A pot; kettle.

Also the pillars of brass that were in the house of the LORD, and the bases, and the brazen sea that was in the house of the LORD, the Chaldeans brake, and carried all the brass of them to Babylon. The CALDRONS also, and the shovels, and the snuffers, and the bowls, and the spoons, and all the vessels of brass wherewith they ministered, took they away. ( Jeremiah 52:17-18 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Caldron'". A King James Dictionary.

Caldron, [N]

a vessel for boiling flesh, for either ceremonial or domestic use. ( 1 Samuel 2:14 ; 2 Chronicles 35:13 ; Job 41:20 ; Micah 3:3 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Caldron,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


kol'-drun (the rendering of qallachath, cir, dudh 'aghmon) :

Qallachath is found only in 1 Samuel 2:14; Micah 3:3. It is a pot for cooking, of undefined size and characteristics, in the former passage for sanctuary use, in the latter for domestic. Cir is translated caldron in Jeremiah 1:13 (Revised Versions); Jeremiah 52:18 f(the King James Version); Ezekiel 11:3,7,11. It was distinctly a large pot, employed both for domestic use and in the sanctuary. Dudh is translated caldron only in 2 Chronicles 35:13. It was also a pot for cooking. 'Aghmon is translated caldron by the King James Version in Job 41:20, but it is a mistranslation; the Revised Version (British and American) correctly has "rushes."

George Ricker Berry

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CALDRON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.