2 Chronicles 4:1-6 CSB

The Altar, Reservoir, and Basins

1 He made a bronze altar 30 feeta long, 30 feetb wide, and 15 feetc high.

References for 2 Chronicles 4:1

    • a 4:1 - Lit 20 cubits
    • b 4:1 - Lit 20 cubits
    • c 4:1 - Lit 10 cubits
      2 Then he made the cast [metal] reservoir, 15 feetd from brim to brim, perfectly round. It was seven and a half feete high, and 45 feetf in circumference.

      References for 2 Chronicles 4:2

        • d 4:2 - Lit 10 cubits
        • e 4:2 - Lit five cubits
        • f 4:2 - Lit 30 cubits
          3 The likeness of oxeng was below it, completely encircling it, 10 every half yard,h completely surrounding the reservoir. The oxen were cast in two rows when the reservoir was cast.

          References for 2 Chronicles 4:3

            • g 4:3 - 1 Kg 7:24 reads gourds
            • h 4:3 - Lit 10 per cubit
              4 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.
              5 The reservoir was three inchesi thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or a lily blossom. It could hold 11,000 gallons.jk

              References for 2 Chronicles 4:5

                • i 4:5 - Lit a handbreadth
                • j 4:5 - Emended to 2,000 baths (1 Kg 7:26); MT reads 3,000 baths
                • k 4:5 - 1 Kg 7:23-26
                  6 He made 10 basins for washing and he put five on the right and five on the left.l The parts of the burnt offering were rinsed in them,m but the reservoir was used by the priests for washing.

                  References for 2 Chronicles 4:6

                    • l 4:6 - 1 Kg 7:38-39
                    • m 4:6 - Ezk 40:38