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 received and held three thousand baths.

New American Standard Bible

It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom; it could hold 3,000 baths.

King James Version

And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three thousand baths.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

It was a handbreadth thick, with its brim fashioned like the brim of a cup. Similar in shape to a lily blossom, it could hold 3,000 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 received and held three thousand baths.

Amplified

Its thickness was a handbreadth; its brim was like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily; it held 3,000 baths (measures).

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And its thickness a hand breadth, and its lip according to the work of the lip of a cup, a lily flower holding; it will contain three thousand baths.

King James 2000

And the thickness of it was a handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily; and it received and held three thousand baths.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And its thickness [was] a handbreadth, and its brim [was] like the working of the lip of a cup, the blossom of a lily. And it held three thousand baths.

Modern King James verseion

And its thickness was a handbreadth, and its brim like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies. It received and held three thousand baths.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the thickest of it was a handbreadth, and the brim like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies. And it received and held the 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 18,000 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 received and held three 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, with blossoms of lilies, - it could hold many baths, three thousand, would it contain.

Webster

And the thickness of it was a hand-breadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three 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 received and held three thousand baths.

Youngs Literal Translation

And its thickness is a handbreadth, and its lip as the work of the lip of a cup flowered with lilies; taking hold -- baths three thousand it containeth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבי עבי 
`abiy 
Usage: 4

of it was an handbreadth
טפח 
Tephach 
Usage: 3

and the brim
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

of it like the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of 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

and held
כּוּל 
Kuwl 
Usage: 38

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Furnishings Of Solomon's Temple

4 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 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. 6 He also made ten basins, and put five on the right hand, and five on the left, to wash in them. They washed in them such things as belonged to the burnt-offering, but the sea was for the priests to wash in.


Cross References

1 Kings 7:26

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.

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