New International Version
These poles were so long that their ends could be seen from the Holy Place in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today.
King James Bible
And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy place before the oracle, and they were not seen without: and there they are unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And the staves were long, so that the ends of the staves were seen from the holy place before the oracle, but they were not seen without. And there they are to this day.
World English Bible
The poles were so long that the ends of the poles were seen from the holy place before the oracle; but they were not seen outside: and there they are to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
and they lengthen the staves, and the heads of the staves are seen from the holy place on the front of the oracle, and are not seen without, and they are there unto this day.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And there they are unto this day - This proves that the book was written before the destruction of the first temple, but how long before we cannot tell.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
drew out the staves
ends [heb] heads
unto this day
Library'The Matter of a Day in Its Day'
'At all times, as the matter shall require.'--1 KINGS viii. 59. I have ventured to diverge from my usual custom, and take this fragment of a text because, in the forcible language of the original, it carries some very important lessons. The margin of our Bible gives the literal reading of the Hebrew; the sense, but not the vigorous idiom, of which is conveyed in the paraphrase in our version. 'At all times, as the matter shall require,' is, literally, 'the thing of a day in its day'; and that is …
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The Gospel of John
Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
Then he made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.
And he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry it.
1 Kings 8:7
The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its carrying poles.
2 Chronicles 5:9
These poles were so long that their ends, extending from the ark, could be seen from in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today.
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