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1 Kings 7:26

    1 Kings 7:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was worked like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it was a handbreadth thick: and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    It was as thick as a man's open hand, and was curved like the edge of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it would take two thousand baths.

    Webster's Revision

    And it was a handbreadth thick: and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

    World English Bible

    It was a handbreadth thick: and its brim was worked like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it was an handbreadth thick; and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 7:26

    Flowers - Menstrual flow, blood.
    Wrought - Worked; made.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 7:26

    The palm or hand-breadth seems to have a little exceeded three inches.

    With flowers of lilies - Rather, "in the shape of a lily flower." The rim was slightly curved outward, like the rim of an ordinary drinking-cup, or the edge of a lily blossom. See 2 Chronicles 4:5 margin.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 7:26

    7:26 Baths - Which amounts to five hundred barrels, each bath containing about eight gallons; the bath being a measure of the same bigness with an ephah.