2 Chronicles 3:7
New International Version
He overlaid the ceiling beams, doorframes, walls and doors of the temple with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

New Living Translation
He overlaid the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors throughout the Temple with gold, and he carved figures of cherubim on the walls.

English Standard Version
So he lined the house with gold—its beams, its thresholds, its walls, and its doors—and he carved cherubim on the walls.

Berean Study Bible
He overlaid its beams, thresholds, walls, and doors with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

King James Bible
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubims on the walls.

New King James Version
He also overlaid the house—the beams and doorposts, its walls and doors—with gold; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

New American Standard Bible
He also overlaid the house with gold—the beams, the thresholds, and its walls and doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

NASB 1995
He also overlaid the house with gold— the beams, the thresholds and its walls and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

NASB 1977
He also overlaid the house with gold—the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

Amplified Bible
He also overlaid the house [the Holy Place] with gold—the beams, the thresholds, and its walls and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls.

Christian Standard Bible
He overlaid the temple—the beams, the thresholds, its walls and doors—with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He overlaid the temple—the beams, the thresholds, its walls and doors—with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls.

American Standard Version
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he overlaid the house from the face of the porch, its walls and its doorposts with fine gold, and he etched upon it the likeness of palm trees and of lilies.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he gilded the house, and its inner walls, and the door-posts, and the roofs, and the doors with gold; and he carved cherubs on the walls.

Contemporary English Version
to decorate the ceiling beams, the doors, the door frames, and the walls. Solomon also told the workers to carve designs of winged creatures into the walls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the gold of the plates with which he overlaid the house, and the beams thereof, and the posts, and the walls, and the doors was of the finest: and he graved cherubims on the walls.

English Revised Version
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

Good News Translation
He used the gold to overlay the Temple walls, the rafters, the entryways, and the doors. On the walls the workers carved designs of winged creatures.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He also overlaid the building, the rafters, the threshold, the walls, and the doors with gold, and he carved angels into the walls.

International Standard Version
The Temple was overlaid with gold, including the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors. Cherubim were engraved on the walls.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

Literal Standard Version
and he covers the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold, and has engraved cherubim on the walls.

NET Bible
He overlaid the temple's rafters, thresholds, walls and doors with gold; he carved decorative cherubim on the walls.

New Heart English Bible
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.

World English Bible
He overlaid also the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.

Young's Literal Translation
and he covereth the house, the beams, the thresholds, and its walls, and its doors, with gold, and hath graved cherubs on the walls.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Temple's Interior
6He adorned the temple with precious stones for beauty, and its gold was from Parvaim. 7He overlaid its beams, thresholds, walls, and doors with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls. 8Then he made the Most Holy Place; its length corresponded to the width of the temple—twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. And he overlaid the inside with six hundred talents of fine gold.…

Cross References
1 Kings 6:20
The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high. He overlaid the inside with pure gold, and he also overlaid the altar of cedar.

1 Kings 6:29
Then he carved the walls all around the temple, in both the inner and outer sanctuaries, with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers.

2 Chronicles 3:6
He adorned the temple with precious stones for beauty, and its gold was from Parvaim.


Treasury of Scripture

He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubim on the walls.

overlaid

Exodus 26:29
And thou shalt overlay the boards with gold, and make their rings of gold for places for the bars: and thou shalt overlay the bars with gold.

1 Kings 6:20-22,30
And the oracle in the forepart was twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in the height thereof: and he overlaid it with pure gold; and so covered the altar which was of cedar…

Ezekiel 7:20
As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations and of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.

graved cherubims

Exodus 26:1
Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them.

1 Kings 6:35
And he carved thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold fitted upon the carved work.









(7) He overlaid also the house.--And he covered (2Chronicles 3:5) the chamber--that is, the great chamber or Holy Place. (See 1Kings 6:21-23.)

The beams.--Of the roof.

The posts.--The thresholds (Isaiah 6:4).

And graved cherubims on the walls.--See 1Kings 6:29, which gives a fuller account of the mural decorations. . . .

Verse 7. - And graved cherubim. In the parallel this statement is placed in company with that respecting the "palms and flowers." Layard tells us that all the present description of decoration bears strong resemblance to the Assyrian. There can be no difficulty in imagining this, both in other respects, and in connection with the fact that foreigners, headed by the chief designer Hiram, had so large a share in planning the details of temple workmanship.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He overlaid
וַיְחַ֨ף (way·ḥap̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2645: To cover, to veil, to encase, protect

[its]
הַבַּ֜יִת (hab·ba·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

beams,
הַקֹּר֧וֹת (haq·qō·rō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 6982: A rafter, a roof

thresholds,
הַסִּפִּ֛ים (has·sip·pîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5592: A vestibule, a dish

walls,
וְקִֽירוֹתָ֥יו (wə·qî·rō·w·ṯāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7023: A wall

and doors
וְדַלְתוֹתָ֖יו (wə·ḏal·ṯō·w·ṯāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1817: Something swinging, the valve of a, door

with gold,
זָהָ֑ב (zā·hāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

and he carved
וּפִתַּ֥ח (ū·p̄it·taḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6605: To open wide, to loosen, begin, plough, carve

cherubim
כְּרוּבִ֖ים (kə·rū·ḇîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3742: Probably an order of angelic beings

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the walls.
הַקִּירֽוֹת׃ (haq·qî·rō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7023: A wall


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OT History: 2 Chronicles 3:7 He overlaid also the house the beams (2 Chron. 2Ch iiCh ii ch 2 chr 2chr)
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