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Geneva Bible Notes (1560): 1 Kings 7

2 b For the beautie of the place and great abundance of cedre trees that went to the buylding thereof, it was compared to mount Lebanon in Syria: this house he vsed in somer for pleasure & recreacion.

4 c There were as many, & like proporcion on the one side as on the other, & at euery end euen thre in a rowe one aboue another.

9 f Which were rests & staies for the beames to lie vpon.

9 / Or, spanne.

12 h As the Lords house was buylt, so was this: onely the great courte of Salomons house was vncouered.

14 i Thus when God wil haue his glorie set forthe, he raiseth vp men & giueth them excellent giftes for the accomplishment of the same, {Exod. 31, 2}

15 ! The excellent workemanship of Hiram in the pieces which he made for the Temple.

15 / Ebr. the seconde.

19 k As was sene communely wroght in costelie porches.

20 / Ebr. the seconde.

20 / Or, rounde about the middes.

21 l Which was in the inner court betwene the Temple & the oracle.

21 m That is, he wil stablish, to wit, his ??? towarde this house.

21 n That is, in strength: meaning, the power thereof shal continue.

26 p Bath and Ephah seme to be bothe one measure, {Ezek. 45,11} euery Bath conteined about ten pottels.

31 q The mouth of the great base or frame entred into the chapiter, or piller that bare vp the caldron.

35 r Which was called the piller, chapiter, or smale base, wherein the caldron stode.

38 s To kepe waters for the use of the sacrifices.

45 u By this name also Hiram the King of Tyrus was called.

48 x This was done according to the forme that the Lord prescribed vnto Moses in Exodus.

50 y Some take this for some instrument of musike.

0 & THE FIRST FIGVRE OF THE KINGS HOVSE IN THE WOOD OF LEBANON This figure is made without wall or porche, that the ordre of the pillers within might be sene. A. B. The length of an hundreth cubites. B. C. The breadth of fifty. A. D. The height of thirtie. E. F. G. H. The foure rowes of pillers. I. The lostes which stayed on the pillers.

0 & THE SCONDE FIGVRE OF THE SAME HOVSE This seconde figure sheweth the maner of the house without, and the porche thereof, which was fiftie cubites long. A. B. and thirtie broad. C. D.

0 & THE FORME OF THE PILLER. A B The height of a piller eighten cubites: the compaste of a piller was twelue cubites. D E The height of the chapter or rounde, balle vpon the piller of fiue cubites height. G In the middes were two rowes of pomegranates: the rest is the networke & flowre delices or roses.

0 & THE FORME OF THE CALDRON A B C The base whereupon stode the caldrons which were thre cubites long. C B Foure cubites broade, B E Thre cubites highe. F. The imbosement and figures of lions, bulles, Cherubims. G The border of workemanship folding to and fro. H The foure wheles, which had a cubite and an halfe of height. I The foure stayes or vpholds, which were vpon the base whereupon the caldren stode. K The rounde bothom of a cubite and alfe long, which did vpholde the caldron in the middes. L The caldron.

0 & THE SEA OR GREAT CALDRON A B Ten cubites from one side to the other. C D The height of fiue cubites. F The two rowes, which compassed the vessel about, and were garnished with bulles heades wherein were pipes to auoyde the water.