New Living Translation
The blocks of high-quality stone used in the walls were also cut to measure, and cedar beams were also used.
King James Bible
And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.
Darby Bible Translation
And above were costly stones, hewn stones, according to the measures, and cedar.
World English Bible
Above were costly stones, even cut stone, according to measure, and cedar wood.
Young's Literal Translation
and above are precious stone, according to the measures of hewn work, and cedar;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:11 Above - That is, in the upper part; for this is opposed to the foundation. Stones and cedars - Intermixed the one, and the other.
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
1 Kings 7:10
Some of the huge foundation stones were 15 feet long, and some were 12 feet long.
1 Kings 7:12
The walls of the great courtyard were built so that there was one layer of cedar beams between every three layers of finished stone, just like the walls of the inner courtyard of the LORD's Temple with its entry room.
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