2 Chronicles 3:7
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New International Version
He overlaid the ceiling beams, doorframes, walls and doors of the temple with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

New Living Translation
He overlaid the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors throughout the Temple with gold, and he carved figures of cherubim on the walls.

English Standard Version
So he lined the house with gold—its beams, its thresholds, its walls, and its doors—and he carved cherubim on the walls.

New American Standard Bible
He also overlaid the house with gold-- the beams, the thresholds and its walls and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

King James Bible
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubims on the walls.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He overlaid the temple--the beams, the thresholds, its walls and doors--with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

International Standard Version
The Temple was overlaid with gold, including the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors. Cherubim were engraved on the walls.

NET Bible
He overlaid the temple's rafters, thresholds, walls and doors with gold; he carved decorative cherubim on the walls.

New Heart English Bible
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He also overlaid the building, the rafters, the threshold, the walls, and the doors with gold, and he carved angels into the walls.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

New American Standard 1977
He also overlaid the house with gold—the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thus did he cover the house, its beams, its posts, its walls, and its doors, with gold and engraved cherubim on the walls.

King James 2000 Bible
He lined also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and carved cherubim on the walls.

American King James Version
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

American Standard Version
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the gold of the plates with which he overlaid the house, and the beams thereof, and the posts, and the walls, and the doors was of the finest: and he graved cherubims on the walls.

Darby Bible Translation
And he covered the house, the beams, the threshold, and its walls, and its doors with gold, and engraved cherubim on the walls.

English Revised Version
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

Webster's Bible Translation
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls of it, and the doors of it, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.

World English Bible
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.

Young's Literal Translation
and he covereth the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold, and hath graved cherubs on the walls.
Study Bible
Dimensions and Materials
6Further, he adorned the house with precious stones; and the gold was gold from Parvaim. 7He also overlaid the house with gold-- the beams, the thresholds and its walls and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls. 8Now he made the room of the holy of holies: its length across the width of the house was twenty cubits, and its width was twenty cubits; and he overlaid it with fine gold, amounting to 600 talents.…
Cross References
1 Kings 6:20
The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits in length, twenty cubits in width, and twenty cubits in height, and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also overlaid the altar with cedar.

1 Kings 6:29
Then he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, inner and outer sanctuaries.

2 Chronicles 3:6
Further, he adorned the house with precious stones; and the gold was gold from Parvaim.
Treasury of Scripture

He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

overlaid

Exodus 26:29 And you shall overlay the boards with gold, and make their rings …

1 Kings 6:20-22,30 And the oracle in the forepart was twenty cubits in length, and twenty …

Ezekiel 7:20 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty…

graved cherubims

Exodus 26:1 Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine …

1 Kings 6:35 And he carved thereon cherubim and palm trees and open flowers: and …

(7) He overlaid also the house.--And he covered (2Chronicles 3:5) the chamber--that is, the great chamber or Holy Place. (See 1Kings 6:21-23.)

The beams.--Of the roof.

The posts.--The thresholds (Isaiah 6:4).

And graved cherubims on the walls.--See 1Kings 6:29, which gives a fuller account of the mural decorations.

Cherubims.--Cherubim, or cherubs (Psalm 18:10). Cherubim is the Hebrew plural, for which we have the Chaldee (Aramaic) form "cherubin" in the Te Deum. Shakspeare has:--

"The roof of the chamber

With golden cherubins is fretted."

Cymbeline, 2:4.

Why Reuss calls this sketch of the porch and nave "confused" is hardly evident.

Verse 7. - And graved cherubim. In the parallel this statement is placed in company with that respecting the "palms and flowers." Layard tells us that all the present description of decoration bears strong resemblance to the Assyrian. There can be no difficulty in imagining this, both in other respects, and in connection with the fact that foreigners, headed by the chief designer Hiram, had so large a share in planning the details of temple workmanship. 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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