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1 Kings 18:32

    1 Kings 18:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD: and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD: and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And with the stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah; and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And with the stones he made an altar to the name of the Lord; and he made a deep drain all round the altar, great enough to take two measures of seed.

    Webster's Revision

    And with the stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah; and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

    World English Bible

    With the stones he built an altar in the name of Yahweh. He made a trench around the altar, large enough to contain two measures of seed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And with the stones he built an altar in the name of the LORD; and he made a trench about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 18:32

    He made a trench - This was to detain the water that might fall down from the altar when the barrels should be poured upon it, 1 Kings 18:35.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 18:32

    He built an altar in the name of the Lord - i. e., calling, as he built it, on the name of Yahweh, and so dedicating it to His service.

    Two measures of seed - literally, "two seahs of seed." The seah contained about three gallons.