1 Kings 6:4
New International Version
He made narrow windows high up in the temple walls.

New Living Translation
Solomon also made narrow recessed windows throughout the Temple.

English Standard Version
And he made for the house windows with recessed frames.

Berean Study Bible
He also had narrow windows framed high in the temple.

New American Standard Bible
Also for the house he made windows with artistic frames.

King James Bible
And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

Christian Standard Bible
He also made windows with beveled frames for the temple.

Contemporary English Version
The windows were narrow on the outside but wide on the inside.

Good News Translation
The walls of the Temple had openings in them, narrower on the outside than on the inside.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He also made windows with beveled frames for the temple.

International Standard Version
Solomon also constructed windows in the Temple with specially designed frames.

NET Bible
He made framed windows for the temple.

New Heart English Bible
For the house he made windows of fixed lattice work.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He also made latticed windows for the temple.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And for the house he made windows broad within, and narrow without.

New American Standard 1977
Also for the house he made windows with artistic frames.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And for the house he made windows broad within and narrow without.

King James 2000 Bible
And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

American King James Version
And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

American Standard Version
And for the house he made windows of fixed lattice-work.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he made to the house secret windows inclining inward.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he made in the temple oblique windows.

Darby Bible Translation
And for the house he made closed windows with fixed lattices.

English Revised Version
And for the house he made windows of fixed lattice-work.

Webster's Bible Translation
And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

World English Bible
For the house he made windows of fixed lattice work.

Young's Literal Translation
and he maketh for the house windows of narrow lights.
Study Bible
Temple Construction Begins
3The portico at the front of the main hall of the temple was twenty cubits long, extending across the width of the temple and projecting out ten cubits in front of the temple. 4He also had narrow windows framed high in the temple.
Cross References
1 Kings 6:3
The portico at the front of the main hall of the temple was twenty cubits long, extending across the width of the temple and projecting out ten cubits in front of the temple.

Ezekiel 40:16
The gate chambers and their side pillars had beveled windows all around the inside of the gateway. The porticos also had windows all around on the inside. Each side pillar was decorated with palm trees.

Ezekiel 41:16
as well as the thresholds and the beveled windows and the balconies all around with their three levels opposite the threshold, were overlaid with wood on all sides. They were paneled from the ground to the windows, and the windows were covered.

Treasury of Scripture

And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

windows of narrow lights.

1 Kings 6:4
And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

Song of Solomon 2:9
My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice.

Ezekiel 40:16
And there were narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their posts within the gate round about, and likewise to the arches: and windows were round about inward: and upon each post were palm trees.







Lexicon
He also had
וַיַּ֣עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

narrow
אֲטֻמִֽים׃ (’ă·ṭu·mîm)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 331: To close, to contract

windows
חַלּוֹנֵ֖י (ḥal·lō·w·nê)
Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 2474: A window

framed high
שְׁקֻפִ֥ים (šə·qu·p̄îm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8261: An embrasure, opening with bevelled jam

in the temple.
לַבָּ֔יִת (lab·bā·yiṯ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house
(4) Windows of narrow lights.--The marginal reading, "windows broad within and narrow without"--splayed as in ordinary Gothic architecture--is supported by very good authorities; but the most probable meaning is "windows with fixed beams"--that is, with fixed lattices, like jalousies, useful for ventilation, but immovable, so that no one could look out or in.

Verse 4. - And for the house he made windows of narrow lights. [There has been much disputation over these words. The older expositors generally follow (as does the marg.) the Chaldee and Rabbins: "windows broad within and narrow without;" windows, i.e. somewhat like the loopholes of ancient castles. The windows of the temple would then have resembled those of Egyptian sacred buildings. (It is not implied that there was any conscious imitation of Egypt, though Fergusson surely forgets the affinity with Pharaoh (1 Kings 3:1), the trade with Egypt (1 Kings 10:28), and the favour with which some Egyptian fashions were regarded (Song of Solomon 1:9), when he contends that the chosen people would never take the buildings of their ancestral enemy for a model.) But this meaning is not supported by the original (שְׁקֻפִים אֲטֻמִים), the literal interpretation of which is "closed beams" (cf. chap. 7:4, 5), and which the most competent scholars now understand to mean "closed or fixed lattices, i.e., the lattices or the temple windows were not movable, as in domestic architecture (2 Kings 1:2; 2 Kings 13, 17; Daniel 6:10). So Gesenius, De Wette, Keil, Bahr, al.] 6:1-10 The temple is called the house of the Lord, because it was directed and modelled by him, and was to be employed in his service. This gave it the beauty of holiness, that it was the house of the Lord, which was far beyond all other beauties. It was to be the temple of the God of peace, therefore no iron tool must be heard; quietness and silence suit and help religious exercises. God's work should be done with much care and little noise. Clamour and violence often hinder, but never further the work of God. Thus the kingdom of God in the heart of man grows up in silence, Mr 5:27.
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