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For the house he made windows with recessed frames.[a] He also built a structure against the wall of the house, running around the walls of the house, both the nave and the inner sanctuary; and he made side chambers all around. The lowest story[b] was five cubits wide, the middle one was six cubits wide, and the third was seven cubits wide; for around the outside of the house he made offsets on the wall in order that the supporting beams should not be inserted into the walls of the house.

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  1. 1 Kings 6:4 Gk: Meaning of Heb uncertain
  2. 1 Kings 6:6 Gk: Heb structure

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