6:24 Each of the first cherub’s wings was seven and a half feet long; its entire wingspan was 15 feet. 1
1 Kings 6:27Context
6:27 He put the cherubs in the inner sanctuary of the temple. 2 Their wings were spread out. One of the first cherub’s wings touched one wall and one of the other cherub’s wings touched the opposite wall. The first cherub’s other wing touched the second cherub’s other wing in the middle of the room. 3
1 tn Heb “The first wing of the [one] cherub was five cubits, and the second wing of the cherub was five cubits, ten cubits from the tips of his wings to the tips of his wings.”
2 tn Heb “in the midst of the inner house,” i.e., in the inner sanctuary.
3 tn Heb “and their wings were in the middle of the room, touching wing to wing.”