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1 Kings 7:27

    1 Kings 7:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he made ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits the breadth thereof, and three cubits the height of it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he made ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits the breadth thereof, and three cubits the height of it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he made the ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits the breadth thereof, and three cubits the height of it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he made ten wheeled bases of brass; every one four cubits long, four cubits wide, and three cubits high.

    Webster's Revision

    And he made the ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits the breadth thereof, and three cubits the height of it.

    World English Bible

    He made the ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits its breadth, and three cubits its height.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he made the ten bases of brass; four cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits the breadth thereof, and three cubits the height of it.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 7:27

    Base - Lowly; meek.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 7:27

    He made ten bases - That is, pedestals, for the ten lavers to rest on.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 7:27

    Ten bases of brass - These were for the ten lavers (1 Kings 7:38. See 2 Chronicles 4:6). In general terms the bases were square stands, 6 feet each way, and 4 12 feet high, elaborately ornamented on their four sides, and resting upon four wheels, 2 14 feet in diameter. Each stand supported a laver 6 feet high, which contained 40 baths 1 Kings 7:38, or about 340 gallons.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 7:27

    7:27 Bases - Upon which stood the ten lavers mentioned below, ver.38, in which they washed the parts of the sacrifices.