2 Chronicles 3:13
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New International Version
The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits. They stood on their feet, facing the main hall.

New Living Translation
So the wingspan of the two cherubim side by side was 30 feet. They stood on their feet and faced out toward the main room of the Temple.

English Standard Version
The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits. The cherubim stood on their feet, facing the nave.

New American Standard Bible
The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits, and they stood on their feet facing the main room.

King James Bible
The wings of these cherubims spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The wingspan of these cherubim was 30 feet. They stood on their feet and faced the larger room.

International Standard Version
The wings of these cherubim extended for 20 cubits as they stood on their feet and faced the front of the Temple.

NET Bible
The combined wingspan of these cherubim was 30 feet. They stood upright, facing inward.

New Heart English Bible
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They stood on their feet and faced the main hall.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits; and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

New American Standard 1977
The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits, and they stood on their feet facing the main room.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits, and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

King James 2000 Bible
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and they faced inward.

American King James Version
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

American Standard Version
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the wings of the two cherubims were spread forth, and were extended twenty cubits: and they stood upright on their feet, and their faces were turned toward the house without.

Darby Bible Translation
The wings of these cherubim spread forth were twenty cubits; and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.

English Revised Version
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.

Webster's Bible Translation
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

World English Bible
The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.

Young's Literal Translation
The wings of these cherubs are spreading forth twenty cubits, and they are standing on their feet and their faces are inward.
Study Bible
The Cherubim
12The wing of the other cherub, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house; and its other wing of five cubits was attached to the wing of the first cherub. 13The wings of these cherubim extended twenty cubits, and they stood on their feet facing the main room. 14He made the veil of violet, purple, crimson and fine linen, and he worked cherubim on it.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 3:12
The wing of the other cherub, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house; and its other wing of five cubits was attached to the wing of the first cherub.

2 Chronicles 3:14
He made the veil of violet, purple, crimson and fine linen, and he worked cherubim on it.
Treasury of Scripture

The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

inward. or, toward the house

Exodus 25:20 And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering …

(13) The wings of these cherubims.--Or, These wings of the cherubim.

Spread themselves forth.--Were outspreading (participle), 1Chronicles 28:18.

And they stood.--Were standing. They were ten cubits high (1Kings 6:26).

Inward.--See margin. Translate, toward the chamber. The cherubs did not face each other like the cherubim on the mercy seat (Exodus 25:20).

Verse 13. - Their faces were inward; Hebrew, "were to the house," viz. to the holy place. The position of these cherubim, both as to wings and faces, was clearly different from that of those for the tabernacle of Moses. There they "cover the mercy-seat with their wings, and their faces are one to another... toward the mercy-seat were the faces of the cherubim" (Exodus 25:20; Exodus 37:9). May this alteration in the time of Solomon indicate possibly one more advance in the developing outlook of Divine mercy to a whole world? Neither this place nor the parallel makes it certain whether the cherubim, that are here said to stand on their feet, stood on the ground, as some say they did. As regards those of the tabernacle, the prepositions used in Exodus 25:18, 19 and Exodus 37:7, 8 appear to lay stress on their position being a fixture at and on each extremity of the mercy-seat. 3:1-17 The building of the temple. - There is a more particular account of the building of the temple in #1Ki 6". It must be in the place David had prepared, not only which he had purchased, but which he had fixed on by Divine direction. Full instructions enable us to go about our work with certainty and to proceed therein with comfort. Blessed be God, the Scriptures are enough to render the man of God thoroughly furnished for every good work. Let us search the Scriptures daily, beseeching the Lord to enable us to understand, believe, and obey his word, that our work and our way may be made plain, and that all may be begun, continued, and ended in him. Beholding God, in Christ, his true Temple, more glorious than that of Solomon's, may we become a spiritual house, a habitation of God through the Spirit.
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