16 and cauldrons, and fleshhooks, and vials, or basins. Hiram, the father of Solomon, that is, (called so) for reason of age, either of excellence of craft, made to him all the vessels in the house of the Lord of cleanest brass. (and the cauldrons, and fleshhooks, and basins. Hiram, the father of Solomon, so called because of his age, or because of the excellence of his craftsmanship, made all the vessels for Solomon for the House of the Lord out of burnished bronze.)