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The Two Bronze Columns(A)

15 Huram cast two bronze columns, each one 27 feet tall and 18 feet in circumference,[a] and placed them at the entrance of the Temple. 16 He also made two bronze capitals, each one 7½ feet tall, to be placed on top of the columns. 17 The top of each column was decorated with a design of interwoven chains[b]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 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.
  2. 1 Kings 7:17 Verse 17 in Hebrew is unclear.

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