|New International Version (© 2011)|
the gold floral work and lamps and tongs (they were solid gold);
King James Bible
And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, made he of gold, and that perfect gold;
American Standard Version
and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, of gold, and that perfect gold;
Young's Literal Translation
and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs of gold -- it is the perfection of gold;
2 Chronicles 4:21 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the flowers, and the lamps - Probably each branch of the chandelier was made like a plant in flower, and the opening of the flower was either the lamp, or served to support it.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the flowers Probably each branch of the chandelier was made like a plant in flower; and the opening of the flower was either the lamp, or served to support it.
2 Chronicles 4:5 And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies...
Exodus 25:31 And you shall make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls...
Exodus 37:20 And in the candlestick were four bowls made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:
1 Kings 6:18,29,35 And the cedar of the house within was carved with knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there was no stone seen...
perfect gold [heb] perfections of gold. That is, the purest and best gold.
2 Chronicles 4:21 Parallel CommentariesBest Floral Flowers Gold Instruments Lamps Perfect Perfection Purest Solid Tongs Used Vessels WorkBest Floral Flowers Gold Instruments Lamps Perfect Perfection Purest Solid Tongs Used Vessels WorkTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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2 Chronicles 4:20 the lampstands of pure gold with their lamps, to burn in front of the inner sanctuary as prescribed;
2 Chronicles 4:22 the pure gold wick trimmers, sprinkling bowls, dishes and censers; and the gold doors of the temple: the inner doors to the Most Holy Place and the doors of the main hall.