1 Kings 7:14 NLT

14 He was half Israelite, since his mother was a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father had been a craftsman in bronze from Tyre. Huram was extremely skillful and talented in any work in bronze, and he came to do all the metal work for King Solomon.

Study tools for 1 Kings 7:14

  • a 7:2 - Hebrew 100 cubits [46 meters] long, 50 cubits [23 meters] wide, and 30 cubits [13.8 meters] high.
  • b 7:3 - Or 45 rafters, or 45 beams, or 45 pillars. The architectural details in 7:2-6 can be interpreted in many different ways.
  • c 7:5 - Greek version reads windows.
  • d 7:6 - Hebrew 50 cubits [23 meters] long and 30 cubits [13.8 meters] wide.
  • e 7:7 - As in Syriac version and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew reads from floor to floor.
  • f 7:10 - Hebrew 10 cubits [4.6 meters] . . . 8 cubits [3.7 meters].
  • g 7:13 - Hebrew Hiram (also in 7:40, 45 ); compare 2 Chr 2:13 . This is not the same person mentioned in 5:1 .
  • h 7:15 - Hebrew 18 cubits [8.3 meters] tall and 12 cubits [5.5 meters] in circumference.
  • i 7:16 - Hebrew 5 cubits [2.3 meters].
  • j 7:19 - Hebrew 4 cubits [1.8 meters]; also in 7:38 .
  • k 7:21 - Jakin probably means “he establishes”; Boaz probably means “in him is strength.”
  • l 7:23 - Hebrew 10 cubits [4.6 meters] across. . . . 5 cubits [2.3 meters] deep and 30 cubits [13.8 meters] in circumference.
  • m 7:24 - Or 20 gourds per meter; Hebrew reads 10 per cubit.
  • n 7:25 - Hebrew 12 oxen; compare 2 Kgs 16:17, which specifies bronze oxen.
  • o 7:26 - Hebrew a handbreadth [8 centimeters].
  • p 7:26 - Hebrew 2,000 baths [42 kiloliters].
  • q 7:27 - Hebrew 4 cubits [1.8 meters] long, 4 cubits wide, and 3 cubits [1.4 meters] high.
  • r 7:31 - Hebrew a cubit [46 centimeters].
  • s 7:31 - Hebrew 1 cubits [69 centimeters]; also in 7:32 .
  • t 7:35 - Hebrew half a cubit wide [23 centimeters].
  • u 7:38 - Hebrew 40 baths [840 liters].