Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Here are the measurements of the altar in cubits that were a cubit and a handbreadth long: its base is a cubit long and a cubit wide, and its border around the edge at one handbreadth is to be the height of the altar.

New American Standard Bible

"And these are the measurements of the altar by cubits (the cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth): the base shall be a cubit and the width a cubit, and its border on its edge round about one span; and this shall be the height of the base of the altar.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

"These are the measurements of the altar in units of length (each unit being the standard length plus three inches): the gutter is 21 inches [deep] and 21 inches wide, with a rim of nine inches around its edge. This is the base of the altar.

A Conservative Version

And these are the measures of the altar by cubits (the cubit is a cubit and a handbreadth). The bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and the border of it by the edge of it round about a span. And this shall be the base

American Standard Version

And these are the measures of the altar by cubits (the cubit is a cubit and a handbreadth): the bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and the border thereof by the edge thereof round about a span; and this shall be the base of the altar.

Amplified

And these are the measurements of the altar [of burnt offering] in cubits. The cubit is a royal cubit [the length of a forearm and a palm of the hand]; the bottom or gutter shall be a cubit deep and a cubit wide, with a rim or lip round about it of a span's breadth. And this shall be the height of the altar:

Bible in Basic English

And these are the measures of the altar in cubits: (the cubit being a cubit and a hand's measure;) its hollow base is a cubit high and a cubit wide, and it has an overhanging edge as wide as a hand-stretch all round it:

Darby Translation

And these are the measures of the altar in cubits: the cubit is a cubit and a hand breadth. The bottom was a cubit in height and the breadth a cubit, and its border on the edge thereof round about, one span: and this was the base of the altar.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And these are the measures of the altar in cubits: The cubit is a cubit and a hand breadth; the middle rim, one cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and the border thereof by the edge thereof round about of a span. This shall be the high bottom of the altar.

Julia Smith Translation

And these the measures of the altar by cubits: a cubit, a cubit and a hand-breadth; and the bosom, a cubit and a cubit the breadth; and its bound to its lip round about, one span: and this the back of the altar.

King James 2000

And these are the measurements of the altar by cubits: The cubit is a cubit and a handbreadth; the base shall be a cubit high, and the width a cubit, and its rim all around its edge shall be a span: and this shall be the height of the altar.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And these [are] the measurements of the altar in the cubits (a cubit [is] a cubit and a handbreadth): now its gutter {is a cubit in depth by a cubit in width} and its rim along its edge all around is one span, and this [is] [also] the height of the altar.

Modern King James verseion

And these are the measures of the altar by the cubit. The cubit is a cubit and a span; even the base shall be a cubit, and the width a cubit, and its border by its edge all around shall be a span. And this is the upper part of the altar.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is the measure of the altar, after the true cubit which is a span longer than another cubit: his bottom in the midst was a cubit long and wide, and the ledge that went round about it, was a span broad. This is the height of the altar:

NET Bible

"And these are the measurements of the altar: Its base is 1? feet high, and 1? feet wide, and its border nine inches on its edge. This is to be the height of the altar.

New Heart English Bible

"These are the measures of the altar by cubits (the cubit is a cubit and a handbreadth): the bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and its border around its edge a span; and this shall be the base of the altar.

The Emphasized Bible

And these, shall be the measures of the altar, in cubits, a cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth; and the hollow, shall be a cubit, and a cubit the breadth, and the boundary thereof unto the edge thereof round about shall he a single span. And this, shall he the upper part of the altar,

Webster

And these are the measures of the altar after the cubits: The cubit is a cubit and a hand-breadth; even the bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and the border of it by its edge around shall be a span: and this shall be the higher place of the altar.

World English Bible

These are the measures of the altar by cubits (the cubit is a cubit and a handbreadth): the bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and its border around its edge a span; and this shall be the base of the altar.

Youngs Literal Translation

And these are measures of the altar by cubits: The cubit is a cubit and a handbreadth, and the centre is a cubit, and a cubit the breadth; and its border on its edge round about is one span, and this is the upper part of the altar.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מדּה 
Middah 
Usage: 55

of the altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

is a cubit
אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

and an hand breadth
טפח 
Tophach 
Usage: 6

חוק חק חיק 
Cheyq 
Usage: 38

shall be a cubit
אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

and the breadth
רחב 
Rochab 
Usage: 101

אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

and the border
גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

thereof by the edge
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

shall be a
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

זרת 
Zereth 
Usage: 7

and this shall be the higher place
גב 
Gab 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

Return Of The Lord's Glory And Description Of Sacrifices And Worship

12 This is to be the regulation for the Temple: the entire area on top of the mountain is to be considered wholly consecrated. This is to be the law of the Temple." 13 "Here are the measurements of the altar in cubits that were a cubit and a handbreadth long: its base is a cubit long and a cubit wide, and its border around the edge at one handbreadth is to be the height of the altar. 14 From the base on the ground to its lower edge is to be two cubits, with its width to be one cubit. From the lesser ledge to the larger edge is to be four cubits. Its width is to be one cubit.



Cross References

Exodus 27:1-8

"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.

2 Chronicles 4:1

Solomon also constructed a bronze altar 20 cubits long, 20 cubits wide, and ten cubits high.

Ezekiel 40:5

All of a sudden, we were at the exterior wall that completely surrounded the Temple. The man whom I had observed held a measuring reed that was six cubits long as measured in cubits that were a cubit and a handbreadth long. As he measured the thickness of the wall, he measured out one reed. Its height was also one reed.

Ezekiel 41:8

I observed a raised platform that surrounded the Temple, and the foundations of the side chambers were a full six cubits deep.



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