1 Kings 7:23

“And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was round all about, and his height was five cubits: and a line of thirty cubits did compass it round about.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 7:23

And he made a moulten Sea, ten cubites from the one brim to the other: it was round all about, & his height was fiue cubits: and a line of thirtie cubites did compasse it round about.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now he made the sea of cast {metal} ten cubits from brim to brim, circular in form, and its height was five cubits, and thirty cubits in circumference.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he made the molten sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass, and the height thereof was five cubits; and a line of thirty cubits compassed it round about.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he made a great metal water-vessel ten cubits across from edge to edge, five cubits high and thirty cubits round.
- Basic English Bible

And he made the sea, molten, ten cubits from brim to brim, round all about; and its height was five cubits; and a line of thirty cubits encompassed it round about.
- Darby Bible

And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was entirely round, and its hight was five cubits: and a line of thirty cubits encompassed it.
- Webster's Bible

He made the molten sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass, and its height was five cubits; and a line of thirty cubits encircled it.
- World English Bible

And he maketh the molten sea, ten by the cubit from its edge unto its edge; [it is] round all about, and five by the cubit [is] its height, and a line of thirty by the cubit doth compass it round about;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he made the molten sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass, and the height thereof was five cubits; and a line of thirty cubits did compass it round about.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 7:23


7:23 A Sea - He melted the brass, and cast it into the form of a greatvessel, for its vastness called a sea, which name is given by theHebrews to all great collections of waters. The use of it was for thepriests to wash their hands and feet, or other things as occasion required,with the water which they drew out of it.


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