He began to build on the second day in the second month [a]of the fourth year of his reign.

Dimensions and Materials of the Temple

Now these are the [b]foundations which (A)Solomon laid for building the house of God. The length in [c]cubits, according to the old standard was sixty cubits, and the width twenty cubits. The porch which was in front of the house (B)was as long as the width of the house, twenty cubits, and the height 120; and inside he overlaid it with pure gold.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 3:2 Lit in
  2. 2 Chronicles 3:3 Lit founding of Solomon to build
  3. 2 Chronicles 3:3 I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.

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