1-kings 6 :3

1-kings 6 :3 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And the porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was the length thereof, according to the breadth of the house; and ten cubits was the breadth thereof before the house.

King James Version (KJV)

And the porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was the length thereof, according to the breadth of the house; and ten cubits was the breadth thereof before the house.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And the porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was the length thereof, according to the breadth of the house; and ten cubits was the breadth thereof before the house.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The covered way before the Temple of the house was twenty cubits long, as wide as the house, and ten cubits wide in front of the house.

Webster's Revision

And the porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was the length of it, according to the breadth of the house; and ten cubits was the breadth of it, before the house.

World English Bible

The porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was its length, according to the breadth of the house; [and] ten cubits was its breadth before the house.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And the porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was the length thereof, according to the breadth of the house; and ten cubits was the breadth thereof before the house.

Definitions for 1-kings 6 :3

Clarke's Commentary on 1-kings 6 :3

Barnes' Commentary on 1-kings 6 :3

Wesley's Commentary on 1-kings 6 :3

6:3 The porch - In the front of, or entrance into the house, 2Chron 3:4, being a portico, a walk or gallery, at one end of the building (from side to side.) And the measures of this were harmonious also. For twenty to ten (the length of the portico to the breadth of it) is double, or as two to one. And, if the height within, be the same with that of the house, that is thirty; it will be to the length of it, as three to two; and to its breadth, as three to one. Or, if we take in the whole height mentioned, 2Chron 3:4, which is one hundred and twenty; there is in this no disproportion: being to its length as six to one; and to its breadth as twelve to one; especially when this height was conveniently divided into several galleries, one over another, each of which had their due proportions.
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