2 Chronicles 5:9
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New International Version
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.

King James Bible
And they drew out the staves of the ark, that the ends of the staves were seen from the ark before the oracle; but they were not seen without. And there it is unto this day.

Darby Bible Translation
And the staves were long, so that the ends of the staves were seen outside the ark 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 ark before the oracle; but they were not seen outside: and there it is to this day.

Young's Literal Translation
and they lengthen the staves, and the heads of the staves are seen out of the ark on the front of the oracle, and they are not seen without; and it is there unto this day.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They drew out the staves - As the ark was no longer to be carried about, these were unnecessary.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they drew As the ark was no longer to be carried about, the staves were unnecessary

the ends

1 Kings 8:8,9 And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy place before the oracle...

there it is, or, they are there: as

1 Kings 8:8 And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy place before the oracle...

1 Kings 8:8 And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy place before the oracle...

unto this day That is, the day when these events were recorded; not the day when these extracts were made, after the captivity, and consequently, long after the destruction of the temple.

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The Temple and Its Dedication
The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 8:8
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.

1 Kings 8:9
There was nothing in the ark except the two stone tablets that Moses had placed in it at Horeb, where the LORD made a covenant with the Israelites after they came out of Egypt.

2 Chronicles 5:8
The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and covered the ark and its carrying poles.

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