1 Kings 6:9

6:9 He finished building the temple and covered it with rafters and boards made of cedar.

1 Kings 6:38

6:38 In the eleventh year, in the month Bul (the eighth month) the temple was completed in accordance with all its specifications and blueprints. It took seven years to build.

tn Heb “ built the house and completed it.”

tn Heb “the house.”

tn The word occurs only here; the precise meaning is uncertain.

tn Heb “and rows with cedar wood.”

sn In the month Bul. This would be October-November 959 b.c. in modern reckoning.

tn Heb “he built it in seven years.”