6:5 He built an extension all around the walls of the temple’s main hall and holy place and constructed side rooms in it. 1
1 Kings 6:19-20Context
6:19 He prepared the inner sanctuary inside the temple so that the ark of the covenant of the Lord could be placed there. 6:20 The inner sanctuary was 30 feet 2 long, 30 feet wide, and 30 feet high. He plated it with gold, 3 as well as the cedar altar. 4
1 tn Heb “and he built on the wall of the temple an extension all around, the walls of the temple all around, for the main hall and for the holy place, and he made side rooms all around.”
2 tn Heb “twenty cubits” (this measurement occurs three times in this verse).
3 tn Heb “with plated gold” (or perhaps, “with pure gold”).
4 tn Heb “he plated [the] altar of cedar.”