“The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters, cypresses.
So he built the house and finished it; and he covered the house with beams and planks of cedar.
Send me also cedar, cypress and algum timber from Lebanon, for I know that your servants know how to cut timber of Lebanon; and indeed my servants will work with your servants,
The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
“Your head crowns you like Carmel, And the flowing locks of your head are like purple threads; The king is captivated by your tresses.
“If she is a wall, We will build on her a battlement of silver; But if she is a door, We will barricade her with planks of cedar.”
The thresholds, the latticed windows and the galleries round about their three stories, opposite the threshold, were paneled with wood all around, and from the ground to the windows (but the windows were covered),
Opposite the twenty cubits which belonged to the inner court, and opposite the pavement which belonged to the outer court, was gallery corresponding to gallery in three stories.
but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
for he was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.
And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God,