1 Kings 7:15

“For he cast two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve cubits did compass either of them about.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 7:15

For he cast two pillars of brasse of eighteene cubites high a piece: and a line of twelue cubites did compasse either of them about.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He fashioned the two pillars of bronze; eighteen cubits was the height of one pillar, and a line of twelve cubits measured the circumference of both.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he fashioned the two pillars of brass, eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve cubits compassed either of them about.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He it was who made the two brass pillars; the first pillar was eighteen cubits high, and a line of twelve cubits went round it; and the second was the same.
- Basic English Bible

And he formed the two pillars of brass; the height of one pillar was eighteen cubits, and a line of twelve cubits encompassed the second pillar.
- Darby Bible

For he cast two pillars of brass, each of eighteen cubits high: and a line of twelve cubits did encompass each of them.
- Webster's Bible

For he fashioned the two pillars of brass, eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve cubits encircled either of them about.
- World English Bible

And he formeth the two pillars of brass; eighteen cubits [is] the height of the one pillar, and a cord of twelve cubits doth compass the second pillar.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus he fashioned the two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high each; and a line of twelve cubits did compass it about; and so the other pillar.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 7:15

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 7:15


7:14 In brass - And Of gold, and stone, and purple, and blue,#2Chron 2:14|.But only his skill in brass is here mentioned, because he speaks onlyof the brasen things which he made.

7:16 Five cubits - The word chapiter is taken either more largelyfor the whole, so it is five cubits; Or, more strictly, either for thepommels, as they are called, #2Chron 4:12|, or for the cornice orcrown, and so it was but three cubits, to which the pomegranates beingadded make it four cubits, as it is below, ver.#19|, and the otherwork upon it took up one cubit more, which in all made five cubits.

7:17 The chapiters - Which those nets and wreathes encompass, eithercovering, and as it were receiving and holding the pomegranates, or beingmixed with them.


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