1 Kings 7:4
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New International Version
Its windows were placed high in sets of three, facing each other.

New Living Translation
On each end of the long hall were three rows of windows facing each other.

English Standard Version
There were window frames in three rows, and window opposite window in three tiers.

New American Standard Bible
There were artistic window frames in three rows, and window was opposite window in three ranks.

King James Bible
And there were windows in three rows, and light was against light in three ranks.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There were three rows of window frames, facing each other in three tiers.

International Standard Version
with three rows of framed windows facing each other in three ranks.

NET Bible
There were three rows of windows arranged in sets of three.

New Heart English Bible
There were beams in three rows, and window was over against window in three ranks.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The windows were in three rows facing each other on opposite sides [of the palace].

JPS Tanakh 1917
And there were beams in three rows; and light was over against light in three ranks.

New American Standard 1977
And there were artistic window frames in three rows, and window was opposite window in three ranks.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And there were windows in three orders, one against another in three orders.

King James 2000 Bible
And there were windows in three rows, and window was opposite window in three tiers.

American King James Version
And there were windows in three rows, and light was against light in three ranks.

American Standard Version
And there were beams in three rows, and window was over against window in three ranks.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Set one against another,

Darby Bible Translation
And there were cross-beams in three rows, and window was against window in three ranks.

English Revised Version
And there were prospects in three rows, and light was over against light in three ranks.

Webster's Bible Translation
And there were windows in three rows, and light was against light in three ranks.

World English Bible
There were beams in three rows, and window was over against window in three ranks.

Young's Literal Translation
And windows are in three rows, and sight is over-against sight three times.
Study Bible
Solomon Builds his Palace
3It was paneled with cedar above the side chambers which were on the 45 pillars, 15 in each row. 4There were artistic window frames in three rows, and window was opposite window in three ranks. 5All the doorways and doorposts had squared artistic frames, and window was opposite window in three ranks.…
Cross References
1 Kings 7:3
It was paneled with cedar above the side chambers which were on the 45 pillars, 15 in each row.

1 Kings 7:5
All the doorways and doorposts had squared artistic frames, and window was opposite window in three ranks.
Treasury of Scripture

And there were windows in three rows, and light was against light in three ranks.

windows

1 Kings 6:5 And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, …

1 Kings 6:4 And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

Isaiah 54:12 And I will make your windows of agates, and your gates of carbuncles, …

Ezekiel 40:16,22,25,29,33,36 And there were narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their …

Ezekiel 41:26 And there were narrow windows and palm trees on the one side and …

light was against light [heb] sight against sight

Verse 4. - And there were windows [שְׁקֻפִים same word as in 1 Kings 6:4, i.e., beams or lattices. Keil understands, beam layers; and Bahr, ubergelegte Balken. The LXX. has πλευρῶν] in three rows [or tiers. All we can say is that there is a possible reference to three stories formed by the three rows of beams], and light [lit., outlook. מֶחְזָה probably means a wide outlook. LXX. χῶρα, aspectus, prospectus] was against light in three ranks [Heb. three times. The meaning is that the side chambers were so built and arranged that the rooms had their windows exactly vis-a-vis in each of the three stories. Josephus explains, θυρώμασι τριγλύφοις, windows in three divisions, but this is no explanation of the words "light against light," etc. Fergusson understands the three outlooks to mean, first, the clerestory windows (that there was a clerestory he infers from Josephus Ant., 7:05.2), who describes this palace as "in the Corinthian manner," which cannot mean, he says, "the Corinthian order, which was not then invented, but after the fashion of a Corinthian oecus, which was a hall with a clerestory");

(2) a range of openings under the cornice of the walls; and

(3) a range of open doorways. But all this is conjecture. And there were windows in three rows,.... Both in the second and third stories, east, north, and south, there being none in the west, where the porch stood:

and light was against light in three ranks; or the windows, through which light was let, answered to each other. 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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