The Bronze Pillars

15 He cast two hollow bronze pillars:(A) each 27 feet[a] high and 18 feet[b] in circumference.[c](B) 16 He also made two capitals(C) of cast bronze to set on top of the pillars; 7½ feet[d] was the height of the first capital, and 7½ feet[e] was also the height of the second capital. 17 The capitals on top of the pillars had gratings of latticework, wreaths[f] made of chainwork—seven for the first capital and seven for the second.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 7:15 Lit 18 cubits
  2. 1 Kings 7:15 Lit 12 cubits
  3. 1 Kings 7:15 LXX adds and the thickness of the pillar was four fingers hollowed and similarly the second pillar
  4. 1 Kings 7:16 Lit five cubits
  5. 1 Kings 7:16 Lit five cubits
  6. 1 Kings 7:17 Lit tassels

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