Jeremiah 52:20
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New International Version
The bronze from the two pillars, the Sea and the twelve bronze bulls under it, and the movable stands, which King Solomon had made for the temple of the LORD, was more than could be weighed.

New Living Translation
The weight of the bronze from the two pillars, the Sea with the twelve bronze oxen beneath it, and the water carts was too great to be measured. These things had been made for the LORD's Temple in the days of King Solomon.

English Standard Version
As for the two pillars, the one sea, the twelve bronze bulls that were under the sea, and the stands, which Solomon the king had made for the house of the LORD, the bronze of all these things was beyond weight.

New American Standard Bible
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze bulls that were under the sea, and the stands, which King Solomon had made for the house of the LORD-- the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight.

King James Bible
The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brasen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made in the house of the LORD: the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As for the two pillars, the one reservoir, and the 12 bronze bulls under the water carts that King Solomon had made for the LORD's temple, the weight of the bronze of all these articles was beyond measure.

International Standard Version
There was too much bronze to weigh in the two pillars, the one sea, the twelve bronze oxen that were under the sea, and the stands which King Solomon had made for the LORD's Temple.

NET Bible
The bronze of the items that King Solomon made for the LORD's temple (including the two pillars, the large bronze basin called "The Sea," the twelve bronze bulls under "The Sea," and the movable stands) was too heavy to be weighed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The bronze from the 2 pillars, the pool, and the 12 bronze bulls under the stands that King Solomon had made for the LORD's temple couldn't be weighed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made for the house of the LORD--the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

New American Standard 1977
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze bulls that were under the sea, and the stands, which King Solomon had made for the house of the LORD—the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which King Solomon had made in the house of the LORD; the brass of all these vessels could not be weighed.

King James 2000 Bible
The two pillars, one sea, and twelve bronze bulls that were under the stands, which king Solomon had made in the house of the LORD: the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight.

American King James Version
The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made in the house of the LORD: the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

American Standard Version
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made for the house of Jehovah-the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the two pillars, and one sea, and twelve oxen of brass that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made in the house of the Lord: there was no weight of the brass of all these vessels.

Darby Bible Translation
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve brazen oxen that formed the bases, which king Solomon had made for the house of Jehovah: for the brass of all these vessels there was no weight.

English Revised Version
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve brasen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made for the house of the LORD: the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

Webster's Bible Translation
The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made in the house of the LORD: the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

World English Bible
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made for the house of Yahweh. The brass of all these vessels was without weight.

Young's Literal Translation
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve brazen oxen that are beneath the bases, that king Solomon made for the house of Jehovah, there was no weighing of the brass of all these vessels.
Study Bible
The Temple and the City Burned
19The captain of the guard also took away the bowls, the firepans, the basins, the pots, the lampstands, the pans and the drink offering bowls, what was fine gold and what was fine silver. 20The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze bulls that were under the sea, and the stands, which King Solomon had made for the house of the LORD-- the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight. 21As for the pillars, the height of each pillar was eighteen cubits, and it was twelve cubits in circumference and four fingers in thickness, and hollow.…
Word Study

The two
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.

pillars
`ammuwd  (am-mood')
a column (as standing); also a stand, i.e. platform -- apiece, pillar.

one
'echad  (ekh-awd')
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first

sea
yam  (yawm)
from an unused root meaning to roar -- sea (-faring man, (-shore), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).

and twelve
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
`asar  (aw-sawr')
ten (only in combination), i.e. -teen; also (ordinal) -teenth -- (eigh-, fif-, four-, nine-, seven-, six-, thir-)teen(-th), + eleven(-th), + sixscore thousand, + twelve(-th).

brasen
nchosheth  (nekh-o'-sheth)
copper, hence, something made of that metal, i.e. coin, a fetter; figuratively, base (as compared with gold or silver)

bulls
baqar  (baw-kawr')
beef cattle or an animal of the ox family of either gender (as used for plowing); collectively, a herd -- beeve, bull (+ -ock), + calf, + cow, great (cattle), + heifer, herd, kine, ox.

that were under the bases
mkownah  (mek-o-naw')
a pedestal, also a spot -- base.

which king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.

Solomon
Shlomoh  (shel-o-mo')
peaceful; Shelomah, David's successor -- Solomon.

had made
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application

in the house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)

of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.

the brass
nchosheth  (nekh-o'-sheth)
copper, hence, something made of that metal, i.e. coin, a fetter; figuratively, base (as compared with gold or silver)

of all these vessels
kliy  (kel-ee')
something prepared, i.e. any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) -- armour (-bearer), artillery, bag, carriage, + furnish, furniture, instrument, jewel, that is made of, one from another, that which pertaineth, pot, + psaltery, sack, stuff, thing, tool, vessel, ware, weapon, + whatsoever.

was without weight
mishqal  (mish-kawl')
weight (numerically estimated); hence, weighing (the act) -- (full) weight.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
52:12-23 The Chaldean army made woful havoc. But nothing is so particularly related here, as the carrying away of the articles in the temple. The remembrance of their beauty and value shows us the more the evil of sin.
Cross References
1 Kings 7:25
It stood on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east; and the sea was set on top of them, and all their rear parts turned inward.

1 Kings 7:47
Solomon left all the utensils unweighed, because they were too many; the weight of the bronze could not be ascertained.

2 Kings 25:16
The two pillars, the one sea, and the stands which Solomon had made for the house of the LORD-- the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight.

Jeremiah 52:17
Now the bronze pillars which belonged to the house of the LORD and the stands and the bronze sea, which were in the house of the LORD, the Chaldeans broke in pieces and carried all their bronze to Babylon.
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The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made in the house of the LORD: the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

two

Jeremiah 52:17 Also the pillars of brass that were in the house of the LORD, and …

the brass [heb] their brass
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1 Kings 7:47 And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding …

2 Kings 25:16 The two pillars, one sea, and the bases which Solomon had made for …

1 Chronicles 22:14 Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD …

2 Chronicles 4:18 Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight …

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