Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Under its brim gourds went around encircling it ten to a cubit, completely surrounding the sea; the gourds were in two rows, cast with the rest.

King James Version

And under the brim of it round about there were knops compassing it, ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round about: the knops were cast in two rows, when it was cast.

Holman Bible

[Ornamental] gourds encircled it below the brim, 10 every half yard, completely encircling the reservoir. The gourds were cast in two rows when the reservoir was cast.

International Standard Version

Under the brim, completely encircling it, were two rows of gourds inlaid as part of the original casting, ten to a cubit.

A Conservative Version

And under the brim of it round about there were knops which encompassed it, for ten cubits, encompassing the sea round about. The knops were in two rows, cast when it was cast.

American Standard Version

And under the brim of it round about there were knops which did compass it, for ten cubits, compassing the sea round about: the knops were in two rows, cast when it was cast.

Amplified

Under its brim were gourds encircling the Sea, ten to a cubit; the gourds were in two rows, cast in one piece with it.

Bible in Basic English

And under the edge of it, circling it all round for ten cubits, were two lines of flower buds, made together with it from liquid metal.

Darby Translation

And under the brim of it round about there were colocynths, encompassing it, ten in a cubit enclosing the sea round about; two rows of colocynths, cast when it was cast.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And under the brim of it round about there were knops like gourds compassing it, ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round about in two orders, which were made when it was cast.

Julia Smith Translation

And ornaments from beneath to its lip round about surrounding it, ten by the cubit, folding round the sea round about: two rows of ornaments being cast in its casting.

King James 2000

And under the brim of it round about there were knobs compassing it, ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round about: the knobs were cast in two rows, when it was cast.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Gourds [were] under its rim surrounding it all around; ten to the cubit, surrounding the sea all around with two rows of gourds, [which] were cast when he cast the metal.

Modern King James verseion

And under its brim were gourds, going around it, ten by the cubit, going all around the sea. The gourds were cast in two rows when it was cast.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and under the brim of it as it were apples compassed and embraced the sea of ten cubits wide in two rows cast with it when it was cast.

NET Bible

Under the rim all the way around it were round ornaments arranged in settings 15 feet long. The ornaments were in two rows and had been cast with "The Sea."

New Heart English Bible

Under its brim around there were buds which encircled it, for ten cubits, encircling the sea: the buds were in two rows, cast when it was cast.

The Emphasized Bible

And, colocynths, were under the brim thereof round about, encompassing it, ten in a cubit, encircling the sea, round about, - two rows of colocynths, made in the casting thereof:

Webster

And under the brim of it around there were knobs compassing it, ten in a cubit, compassing the sea around: the knobs were cast in two rows, when it was cast.

World English Bible

Under its brim around there were buds which encircled it, for ten cubits, encircling the sea: the buds were in two rows, cast when it was cast.

Youngs Literal Translation

and knops beneath its brim round about are compassing it, ten by the cubit, going round the sea round about; in two rows are the knops, cast in its being cast.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

of it round about
סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

פּקע 
Peqa` 
Usage: 3

סבב 
Cabab 
נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 157
Usage: 19

it, ten
עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

in a cubit
אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

the knops
פּקע 
Peqa` 
Usage: 3

יצקה 
Y@tsukah 
Usage: 1

in two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

טוּר 
Tuwr 
Usage: 26

Context Readings

Solomon Continues To Build

23 Now he made the sea of cast metal ten cubits from brim to brim, circular in form, and its height was five cubits, and thirty cubits in circumference. 24 Under its brim gourds went around encircling it ten to a cubit, completely surrounding the sea; the gourds were in two rows, cast with the rest. 25 It stood on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east; and the sea was set on top of them, and all their rear parts turned inward.



Cross References

1 Kings 6:18

There was cedar on the house within, carved in the shape of gourds and open flowers; all was cedar, there was no stone seen.

2 Chronicles 4:3

Now figures like oxen were under it and all around it, ten cubits, entirely encircling the sea. The oxen were in two rows, cast in one piece.

Exodus 25:31-36

"Then you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand and its base and its shaft are to be made of hammered work; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers shall be of one piece with it.

Exodus 37:17-22

Then he made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered work, its base and its shaft; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers were of one piece with it.

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