Babylon hammered the whole world to pieces. But see how that ‘hammer’ has been broken and shattered! 1 See what an object of horror Babylon has become among the nations!
He decorates it with overlays of silver and gold. He uses hammer and nails to fasten it 1 together so that it will not fall over.
You are to make two cherubim 1 of gold; you are to make them of hammered metal on the two ends of the atonement lid.
Their buds and their branches were of one piece; 1 all of it was one hammered piece of pure gold.
Their buds and their branches will be one piece, 1 all of it one hammered piece of pure gold.
As the temple was being built, only stones shaped at the quarry 1 were used; the sound of hammers, pickaxes, or any other iron tool was not heard at the temple while it was being built.
Her left 1 hand reached for the tent peg, her right hand for the workmen’s hammer. She “hammered” 2 Sisera, she shattered his skull, 3 she smashed his head, 4 she drove the tent peg through his temple. 5
So Eleazar the priest took the bronze censers presented by those who had been burned up, and they were hammered out as a covering for the altar.
This is how the lampstand was made: 1 It was beaten work in gold; 2 from its shaft to its flowers it was beaten work. According to the pattern which the Lord had shown Moses, so he made the lampstand.
King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; 600 measures 1 of hammered gold were used for each shield.
He made two cherubim of gold; he made them of hammered metal on the two ends of the atonement lid,
He made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered metal; its base and its shaft, its cups, its buds, and its blossoms were from the same piece. 1
As for the censers of these men who sinned at the cost of their lives, 1 they must be made 2 into hammered sheets for covering the altar, because they presented them before the Lord and sanctified them. They will become a sign to the Israelites.”
A blacksmith works with his tool 1 and forges metal over the coals. He forms it 2 with hammers; he makes it with his strong arm. He gets hungry and loses his energy; 3 he drinks no water and gets tired.
They hammered the gold into thin sheets and cut it into narrow strips to weave 1 them into the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and into the fine linen, the work of an artistic designer.
The craftsman encourages the metalsmith, the one who wields the hammer encourages 1 the one who pounds on the anvil. He approves the quality of the welding, 2 and nails it down so it won’t fall over.”