2 Chronicles 3:12
New International Version
Similarly one wing of the second cherub was five cubits long and touched the other temple wall, and its other wing, also five cubits long, touched the wing of the first cherub.

New Living Translation
In the same way, the second figure had one wing 7 1 / 2 feet long that touched the opposite wall. The other wing, also 7 1 / 2 feet long, touched the wing of the first figure.

English Standard Version
and of this cherub, one wing, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house, and the other wing, also of five cubits, was joined to the wing of the first cherub.

Berean Study Bible
The wing of the second cherub also measured five cubits and touched the wall of the temple, while its other wing measured five cubits and touched the wing of the first cherub.

King James Bible
And one wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was five cubits also, joining to the wing of the other cherub.

New King James Version
one wing of the other cherub was five cubits, touching the wall of the room, and the other wing also was five cubits, touching the wing of the other cherub.

New American Standard Bible
The wing of the other cherub, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house; and its other wing, of five cubits, was attached to the wing of the first cherub.

NASB 1995
The wing of the other cherub, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house; and its other wing of five cubits was attached to the wing of the first cherub.

NASB 1977
And the wing of the other cherub, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house; and its other wing of five cubits, was attached to the wing of the first cherub.

Amplified Bible
The wing of the other cherub, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house; and its other wing of five cubits touched the wing of the first cherub.

Christian Standard Bible
The wing of the other cherub was 7 1 /2 feet, touching the wall of the room; its other wing was 7 1 /2 feet, reaching the wing of the other cherub.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The wing of the other cherub was 7 1/2 feet, touching the wall of the room; its other wing was 7 1/2 feet, reaching the wing of the other cherub.

American Standard Version
And the wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house; and the other wing was five cubits also , joining to the wing of the other cherub.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the wing of the other Cherub was five cubits and was joined to the wall of the house, and the other wing of five cubits touched the wing of the other Cherub.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In like manner the wing of the other cherub, was five cubits long, and reached to the wall: and his other wing was five cubits long, and touched the wing of the other cherub.

English Revised Version
And the wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was five cubits also, joining to the wing of the other cherub.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The wing of the other one of the angels was 7 1/2 feet long and touched the other wall of the building. Its other wing was 7 1/2 feet long and touched the wing of the first. So the angels' combined wingspan was 30 feet.

International Standard Version
The wing of the other cherub, five cubits long, touched the opposite wall of the Temple and its other wing, five cubits long, touched the wing of the first cherub.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house; and the other wing was five cubits also, joining to the wing of the other cherub.

Literal Standard Version
And the wing of the other cherub [is] five cubits touching the wall of the house, and the other wing [is] five cubits, adhering to the wing of the other cherub.

NET Bible
Likewise one of the second cherub's wings was seven and one-half feet long and touched the other wall of the temple; its other wing was also seven and one-half feet long and touched one of the first cherub's wings.

New Heart English Bible
The wing of the other cherub was eight feet and seven inches, reaching to the wall of the house; and the other wing was eight feet and seven inches, joining to the wing of the other cherub.

World English Bible
The wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house; and the other wing was five cubits [also], joining to the wing of the other cherub.

Young's Literal Translation
And the wing of the other cherub is five cubits touching the wall of the house, and the other wing is five cubits, adhering to the wing of the other cherub.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cherubim
11The total wingspan of the cherubim was twenty cubits. One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long and touched the wall of the temple, and its other wing was five cubits long and touched the wing of the other cherub. 12The wing of the second cherub also measured five cubits and touched the wall of the temple, while its other wing measured five cubits and touched the wing of the first cherub. 13So the total wingspan of these cherubim was twenty cubits. They stood on their feet, facing the main room.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 3:11
The total wingspan of the cherubim was twenty cubits. One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long and touched the wall of the temple, and its other wing was five cubits long and touched the wing of the other cherub.

2 Chronicles 3:13
So the total wingspan of these cherubim was twenty cubits. They stood on their feet, facing the main room.


Treasury of Scripture

And one wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was five cubits also, joining to the wing of the other cherub.









(12) Literally, And the wing of the one cherub--five cubits--was touching the wall of the chamber, and the other wing--five cubits--was cleaving to the wing of the other cherub.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The wing
וּכְנַ֨ף (ū·ḵə·nap̄)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

of the second
הָאֶחָד֙ (hā·’e·ḥāḏ)
Article | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

cherub
הַכְּר֤וּב (hak·kə·rūḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3742: Probably an order of angelic beings

[also measured] five
חָמֵ֔שׁ (ḥā·mêš)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 2568: Five

cubits
אַמּ֣וֹת (’am·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base

and touched
מַגִּ֖יעַ (mag·gî·a‘)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

the wall
לְקִ֣יר (lə·qîr)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7023: A wall

of the house,
הַבָּ֑יִת (hab·bā·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

while [its] other
הָאַחֶ֙רֶת֙ (hā·’a·ḥe·reṯ)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 312: Hinder, next, other

wing
וְהַכָּנָ֤ף (wə·hak·kā·nāp̄)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

[measured] five
חָמֵ֔שׁ (ḥā·mêš)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 2568: Five

cubits
אַמּ֣וֹת (’am·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base

and touched
דְּבֵקָ֕ה (də·ḇê·qāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 1695: A clinging, cleaving

the wing
לִכְנַ֖ף (liḵ·nap̄)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

of the first
הָאַחֵֽר׃ (hā·’a·ḥêr)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 312: Hinder, next, other

cherub.
הַכְּר֥וּב (hak·kə·rūḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3742: Probably an order of angelic beings


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