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2 Chronicles chapter 4

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He made a bronze altar 30 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 15 feet high.
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Then he made the cast [metal] reservoir, 15 feet from brim to brim, perfectly round. It was seven and a half feet high, and 45 feet in circumference.
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The likeness of oxen was below it, completely encircling it, 10 every half yard, completely surrounding the reservoir. The oxen were cast in two rows when the reservoir was cast.
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It stood on 12 oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The reservoir was on top of them and all their hindquarters were toward the center.
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The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or a lily blossom. It could hold 11,000 gallons.
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He made 10 basins for washing and he put five on the right and five on the left. The parts of the burnt offering were rinsed in them, but the reservoir was used by the priests for washing.
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He made the 10 gold lampstands according to their specifications and put them in the sanctuary, five on the right and five on the left.
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He made 10 tables and placed them in the sanctuary, five on the right and five on the left. He also made 100 gold bowls.
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He made the courtyard of the priests and the large court, and doors for the court. He overlaid the doors with bronze.
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He put the reservoir on the right side, toward the southeast.
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Then Huram made the pots, the shovels, and the bowls. So Huram finished doing the work that he was doing for King Solomon in God's temple:
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two pillars; the bowls and the capitals on top of the two pillars; the two gratings for covering both bowls of the capitals that were on top of the pillars;
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the 400 pomegranates for the two gratings (two rows of pomegranates for each grating covering both capitals' bowls on top of the pillars).
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He also made the water carts and the basins on the water carts.
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The one reservoir and the 12 oxen underneath it,
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the pots, the shovels, the forks, and all their utensils-- Huram-abi made them for King Solomon for the LORD's temple. [All these were made] of polished bronze.
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The king had them cast in clay molds in the Jordan Valley between Succoth and Zeredah.
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Solomon made all these utensils in such great abundance that the weight of the bronze was not determined.
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Solomon also made all the equipment in God's temple: the gold altar; the tables on which [to put] the bread of the Presence;
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the lampstands and their lamps of pure gold to burn in front of the inner sanctuary according to specifications;
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the flowers, lamps, and gold tongs-- of purest gold;
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the wick trimmers, sprinkling basins, ladles, and firepans-- of purest gold; and the entryway to the temple, its inner doors to the most holy place, and the doors of the temple sanctuary-- of gold.