Ephesians 2:20-22 And are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus …

1 Peter 2:5 You also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy …

Verse 11. - And above [i.e., upon the foundation stones just described] were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones [It is implied here that the stones of the superstructure were less than those of the foundation. It is also implied that the former were more carefully smoothed and. faced than the latter] and cedars. [Heb. cedar.] And above were costly stones,.... Above the foundation, from thence to the top of the buildings; the whole walls were made of such right up to the ceiling:

after the measure of hewed stones; which, according to the Rabbins, as Kimchi says, were five hands breadth:

and cedars; beams of cedars over them, or these, both the foundation and the walls, were lined with them. 7:1-12 All Solomon's buildings, though beautiful, were intended for use. Solomon began with the temple; he built for God first, and then his other buildings. The surest foundations of lasting prosperity are laid in early piety. He was thirteen years building his house, yet he built the temple in little more than seven years; not that he was more exact, but less eager in building his own house, than in building God's. We ought to prefer God's honour before our own ease and satisfaction.
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