6:29 On all the walls around the temple, inside and out, 1 he carved 2 cherubs, palm trees, and flowers in bloom. 6:30 He plated the floor of the temple with gold, inside and out. 3 6:31 He made doors of olive wood at the entrance to the inner sanctuary; the pillar on each doorpost was five-sided. 4 6:32 On the two doors made of olive wood he carved 5 cherubs, palm trees, and flowers in bloom, and he plated them with gold. 6 He plated the cherubs and the palm trees with hammered gold. 7
1 sn Inside and out probably refers to the inner and outer rooms within the building.
2 tn Heb “carved engravings of carvings.”
3 sn Inside and out probably refers to the inner and outer rooms within the building.
4 tn Heb “the pillar, doorposts, a fifth part” (the precise meaning of this description is uncertain).
5 tn Heb “carved carvings of.”
6 tn Heb “he plated [with] gold” (the precise object is not stated).
7 tn Heb “and he hammered out the gold on the cherubs and the palm trees.”