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15 Huram cast two bronze pillars, each 27 feet tall and 18 feet in circumference.[a] 16 For the tops of the pillars he cast bronze capitals, each 7 1⁄2 feet[b] tall. 17 Each capital was decorated with seven sets of latticework and interwoven chains.

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  1. 7:15 Hebrew 18 cubits [8.3 meters] tall and 12 cubits [5.5 meters] in circumference.
  2. 7:16 Hebrew 5 cubits [2.3 meters].

15 He cast two bronze pillars,(A) each eighteen cubits high and twelve cubits in circumference.[a] 16 He also made two capitals(B) of cast bronze to set on the tops of the pillars; each capital was five cubits[b] high. 17 A network of interwoven chains adorned the capitals on top of the pillars, seven for each capital.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 7:15 That is, about 27 feet high and 18 feet in circumference or about 8.1 meters high and 5.4 meters in circumference
  2. 1 Kings 7:16 That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters; also in verse 23

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