Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And it was a handbreadth thick. And the brim of it was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held two thousand baths.

New American Standard Bible

It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, as a lily blossom; it could hold two thousand baths.

King James Version

And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.

Holman Bible

The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom. It held 11,000 gallons.

International Standard Version

The reservoir, which held about 2,000 baths, stood about a handbreadth thick, and its rim looked like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom.

American Standard Version

And it was a handbreadth thick: and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

Amplified

It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held 2,000 baths [Hebrew liquid measurement].

Bible in Basic English

It was as thick as a man's open hand, and was curved like the edge of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it would take two thousand baths.

Darby Translation

And its thickness was a hand-breadth, and its brim was like the work of the brim of a cup, with lily-blossoms; it held two thousand baths.

Julia Smith Translation

And its thickness a hand breadth, and its lip as the work of the lip of a cup the flower of the lily: it will hold two thousand baths.

King James 2000

And it was a handbreadth thick, and the brim thereof was shaped like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Its thickness [was] a handbreadth, but its rim [was] as the work on the brim of a cup, [like the] bud of a lily; it held two thousand baths.

Modern King James verseion

And it was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was fashioned like the brim of a cup, with a bud of a lily. It contained two thousand baths.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it was a hand breadth thick, and the brim wrought like the brim of a cup with flowers of lilies. And it contained two thousand baths.

NET Bible

It was four fingers thick and its rim was like that of a cup shaped like a lily blossom. It could hold about 12,000 gallons.

New Heart English Bible

It was a handbreadth thick: and its brim was worked like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the thickness thereof, was a hand breadth, and, the brim thereof, was like the brim-work of a cup, of lily-blossoms, - two thousand baths, did it contain.

Webster

And it was a hand-breadth thick, and its brim was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.

World English Bible

It was a handbreadth thick: and its brim was worked like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

Youngs Literal Translation

And its thickness is an handbreadth, and its edge as the work of the edge of a cup, flowers of lilies; two thousand baths it containeth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טפח 
Tephach 
Usage: 3

עבי עבי 
`abiy 
Usage: 4

and the brim
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

like the brim
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

of a cup
כּוס 
Kowc 
cup, owl
Usage: 34

with flowers
פּרח 
Perach 
Usage: 17

of lilies
שׁושׁנּה שׁשׁן שׁושׁן שׁוּשׁן 
Shuwshan 
Usage: 15

כּוּל 
Kuwl 
Usage: 38

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

Context Readings

Solomon Continues To Build

25 It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east. And the sea was set upon them above, and all their hinder parts we 26 And it was a handbreadth thick. And the brim of it was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held two thousand baths. 27 And he made the ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits the breadth of it, and three cubits the height of it.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 4:5

And it was a handbreadth thick. And the brim of it was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It received and held three thousand baths.

1 Kings 6:18

And there was cedar on the house inside, carved with knops and open flowers. All was cedar; there was no stone seen.

1 Kings 6:32

So [he made] two doors of olive-wood. And he carved upon them carvings of cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold. And he spread the gold upon the cherubim, and upon the palm trees.

1 Kings 6:35

And he carved [thereon] cherubim and palm trees and open flowers. And he overlaid them with gold fitted upon the graven work.

1 Kings 7:19

And the capitals that were upon the top of the pillars in the porch were of lily-work, four cubits.

1 Kings 7:38

And he made ten basins of brass. One basin contained forty baths. And every basin was four cubits. And upon every one of the ten bases one basin.

Jeremiah 52:21

And as for the pillars, the height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a line of twelve cubits encompassed it, and the thickness of it was four fingers; it was hollow.

Ezekiel 45:14

and the set portion of oil, of the bath of oil, the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, [which is] ten baths, even a homer, (for ten baths are a homer),

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