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2 Chronicles 4 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 He made a bronze altar 30 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 15 feet high. 1 He made a bronze altar twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide and ten cubits high.
2 Then he made the cast [metal] reservoir, 15 feet from brim to brim, perfectly round. It was seven and a half feet high, and 45 feet in circumference. 2 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.
3 The likeness of oxen was below it, completely encircling it, 10 every half yard, completely surrounding the reservoir. The oxen were cast in two rows when the reservoir was cast. 3 Below the rim, figures of bulls encircled it--ten to a cubit. The bulls were cast in two rows in one piece with the Sea.
4 It stood on 12 oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The reservoir was on top of them and all their hindquarters were toward the center. 4 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.
5 The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or a lily blossom. It could hold 11,000 gallons. 5 It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held three thousand baths.
6 He made 10 basins for washing and he put five on the right and five on the left. The parts of the burnt offering were rinsed in them, but the reservoir was used by the priests for washing. 6 He then made ten basins for washing and placed five on the south side and five on the north. In them the things to be used for the burnt offerings were rinsed, but the Sea was to be used by the priests for washing.
7 He made the 10 gold lampstands according to their specifications and put them in the sanctuary, five on the right and five on the left. 7 He made ten gold lampstands according to the specifications for them and placed them in the temple, five on the south side and five on the north.
8 He made 10 tables and placed them in the sanctuary, five on the right and five on the left. He also made 100 gold bowls. 8 He made ten tables and placed them in the temple, five on the south side and five on the north. He also made a hundred gold sprinkling bowls.
9 He made the courtyard of the priests and the large court, and doors for the court. He overlaid the doors with bronze. 9 He made the courtyard of the priests, and the large court and the doors for the court, and overlaid the doors with bronze.
10 He put the reservoir on the right side, toward the southeast. 10 He placed the Sea on the south side, at the southeast corner.
11 Then Huram made the pots, the shovels, and the bowls. So Huram finished doing the work that he was doing for King Solomon in God's temple: 11 He also made the pots and shovels and sprinkling bowls. So Huram finished the work he had undertaken for King Solomon in the temple of God:
12 two pillars; the bowls and the capitals on top of the two pillars; the two gratings for covering both bowls of the capitals that were on top of the pillars; 12 the two pillars; the two bowl-shaped capitals on top of the pillars; the two sets of network decorating the two bowl-shaped capitals on top of the pillars;
13 the 400 pomegranates for the two gratings (two rows of pomegranates for each grating covering both capitals' bowls on top of the pillars). 13 the four hundred pomegranates for the two sets of network (two rows of pomegranates for each network, decorating the bowl-shaped capitals on top of the pillars);
14 He also made the water carts and the basins on the water carts. 14 the stands with their basins;
15 The one reservoir and the 12 oxen underneath it, 15 the Sea and the twelve bulls under it;
16 the pots, the shovels, the forks, and all their utensils-Huram-abi made them for King Solomon for the Lord's temple. [All these were made] of polished bronze. 16 the pots, shovels, meat forks and all related articles. All the objects that Huram-Abi made for King Solomon for the temple of the LORD were of polished bronze.
17 The king had them cast in clay molds in the Jordan Valley between Succoth and Zeredah. 17 The king had them cast in clay molds in the plain of the Jordan between Succoth and Zarethan.
18 Solomon made all these utensils in such great abundance that the weight of the bronze was not determined. 18 All these things that Solomon made amounted to so much that the weight of the bronze was not determined.
19 Solomon also made all the equipment in God's temple: the gold altar; the tables on which [to put] the bread of the Presence; 19 Solomon also made all the furnishings that were in God's temple: the golden altar; the tables on which was the bread of the Presence;
20 the lampstands and their lamps of pure gold to burn in front of the inner sanctuary according to specifications; 20 the lampstands of pure gold with their lamps, to burn in front of the inner sanctuary as prescribed;
21 the flowers, lamps, and gold tongs-of purest gold; 21 the gold floral work and lamps and tongs (they were solid gold);
22 the wick trimmers, sprinkling basins, ladles, and firepans-of purest gold; and the entryway to the temple, its inner doors to the most holy place, and the doors of the temple sanctuary-of gold. 22 the pure gold wick trimmers, sprinkling bowls, dishes and censers; and the gold doors of the temple: the inner doors to the Most Holy Place and the doors of the main hall.