The Reservoir

23 He made the cast metal reservoir,[a](A) 15 feet[b] from brim to brim, perfectly round. It was 7½ feet[c] high and 45 feet[d] in circumference.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 7:23 Lit sea
  2. 1 Kings 7:23 Lit 10 cubits
  3. 1 Kings 7:23 Lit five cubits
  4. 1 Kings 7:23 Lit 30 cubits

Then he made the cast metal reservoir,(A) 15 feet[a] from brim to brim, perfectly round. It was 7½ feet[b] high and 45 feet[c] in circumference. The likeness of oxen[d] was below it, completely encircling it, 10 every half yard,[e] completely surrounding the reservoir. The oxen were cast in two rows when the reservoir was cast. It stood on 12 oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The reservoir was on top of them and all their hindquarters were toward the center.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 4:2 Lit 10 cubits
  2. 2 Chronicles 4:2 Lit five cubits
  3. 2 Chronicles 4:2 Lit 30 cubits
  4. 2 Chronicles 4:3 = gourds in 1Kg 7:24
  5. 2 Chronicles 4:3 Lit 10 per cubit

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