1 Kings 6:17
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New Living Translation
The main room of the Temple, outside the Most Holy Place, was 60 feet long.

King James Bible
And the house, that is, the temple before it, was forty cubits long.

Darby Bible Translation
And the house, that is, the temple before it, was forty cubits long.

World English Bible
The house, that is, the temple before [the oracle], was forty cubits [long].

Young's Literal Translation
And forty by the cubit was the house, it is the temple before it.

1 Kings 6:17 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:17 House - That is, the holy place. Temple - This is added, to restrain the signification of the word house, which otherwise notes the whole building. It - The oracle.

1 Kings 6:17 Parallel Commentaries

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Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 6:16
He partitioned off an inner sanctuary--the Most Holy Place--at the far end of the Temple. It was 30 feet deep and was paneled with cedar from floor to ceiling.

1 Kings 6:18
Cedar paneling completely covered the stone walls throughout the Temple, and the paneling was decorated with carvings of gourds and open flowers.

2 Chronicles 3:5
He paneled the main room of the Temple with cypress wood, overlaid it with fine gold, and decorated it with carvings of palm trees and chains.

Ezekiel 41:2
The doorway was 17-1/2 feet wide, and the walls on each side of it were 8-3/4 feet long. The sanctuary itself was 70 feet long and 35 feet wide.

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