1 Kings 7:26
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New International Version
It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held two thousand baths.


New American Standard Bible
It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, as a lily blossom; it could hold two thousand baths.


King James Bible
And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom. It held 11,000 gallons.


International Standard Version
The reservoir, which held about 2,000 baths, stood about a handbreadth thick, and its rim looked like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom.


American Standard Version
And it was a handbreadth thick: and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily: it held two thousand baths.


Douay-Rheims Bible
And the laver was a handbreadth thick: and the brim thereof was like the brim of a cup, or the leaf of a crisped lily: it contained two thousand bates.


Darby Bible Translation
And its thickness was a hand-breadth, and its brim was like the work of the brim of a cup, with lily-blossoms; it held two thousand baths.


Young's Literal Translation
And its thickness is an handbreadth, and its edge as the work of the edge of a cup, flowers of lilies; two thousand baths it containeth.
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Context
The Sea of Cast Metal

23And 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. 24And under the brim of it round about there were knops compassing it, ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round about: the knops were cast in two rows, when it was cast. 25It stood on twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the sea was set above on them, and all their hinder parts were inward. 26And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was worked like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.
Cross References
Exodus 25:25
And you shall make to it a border of an hand breadth round about, and you shall make a golden crown to the border thereof round about.


1 Kings 7:25
It stood on twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the sea was set above on them, and all their hinder parts were inward.


1 Kings 7:27
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.


2 Chronicles 4:5
And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three thousand baths.


Treasury of Scripture

And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was worked like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.

an hand breadth

Jeremiah 52:21 And concerning the pillars, the height of one pillar was eighteen cubits; and a fillet of twelve cubits did compass it...

with flowers

1 Kings 7:19 And the capitals that were on the top of the pillars were of lily work in the porch, four cubits.

1 Kings 6:18,32,35 And the cedar of the house within was carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen...

it contained This immense laver, called a {sea} from it magnitude, held, at a moderate computation,

16,000 gallons. Besides this great brazen laver, there were in the temple ten lavers of brass of a less size, which moved on wheels, and were ornamented with the figures of various animals, having, probably, always some relation to the cherubim. These lavers were to hold water for the use of the priests in their sacred office, particularly to wash the victims that were to be offered as a burnt offering, as we learn from

2 Chronicles 4:6 He made also ten lavers, and put five on the right hand, and five on the left, to wash in them...

; but the {brazen sea} was for the priest to wash in. The {knops} are supposed to have been in the form of an ox's head (

2 Chronicles 4:3 And under it was the similitude of oxen, which did compass it round about: ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round about...

;) and some think the water flowed out at their mouths.

two thousand

1 Kings 7:38 Then made he ten lavers of brass: one laver contained forty baths: and every laver was four cubits...

2 Chronicles 4:5 And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies...

Ezekiel 45:14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, you shall offer the tenth part of a bath out of the cor...

Strong's Concordance
And it [was] an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.
Topical Bible
Baths Blossom Breadth Brim Contained Containeth Cup Curved Edge Flower Flowers Handbreadth Hand-breadth Held Hold Lilies Lily Lily-blossoms Man's Open Rim Thereof Thick Thickness Thousand Worked Wrought
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1 Kings Chapter 7 Verse 26

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OT History: 1 Kings 7:26 It was a handbreadth thick: and its (1Ki iKi i Ki 1 Kg 1kg)
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