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[a]Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washings,(A) each holding twenty to thirty gallons.

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  1. 2:6 Twenty to thirty gallons: literally, “two or three measures”; the Attic liquid measure contained 39.39 liters. The vast quantity recalls prophecies of abundance in the last days; cf. Am 9:13–14; Hos 14:7; Jer 31:12.

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