1 Kings 7:18-28 NLT

18 He also made two rows of pomegranates that encircled the latticework to decorate the capitals over the pillars.
19 The capitals on the columns inside the foyer were shaped like lilies, and they were 6 feet tall.
20 Each capital on the two pillars had two hundred pomegranates in two rows around them, beside the rounded surface next to the latticework.
21 Huram set the pillars at the entrance of the Temple, one toward the south and one toward the north. He named the one on the south Jakin, and the one on the north Boaz. a

References for 1 Kings 7:21

    • { 7:21 - Jakin probably means "he establishes"; Boaz probably means "in him is strength."
      22 The capitals on the pillars were shaped like lilies. And so the work on the pillars was finished.
      23 Then Huram cast a large round tank, 15 feet across from rim to rim; it was called the Sea. It was 7 1/2 feet deep and about 45 feet in circumference.
      24 The Sea was encircled just below its rim by two rows of decorative gourds. There were about six gourds per foot b all the way around, and they had been cast as part of the tank.

      References for 1 Kings 7:24

        • | 7:24 - Or <I>20 gourds per meter;</I> Hebrew reads <I>10 per cubit.</I>
          25 The Sea rested on a base of twelve bronze oxen, all facing outward. Three faced north, three faced west, three faced south, and three faced east.
          26 The walls of the Sea were about three inches c thick, and its rim flared out like a cup and resembled a lily blossom. It could hold about 11,000 gallons d of water.

          References for 1 Kings 7:26

            • } 7:26 - Hebrew <I>a handbreadth</I> [8 centimeters].
            • ~ 7:26 - Hebrew <I>2,000 baths</I> [42 kiloliters].
              27 Huram also made ten bronze water carts, each 6 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 4 1/2 feet tall.
              28 They were constructed with side panels braced with crossbars.