Parallel Verses

King James Version

And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

New American Standard Bible

"And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

Holman Bible

"You are to construct the altar of acacia wood. The altar must be square, seven and a half feet long, and seven and a half feet wide; it must be four and a half feet high.

International Standard Version

"You are to make the altar of acacia wood. It is to be five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar is to be a square, and it is to be three cubits high.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad (the altar shall be foursquare), and the height of it shall be three cubits.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

Amplified

And make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits square and three cubits high [within reach of all].

Bible in Basic English

And make an altar of hard wood, a square altar, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt make the altar of acacia-wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth; the altar shall be square; and the height thereof three cubits.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt also make an altar of cedar wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare, and its height shall be three cubits.

Julia Smith Translation

And make the altar acacia wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth; and the altar shall be quadrated: and three cubits its height

King James 2000

And you shall make an altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height of it shall be three cubits.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And you will make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar will be square, and its height [will be] three cubits.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall make an altar of acacia-wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square. And the height of it shall be three cubits.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And thou shalt make an altar of sethim-wood: five cubits long and five cubits broad, that it be foursquare, and three cubits high.

NET Bible

"You are to make the altar of acacia wood, seven feet six inches long, and seven feet six inches wide; the altar is to be square, and its height is to be four feet six inches.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its height shall be three cubits.

The Emphasized Bible

And thou shalt make the altar of acacia wood, - of five cubits length and five cubits breadth four square, shall the altar be, and three cubits the height thereof.

Webster

And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its hight shall be three cubits.

World English Bible

"You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its height shall be three cubits.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou hast made the altar of shittim wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth -- the altar is square -- and three cubits its height.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
an altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

of shittim
שׁטּים שׁטּה 
Shittah 
Usage: 28

חמשּׁה חמשׁ 
Chamesh 
Usage: 343

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

ארך 
'orek 
length, long, ever, as long as, high
Usage: 95

and five
חמשּׁה חמשׁ 
Chamesh 
Usage: 343

רחב 
Rochab 
Usage: 101

the altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

רבע 
Raba` 
Usage: 12

and the height
קומה 
Qowmah 
Usage: 45

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

The Altar Of Burnt Offering

1 And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits. 2 And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.


Cross References

Exodus 38:1-7

And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.

Exodus 20:24-26

An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and builded an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 40:10

And thou shalt anoint the altar of the burnt offering, and all his vessels, and sanctify the altar: and it shall be an altar most holy.

Exodus 40:29

And he put the altar of burnt offering by the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation, and offered upon it the burnt offering and the meat offering; as the LORD commanded Moses.

2 Samuel 24:18

And Gad came that day to David, and said unto him, Go up, rear an altar unto the LORD in the threshingfloor of Araunah the Jebusite.

2 Chronicles 4:1

Moreover he made an altar of brass, twenty cubits the length thereof, and twenty cubits the breadth thereof, and ten cubits the height thereof.

Ezekiel 43:13-17

And these are the measures of the altar after the cubits: The cubit is a cubit and an hand breadth; even the bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and the border thereof by the edge thereof round about shall be a span: and this shall be the higher place of the altar.

Hebrews 13:10

We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.

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