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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.

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.

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.

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 hand width thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held 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 was supported on twelve oxen, with their back parts turned to the middle of it, three of them facing to the north, three to the west, three to the south, and three to the east; the vessel was resting on top of them. 26 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. 27 And he made ten wheeled bases of brass; every one four cubits long, four cubits wide, and three cubits high.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 4:5

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

1 Kings 6:18

(All the inside of the house was cedar-wood, ornamented with designs of buds and flowers; no stonework was to be seen inside.)

1 Kings 6:32

On the olive-wood doors were cut designs of winged ones and palm-trees and open flowers, all of them, with the doors, plated with gold.

1 Kings 6:35

These were ornamented with designs of winged ones and palm-trees and open flowers, plated over with gold.

1 Kings 7:19

The crowns on the tops of the pillars were ornamented with a design of flowers, and were four cubits across.

1 Kings 7:38

And he made ten brass washing-vessels, everyone taking forty baths, and measuring four cubits; one vessel was placed on every one of the ten bases.

Jeremiah 52:21

And as for the pillars, one pillar was eighteen cubits high, and twelve cubits measured all round, and it was as thick as a man's hand: it was hollow.

Ezekiel 45:14

And the fixed measure of oil is to be a tenth of a bath from the cor, for ten baths make up the cor;

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