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1 Kings 7:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And there were beams in three rows, and window was over against window in three ranks.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And [there were] windows [in] three rows, and light [was] against light [in] three ranks.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [There were artistic window] frames in three rows, and window was opposite window in three ranks.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And [there were] windows in three rows, and light [was] against light [in] three ranks.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And there were cross-beams in three rows, and window was against window in three ranks.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And there were, window spaces, in three rows,—and light over against light, three times.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And windows [are] in three rows, and sight [is] over-against sight three times.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Set one against another,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And [there were] windowes in three rowes, and light [was] against light [in] three rankes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and [there were] three chambers, and space against space in three rows.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And [there were] windows [in] three rows, and light [was] against light [in] three ranks.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And [there were] windows 8261
{8261} Prime
שָׁקֻף
shaquph
{shaw-koof'}
Passive participle of H8259; an embrasure or opening (compare H8260) with bevelled jam.
[in] three 7969
{7969} Prime
שָׁלוֹשׁ
shalowsh
{shaw-loshe'}
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiplicative) thrice.
rows, 2905
{2905} Prime
טוּר
tuwr
{toor}
From an unused root meaning to range in a regular manner; a row; hence a wall.
and light 4237
{4237} Prime
מֶחֱזָה
mechezah
{mekh-ez-aw'}
From H2372; a window.
[was] against x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
light 4237
{4237} Prime
מֶחֱזָה
mechezah
{mekh-ez-aw'}
From H2372; a window.
[in] three 7969
{7969} Prime
שָׁלוֹשׁ
shalowsh
{shaw-loshe'}
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiplicative) thrice.
ranks. 6471
{6471} Prime
פַּעַם
pa`am
{pah'-am}
From H6470; a stroke, literally or figuratively (in various applications).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 7:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 7:4

Against light — One directly opposite to the other, as is usual in well — contrived buildings. In ranks — One exactly under another.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Kings 7:4

And [there were] windows [in] three rows, and light [was] (c) against light [in] three ranks.

(c) There were as many and like proportion on the one side as the other, and at every end even three in a row one above another.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
windows:

1 Kings 7:5 And all the doors and posts [were] square, with the windows: and light [was] against light [in] three ranks.
1 Kings 6:4 And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.
Isaiah 54:12 And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Ezekiel 40:16 And [there were] narrow windows to the little chambers, and to their posts within the gate round about, and likewise to the arches: and windows [were] round about inward: and upon [each] post [were] palm trees.
Ezekiel 40:22 And their windows, and their arches, and their palm trees, [were] after the measure of the gate that looketh toward the east; and they went up unto it by seven steps; and the arches thereof [were] before them.
Ezekiel 40:25 And [there were] windows in it and in the arches thereof round about, like those windows: the length [was] fifty cubits, and the breadth five and twenty cubits.
Ezekiel 40:29 And the little chambers thereof, and the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, according to these measures: and [there were] windows in it and in the arches thereof round about: [it was] fifty cubits long, and five and twenty cubits broad.
Ezekiel 40:33 And the little chambers thereof, and the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, [were] according to these measures: and [there were] windows therein and in the arches thereof round about: [it was] fifty cubits long, and five and twenty cubits broad.
Ezekiel 40:36 The little chambers thereof, the posts thereof, and the arches thereof, and the windows to it round about: the length [was] fifty cubits, and the breadth five and twenty cubits.
Ezekiel 41:26 And [there were] narrow windows and palm trees on the one side and on the other side, on the sides of the porch, and [upon] the side chambers of the house, and thick planks.

light was against light:
Heb. sight against sight
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1K 6:4; 7:5. Is 54:12. Ezk 40:16, 22, 25, 29, 33, 36; 41:26.

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