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1 Kings 6:31

    1 Kings 6:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts were a fifth part of the wall.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel and door-posts were a fifth part of the wall .

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the way into the inmost room he made doors of olive-wood, the arch and the door supports forming a five-sided opening.

    Webster's Revision

    And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel and door-posts were a fifth part of the wall .

    World English Bible

    For the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive wood: the lintel [and] door posts were a fifth part [of the wall].

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive wood: the lintel and door posts were a fifth part of the wall.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 6:31

    Oracle - The inner santuary; "Holy of Holies".
    Oracle - A declaration; something uttered.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 6:31

    A fifth part - Better than the margin. The meaning seems to be that the lintel was one-fifth of the width of the wall, and each door-post one-fifth of its height. Thus the opening was a square of four cubits, or of six feet.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 6:31

    6:31 Fifth part - That is, four cubits in height or breadth, whereas the wall was twenty cubits.