Parallel Verses

King James 2000

It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length of it, and a span the breadth of it, being doubled.

New American Standard Bible

It was square; they made the breastpiece folded double, a span long and a span wide when folded double.

King James Version

It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled.

Holman Bible

They made the breastpiece square and folded double, nine inches long and nine inches wide.

International Standard Version

They made the breast piece square when folded double: one span in length and one span in width when folded double.

A Conservative Version

It was foursquare. They made the breastplate double; a span was the length of it, and a span the breadth of it, being double.

American Standard Version

It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being double.

Amplified

The breastplate was a [hand's] span square when doubled over.

Bible in Basic English

It was square and folded in two, as long and as wide as the stretch of a man's hand;

Darby Translation

It was square; double did they make the breastplate, a span the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, doubled.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

It was square; they made the pectoral double; a span was the length thereof and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled.

Julia Smith Translation

It was four-square; they made the breast-plate double: a span its length, and a span its breadth; double.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It was squared; they made the breast piece doubled; its length [was] a span, and its width [was] a span [when] doubled.

Modern King James verseion

it was square. They made the breast-pocket double. Its length was a span, and its breadth a span, doubled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they made it four square and double, a hand breadth long and a hand breadth broad.

NET Bible

It was square -- they made the breastpiece doubled, nine inches long and nine inches wide when doubled.

New Heart English Bible

It was square. They made the breastplate double. Its length was a span, and its breadth a span, being double.

The Emphasized Bible

Foursquare, it was doubled, made they the breastpiece, - a span, was the length thereof, and, a span, the breadth thereof, doubled.

Webster

It was foursquare; they made the breast-plate double: a span was the length of it, and a span the breadth of it, being doubled.

World English Bible

It was square. They made the breastplate double. Its length was a span, and its breadth a span, being double.

Youngs Literal Translation

it hath been square; double they have made the breastplate, a span its length, and a span its breadth, doubled.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רבע 
Raba` 
Usage: 12

חשׁן 
Choshen 
Usage: 25

כּפל 
Kaphal 
Usage: 5

a span
זרת 
Zereth 
Usage: 7

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

thereof, and a span
זרת 
Zereth 
Usage: 7

the breadth
רחב 
Rochab 
Usage: 101

Verse Info

Context Readings

Making Garments For Priests

8 And he made the breastplate of skillful work, like the work of the ephod; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen. 9 It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length of it, and a span the breadth of it, being doubled. 10 And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this was the first row.



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