the names of two brazen columns set up in Solomon's temple ( 1 Kings 7:15-22 ). Each was eighteen cubits high and twelve in circumference ( Jeremiah 52:21 Jeremiah 52:23 ; 1 Kings 7:17-21 ). They had doubtless a symbolical import.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Jachin and Boaz". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".