stairs

stairs

Stepped ledges providing access up or down that are integrated into the construction of a building or other facility. Stairs were most common as a device for reaching the second floor or roof of a house. The Temple built by Solomon had stairs to both the second and third stories (1Kgs 6:8; Neh 3:15; Neh 9:4; Neh 12:37; Ezek 40:31; Ezek 40:34; Ezek 40:37; Ezek 41:7).

1Kgs 6:8

8The entrance for the middle story was on the south side of the house: one went up by winding stairs to the middle story, and from the middle story to the third ... View more

Neh 3:15

15And Shallum son of Col-hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate; he rebuilt it and covered it and set up its doors, its bolts, and i ... View more

Neh 9:4

4Then Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Chenani stood on the stairs of the Levites and cried out with a loud voice to the Lord their ... View more

Neh 12:37

37At the Fountain Gate, in front of them, they went straight up by the stairs of the city of David, at the ascent of the wall, above the house of David, to the ... View more

Ezek 40:31

31Its vestibule faced the outer court, and palm trees were on its pilasters, and its stairway had eight steps.

Ezek 40:34

34Its vestibule faced the outer court, and it had palm trees on its pilasters, on either side; and its stairway had eight steps.

Ezek 40:37

37Its vestibule faced the outer court, and it had palm trees on its pilasters, on either side; and its stairway had eight steps.

Ezek 41:7

7The passageway of the side chambers widened from story to story; for the structure was supplied with a stairway all around the temple. For this reason the stru ... View more

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