He began to build on the second day of the second month in the fourth year of his reign. These are Solomon’s foundations[a] for building God’s temple: the length[b] was 90 feet,[c] and the width 30 feet.[d] The portico, which was across the front extending across the width of the temple, was 30 feet[e] wide; its height was 30 feet;[f][g] he overlaid its inner surface with pure gold.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 3:3 Tg reads The measurements which Solomon decreed
  2. 2 Chronicles 3:3 Lit length—cubits in the former measure
  3. 2 Chronicles 3:3 Lit 60 cubits
  4. 2 Chronicles 3:3 Lit 20 cubits
  5. 2 Chronicles 3:4 Lit 20 cubits
  6. 2 Chronicles 3:4 LXX, Syr; MT reads 120 cubits
  7. 2 Chronicles 3:4 Lit 20 cubits

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