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He began to build in the second month of the fourth year of his reign. These are Solomon’s measurements[a] for building the house of God: the length, in cubits of the old standard, was sixty cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits. The vestibule in front of the nave of the house was twenty cubits long, equal to the width of the house;[b] and its height was a hundred and twenty cubits. He overlaid it on the inside with pure gold.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 3:3 Syr: Heb foundations
  2. 2 Chronicles 3:4 1 Kings 6.3: Heb uncertain

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