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2 Chronicles 4 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Furnishings of the Temple

(1Ki 6:23–38; 7:13–51 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:1 - Then he made a bronze altar, twenty cubits in length and twenty cubits in width and ten cubits in height.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:2 - Also he made the cast metal sea, ten cubits from brim to brim, circular in form, and its height was five cubits and [fn]its circumference thirty cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:3 - Now figures like oxen were under it and all around it, ten cubits, entirely encircling the sea. The oxen were in two rows, cast [fn]in one piece.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:4 - It stood on twelve oxen, three facing the north, three facing west, three facing south and three facing east; and the sea was set on top of them and all their hindquarters turned inwards.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:5 - It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom; it could hold 3,000 baths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:6 - He also made ten basins in which to wash, and he set five on the right side and five on the left [fn]to rinse things for the burnt offering; but the sea was for the priests to wash in.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:7 - Then he made the ten golden lampstands in the way prescribed for them and he set them in the temple, five on the right side and five on the left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:8 - He also made ten tables and placed them in the temple, five on the right side and five on the left. And he made one hundred golden bowls.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:9 - Then he made the court of the priests and the great court and doors for the court, and overlaid their doors with bronze.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:10 - He set the sea on the right [fn]side of the house toward the southeast.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:11 - Huram also made the pails, the shovels and the bowls. So Huram finished doing the work which he performed for King Solomon in the house of God:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:12 - the two pillars, the bowls and the two capitals on top of the pillars, and the two networks to cover the two bowls of the capitals which were on top of the pillars,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:13 - and the four hundred pomegranates for the two networks, two rows of pomegranates for each network to cover the two bowls of the capitals which were on the pillars.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:14 - He also made the stands and he made the basins on the stands,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:15 - and the one sea with the twelve oxen under it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:16 - The pails, the shovels, the forks and all its utensils, Huram-abi made of polished bronze for King Solomon for the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:17 - On the plain of the Jordan the king cast them in the clay ground between Succoth and Zeredah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:18 - Thus Solomon made all these utensils in great quantities, for the weight of the bronze could not be found out.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:19 - Solomon also made all the things that were in the house of God: even the golden altar, the tables with the bread of the Presence on them,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:20 - the lampstands with their lamps of pure gold, to burn in front of the inner sanctuary in the way prescribed;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:21 - the flowers, the lamps, and the tongs of gold, of purest gold;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:22 - and the snuffers, the bowls, the spoons and the firepans of pure gold; and the entrance of the house, its inner doors for the holy of holies and the doors of the house, that is, of the nave, of gold.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: a line of 30 cubits encircling it round about
Literally: in its casting
Literally: in which to
Literally: shoulder

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