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Exodus 27:5

    Exodus 27:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And thou shalt put it under the compass of the altar beneath, that the net may be even to the midst of the altar.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And you shall put it under the compass of the altar beneath, that the net may be even to the middle of the altar.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And thou shalt put it under the ledge round the altar beneath, that the net may reach halfway up the altar.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And put the network under the shelf round the altar so that the net comes half-way up the altar.

    Webster's Revision

    And thou shalt put it under the ledge round the altar beneath, that the net may reach halfway up the altar.

    World English Bible

    You shall put it under the ledge around the altar beneath, that the net may reach halfway up the altar.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And thou shalt put it under the ledge round the altar beneath, that the net may reach halfway up the altar.

    Definitions for Exodus 27:5

    Compass - To surround; encircle.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 27:5

    The compass of the altar - A shelf or projecting ledge, of convenient width, carried round the altar half way between the top and the base. It was supported all round its outer edge by a vertical net-like grating of bronze that rested on the ground.