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With 4 cubits and a span I arrive at about 2.34 m, which would amount to even more than 7' 8''. We have to consider the older cubit (of Salomon's time and before), not the later and shorter cubit of the time the Chronicles were written. 1 Kings 6:2 Solomon Builds the Temple ... Now the house which King Solomon built for the Lord, its length was sixty ...
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