Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

His hands are as rings of gold set with beryl: His body is as ivory work overlaid with'sapphires.

New American Standard Bible

"His hands are rods of gold Set with beryl; His abdomen is carved ivory Inlaid with sapphires.

King James Version

His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires.

Holman Bible

His arms are rods of gold
set with topaz.
His body is an ivory panel
covered with sapphires.

International Standard Version

His hands are rods of gold, set with beryl. His stomach is carved ivory, inlaid with sapphires.

Amplified

His hands are like rods of gold set with [nails of] beryl or topaz. His body is a figure of bright ivory overlaid with [veins of] sapphires.

Bible in Basic English

His hands are as rings of gold ornamented with beryl-stones; his body is as a smooth plate of ivory covered with sapphires.

Darby Translation

His hands gold rings, set with the chrysolite; His belly is bright ivory, overlaid with sapphires;

Julia Smith Translation

His hands rings of gold completed in Tarshish: his bowels wrought ivory covered over with sapphires.

King James 2000

His arms are as rounded gold set with beryl: his body is as carved ivory overlaid with sapphires.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His arms [are] {rods} of gold {engraved with} jewels; his belly [is] polished ivory covered with sapphires.

Modern King James verseion

His hands are like rings of gold filled with jewels; His body an ivory plate overlaid with sapphires.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His hands are like gold rings, having enclosed the precious stone of Tarshish; His body is as the pure ivory, decked over with Sapphires.

NET Bible

His arms are like rods of gold set with chrysolite. His abdomen is like polished ivory inlaid with sapphires.

New Heart English Bible

His hands are like rings of gold set with beryl. His body is like ivory work overlaid with sapphires.

The Emphasized Bible

His hands, cylinders of gold, set with topaz, - His body, wrought work of ivory, covered with sapphires:

Webster

His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires.

World English Bible

His hands are like rings of gold set with beryl. His body is like ivory work overlaid with sapphires.

Youngs Literal Translation

His hands rings of gold, set with beryl, His heart bright ivory, covered with sapphires,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

are as gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

גּליל 
Galiyl 
Usage: 4

set
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

with the beryl
תּרשׁישׁ 
Tarshiysh 
Usage: 7

מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

is as bright
עשׁת 
`esheth 
Usage: 1

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

עלף 
`alaph 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

Maiden's Praise Of Her Beloved

13 His cheeks are as a bed of spices, As banks of sweet herbs: His lips are as lilies, dropping liquid myrrh. 14 His hands are as rings of gold set with beryl: His body is as ivory work overlaid with'sapphires. 15 His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: His aspect is like Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.



Cross References

Exodus 24:10

And they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of sapphire stone, and as it were the very heaven for clearness.

Isaiah 54:11

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.

Exodus 15:6

Thy right hand, O Jehovah, is glorious in power, Thy right hand, O Jehovah, dasheth in pieces the enemy.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be inclosed in gold in their settings.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jaspar: they were inclosed in inclosings of gold in their settings.

Psalm 44:4-7

Thou art my King, O God: Command deliverance for Jacob.

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loveth justice; Thou dost establish equity; Thou executest justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Song of Songs 7:2

Thy body is like a round goblet, Wherein no mingled wine is wanting: Thy waist is like a heap of wheat Set about with lilies.

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 52:13

Behold, my servant shall deal wisely, he shall be exalted and lifted up, and shall be very high.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto a beryl: and they four had one likeness; and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel within a wheel.

Ezekiel 1:26-28

And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man upon it above.

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