It stood on twelve oxen, three facing the north, three facing west, three facing south and three facing east; and the sea was set on top of them and all their hindquarters turned inwards. It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom; it (A)could hold 3,000 baths.

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20 The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze bulls that were under [a]the sea, and the stands, which King Solomon had made for the house of the Lord—the bronze of all these vessels was (A)beyond weight.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 52:20 So Gr and Syriac; Heb omits the sea

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