All these structures, from the outside to the great courtyard and from foundation to eaves, were made of blocks of high-grade stone cut to size and smoothed on their inner and outer faces.

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10 The foundations were laid with large stones of good quality, some measuring ten cubits[a] and some eight.[b]

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  1. 1 Kings 7:10 That is, about 15 feet or about 4.5 meters; also in verse 23
  2. 1 Kings 7:10 That is, about 12 feet or about 3.6 meters

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