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1 Kings 6:24-27 New English Translation (NET Bible)

24 Each of the first cherub’s wings was 7½ feet long; its entire wingspan was 15 feet.[a] 25 The second cherub also had a wingspan of 15 feet; it was identical to the first in measurements and shape.[b] 26 Each cherub stood 15 feet high.[c] 27 He put the cherubim in the inner sanctuary of the temple.[d] Their wings were spread out. One of the first cherub’s wings touched one wall and one of the other cherub’s wings touched the opposite wall. The first cherub’s other wing touched the second cherub’s other wing in the middle of the room.[e]


  1. 1 Kings 6:24 tn Heb “The first wing of the [one] cherub was 5 cubits, and the second wing of the cherub was 5 cubits, 10 cubits from the tips of his wings to the tips of his wings.”
  2. 1 Kings 6:25 tn Heb “and the second cherub was 10 cubits, the two cherubim had one measurement and one shape.”
  3. 1 Kings 6:26 tn Heb “the height of the first cherub was 10 cubits; and so was the second cherub.”
  4. 1 Kings 6:27 tn Heb “in the midst of the inner house,” i.e., in the inner sanctuary.
  5. 1 Kings 6:27 tn Heb “and their wings were in the middle of the room, touching wing to wing.”
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