Exodus 28:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
It is to be square--a span long and a span wide--and folded double.

New Living Translation
Make the chestpiece of a single piece of cloth folded to form a pouch nine inches square.

English Standard Version
It shall be square and doubled, a span its length and a span its breadth.

Berean Study Bible
It must be square when folded over double, a span long and a span wide.

New American Standard Bible
It shall be square and folded double, a span in length and a span in width.

NASB 1995
"It shall be square and folded double, a span in length and a span in width.

NASB 1977
“It shall be square and folded double, a span in length and a span in width.

Amplified Bible
The breastpiece shall be square and folded double; a span [about nine inches] in length and a span in width.

Christian Standard Bible
It must be square and folded double, nine inches long and nine inches wide.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It must be square and folded double, nine inches long and nine inches wide.

Contemporary English Version
It is to be 22 centimeters square and folded double

Good News Translation
It is to be square and folded double, 9 inches long and 9 inches wide.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Fold it in half so that it's 9 inches square.

International Standard Version
It is to be square when folded double, one hand span long and one hand span wide.

NET Bible
It is to be square when doubled, nine inches long and nine inches wide.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Foursquare it shall be being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof.

New King James Version
It shall be doubled into a square: a span shall be its length, and a span shall be its width.

King James 2000 Bible
Foursquare it shall be, and doubled; a span shall be the length of it, and a span shall be the breadth of it.

New Heart English Bible
It shall be square and folded double; a span shall be its length of it, and a span its breadth.

World English Bible
It shall be square and folded double; a span shall be its length of it, and a span its breadth.

American King James Version
Foursquare it shall be being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof.

American Standard Version
Foursquare it shall be and double; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof.

A Faithful Version
It shall be square, doubled; a span the length of it, and a span the breadth of it.

Darby Bible Translation
Square shall it be, doubled; a span the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof.

English Revised Version
Foursquare it shall be and double; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof.

Webster's Bible Translation
Foursquare it shall be, being doubled; a span shall be its length, and a span shall be its breadth.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Foure square it shall be and double, an hand bredth long and an hand bredth broade.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Foure square it shalbe and double, an hande bredth long, and an hande bredth brode.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Foure square shall it be and dubble, an hande bredth longe, and an handebredth brode.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Fouresquare it shall be ad double, an hand brede longe and an hand brede brode.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
it is square, doubled, a span its length, and a span its breadth.

Young's Literal Translation
it is square, doubled, a span its length, and a span its breadth.

Smith's Literal Translation
Four-square shall it be, doubled; a span its length, and a span its breadth.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
It shall be foursquare and doubled: it shall be the measure of a span both in length and in breadth.

Catholic Public Domain Version
It shall have four corners and be doubled. It shall have the measure of the palm of a hand, both in length and in width.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
It shall be square when double, a span its length and a span its width.

Lamsa Bible
It shall be foursquare being doubled; a span is its length and a span its width.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Four-square it shall be and double: a span shall be the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt make it square: it shall be double; of a span the length of it, and of a span the breadth.








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