1 Kings 7:19
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New International Version
The capitals on top of the pillars in the portico were in the shape of lilies, four cubits high.

King James Bible
And the chapiters that were upon the top of the pillars were of lily work in the porch, four cubits.

Darby Bible Translation
And the capitals that were upon the top of the pillars were of lily-work [as] in the porch, four cubits.

World English Bible
The capitals that were on the top of the pillars in the porch were of lily work, four cubits.

Young's Literal Translation
And the chapiters that are on the top of the pillars are of lily-work in the porch, four cubits;

1 Kings 7:19 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He cast two pillars - eighteen cubits high - That is, about thirty feet in English measure.

A line of twelve cubits - In circumference. It would be difficult even now to procure a founder who could cast such massive pillars, whether solid or hollow.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

lily work

1 Kings 7:22 And on the top of the pillars was lily work: so was the work of the pillars finished.

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...

Library
Gadara
There was a double Gadara. One at the shore of the Mediterranean sea: that was first called Gezer, 1 Kings 9:15. In Josephus, "Simon destroyed the city Gazara, and Joppe, and Jamnia."--And in the Book of the Maccabees, "And he fortified Joppe, which is on the sea, and Gazara, which is on the borders of Azotus." At length, according to the idiom of the Syrian dialect, Zain passed into Daleth; and instead of Gazara, it was called Gadara. Hence Strabo, after the mention of Jamnia, saith, "and there
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
1 Kings 7:18
He made pomegranates in two rows encircling each network to decorate the capitals on top of the pillars. He did the same for each capital.

1 Kings 7:20
On the capitals of both pillars, above the bowl-shaped part next to the network, were the two hundred pomegranates in rows all around.

1 Kings 7:22
The capitals on top were in the shape of lilies. And so the work on the pillars was completed.

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