Exodus 27:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Build an altar of acacia wood, three cubits high; it is to be square, five cubits long and five cubits wide.

New Living Translation
“Using acacia wood, construct a square altar 7 1 / 2 feet wide, 7 1 / 2 feet long, and 4 1 / 2 feet high.

English Standard Version
“You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

Berean Study Bible
“You are to build an altar of acacia wood. The altar must be square, five cubits long, five cubits wide, and three cubits high.

New American Standard Bible
“Now you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

NASB 1995
"And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

NASB 1977
“And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

Amplified Bible
“And you shall make the altar [for burnt offerings] of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

Christian Standard Bible
“You are to construct the altar of acacia wood. The altar must be square, 7 1 /2 feet long, and 7 1 /2 feet wide; it must be 4 1 /2 feet high.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are to construct the altar of acacia wood. The altar must be square, 7 1/2 feet long, and 7 1/2 feet wide; it must be 4 1/2 feet high.

Contemporary English Version
Use acacia wood to build an altar 2.25 meters square and 1.34 meters high,

Good News Translation
"Make an altar out of acacia wood. It is to be square, 7� feet long and 7� feet wide, and it is to be 4� feet high.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[The LORD continued,] "Make an altar out of acacia wood. It should be 7 1/2 feet square, and 4 1/2 feet high.

International Standard Version
"You are to make the altar of acacia wood. It is to be five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar is to be a square, and it is to be three cubits high.

NET Bible
"You are to make the altar of acacia wood, seven feet six inches long, and seven feet six inches wide; the altar is to be square, and its height is to be four feet six inches.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

New King James Version
“You shall make an altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide—the altar shall be square—and its height shall be three cubits.

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall make an altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height of it shall be three cubits.

New Heart English Bible
"You shall make the altar of acacia wood, eight feet seven inches long, and eight feet seven inches broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its height shall be five feet two inches.

World English Bible
"You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its height shall be three cubits.

American King James Version
And you shall make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

A Faithful Version
"And you shall make an altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square. And the height of it shall be three cubits.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make the altar of acacia-wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth; the altar shall be square; and the height thereof three cubits.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its hight shall be three cubits.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Moreouer thou shalt make the altar of Shittim wood, fiue cubites long and fiue cubites broade (the altar shall be foure square) and the height thereof three cubites.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And thou shalt make an aulter of Sittim wood, fiue cubites long & fiue cubites broade, it shalbe foure square, and three cubites hye.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And thou shalt make an altare of Firre tre, fyue cubytes longe & brode, yt it maye be foure square, & thre cubytes hye:

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And thou shalt make an altare of sethim wodd: fyue cubettes longe ad .v. cubettes brode, that it be fouresquare, and .iij. cubettes hye.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
“And you have made the altar of shittim wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth—the altar is square—and three cubits [is] its height.

Young's Literal Translation
'And thou hast made the altar of shittim wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth -- the altar is square -- and three cubits its height.

Smith's Literal Translation
And make the altar acacia wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth; and the altar shall be quadrated: and three cubits its height.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt make also an altar of setim wood, which shall be five cubits long and as many broad, that is, foursquare, and three cubits high.

Catholic Public Domain Version
“You shall also make an altar of setim wood, which will have five cubits in length, and the same in width, that is, four equal sides, and three cubits in height.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And make the altar of the wood of the box tree, five cubits its length and five cubits its width; the altar shall be square and its height three cubits.

Lamsa Bible
AND you shall make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare; and the height thereof three cubits.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt make the altar of acacia-wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be four-square; and the height thereof shall be three cubits.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt make an altar of incorruptible wood, of five cubits in the length, and five cubits in the breadth; the altar shall be square, and the height of it shall be of three cubits.








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