1 Kings 7:14 GNT

14 His father, who was no longer living, was from Tyre, and had also been a skilled bronze craftsman; his mother was from the tribe of Naphtali. Huram was an intelligent and experienced craftsman. He accepted King Solomon's invitation to be in charge of all the bronze work.

Study tools for 1 Kings 7:14

  • 1 7:8 - 7.8 1 K 3.1.
  • 2 7:38 - 7.38 Ex 30.17-21.
  • 3 7:48 - 7.48 a Ex 30.1-3; b Ex 25.23-30.
  • 4 7:49 - 7.49 Ex 25.31-40.
  • 5 7:51 - 7.51 2 S 8.11; 1 Ch 18.11.
  • a 7:2 - hall of the forest of lebanon: [A large ceremonial hall in the palace, probably so called because it was paneled in cedar.]
  • b 7:2 - [One ancient translation] three; [Hebrew] four.
  • c 7:5 - [One ancient translation] windows; [Hebrew] doorposts.
  • d 7:7 - [Some ancient translations] rafters; [Hebrew] floor.
  • e 7:15 - [Some ancient translations] each one . . . circumference; [Hebrew] the first column was 27 feet tall and the second column was 18 feet in circumference.
  • f 7:17 - [Verse 17 in Hebrew is unclear.]
  • g 7:20 - [One ancient translation] each; [Hebrew] the second.
  • h 7:21 - jachin: [This name sounds like the Hebrew for "he (God) establishes."]
  • i 7:21 - boaz: [This name sounds like the Hebrew for "by his (God's) strength."]
  • j 7:24 - [Probable text] All around . . . tank; [Hebrew unclear.]