New Living Translation
For the entrance to the inner sanctuary, he made double doors of wild olive wood with five-sided doorposts.
King James Bible
And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.
Darby Bible Translation
And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel and side posts were the fifth part of the breadth of the house.
World English Bible
For the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive wood: the lintel [and] door posts were a fifth part [of the wall].
Young's Literal Translation
as to the opening of the oracle, he made doors of the oil-tree; the lintel, side-posts, a fifth.
1 Kings 6:31 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:31 Fifth part - That is, four cubits in height or breadth, whereas the wall was twenty cubits.
The book 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
They are to take some of the blood and smear it on the sides and top of the doorframes of the houses where they eat the animal.
1 Kings 6:23
He made two cherubim of wild olive wood, each 15 feet tall, and placed them in the inner sanctuary.
1 Kings 6:30
He overlaid the floor in both rooms with gold.
1 Kings 6:32
These double doors were decorated with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers. The doors, including the decorations of cherubim and palm trees, were overlaid with gold.
Both the sanctuary and the Most Holy Place had double doorways,
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