Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

New American Standard Bible

The house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.

King James Version

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

Holman Bible

The temple’s construction used finished stones cut at the quarry so that no hammer, chisel, or any iron tool was heard in the temple while it was being built.

International Standard Version

The Temple was constructed of stone precut at the quarry so that no hammer, axe, or any other iron implement would be heard in the Temple while it was being built.

A Conservative Version

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone made ready at the quarry. And there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

American Standard Version

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

Amplified

When the house was being built, its stone was made ready at the quarry, and no hammer, ax, or tool of iron was heard in the house while it was in building.

Bible in Basic English

(And the stones used in the building of the house were squared at the place where they were cut out; there was no sound of hammer or axe or any iron instrument while they were building the house.)

Darby Translation

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone entirely made ready before it was brought thither; so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house while it was being built.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the house, when it was built, was put together of perfect stones made ready before they were brought there; so that there was no hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

Julia Smith Translation

And the house in its building was built of stone completed from the quarry: and hammers and the axe, every instrument of iron was not heard in the house in its building.

King James 2000

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone made ready before it was brought there: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now while the temple was being built, it was built [with] stones finished [at the] quarry, [so that] no hammer or stone shaping tool or any instrument of iron was heard in the temple as it was being built.

Modern King James verseion

And when it was being built, the house was built of stone made ready beforehand. And there was not heard in the house a hammer or an axe, or any iron tool, while it was being built.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the house was built of stone made perfect already before it was brought thither, so that there was neither hammer or axe either any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

NET Bible

As the temple was being built, only stones shaped at the quarry were used; the sound of hammers, pickaxes, or any other iron tool was not heard at the temple while it was being built.

New Heart English Bible

The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the house, when it was in building, with whole quarry-stones, was built, - neither hammer, nor axe, nor any tools of iron, was heard in the house, when it was in building.

Webster

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither; so that there was neither hammer nor ax nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the house, in its being built, of perfect stone brought thither hath been built, and hammer, and the axe -- any instrument of iron -- was not heard in the house, in its being built.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

when it was in building
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

מסּע 
Macca` 
Usage: 2

מקּבה 
Maqqabah 
Usage: 2

גּרזן 
Garzen 
axe
Usage: 4

of iron
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

in the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Solomon Builds The Temple For Yahweh

6 The nethermost story was five cubits broad, and the middle was six cubits broad, and the third was seven cubits broad; for on the outside he made offsets [in the wall] of the house all around, that [the beams] should not have hold in the walls of the house. 7 The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building. 8 The door for the middle side rooms was in the right side of the house: and they went up by winding stairs into the middle [story], and out of the middle into the third.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:5-6

There you shall build an altar to Yahweh your God, an altar of stones: you shall lift up no iron [tool] on them.

Exodus 20:25

If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of cut stones; for if you lift up your tool on it, you have polluted it.

1 Kings 5:17-18

The king commanded, and they cut out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.

Proverbs 24:27

Prepare your work outside, and get your fields ready. Afterwards, build your house.

Isaiah 42:2

He will not shout, nor raise his voice, nor cause it to be heard in the street.

Acts 9:31

So the assemblies throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, and were built up. They were multiplied, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 9:23

and that he might make known the riches of his glory on vessels of mercy, which he prepared beforehand for glory,

2 Corinthians 5:5

Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.

Colossians 1:12

giving thanks to the Father, who made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

James 1:20

for the anger of man doesn't produce the righteousness of God.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 2:5

You also, as living stones, are built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

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