Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He placed the cherubim in the midst of the inner house, and the wings of the cherubim were spread out, so that the wing of the one was touching the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub was touching the other wall. So their wings were touching each other in the center of the house.

King James Version

And he set the cherubims within the inner house: and they stretched forth the wings of the cherubims, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

Holman Bible

Then he put the cherubim inside the inner temple. Since their wings were spread out, the first one's wing touched [one] wall while the second cherub's wing touched the other wall, and in the middle of the temple their wings were touching wing to wing.

International Standard Version

Solomon placed the cherubim in the middle of the inner sanctuary, with their wings spread in such a way that the wing of one was touching the one wall and the opposite wing of the other cherub was touching the opposite wall. Furthermore, their wings in the center of the wall were touching each other wing-to-wing.

A Conservative Version

And he set the cherubim inside the inner house. And the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall. And their wings touched

American Standard Version

And he set the cherubim within the inner house; and the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

Amplified

He put the cherubim within the inner sanctuary. Their wings were stretched out, so that the wing of one touched one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall, and their inner wings touched in the midst of the room.

Bible in Basic English

These were placed inside the inner house, their outstretched wings touching the walls of the house, one touching one wall and one the other, while their other wings were touching in the middle.

Darby Translation

And he set the cherubim in the midst of the inner house; and the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched, wing to wing, in the midst of the house.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he set the cherubims within the inner house, and they stretched forth the wings of the cherubims, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will give the cherubims in the midst of the house within: and the cherubims will expand the wings, and the wing of the one will touch upon the wall, and the wing of the second cherub touched upon the second wall; and their wings touched wing to wing to the middle of the house.

King James 2000

And he set the cherubim within the inner house: and they stretched forth the wings of the cherubim, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the middle of the house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He placed the cherubim in the middle of the inner house, and they spread out the wings of the cherubim; the wing of the first cherub touched against the wall and the wing of the second cherub [was] touching against the second wall; their wings [spread] to the middle of the house [and were] touching wing to wing.

Modern King James verseion

And he set the cherubs inside the inner house. And they stretched forth the wings of the cherubs so that the wing of the one touched the one wall and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall. And their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he put the Cherubs in the middle of the inner house. And the Cherubs stretched their wings, so that the one wing of the one touched the one wall, and the one wing of the other touched the other wall. And the other two wings of them touched one another in the midst of the house.

NET Bible

He put the cherubs in the inner sanctuary of the temple. Their wings were spread out. One of the first cherub's wings touched one wall and one of the other cherub's wings touched the opposite wall. The first cherub's other wing touched the second cherub's other wing in the middle of the room.

New Heart English Bible

He set the cherubim within the inner house; and the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

The Emphasized Bible

And he placed the cherubim in the midst of the inner house, and the cherubim stretched forth their wings, - so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub, was touching the other wall, - and, their wings in the midst of the house, were touching, wing to wing.

Webster

And he set the cherubim within the inner house: and they stretched forth the wings of the cherubim, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

World English Bible

He set the cherubim within the inner house; and the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he setteth the cherubs in the midst of the inner house, and they spread out the wings of the cherubs, and a wing of the one cometh against the wall, and a wing of the second cherub is coming against the second wall, and their wings are unto the midst of the house, coming wing against wing;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the inner
פּנימי 
P@niymiy 
Usage: 32

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

the wings
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

of the cherubims
כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

so that the wing
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

of the one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

נגע 
Naga` 
נגע 
Naga` 
נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150
Usage: 150
Usage: 150

the one wall
קירה קר קיר 
Qiyr 
Usage: 74

and the wing
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

of the other
שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

the other
שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

קירה קר קיר 
Qiyr 
Usage: 74

כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

Context Readings

Solomon Builds The Temple For Yahweh

26 The height of the one cherub was ten cubits, and so was the other cherub. 27 He placed the cherubim in the midst of the inner house, and the wings of the cherubim were spread out, so that the wing of the one was touching the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub was touching the other wall. So their wings were touching each other in the center of the house. 28 He also overlaid the cherubim with gold.



Cross References

Exodus 25:20

"The cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings and facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the mercy seat.

Exodus 37:9

The cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward each other; the faces of the cherubim were toward the mercy seat.

2 Chronicles 5:8

For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles.

1 Kings 8:7

For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles from above.

2 Chronicles 3:11

The wingspan of the cherubim was twenty cubits; the wing of one, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house, and its other wing, of five cubits, touched the wing of the other cherub.



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