1 Kings 6:7
Good News Translation
The stones with which the Temple was built had been prepared at the quarry, so that there was no noise made by hammers, axes, or any other iron tools as the Temple was being built.

Contemporary English Version
Solomon did not want the noise of hammers and axes to be heard at the place where the temple was being built. So he gave orders for the workers to shape the blocks of stone at the quarry.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the house, when it was in building, was built of stones, hewed and made ready: so that there was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house when it was in building.

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And the house, when it was in building, was built of stones, hewed and made ready: so that there was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house when it was in building.

built of stone

1 Kings 5:17,18 And the king commanded that they should bring great stones, costly stones, for the foundation of the temple, and should square them: . . .

Deuteronomy 27:5,6 And thou shalt build there an altar to the Lord thy God, of stones which iron hath not touched, . . .

Proverbs 24:27 Prepare thy work without, and diligently till thy ground: that afterward thou mayst build thy house.

Romans 9:23 That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory?

2 Corinthians 5:5 Now he that maketh us for this very thing is God, who hath given us the pledge of the Spirit,

Colossians 1:12 Giving thanks to God the Father, who hath made us worthy to be partakers of the lot of the saints in light:

1 Peter 2:5 Be you also as living stones built up, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

neither hammer

Isaiah 42:2 He shall not cry, nor have respect to person, neither shall his voice be heard abroad.

Acts 9:31 Now, the church had peace throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria: and was edified, walking in the fear of the Lord: and was filled with the consolation of the Holy Ghost.

James 1:20 For the anger of man worketh not the justice of God.

James 3:17,18 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation. . . .

Context
The Chambers
6The floor that was underneath was five cubits in breadth, and the middle floor was six cubits in breadth, and the third floor was seven cubits in breadth. And he put beams in the house round about on the outside, that they might not be fastened in the walls of the temple. 7And the house, when it was in building, was built of stones, hewed and made ready: so that there was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house when it was in building.8The door, for the middle side, was on the right hand of the house: and by winding stairs they went up to the middle room, and from the middle to the third.…
Cross References
Exodus 20:25
And if thou make an altar of stone unto me, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; for if thou lift up a tool upon it, it shall be defiled.

Deuteronomy 27:5
And thou shalt build there an altar to the Lord thy God, of stones which iron hath not touched,

Deuteronomy 27:6
And of stones not fashioned nor polished: and thou shalt offer upon it holocausts to the Lord thy God:

1 Kings 5:17
And the king commanded that they should bring great stones, costly stones, for the foundation of the temple, and should square them:

1 Kings 6:6
The floor that was underneath was five cubits in breadth, and the middle floor was six cubits in breadth, and the third floor was seven cubits in breadth. And he put beams in the house round about on the outside, that they might not be fastened in the walls of the temple.

1 Kings 6:8
The door, for the middle side, was on the right hand of the house: and by winding stairs they went up to the middle room, and from the middle to the third.

Additional Translations
The temple was constructed using finished stones cut at the quarry, so that no hammer, chisel, or any iron tool was heard in the temple while it was being built.And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor ax nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

And the house was built in the construction of it with rough hewn stones: and there was not heard in the house in the building of it hammer or axe, or any iron tool.

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone entirely made ready before it was brought thither; so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house while it was being built.

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready at the quarry: and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither; so that there was neither hammer nor ax nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

And the house, in its being built, of perfect stone brought thither hath been built, and hammer, and the axe -- any instrument of iron -- was not heard in the house, in its being built.
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