Heb. hashukum, plur., joinings ( Exodus 27:17 ; Exodus 38:17 Exodus 38:28 ), the rods by which the tops of the columns around the tabernacle court were joined together, and from which the curtains were suspended ( Exodus 27:10 Exodus 27:11 ; 36:38 ).
In Jeremiah 52:21 the rendering of a different word, hut , meaning a "thread," and designating a measuring-line of 12 cubits in length for the circumference of the copper pillars of Solomon's temple.
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Fillets". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".