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2 Chronicles 3:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the greater house he ceiled with fir-wood, which he overlaid with fine gold, and wrought thereon palm-trees and chains.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the greater house he cieled with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set thereon palm trees and chains.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He overlaid the main room with cypress wood and overlaid it with fine gold, and ornamented it with palm trees and chains.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the greater house he cieled with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set on it palm trees and chains.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the greater house he boarded with cypress-wood, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set on it palm-trees and chains.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the greater house, covered he with cypress wood, and overlaid it with fine gold,—and raised thereon palms, and wreathed garlands.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the large house he hath covered with fir-trees, and he doth cover it with good gold, and causeth to ascend on it palms and chains,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the greater house he ceiled with deal boards, and overlaid them with plates of fine gold throughout: and he graved in them palm trees, and like little chains interlaced with one another.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the greater house hee sieled with firre tree, which he ouerlaid with fine gold, and set thereon palme trees and chaines.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he lined the great house with cedar wood, and gilded it with pure gold, and carved upon it palm-trees and chains.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the greater house he cieled with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set thereon palm trees and chains.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the greater 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
he cieled 2645
{2645} Prime
חָפָה
chaphah
{khaw-faw'}
A primitive root (compare H2644, H2653); to cover; by implication to veil, to incase, protect.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
with fir 1265
{1265} Prime
בְּרוֹשׁ
b@rowsh
{ber-osh'}
Of uncertain derivation; a cypress tree (perhaps); hence a lance or a musical instrument (as made of that wood).
tree, 6086
{6086} Prime
עֵץ
`ets
{ates}
From H6095; a tree (from its firmness); hence wood (plural sticks).
which he overlaid 2645
{2645} Prime
חָפָה
chaphah
{khaw-faw'}
A primitive root (compare H2644, H2653); to cover; by implication to veil, to incase, protect.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
with fine 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
gold, 2091
{2091} Prime
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
and set 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thereon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
palm trees 8561
{8561} Prime
תִּמֹּר
timmor
{tim-more'}
(The first is plural only, while the second is feminine, singular and plural); from the same root as H8558; (architecturally) a palm like pilaster (that is, umbellate).
and chains. 8333
{8333} Prime
שַׁרְשְׁרָה
sharah@rah
{shar-sher-aw'}
From H8327 (compare H8331); a chain; (architecturally) probably a garland.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Chronicles 3:5

_ _ the greater house — that is, the holy places, the front or outer chamber (see 1 Kings 6:17).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 3:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 3:5

Greater house — The holy place, which was thrice as large as the holy of holies.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the greater:

1 Kings 6:15-17 And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and the walls of the cieling: [and] he covered [them] on the inside with wood, and covered the floor of the house with planks of fir. ... And the house, that [is], the temple before it, was forty cubits [long].
1 Kings 6:21-22 So Solomon overlaid the house within with pure gold: and he made a partition by the chains of gold before the oracle; and he overlaid it with gold. ... And the whole house he overlaid with gold, until he had finished all the house: also the whole altar that [was] by the oracle he overlaid with gold.
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