New International Version
He says, 'I will build myself a great palace with spacious upper rooms.' So he makes large windows in it, panels it with cedar and decorates it in red.
King James Bible
That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cutteth him out windows; and it is cieled with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
Darby Bible Translation
that saith, I will build me a wide house, and spacious upper chambers; and he cutteth out for himself windows; and it is wainscoted with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
World English Bible
who says, I will build me a wide house and spacious rooms, and cuts him out windows; and it is ceiling with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is saying, 'I build for myself a large house, And airy upper chambers,' And he hath cut out for himself its windows, Ceiled with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wo unto him that buildeth his house - These evils, charged against Jehoiakim, are nowhere else circumstantially related. We learn from 2 Kings 23:35-37, that he taxed his subjects heavily, to give to Pharaoh-necho, king of Egypt: "He exacted the silver and gold of the people of the land, and did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord." The mode of taxation is here intimated; he took the wages of the hirelings, and caused the people to work without wages in his own buildings, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
large. Heb. through-aired. windows, or,my windows. ceiled with cedar.
LibraryThe Life of Mr. James Mitchel.
Mr. James Mitchel was educated at the university of Edinburgh, and was, with some other of his fellow-students, made master of arts anno 1656. Mr. Robert Leighton (afterwards bishop Leighton), being then principal of that college, before the degree was conferred upon them, tendered to them the national and solemn league and covenant; which covenants, upon mature deliberation, he took, finding nothing in them but a short compend of the moral law, binding to our duty towards God and towards …
John Howie—Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)
2 Samuel 7:2
he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent."
2 Chronicles 3:5
He paneled the main hall with juniper and covered it with fine gold and decorated it with palm tree and chain designs.
Song of Solomon 1:17
The beams of our house are cedars; our rafters are firs.
Woe to you who add house to house and join field to field till no space is left and you live alone in the land.
"Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?"
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