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1 Kings 6:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And for the house he made windows of fixed lattice-work.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Also for the house he made windows with [artistic] frames.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And for the house he made closed windows with fixed lattices.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he made to the house windows, with closed bars.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he maketh for the house windows of narrow lights.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he made in the temple oblique windows.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And for the house he made windowes of narrow lights.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he made to the house secret windows inclining inward.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And for the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
he made 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
windows 2474
{2474} Prime
חַלּוֹן
challown
{khal-lone'}
A window (as perforated).
of narrow 331
{0331} Prime
אָטַם
'atam
{aw-tam'}
A primitive root; to close (the lips or ears); by analogy to contract (a window by bevelled jambs).
z8801
<8801> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 309
lights. 8261
{8261} Prime
שָׁקֻף
shaquph
{shaw-koof'}
Passive participle of H8259; an embrasure or opening (compare H8260) with bevelled jam.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Kings 6:4

_ _ windows of narrow lights — that is, windows with lattices, capable of being shut and opened at pleasure, partly to let out the vapor of the lamps, the smoke of the frankincense, and partly to give light [Keil].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 6:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 6:4

Narrow — Narrow outward, to prevent the inconveniences of the weather; widening by degrees inward, that so the house might better receive, and more disperse the light.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
windows of narrow lights:
or, windows broad within, and narrow without; or, skewed and closed,
1 Kings 6:4 And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.
Song of Songs 2:9 My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice.
Ezekiel 40:16 And [there were] narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their posts within the gate round about, and likewise to the arches: and windows [were] round about inward: and upon [each] post [were] palm trees.
Ezekiel 41:26 And [there were] narrow windows and palm trees on the one side and on the other side, on the sides of the porch, and [upon] the side chambers of the house, and thick planks.
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1K 6:4. So 2:9. Ezk 40:16; 41:26.

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