|New International Version (© 2011)|
These poles were so long that their ends could be seen from the Holy Place in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today.
King James Bible
And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy place before the oracle, and they were not seen without: and there they are unto this day.
American Standard Version
And the staves were so long that the ends of the staves were seen from the holy place before the oracle; but they were not seen without: and there they are unto this day.
Young's Literal Translation
and they lengthen the staves, and the heads of the staves are seen from the holy place on the front of the oracle, and are not seen without, and they are there unto this day.
1 Kings 8:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And there they are unto this day - This proves that the book was written before the destruction of the first temple, but how long before we cannot tell.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
drew out the staves
Exodus 25:14,15 And you shall put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, that the ark may be borne with them...
Exodus 37:4,5 And he made staves of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold...
Exodus 40:20 And he took and put the testimony into the ark, and set the staves on the ark, and put the mercy seat above on the ark:
ends [heb] heads
holy place. or, ark, as
2 Chronicles 5:9 And they drew out the staves of the ark, that the ends of the staves were seen from the ark before the oracle...
unto this day
Joshua 4:9 And Joshua set up twelve stones in the middle of Jordan...
Matthew 28:15 So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.
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Exodus 25:13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
Exodus 25:15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
Exodus 37:4 Then he made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.
Exodus 37:5 And he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry it.
1 Kings 8:7 The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its carrying poles.
2 Chronicles 5:9 These poles were so long that their ends, extending from the ark, could be seen from in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today.