4 And he made a bronze altar thirty feet long and thirty feet wide and fifteen feet high. 2 And he made the sea, a casting fifteen feet from lip to lip, circular in outline, seven and a half feet high and forty-five feet in girth; 3 * and representations of cattle all round it underneath, fifteen feet, encircling the sea; the cattle were in two rows, cast in one piece with it. 4 It stood on twelve cattle, three facing north and three facing west and three facing south and three facing east, with the sea up on top of them, and their hinder parts all inward. 5 And it was three inches thick, with its lip made like the lip of a cup, a lily-bud; it held thirty thousand gallons. 6 And he made ten lavers, and put five on the right and five on the left, to wash in; they were to rinse the work for the burnt-offering in them; and the sea was for the priests to wash in. 7 And he made the golden lampstands, ten of them in proper fashion, and put them in the temple, five on the right and five on the left. 8 And he made ten tables, and set them in the temple, five on the right and five on the left. And he made a hundred golden bowls. 9 And he made the priests’ court and the large precinct, and doors for the precinct, and coated their leaves with bronze. 10 * And the sea he put east of the southeast corner. 11 And Huram made the pots and the shovels and the bowls; and Huram finished doing all the work he did for King Solomon in Jehovah’s house: 12 two pillars, and the globes and capitals on top of the pillars, two of them; and the nettings, two of them, to cover the two globes of the capitals on top of the pillars; 13 and the pomegranates, four hundred of them, for the two nettings, two rows of pomegranates to a netting, to cover the two globes of the capitals on top of the pillars; 14 * and the stands, ten of them, and the lavers, ten of them, on the stands; 15 the sea, one, and the cattle, twelve of them, under it; 16 and the pots and the shovels and the forks, and all their furnishings, Huram-Abi made for King Solomon for Jehovah’s house in polished bronze. 17 It was in the Pale of the Jordan that the king cast them, in the heavy soil between Succoth and Seredah. 18 And Solomon made all these furnishings in very great quantity—for there were no statistics taken of the weight of the bronze. 19 * And Solomon made all the furnishings the house of God had in it, and the golden altar and the tables with the showbread on them, 20 and the lampstands and their lamps to be kept burning in due course before the shrine, solid gold, 21 * and the buds and the lamps and the pincers, gold, 22 * and the snuffers and the bowls and the pans and the firepans, solid gold, and the hinges of the house, for its inner doors for the holiest of the holy and for the house doors for the nave, gold.
^ 4:3 (cattle twice) Conj. gourds
^ 4:10 Or put southeast of
^ 4:14 Codd. and he made the stands and he made the lavers on the stands
^ 4:19 Lit. and the tables and on them the showbread
^ 4:21 Var. the pincers, gold (that is, perfectest gold), and the Conj. the pincers, gold (that is, golden tongs), and the
^ 4:22 Codd. solid gold. And at the entrance of the house its inner doors for the holiest of the holy, and the house doors for the nave, were gold