Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

One pillar was 27 feet tall and had a bronze capital on top of it. The capital, encircled by a grating and pomegranates of bronze, stood five feet high. The second pillar was the same, with its own grating.

New American Standard Bible

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a bronze capital was on it; the height of the capital was three cubits, with a network and pomegranates on the capital all around, all of bronze. And the second pillar was like these with network.

King James Version

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the chapiter upon it was brass: and the height of the chapiter three cubits; and the wreathen work, and pomegranates upon the chapiter round about, all of brass: and like unto these had the second pillar with wreathen work.

International Standard Version

The height of one of the pillars was eighteen cubits, and the capital on top of it was three cubits high. A latticework carved in the form of pomegranates encircled the capital, crafted completely out of brass. The second pillar was identical to the first.

A Conservative Version

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a capital of brass was upon it. And the height of the capital was three cubits, with network and pomegranates upon the capital round about, all of brass. And the second pillar h

American Standard Version

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a capital of brass was upon it; and the height of the capital was three cubits, with network and pomegranates upon the capital round about, all of brass: and like unto these had the second pillar with network.

Amplified

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and upon it was a capital of bronze. The height of the capital was three cubits; a network and pomegranates round about the capital were all of bronze. And the second pillar had the same as these, with a network.

Bible in Basic English

One of the pillars was eighteen cubits high, with a crown of brass on it; the crown was three cubits high, circled with a network and apples all of brass; and the second pillar had the same.

Darby Translation

The height of one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the capital upon it was brass, and the height of the capital three cubits; and the network and the pomegranates, upon the capital round about, all of brass: and similarly for the second pillar with the network.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the chapiter upon it was brass; and the height of the chapiter three cubits, and network and pomegranates upon the chapiter round about, all of brass; and the second pillar was like the first with network.

Julia Smith Translation

Eighteen cubits the height of the one pillar, and the capital upon it of brass: and the height of the capital, three cubits; and the net and the pomegranates upon the capital round about, all of brass; and according to these for the second pillar upon the net

King James 2000

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the capital upon it was bronze: and the height of the capital three cubits; and the network, and pomegranates upon the capital round about, all of bronze: and like unto these the second pillar with a network.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The height of the one pillar [was] eighteen cubits; a bronze capital was on it, with the height of the capital [being] three cubits. The latticework and pomegranates on the capital all around were bronze, and likewise on the latticework for the second pillar.

Modern King James verseion

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the capital on it was bronze. And the height of the capital was three cubits. And the grating and the pomegranates on the capital all around were all of bronze. And the second pillar had grating like these.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the head thereon was brass and three cubits long with a wreath and pomegranates round about upon the head, all of brass. And of the same fashion was the second pillar with a wreath.

NET Bible

Each of the pillars was about twenty-seven feet high. The bronze top of one pillar was about four and a half feet high and had bronze latticework and pomegranate shaped ornaments all around it. The second pillar with its latticework was like it.

New Heart English Bible

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a capital of brass was on it; and the height of the capital was three cubits, with network and pomegranates on the capital around it, all of brass: and like to these had the second pillar with network.

The Emphasized Bible

Eighteen cubits, was the height of each pillar, and, the capital thereupon was of bronze, and, the height of the capital, was three cubits, and, the lattice-work and pomegranates upon the capital round about, the whole, was of bronze; and, like these, had the second pillar, upon the lattice-work.

Webster

The hight of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and the capital upon it was brass: and the hight of the capital three cubits; and the wreathen work, and pomegranates upon the capital around, all of brass: and like to these had the second pillar with wreathen work.

World English Bible

The height of the one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a capital of brass was on it; and the height of the capital was three cubits, with network and pomegranates on the capital around it, all of brass: and like to these had the second pillar with network.

Youngs Literal Translation

eighteen cubits is the height of the one pillar, and the chapiter on it is of brass, and the height of the chapiter is three cubits, and the net and the pomegranates are on the chapiter round about -- the whole is of brass; and like these hath the second pillar, with the net.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קומה 
Qowmah 
Usage: 45

of the one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

עמּד עמּוּד 
`ammuwd 
עמּד עמּוּד 
`ammuwd 
Usage: 111
Usage: 111

שׁמונה שׁמנה שׁמונה שׁמנה 
Sh@moneh 
Usage: 109

אמּה 
'ammah 
אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245
Usage: 245

and the chapiter
כּתרת 
Kothereth 
Usage: 24

נחשׁת 
N@chosheth 
Usage: 140

and the height
קומה 
Qowmah 
Usage: 45

of the chapiter
כּתרת 
Kothereth 
Usage: 24

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

and the wreathen work
שׂבכה 
S@bakah 
Usage: 15

רמּן רמּון 
Rimmown 
Usage: 32

כּתרת 
Kothereth 
Usage: 24

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

all of brass
נחשׁת 
N@chosheth 
Usage: 140

שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

Context Readings

Plunder Taken By The Chaldeans

16 As for the two pillars, the one reservoir, and the water carts that Solomon had made for the Lord’s temple, the weight of the bronze of all these articles was beyond measure. 17 One pillar was 27 feet tall and had a bronze capital on top of it. The capital, encircled by a grating and pomegranates of bronze, stood five feet high. The second pillar was the same, with its own grating. 18 The commander of the guards also took away Seraiah the chief priest, Zephaniah the priest of the second rank, and the three doorkeepers.


Cross References

1 Kings 7:15-22

He cast two hollow bronze pillars: each 27 feet high and 18 feet in circumference.

Jeremiah 52:21-23

One pillar was 27 feet tall, had a circumference of 18 feet, was hollow—four fingers thick—

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