1 Kings 7:18-28 NLT

18 He also encircled the latticework with two rows of pomegranates to decorate the capitals over the pillars.
19 The capitals on the columns inside the entry room were shaped like water lilies, and they were six feeta tall.

References for 1 Kings 7:19

    • Ӈ 7:19 - Hebrew 4 cubits [1.8 meters]; also in 7:38 .
      20 The capitals on the two pillars had 200 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.b

      References for 1 Kings 7:21

        • ӈ 7:21 - Jakin probably means “he establishes”; Boaz probably means “in him is strength.”
          22 The capitals on the pillars were shaped like water lilies. And so the work on the pillars was finished.
          23 Then Huram cast a great round basin, 15 feet across from rim to rim, called the Sea. It was 7 feet deep and about 45 feet in circumference.c

          References for 1 Kings 7:23

            • Ӊ 7:23 - Hebrew 10 cubits [4.6 meters] across. . . . 5 cubits [2.3 meters] deep and 30 cubits [13.8 meters] in circumference.
              24 It was encircled just below its rim by two rows of decorative gourds. There were about six gourds per footd all the way around, and they were cast as part of the basin.

              References for 1 Kings 7:24

                • ӊ 7:24 - Or 20 gourds per meter; Hebrew reads 10 per cubit.
                  25 The Sea was placed on a base of twelve bronze oxen,e all facing outward. Three faced north, three faced west, three faced south, and three faced east, and the Sea rested on them.

                  References for 1 Kings 7:25

                    • Ӌ 7:25 - Hebrew 12 oxen; compare 2 Kgs 16:17, which specifies bronze oxen.
                      26 The walls of the Sea were about three inchesf thick, and its rim flared out like a cup and resembled a water lily blossom. It could hold about 11,000 gallonsg of water.

                      References for 1 Kings 7:26

                        • ӌ 7:26 - Hebrew a handbreadth [8 centimeters].
                        • Ӎ 7:26 - Hebrew 2,000 baths [42 kiloliters].
                          27 Huram also made ten bronze water carts, each 6 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 4 feet tall.h

                          References for 1 Kings 7:27

                            • ӎ 7:27 - Hebrew 4 cubits [1.8 meters] long, 4 cubits wide, and 3 cubits [1.4 meters] high.
                              28 They were constructed with side panels braced with crossbars.