English Standard Version
On them he carved cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.
King James Bible
And he carved thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold fitted upon the carved work.
American Standard Version
And he carved thereon cherubim and palm-trees and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold fitted upon the graven work.
And he carved cherubims, and palm trees, and carved work standing very much out: and he overlaid all with golden plates in square work by rule.
English Revised Version
And he carved thereon cherubim and palm trees and open flowers: and he overlaid them with gold fitted upon the graven work.
Webster's Bible Translation
And he carved thereon cherubim, and palm trees, and open flowers; and covered them with gold, fitted upon the carved work.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Ornaments of the walls; the floors and doors. - 1 Kings 6:29. All the walls of the house (the Holy Place and the Most Holy) round about (מסב, adverb) he made engraved work (carving) of cherubs, palms, and open flowers from within to the outside (i.e., in the Most Holy as well as in the Holy Place). ול...מן equals אל...מן; and לפנים as in 1 Kings 6:20. This completes the account of the nature of the covering of wood. In addition to the oval figures and open flowers (1 Kings 6:18), there were also figures of cherubim and palm-trees carved in the wooden panels. Nothing is said as to the distribution of these figures. But a comparison with Ezekiel 41:18 shows at any rate so much, that the palm-trees alternated with the cherubs, so that there was always one cherub standing between two palm-trees. The gourd-shaped figures and the open flowers probably formed the upper and lower setting of the rows of palms and cherubs, the flowers hanging in the form of garlands above the palms and cherubs, and the rows of gourds arranged in bars constituting the boundary lines both above and blow. It is a disputed question whether there was only one row of palms and cherubs running round the walls, or whether there were two, or possibly even three. There is more probability in the second or third of these assumptions than in the first, inasmuch as on the walls of the Egyptian temples there were often three or four rows of mythological characters in relief arranged one above another (compare my work on the Temple, pp. 70ff.).
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1 Kings 6:18
The cedar within the house was carved in the form of gourds and open flowers. All was cedar; no stone was seen.
1 Kings 6:34
and two doors of cypress wood. The two leaves of the one door were folding, and the two leaves of the other door were folding.
1 Kings 6:36
He built the inner court with three courses of cut stone and one course of cedar beams.
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