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2 Chronicles 4:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, of gold, and that perfect gold;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, [made he of] gold, [and] that perfect gold;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— the flowers, the lamps, and the tongs of gold, of purest gold;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, [made he of] gold, [and] that perfect gold;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, of gold (it was perfect gold);
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and the blossom-work, and the lamps, and the tongs, of gold,—the same, was the purest gold;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs of gold—it [is] the perfection of gold;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And certain flowers, and lamps, and golden tongs: all were made of the finest gold.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs [made he] of golde, [and] that perfect gold.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And their snuffers, and their lamps [were made], and [he made] the bowls, and the censers, and the fire-pans, of pure gold.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, [made he of] gold, [and] that perfect gold;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the flowers, 6525
{6525} Prime
פֶּרַח
perach
{peh'-rakh}
From H6524; calyx (natural or artificial); generally bloom.
and the lamps, 5216
{5216} Prime
נִיר
niyr
{neer}
From a primitive root (see H5214 and H5135) properly meaning to glisten; a lamp (that is, the burner) or light (literally or figuratively).
and the tongs, 4457
{4457} Prime
מֶלְקָח
melqach
{mel-kawkh'}
From H3947; (only in dual) tweezers.
[made he of] gold, 2091
{2091} Prime
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
[and] that x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
perfect 4357
{4357} Prime
מִכְלָה
miklah
{mik-law'}
From H3615; completion (in plural concretely and adverbially wholly).
gold; 2091
{2091} Prime
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 4:11-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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; [and] it received and held three thousand baths.
Exodus 25:31-40 And thou shalt make a candlestick [of] pure gold: [of] beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same. ... And look that thou make [them] after their pattern, which was shewed thee in the mount.
Exodus 37:20 And in the candlestick [were] four bowls made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:
1 Kings 6:18 And the cedar of the house within [was] carved with knops and open flowers: all [was] cedar; there was no stone seen.
1 Kings 6:29 And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved figures of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, within and without.
1 Kings 6:35 And he carved [thereon] cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered [them] with gold fitted upon the carved work.

perfect gold:
Heb. perfections of gold, That is, the purest and best gold.
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