1 Kings 6:7
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The house,וְהַבַּ֙יִת֙
(ve·hab·ba·yit)
1004: a housea prim. root
while it was being built,בְּהִבָּ֣נֹתֹ֔ו
(be·hib·ba·no·tov,)
1129: to builda prim. root
was builtנִבְנָ֑ה
(niv·nah;)
1129: to builda prim. root
of stoneאֶֽבֶן־
(e·ven-)
68: a stonea prim. root
preparedשְׁלֵמָ֥ה
(she·le·mah)
8003: complete, safe, at peacefrom shalem
at the quarry,מַסָּ֖ע
(mas·sa)
4551a: a quarry or quarryingfrom nasa
and there was neitherלֹֽא־
(lo-)
3808: nota prim. adverb
hammerוּמַקָּבֹ֤ות
(u·mak·ka·vo·vt)
4717: a hammerfrom naqab
nor 
 
3808: nota prim. adverb
axeוְהַגַּרְזֶן֙
(ve·hag·gar·zen)
1631: an axefrom garaz
nor 
 
3808: nota prim. adverb
anyכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
ironבַרְזֶ֔ל
(var·zel,)
1270: ironfrom the same as Birzoth
toolכְּלִ֣י
(ke·li)
3627: an article, utensil, vesselfrom kalah
heardנִשְׁמַ֥ע
(nish·ma)
8085: to heara prim. root
in the houseבַּבַּ֖יִת
(bab·ba·yit)
1004: a housea prim. root
while it was being built.בְּהִבָּנֹתֹֽו׃
(be·hib·ba·no·tov.)
1129: to builda prim. root







KJV Lexicon
And the house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
when it was in building
banah  (baw-naw')
to build (literally and figuratively) -- (begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), surely.
was built
banah  (baw-naw')
to build (literally and figuratively) -- (begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), surely.
of stone
'eben  (eh'-ben)
a stone -- + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
made ready
shalem  (shaw-lame')
complete; especially friendly -- full, just, made ready, peaceable, perfect(-ed), quiet, Shalem (by mistake for a name), whole.
before it was brought
macca`  (mas-saw')
a missile (spear or arrow); also a quarry (whence stones are, as it were, ejected) -- before it was brought, dart.
thither so that there was neither hammer
maqqabah  (mak-kaw-baw')
a perforatrix, i.e. a hammer (as piercing) -- hammer.
nor axe
garzen  (gar-zen')
an axe -- ax.
nor any tool
kliy  (kel-ee')
something prepared, i.e. any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) -- armour (-bearer), artillery, bag, carriage, + furnish, furniture, instrument, jewel, that is made of, one from another, that which pertaineth, pot, + psaltery, sack, stuff, thing, tool, vessel, ware, weapon, + whatsoever.
of iron
barzel  (bar-zel')
iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement -- (ax) head, iron.
heard
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
in the house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
while it was in building
banah  (baw-naw')
to build (literally and figuratively) -- (begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), surely.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.

King James Bible
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 axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The temple's construction used 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.

International Standard Version
The Temple was constructed of stone precut at the quarry so that no hammer, axe, or any other iron implement would be heard in the Temple while it was being built.

NET Bible
As the temple was being built, only stones shaped at the quarry were used; the sound of hammers, pickaxes, or any other iron tool was not heard at the temple while it was being built.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The temple was built with stone blocks that were finished at the quarry. No hammer, chisel, or any other iron tool made a sound at the temple construction site.

King James 2000 Bible
And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone made ready before it was brought there: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.
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