John 2:6
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now six stone water jars had been set there for Jewish purification. Each contained 20 or 30 gallons .

New American Standard Bible
Now there were six stone waterpots set there for the Jewish custom of purification, containing twenty or thirty gallons each.

King James Bible
And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial washing, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons.

New Living Translation
Standing nearby were six stone water jars, used for Jewish ceremonial washing. Each could hold twenty to thirty gallons.

English Standard Version
Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.

New American Standard Bible
Now there were six stone waterpots set there for the Jewish custom of purification, containing twenty or thirty gallons each.

King James Bible
And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now six stone water jars had been set there for Jewish purification. Each contained 20 or 30 gallons.

International Standard Version
Now standing there were six stone water jars used for the Jewish rites of purification, each one holding from two to three measures.

NET Bible
Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washing, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But there were there six watercasks of stone, set for the purifying of the Judeans, which held two or three nine-gallon-measures each.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Six stone water jars were there. They were used for Jewish purification rituals. Each jar held 18 to 27 gallons.

King James 2000 Bible
And there were set there six water pots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing twenty or thirty gallons each.

American King James Version
And there were set there six water pots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.

American Standard Version
Now there were six waterpots of stone set there after the Jews manner of purifying, containing two or three firkins apiece.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three measures apiece.

Darby Bible Translation
Now there were standing there six stone water-vessels, according to the purification of the Jews, holding two or three measures each.

English Revised Version
Now there were six waterpots of stone set there after the Jews' manner of purifying, containing two or three firkins apiece.

Webster's Bible Translation
And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.

Weymouth New Testament
Now there were six stone jars standing there (in accordance with the Jewish regulations for purification)

World English Bible
Now there were six water pots of stone set there after the Jews' way of purifying, containing two or three metretes apiece.

Young's Literal Translation
And there were there six water-jugs of stone, placed according to the purifying of the Jews, holding each two or three measures.
Cross References
Mark 7:3
For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

Luke 16:6
And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.

John 2:7
Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim.

John 3:25
Then there arose a question between some of John's disciples and the Jews about purifying.

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 2:5
His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.

John 2:4
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.

John 2:3
And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.

John 2:8
And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the governor of the feast. And they bare it.

John 2:9
When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom,
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