6:18 The inside of the temple was all cedar and was adorned with carvings of round ornaments and of flowers in bloom. Everything was cedar; no stones were visible. 1
1 Kings 6:29Context
1 Kings 6:32Context
6:32 On the two doors made of olive wood he carved 4 cherubs, palm trees, and flowers in bloom, and he plated them with gold. 5 He plated the cherubs and the palm trees with hammered gold. 6
1 Kings 6:35Context
6:35 He carved cherubs, palm trees, and flowers in bloom and plated them with gold, leveled out over the carvings.
1 tn Heb “Cedar was inside the temple, carvings of gourds (i.e., gourd-shaped ornaments) and opened flowers; the whole was cedar, no stone was seen.”
2 sn Inside and out probably refers to the inner and outer rooms within the building.
3 tn Heb “carved engravings of carvings.”
4 tn Heb “carved carvings of.”
5 tn Heb “he plated [with] gold” (the precise object is not stated).
6 tn Heb “and he hammered out the gold on the cherubs and the palm trees.”