1 Kings 6:31
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New International Version
For the entrance to the inner sanctuary he made doors out of olive wood that were one fifth of the width of the sanctuary.

King James Bible
And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.

Darby Bible Translation
And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel [and] side posts were the fifth part [of the breadth of the house].

World English Bible
For the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive wood: the lintel [and] door posts were a fifth part [of the wall].

Young's Literal Translation
as to the opening of the oracle, he made doors of the oil-tree; the lintel, side-posts, a fifth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The height of the one cherub was ten cubits - Concerning the cherubs, their form, etc., see my note on Exodus 25:18 (note). The height of each cherub was about eighteen feet and three inches.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

doors

John 10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father, but by me.

Ephesians 3:18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;

Hebrews 10:19,20 Having therefore, brothers, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus...

a fifth part. or, five square

Library
Great Preparations for a Great Work
'And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David. 2. And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying, 3. Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto the name of the Lord his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet. 4. But now the Lord my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Exodus 12:7
Then they are to take some of the blood and put it on the sides and tops of the doorframes of the houses where they eat the lambs.

1 Kings 6:23
For the inner sanctuary he made a pair of cherubim out of olive wood, each ten cubits high.

1 Kings 6:30
He also covered the floors of both the inner and outer rooms of the temple with gold.

1 Kings 6:32
And on the two olive-wood doors he carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid the cherubim and palm trees with hammered gold.

Ezekiel 41:23
Both the main hall and the Most Holy Place had double doors.

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