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1 Kings 7:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the great court round about had three courses of hewn stone, and a course of cedar beams; like as the inner court of the house of Jehovah, and the porch of the house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the great court round about [was] with three rows of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So the great court all around [had] three rows of cut stone and a row of cedar beams even as the inner court of the house of the LORD, and the porch of the house.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the great court around [was] with three rows of hewn stones, and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the great court round about had three rows of hewn stones, and a row of cedar-beams; and so it was for the inner court of the house of Jehovah, and the porch of the house.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the great court round about, was of three rows of hewn stone, and a row of beams of cedar,—both to the inner court of the house of Yahweh, and to the porch of the house.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the great court round about [is] three rows of hewn work, and a row of cedar-beams, even for the inner court of the house of Jehovah, and for the porch of the house.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the great court was made round with three rows of hewed stones, and one row of planks of cedar, which also was observed in the inner court of the house of the Lord, and in the porch of the house.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the great court round about, was with three rowes of hewed stones, and a row of Cedar beames, both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [There were] three rows of hewn [stones] round about the great hall, and a row of sculptured cedar: and Solomon finished all his house.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the great court round about [was] with three rows of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of Yahweh, and for the porch of the house.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
court 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
round about 5439
{5439} Prime
סָבִיב
cabiyb
{saw-beeb'}
From H5437; (as noun) a circle, neighbor, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around.
[was] with three 7969
{7969} Prime
שָׁלוֹשׁ
shalowsh
{shaw-loshe'}
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiplicative) thrice.
rows 2905
{2905} Prime
טוּר
tuwr
{toor}
From an unused root meaning to range in a regular manner; a row; hence a wall.
of hewed stones, 1496
{1496} Prime
גָּזִית
gaziyth
{gaw-zeeth'}
From H1491; something cut, that is, dressed stone.
and a row 2905
{2905} Prime
טוּר
tuwr
{toor}
From an unused root meaning to range in a regular manner; a row; hence a wall.
of cedar 730
{0730} Prime
אֶרֶז
'erez
{eh-rez'}
From H0729; a cedar tree (from the tenacity of its roots).
beams, 3773
{3773} Prime
כְּרֻתָה
karuthah
{kaw-rooth-aw'}
Passive participle feminine of H3772; something cut, that is, a hewn timber.
both for the inner 6442
{6442} Prime
פְּנִימִי
p@niymiy
{pen-ee-mee'}
From H6440; interior.
court 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
of the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
and for the porch 197
{0197} Prime
אוּלָם
'uwlam
{oo-lawm'}
From H0481 (in the sense of tying); a vestibule (as bound to the building).
of the house. 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Kings 7:12

_ _ for the inner court of the house of the Lord — should be, as in the inner court of the house of the Lord; the meaning is, that in this palace, as in the temple, rows of hewed stones and the cedar beams formed the enclosing wall.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 7:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 7:12

The court — Namely, of Solomon's dwelling — house mentioned, 1 Kings 7:8.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Kings 7:12

And the great court round about [was] with three rows of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams, (h) both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.

(h) As the Lord's house was built so was this, only the great court of Solomon's house was uncovered.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
three rows:

1 Kings 6:36 And he built the inner court with three rows of hewed stone, and a row of cedar beams.

the porch:

John 10:23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
Acts 3:11 And as the lame man which was healed held Peter and John, all the people ran together unto them in the porch that is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.
Acts 5:12 And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
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1K 6:36. Jn 10:23. Ac 3:11; 5:12.

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