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15 He cast two pillars of bronze. Eighteen cubits was the height of the one, and a cord of twelve cubits would encircle it; the second pillar was the same.[a] 16 He also made two capitals of molten bronze, to set on the tops of the pillars; the height of the one capital was five cubits, and the height of the other capital was five cubits. 17 There were nets of checker work with wreaths of chain work for the capitals on the tops of the pillars; seven[b] for the one capital, and seven[c] for the other capital.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 7:15 Cn: Heb and a cord of twelve cubits encircled the second pillar; Compare Jer 52.21
  2. 1 Kings 7:17 Heb: Gk a net
  3. 1 Kings 7:17 Heb: Gk a net

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