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1 Kings 7:23 ESV

23 1Then he made 2the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference.

References for 1 Kings 7:23

Study tools for 1 Kings 7:23

  • a 7:2 - A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters
  • b 7:2 - Septuagint three
  • c 7:5 - Septuagint; Hebrew posts
  • d 7:7 - Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew floor
  • e 7:15 - Targum, Syriac (compare Septuagint and Jeremiah 52:21); Hebrew fingers. And a line of twelve cubits measured the circumference of the second pillar
  • f 7:17 - Septuagint; Hebrew seven; twice in this verse
  • g 7:18 - Two manuscripts (compare Septuagint); Hebrew pillars
  • h 7:26 - A handbreadth was about 3 inches or 7.5 centimeters
  • i 7:26 - A bath was about 6 gallons or 22 liters