And in the house he made windows, [a]broad without, and narrow within.

And by the wall of the house he made [b]galleries round about, even by the walls of the house round about the Temple and [c]the oracle, and made chambers round about.

And the nethermost gallery was five cubits broad, and the middlemost six cubits broad, and the third seven cubits broad: for he made [d]rests round about without the house, that the beams should not be fastened in the walls of the house.

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  1. 1 Kings 6:4 Or, to open and to shut.
  2. 1 Kings 6:5 Or, lofts.
  3. 1 Kings 6:5 Whence God spake between the Cherubims, called also the most holy place.
  4. 1 Kings 6:6 Which were certain stones coming out of the wall, as stays for the beams to rest upon.