It's all about the cherubim

It's all about the cherubim

The structure of 1 Kings 6:14-32 highlights some intriguing features of the temple's architecture and function.

Progression from wood to gold; progression from outer to inner; progression from gourds/bushes to trees.

And, of course, it's all about the cherubim. (HT: BJ)

15-17 Floor to ceiling - wood

18 Carved gourds and flowers

21-22 Whole house gold

23 Cherubim 10 cubits high

24-25 CHERUBIM

26 Cherubim 10 cubits high

28 Cherubim gold

29 Carved trees and flowers

30-32 Floor - gold