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1 Kings 6:18

    1 Kings 6:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the cedar of the house within was carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the cedar of the house within was carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And there was cedar on the house within, carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    (All the inside of the house was cedar-wood, ornamented with designs of buds and flowers; no stonework was to be seen inside.)

    Webster's Revision

    And there was cedar on the house within, carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

    World English Bible

    There was cedar on the house within, carved with buds and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And there was cedar on the house within, carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 6:18

    Flowers - Menstrual flow, blood.
    Knops - Decorative ornaments.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 6:18

    Knops and open flowers - Rather, "gourds and opening flower-buds." Imitations of the vegetable world are among the earliest of architectural ornaments. They abound in the architecture of Egypt and Persia. In that of Assyria they occur more sparingly.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 6:18

    6:18 Cedar - Cedar is here named, not to exclude all other wood, but stone only; as the following words shew.