1 Kings 6:35
New International Version
He carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers on them and overlaid them with gold hammered evenly over the carvings.

New Living Translation
These doors were decorated with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers—all overlaid evenly with gold.

English Standard Version
On them he carved cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.

Berean Study Bible
He carved into them cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold, hammered evenly over the carvings.

King James Bible
And he carved thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold fitted upon the carved work.

New King James Version
Then he carved cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers on them, and overlaid them with gold applied evenly on the carved work.

New American Standard Bible
He carved on it cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold plated on the carved work.

NASB 1995
He carved on it cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the engraved work.

NASB 1977
And he carved on it cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the engraved work.

Amplified Bible
He carved cherubim, palm-shaped decorations, and open flowers on the doors, and overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.

Christian Standard Bible
He carved cherubim, palm trees, and flower blossoms on them and overlaid them with gold applied evenly over the carving.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He carved cherubim, palm trees, and flower blossoms on them and overlaid them with gold applied evenly over the carving.

American Standard Version
And he carved thereon cherubim and palm-trees and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold fitted upon the graven work.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he carved Cherubim and ornaments and palm trees and lilies and overlaid them in beautiful gold engraving.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
being carved with cherubs, and there were palm-trees and open flower-leaves, and it was overlaid with gold gilt upon the engraving.

Contemporary English Version
The doors were covered with gold and were decorated with carvings of palm trees, flowers, and winged creatures.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he carved cherubims, and palm trees, and carved work standing very much out: and he overlaid all with golden plates in square work by rule.

English Revised Version
And he carved thereon cherubim and palm trees and open flowers: and he overlaid them with gold fitted upon the graven work.

Good News Translation
and decorated with carved figures of winged creatures, palm trees, and flowers, which were evenly covered with gold.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
On them he carved angels, palm trees, and flowers. He evenly covered them with gold.

International Standard Version
Solomon also inlaid the doors with cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He overlaid them with gold that was carefully applied on the engraved work.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he carved thereon cherubim and palm-trees and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold fitted upon the graven work.

Literal Standard Version
And he has carved cherubim, and palms, and openings of flowers, and overlaid the carved work with straightened gold.

NET Bible
He carved cherubs, palm trees, and flowers in bloom and plated them with gold, leveled out over the carvings.

New Heart English Bible
He carved cherubim and palm trees and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold fitted on the engraved work.

World English Bible
He carved [thereon] cherubim and palm trees and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold fitted on the engraved work.

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath carved cherubs, and palms, and openings of flowers, and overlaid with straightened gold the graved work.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Doors
34The two doors were made of cypress wood, and each had two folding panels. 35He carved into them cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers; and he overlaid them with gold, hammered evenly over the carvings.

Cross References
1 Kings 6:18
The cedar paneling inside the temple was carved with gourds and open flowers. Everything was cedar; not a stone could be seen.

1 Kings 6:34
The two doors were made of cypress wood, and each had two folding panels.

1 Kings 6:36
Solomon built the inner courtyard with three rows of dressed stone and one row of trimmed cedar beams.


Treasury of Scripture

And he carved thereon cherubim and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold fitted on the carved work.









Verse 35. - And he carved thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers [The constant recurrence of the same forms is in itself a proof that they must have been significant], and covered them with gold fitted upon the carved work [Heb. made straight upon the engraved work. That is to say, the gold fitted closely to all the uneven and indented surface of the figures. Elsewhere, laminae were simply laid upon the level walls, etc.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And he carved [into them]
וְקָלַ֤ע (wə·qā·la‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7049: To sling, hurl forth

cherubim,
כְּרוּבִים֙ (kə·rū·ḇîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3742: Probably an order of angelic beings

palm trees,
וְתִ֣מֹר֔וֹת (wə·ṯi·mō·rō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8561: A palm-like pilaster

and open
וּפְטֻרֵ֖י (ū·p̄ə·ṭu·rê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6358: Opened, a bud

flowers
צִצִּ֑ים (ṣiṣ·ṣîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6731: Glistening, a burnished plate, a flower, a wing

and overlaid them
וְצִפָּ֣ה (wə·ṣip·pāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6823: To lay out, lay over

with gold
זָהָ֔ב (zā·hāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

hammered evenly
מְיֻשָּׁ֖ר (mə·yuš·šār)
Verb - Pual - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3474: To be straight, even, to be, right, pleasant, prosperous

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the carvings.
הַמְּחֻקֶּֽה׃ (ham·mə·ḥuq·qeh)
Article | Verb - Pual - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 2707: To carve, to delineate, to entrench


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