1 Kings 6:24
New International Version
One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long, and the other wing five cubits—ten cubits from wing tip to wing tip.

New Living Translation
The wingspan of each of the cherubim was 15 feet, each wing being 7 1 / 2 feet long.

English Standard Version
Five cubits was the length of one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the length of the other wing of the cherub; it was ten cubits from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other.

Berean Study Bible
One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long, and the other wing was five cubits long as well. So the full wingspan was ten cubits.

King James Bible
And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.

New King James Version
One wing of the cherub was five cubits, and the other wing of the cherub five cubits: ten cubits from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other.

New American Standard Bible
The one wing of the first cherub was five cubits, and the other wing of the first cherub was five cubits; from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing were ten cubits.

NASB 1995
Five cubits was the one wing of the cherub and five cubits the other wing of the cherub; from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing were ten cubits.

NASB 1977
And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub and five cubits the other wing of the cherub; from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing were ten cubits.

Amplified Bible
One wing of the cherub was five cubits long, and the other wing was also five cubits long; it was ten cubits from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other.

Christian Standard Bible
One wing of the first cherub was 7 1 /2 feet long, and the other wing was 7 1 /2 feet long. The wingspan was 15 feet from tip to tip.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One wing of the first cherub was 7 1/2 feet long, and the other wing was 7 1/2 feet long. The wingspan was 15 feet from tip to tip.

American Standard Version
And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And five cubits the width of one Cherub, and five cubits the wing of the other Cherub, and ten cubits from the top of his wing and unto the tip of his wing.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the wing of one cherub was five cubits, and his other wing was five cubits; ten cubits from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other wing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
One wing of the cherub was five cubits, and the other wing of the cherub was five cubits: that is, in all ten cubits, from the extremity of one wing to the extremity of the other wing.

English Revised Version
And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Each wing of the angels was 7 1/2 feet long. The distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other was 15 feet.

International Standard Version
Each wing of one cherub was five cubits long, and each wing of the other cherub was five cubits long, so that the distance from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing was ten cubits.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub; from the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.

Literal Standard Version
and the first wing of the cherub [is] five cubits, and the second wing of the cherub five cubits—ten cubits from the ends of his wings even to the ends of his wings;

NET Bible
Each of the first cherub's wings was seven and a half feet long; its entire wingspan was 15 feet.

New Heart English Bible
Eight feet and seven inches was the one wing of the cherub, and eight feet and seven inches the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing to the uttermost part of the other were seventeen feet and three inches.

World English Bible
Five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing to the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.

Young's Literal Translation
and five cubits is the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the second wing of the cherub, ten cubits from the ends of its wings even unto the ends of its wings;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cherubim
23In the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim, each ten cubits high, out of olive wood. 24One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long, and the other wing was five cubits long as well. So the full wingspan was ten cubits. 25The second cherub also measured ten cubits; both cherubim had the same size and shape,…

Cross References
1 Kings 6:23
In the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim, each ten cubits high, out of olive wood.

1 Kings 6:25
The second cherub also measured ten cubits; both cherubim had the same size and shape,


Treasury of Scripture

And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing to the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.









Verse 24. - And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits. [As the four wings alone covered the whole extent of the oracle, each pair must clearly have been in contact on the body of the cherub.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
One wing
כְּנַ֤ף (kə·nap̄)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

of the first
הָֽאֶחָ֔ת (hā·’e·ḥāṯ)
Article | Number - feminine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

cherub
הַכְּרוּב֙ (hak·kə·rūḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3742: Probably an order of angelic beings

[was] five
וְחָמֵ֣שׁ (wə·ḥā·mêš)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular
Strong's 2568: Five

cubits long,
אַמּ֗וֹת (’am·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base

and the other
הַשֵּׁנִ֑ית (haš·šê·nîṯ)
Article | Number - ordinal feminine singular
Strong's 8145: Second (an ordinal number)

wing
כְּנַ֥ף (kə·nap̄)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

five
וְחָמֵ֣שׁ (wə·ḥā·mêš)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular
Strong's 2568: Five

cubits [as well].
אַמּ֔וֹת (’am·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base

So the full
מִקְצ֥וֹת (miq·ṣō·wṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 7098: A termination

wingspan
כְּנָפָ֖יו (kə·nā·p̄āw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

[was] ten
עֶ֣שֶׂר (‘e·śer)
Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6235: Ten

cubits.
אַמּ֔וֹת (’am·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base


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