1 Kings 6:20
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English Standard Version
The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high, and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also overlaid an altar of cedar.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And within the oracle was a space of twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in the height thereof; and he overlaid it with pure gold: and he covered the altar with cedar.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now the oracle was twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in height. And he covered and overlaid it with most pure gold. And the altar also he covered with cedar.

English Revised Version
And within the oracle was a space of twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in the height thereof; and he overlaid it with pure gold: and he covered the altar with cedar.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the oracle in the forepart was twenty cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and twenty cubits in the hight of it, and he overlaid it with pure gold; and so covered the altar which was of cedar.

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The Internal Arrangements of the Temple-House. - 1 Kings 6:14-22. Internal covering of the house, and division into Holy and Most Holy. - 1 Kings 6:14 (cf. 1 Kings 6:9) resumes the description of the building of the temple, which had been interrupted by the divine promise just communicated.

1 Kings 6:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

twenty cubits

1 Kings 5:2,3 And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying...

pure [heb] shut up
the altar

1 Kings 6:22 And the whole house he overlaid with gold, until he had finished all the house...

1 Kings 7:48 And Solomon made all the vessels that pertained to the house of the LORD: the altar of gold, and the table of gold...

Exodus 30:1-3 And you shall make an altar to burn incense on: of shittim wood shall you make it...

Cross References
1 Kings 6:19
The inner sanctuary he prepared in the innermost part of the house, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

1 Kings 6:21
And Solomon overlaid the inside of the house with pure gold, and he drew chains of gold across, in front of the inner sanctuary, and overlaid it with gold.

2 Chronicles 3:7
So he lined the house with gold--its beams, its thresholds, its walls, and its doors--and he carved cherubim on the walls.

Ezekiel 41:4
And he measured the length of the room, twenty cubits, and its breadth, twenty cubits, across the nave. And he said to me, "This is the Most Holy Place."

Ezekiel 41:22
an altar of wood, three cubits high, two cubits long, and two cubits broad. Its corners, its base, and its walls were of wood. He said to me, "This is the table that is before the LORD."

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