17 The bases of the pillars were of brass; forsooth the hooks of those pillars, and the holdings of them, were of silver; but also he covered with silver (the heads of) the pillars of the great entry. (The bases of the pillars were made out of bronze; and the hooks of the pillars, and their bands, were made out of silver; and the tops of the pillars in the courtyard were also made out of silver.)