1 Kings 7:18-28 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 He also made two rows of pomegranates that encircled the latticework to decorate the capitals over the pillars. 18 He made pomegranates in two rows encircling each network to decorate the capitals on top of the pillars. He did the same for each capital.
19 The capitals on the columns inside the foyer were shaped like lilies, and they were 6 feet tall. 19 The capitals on top of the pillars in the portico were in the shape of lilies, four cubits high.
20 Each capital on the two pillars had two hundred pomegranates in two rows around them, beside the rounded surface next to the latticework. 20 On the capitals of both pillars, above the bowl-shaped part next to the network, were the two hundred pomegranates in rows all around.
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. 21 He erected the pillars at the portico of the temple. The pillar to the south he named Jakin and the one to the north Boaz.
22 The capitals on the pillars were shaped like lilies. And so the work on the pillars was finished. 22 The capitals on top were in the shape of lilies. And so the work on the pillars was completed.
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. 23 He made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim and five cubits high. It took a line of thirty cubits to measure around it.
24 The Sea was encircled just below its rim by two rows of decorative gourds. There were about six gourds per foot all the way around, and they had been cast as part of the tank. 24 Below the rim, gourds encircled it--ten to a cubit. The gourds were cast in two rows in one piece with the Sea.
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. 25 The Sea stood on twelve bulls, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south and three facing east. The Sea rested on top of them, and their hindquarters were toward the center.
26 The walls of the Sea were about three inches thick, and its rim flared out like a cup and resembled a lily blossom. It could hold about 11,000 gallons of water. 26 It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held two thousand baths.
27 Huram also made ten bronze water carts, each 6 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 4 1/2 feet tall. 27 He also made ten movable stands of bronze; each was four cubits long, four wide and three high.
28 They were constructed with side panels braced with crossbars. 28 This is how the stands were made: They had side panels attached to uprights.