1 Kings 7:36
New International Version
He engraved cherubim, lions and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and on the panels, in every available space, with wreaths all around.

New Living Translation
Carvings of cherubim, lions, and palm trees decorated the panels and corner supports wherever there was room, and there were wreaths all around.

English Standard Version
And on the surfaces of its stays and on its panels, he carved cherubim, lions, and palm trees, according to the space of each, with wreaths all around.

Berean Study Bible
He engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and panels, wherever each had space, with wreaths all around.

King James Bible
For on the plates of the ledges thereof, and on the borders thereof, he graved cherubims, lions, and palm trees, according to the proportion of every one, and additions round about.

New King James Version
On the plates of its flanges and on its panels he engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees, wherever there was a clear space on each, with wreaths all around.

New American Standard Bible
And he engraved on the plates of its stays and on its borders cherubim, lions, and palm trees, as there was clear space on each, with wreaths all around.

NASB 1995
He engraved on the plates of its stays and on its borders, cherubim, lions and palm trees, according to the clear space on each, with wreaths all around.

NASB 1977
And he engraved on the plates of its stays and on its borders, cherubim, lions and palm trees, according to the clear space on each, with wreaths all around.

Amplified Bible
And on the surface of its supports and its borders Hiram engraved cherubim, lions, and palm-shaped decorations, according to the [available] space for each, with borders all around.

Christian Standard Bible
He engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the plates of its braces and on its frames, wherever each had space, with encircling wreaths.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the plates of its braces and on its frames, wherever each had space, with encircling wreaths.

American Standard Version
And on the plates of the stays thereof, and on the panels thereof, he graved cherubim, lions, and palm-trees, according to the space of each, with wreaths round about.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the engravings on the tablets of its hands and upon its prominences were Cherubim and lions and palm trees as a circle.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And its borders were cherubs, and lions, and palm-trees, upright, each was joined in front and within and round about.

Contemporary English Version
and the stands were decorated with flower designs and figures of lions, palm trees, and winged creatures.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He engraved also in those plates, which were of brass. and in the corners, cherubims, and lions, and palm trees, in likeness of a man standing, so that they seemed not to be engraven, but added round about.

English Revised Version
And on the plates of the stays thereof, and on the borders thereof, he graved cherubim, lions, and palm tress, according to the space of each, with wreaths round about.

Good News Translation
The supports and panels were decorated with figures of winged creatures, lions, and palm trees, wherever there was space for them, with spiral figures all around.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Hiram engraved angels, lions, palm trees, and designs in every available space on the supports and panels.

International Standard Version
Hiram engraved ornamental cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and frames wherever there was space to do so, and encircled the artwork with wreaths.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And on the plates of the stays thereof, and on the borders thereof, he graved cherubim, lions, and palm-trees, according to the space of each, with wreaths round about.

Literal Standard Version
And he engraves on the tablets of its spokes, and on its borders, cherubim, lions, and palm-trees, according to the void space of each, and additions all around.

NET Bible
He engraved ornamental cherubs, lions, and palm trees on the plates of the supports and frames wherever there was room, with wreaths all around.

New Heart English Bible
On the plates of its stays, and on its panels, he engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees, according to the space of each, with wreaths all around.

World English Bible
On the plates of its stays, and on its panels, he engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees, according to the space of each, with wreaths all around.

Young's Literal Translation
And he openeth on the tablets of its spokes, and on its borders, cherubs, lions, and palm-trees, according to the void space of each, and additions round about.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ten Bronze Stands
35At the top of each stand was a circular band half a cubit high. The supports and panels were cast as a unit with the top of the stand. 36He engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and panels, wherever each had space, with wreaths all around. 37In this way he made the ten stands, each with the same casting, dimensions, and shape.…

Cross References
1 Kings 7:35
At the top of each stand was a circular band half a cubit high. The supports and panels were cast as a unit with the top of the stand.

1 Kings 7:37
In this way he made the ten stands, each with the same casting, dimensions, and shape.

Ezekiel 10:14
Each of the cherubim had four faces: the first face was that of a cherub, the second that of a man, the third that of a lion, and the fourth that of an eagle.

Ezekiel 41:18
were alternating carved cherubim and palm trees. Each cherub had two faces:


Treasury of Scripture

For on the plates of the ledges thereof, and on the borders thereof, he graved cherubim, lions, and palm trees, according to the proportion of every one, and additions round about.

graved cherubims

1 Kings 7:29
And on the borders that were between the ledges were lions, oxen, and cherubims: and upon the ledges there was a base above: and beneath the lions and oxen were certain additions made of thin work.

1 Kings 6:29,32,35
And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved figures of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, within and without…

Ezekiel 40:31,37
And the arches thereof were toward the utter court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof: and the going up to it had eight steps…

proportion [heb] nakedness









Verse 36. - For on the plates of the ledges [hands] thereof; and on the borders [sides, panels] thereof, he graved cherubims, lions, and palm trees, according to the proportion [Heb. nakedness, hence naked space, void. The meaning is that he filled all the spaces with carvings] of every one, and additions [wreaths, festoons] round about.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He engraved
וַיְפַתַּ֤ח (way·p̄at·taḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6605: To open wide, to loosen, begin, plough, carve

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

lions,
אֲרָי֣וֹת (’ă·rā·yō·wṯ)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 738: A lion

and palm trees
וְתִמֹרֹ֑ת (wə·ṯi·mō·rōṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8561: A palm-like pilaster

on
וְעַל֙ (wə·‘al)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the surfaces
הַלֻּחֹת֙ (hal·lu·ḥōṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3871: To glisten, a tablet, of stone, wood, metal

of the supports
יְדֹתֶ֔יהָ (yə·ḏō·ṯe·hā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

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

panels,
מִסְגְּרֹתֶ֔יהָ (mis·gə·rō·ṯe·hā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4526: Something enclosing, a margin, a stronghold

wherever each
אִ֥ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

had space,
כְּמַֽעַר־ (kə·ma·‘ar-)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4626: A nude place, the pudenda, a vacant space

with wreaths
וְלֹי֖וֹת (wə·lō·yō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 3914: Perhaps wreath

all around.
סָבִֽיב׃ (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around


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