Ezra 8:27
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3713 [e]וּכְפֹרֵ֤י
ū-ḵə-p̄ō-rê
and basinsConj-w | N-mpc
2091 [e]זָהָב֙
zā-hāḇ
goldN-ms
6242 [e]עֶשְׂרִ֔ים
‘eś-rîm,
twentyNumber-cp
150 [e]לַאֲדַרְכֹנִ֖ים
la-’ă-ḏar-ḵō-nîm
drachmasPrep-l | N-mp
505 [e]אָ֑לֶף
’ā-lep̄;
[worth] a thousandNumber-ms
3627 [e]וּכְלֵ֨י
ū-ḵə-lê
and vesselsConj-w | N-mpc
5178 [e]נְחֹ֜שֶׁת
nə-ḥō-šeṯ
of bronzeN-fs
6668 [e]מֻצְהָ֤ב
muṣ-hāḇ
polishedV-Hofal-Prtcpl-ms
2896 [e]טוֹבָה֙
ṭō-w-ḇāh
fineAdj-fs
8147 [e]שְׁנַ֔יִם
šə-na-yim,
twoNumber-md
2532 [e]חֲמוּדֹ֖ת
ḥă-mū-ḏōṯ
preciousN-fp
2091 [e]כַּזָּהָֽב׃
kaz-zā-hāḇ.
as goldPrep-k, Art | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
עזרא 8:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּכְפֹרֵ֤י זָהָב֙ עֶשְׂרִ֔ים לַאֲדַרְכֹנִ֖ים אָ֑לֶף וּכְלֵ֨י נְחֹ֜שֶׁת מֻצְהָ֤ב טֹובָה֙ שְׁנַ֔יִם חֲמוּדֹ֖ת כַּזָּהָֽב׃

עזרא 8:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וכפרי זהב עשרים לאדרכנים אלף וכלי נחשת מצהב טובה שנים חמודת כזהב׃

עזרא 8:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וכפרי זהב עשרים לאדרכנים אלף וכלי נחשת מצהב טובה שנים חמודת כזהב׃

עזרא 8:27 Hebrew Bible
וכפרי זהב עשרים לאדרכנים אלף וכלי נחשת מצהב טובה שנים חמודת כזהב׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and 20 gold bowls worth 1,000 darics, and two utensils of fine shiny bronze, precious as gold.

King James Bible
Also twenty basons of gold, of a thousand drams; and two vessels of fine copper, precious as gold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
20 gold bowls worth 1,000 gold coins, and two articles of fine gleaming bronze, as valuable as gold.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fine copper. Heb. yellow, or shining brass (The Syriac renders, nechosho korinthyo tovo, 'good Corinthian brass;' so called from the brass found after the burning of Corinth by Lucius Mummius, which was, as is generally supposed, brass, copper, silver, and gold, melted together. Sir J. Chardin, however, in a MS. note, cited by Harmer, mentioned a factitious metal used in the East, and highly esteemed there, which might probably be of an origin as ancient as Ezra. He says, 'I have heard some Dutch gentlemen speak of a metal in the island of Sumatra, and among the Macassars, much more esteemed than gold, which royal personages alone are privileged to wear. It is a mixture, if I remember right, of gold and steel, or copper and steel.' He afterwards added, 'calmbac is the name of this metal, which is composed of gold and copper.')

precious. Heb. desirable

Lamentations 4:2 The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they …

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