15 He cast two bronze pillars, each eighteen cubits high and twelve cubits in circumference.[a] 16 He also made two capitals 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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  1. 1 Kings 7:15 That is, about 8.1 metres high and 5.4 metres in circumference
  2. 1 Kings 7:16 That is, about 2.3 metres; also in verse 23

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