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House of the Forest of Lebanon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
House of the Forest of Lebanon
House of the Forest of Lebanon The largest building of the palace complex constructed by Solomon after the completion of the temple.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Forest of Lebanon, House of the (Place)
FOREST OF LEBANON, HOUSE OF THE (PLACE) [Heb bêt yaʿar hallĕbānôn (בֵּית יַעַר הַלְּבָנֹון)]. Part of Solomon’s palace complex (1 Kgs 7:2–5). It was probably a separate building (Heb bêt) not attached to the building whose compartments were the Hall of Pillars, the Hall of the Throne (or Hall of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
House of the Forest of Lebanon
House of the Forest of Lebanon. Exotic name for Solomon’s palace in Jerusalem, adjacent to the temple, given this designation because of the amount of Lebanese cedar used in its construction. The structure was about 150 long, 75 feet wide, and 30 feet high. Three hundred gold shields were made to decorate
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Palace of the Forest of Lebanon
PALACE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON Name for Solomon’s palace in Jerusalem, adjacent to the temple, given this designation because of the amount of Lebanese cedar used in its construction. The structure was about 150 feet (45.7 meters) long, 75 feet (22.9 meters) wide, and 45 feet (13.7 meters) high (1 Kgs
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
House of the Forest of Lebanon
HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANONA great hall of Solomon’s palace in Jerusalem, named from the material imported from Mount Lebanon. It consisted of a rectangular structure 150 by 75 feet, divided by rows of pillars, possibly with an upper story of chambers distributed in rows of 15 each (1 Kgs 7:2–5).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
House of the Forest of Lebanon
HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON A designation for a great hall Solomon constructed as part of his palace complex in Jerusalem (1 Kings 7:2–5), so called because of the extensive use of cedar for the pillars, beams, and roofing material. In this hall were stored 300 shields of gold and vessels of gold
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON
HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON [בֵּית יַעַר הַלְּבָנוֹןbeth yaʿar hallevanon]. The House of the Forest of Lebanon is one of the buildings constructed by Solomon in Jerusalem after the completion of the Temple (1 Kgs 7:2). It is described as 150 ft. long, 75 ft. wide, 45 ft. high.The name of the building