Exodus 37:20

“And in the candlesticke were foure bowles made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:”

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Other Translations

And in the candlestick [were] four bowls made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:
- King James Version

In the lampstand {there were} four cups shaped like almond {blossoms,} its bulbs and its flowers;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And in the candlestick were four cups made like almond-blossoms, the knops thereof, and the flowers thereof;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And on its pillar, four cups like almond flowers, every one with its bud and its flower;
- Basic English Bible

And in the candlestick were four cups, shaped like almonds, its knobs, and its flowers;
- Darby Bible

And in the candlestick were four bowls made like almonds, its knobs, and its flowers:
- Webster's Bible

In the lampstand were four cups made like almond blossoms, its buds and its flowers;
- World English Bible

And in the candlestick [are] four calyxes, made like almonds, its knops, and its flowers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And in the candlestick were four cups made like almond-blossoms, the knops thereof, and the flowers thereof;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Exodus 37

  • Bruce
    IBM: They were tools to put out candles and lamps and then dishes to put them in. We still have them Today.
  • Darrell IBMs
    The reference to Snuffers and Snuffdishes in Verse: 23. Does this imply that there was tobacco usage as we know it today. Not a smoker but curious about the usage of these items.
  • Sandy
    Brenda, Keep reading you will find out!
  • Brenda
    ...so where is the Ark now? If it was covered with pure gold, shouldn't it still be around?
  • Rodion Ponomariev
    Chapter 37:16 And he made the vessels which were upon the table, his dishes, and his spoons, and his bowls, and his covers to cover withal, of pure gold.
  • Rodion Ponomariev
    Chapter 37:24 Of a talent of pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.

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