And the foundation is of precious stone, great stones, stones of ten cubits, and stones of eight cubits;
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Isaiah 28:16 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone...
Isaiah 54:11 O you afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay your stones with fair colors...
1 Corinthians 3:10,11 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon...
Revelation 21:19,20 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper...
stones of ten cubits Reckoning the cubit at
21 inches, the ten cubits are
17 feet and a half, and the eight cubits are
14 feet. The magnitude of these stones was certainly extraordinary; but let us hear M. Volney, and our surprise will no longer be fixed on these stones, but transferred from Solomon's house to the ruins of Balbec: `What is still more astonishing is the enormous stones which compose the sloping wall. To the west, the second layer is formed of stones which are from
1 Kings 7:28 And the work of the bases was on this manner: they had borders, and the borders were between the ledges:
35 feet long, by about
9 in height. Over this layer, at the north-west angle, there are three stones, which alone occupy a space of
175 feet and a half; viz the first,
7 inches; the second,
11 inches; and the third, exactly
58 feet; and each of these is
12 feet thick. These stones are of white granite, with large shining flakes, like gypsum: there is a quarry of this kind of stone under the whole city, and another in the adjacent mountains, which is open in several places. On the right, as we approach the city, there is still lying there a stone hewn on three sides, which is
2 inches long,
10 inches broad, and
3 inches in thickness.
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