1 Kings 6:9
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New Living Translation
After completing the Temple structure, Solomon put in a ceiling made of cedar beams and planks.

King James Bible
So he built the house, and finished it; and covered the house with beams and boards of cedar.

Darby Bible Translation
And he built the house, and finished it; and covered the house with beams and boards of cedar.

World English Bible
So he built the house, and finished it; and he covered the house with beams and planks of cedar.

Young's Literal Translation
And he buildeth the house, and completeth it, and covereth the house with beams and rows of cedars.

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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 6:8
The entrance to the bottom floor was on the south side of the Temple. There were winding stairs going up to the second floor, and another flight of stairs between the second and third floors.

1 Kings 6:10
As already stated, he built a complex of rooms on three sides of the building, attached to the Temple walls by cedar timbers. Each story of the complex was 7-1/2 feet high.

1 Kings 6:14
So Solomon finished building the Temple.

1 Kings 6:38
The entire building was completed in every detail by midautumn, in the month of Bul, during the eleventh year of his reign. So it took seven years to build the Temple.

Song of Solomon 1:17
fragrant cedar branches are the beams of our house, and pleasant smelling firs are the rafters.

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