New American Standard Bible
So he made two doors of olive wood, and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold; and he spread the gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.
King James Bible
The two doors also were of olive tree; and he carved upon them carvings of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold upon the cherubims, and upon the palm trees.
Darby Bible Translation
The two doors were of olive-wood; and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, and palm-trees and half-open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm-trees.
World English Bible
So [he made] two doors of olive wood; and he carved on them carvings of cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold; and he spread the gold on the cherubim, and on the palm trees.
Young's Literal Translation
And the two doors are of the oil-tree, and he hath carved upon them carvings of cherubs, and palm-trees, and openings of flowers, and overlaid with gold, and he causeth the gold to go down on the cherubs and on the palm-trees.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The two doors - i. e., two leaves which met in the middle, as in the Assyrian gate-ways generally.
Spread gold - The doors were not simply sheeted with gold, like the floors 1 Kings 6:30, but had the gold hammered to fit the forms of the palms, cherubs, and flowers carved upon them. 1 Kings 6:35. Such hammered metal-work, generally in bronze, has been found in tolerable abundance among the Assyrian remains.
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1 Kings 6:23
Also in the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim of olive wood, each ten cubits high.
1 Kings 6:31
For the entrance of the inner sanctuary he made doors of olive wood, the lintel and five-sided doorposts.
1 Kings 6:33
So also he made for the entrance of the nave four-sided doorposts of olive wood
There were shuttered windows looking toward the guardrooms, and toward their side pillars within the gate all around, and likewise for the porches. And there were windows all around inside; and on each side pillar were palm tree ornaments.
It was carved with cherubim and palm trees; and a palm tree was between cherub and cherub, and every cherub had two faces,
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