2 Chronicles 3:15
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New International Version
For the front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubits long, each with a capital five cubits high.

New Living Translation
For the front of the Temple, he made two pillars that were 27 feet tall, each topped by a capital extending upward another 7- 1/2 feet.

English Standard Version
In front of the house he made two pillars thirty-five cubits high, with a capital of five cubits on the top of each.

Berean Study Bible
In front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubits high, each with a capital on top measuring five cubits.

New American Standard Bible
He also made two pillars for the front of the house, thirty-five cubits high, and the capital on the top of each was five cubits.

King James Bible
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the chapiter that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

Christian Standard Bible
In front of the temple he made two pillars, each 27 feet high. The capital on top of each was 7 1/2 feet high.

Contemporary English Version
Two columns were made for the entrance to the temple. Each one was 16 meters tall and had a cap on top that was over 2 meters high.

Good News Translation
The king had two columns made, each one 52 feet tall, and placed them in front of the Temple. Each one had a capital 7� feet tall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In front of the temple he made two pillars, each 27 feet high. The capital on top of each was 7 1/2 feet high.

International Standard Version
He also made two pillars 35 cubits high for the front of the Temple, topped by a capital that was five cubits high.

NET Bible
In front of the temple he made two pillars which had a combined length of 52 1/2 feet, with each having a plated capital seven and one-half feet high.

New Heart English Bible
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty-five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He made two pillars for the front of the temple. They were 53 feet long, and the capital on each pillar was 7 1/2 feet [high].

JPS Tanakh 1917
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

New American Standard 1977
He also made two pillars for the front of the house, thirty-five cubits high, and the capital on the top of each was five cubits.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Also he made in front of the house two pillars of thirty-five cubits high, and the chapiter that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

King James 2000 Bible
Also he made in front of the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

American King James Version
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

American Standard Version
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He made also before the doors of the temple two pillars, which were five and thirty cubits high: and their chapiters were five cubits.

Darby Bible Translation
And before the house he made two pillars thirty-five cubits long; and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

English Revised Version
Also he made before the house two pillars, of thirty and five cubits high, and the chapiter that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

Webster's Bible Translation
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

World English Bible
Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty-five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

Young's Literal Translation
And he maketh at the front of the house two pillars, thirty and five cubits in length, and the ornament that is on their heads five cubits.
Study Bible
The Veil and Pillars
14He made the veil of blue, purple, and crimson yarn and fine linen, with cherubim woven into it. 15In front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubits high, each with a capital on top measuring five cubits. 16He made interwoven chains and put them on top of the pillars. He made a hundred pomegranates and fastened them into the chainwork.…
Cross References
1 Kings 7:15
He cast two pillars of bronze, each eighteen cubits high and twelve cubits in circumference.

2 Kings 25:13
Moreover, the Chaldeans broke up the bronze pillars and the stands and the bronze sea in the house of the LORD, and they carried the bronze to Babylon.

2 Chronicles 3:16
He made interwoven chains and put them on top of the pillars. He made a hundred pomegranates and fastened them into the chainwork.

Jeremiah 52:21
Each pillar was eighteen cubits tall and twelve cubits in circumference; each was hollow, four fingers thick.

Treasury of Scripture

Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

two pillars

1 Kings 7:15-24 For he cast two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece: …

Jeremiah 52:20-23 The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brazen bulls that were under …

thirty The Syriac and Arabic have, agreeably to the parallel passage, `eighteen cubits high;' but the Septuagint, Chaldee, and Vulgate have `thirty and five cubits high.' See the note on

1 Kings 7:15 For he cast two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece: …

high [heb] long







(d) THE TWO BRONZE PILLARS IN THE PORCH

(2Chronicles 3:15-17). Comp. 1Kings 7:15-22.

(15) Before the house.--Before the holy place, in the porch.

Two pillars of thirty and five cubits high.--Two pillars thirty and five cubits in length. 1Kings 7:15 says "eighteen cubits," so also 2Kings 25:17; Jeremiah 52:21; and no doubt correctly. Of the versions, the LXX. and Vulg. have "thirty-five;" the Syriac and Arabic, "eighteen."

The chapiter--i.e., the capital. French, chapitre. Literally, the ornament. 1Kings 7:16 has "the crown; "so 2Chronicles 4:12.

Verse 15. - Thirty and five cubits. The height of these pillars is attested in three places to have been 18 cubits (1 Kings 7:15; 2 Kings 25:17; Jeremiah 52:21). Some therefore think that the height given in our text describes rather the distance of the one pillar from the other, which would be just 35 cubits, if they stood at the extreme points of the line of the porch front; since the wings on each side (5 cubits for the lowest chamber, and 2.5 cubits for the thickness of the walls) would make up this amount. It is further noticed with this explanation that their height (18 cubits) with the chapiters (5 cubits) added, would bring them to the same height as the porch, and that their ornamentation agrees with that of the porch (1 Kings 7:19). All this may be the case. Yet considering other indications of uncertainty about our text, and the fact that the characters yod kheth (18) are easily superseded by lamed he (35), it is perhaps likelier that we have here simply a clerical error. The parallel place tells us that these pillars and the chapiters were cast of brass; that "a line [1 Kings 7:15; Jeremiah 52:41] of twelve cubits [not seven] did compass either of them about;" that the ornamentation of each chapiter was "a net of checker-work, and a wreath of chain-work;" that upon the five cubits of chapiter there was another "four cubits of lily-work," etc. If this last feature apply to the two pillars, and not (as some think) to the porch only, the pillars would reach a height of 27 cubits, and if it be supposed that they stood on some stone or other superstructure, it may still be that our "thirty-five cubits" has its meaning. Meantime the passage in Jeremiah (Jeremiah 52:41) tells us that the pillars were hollow, and that the thickness of the metal was "four fingers." 3:1-17 The building of the temple. - There is a more particular account of the building of the temple in #1Ki 6". It must be in the place David had prepared, not only which he had purchased, but which he had fixed on by Divine direction. Full instructions enable us to go about our work with certainty and to proceed therein with comfort. Blessed be God, the Scriptures are enough to render the man of God thoroughly furnished for every good work. Let us search the Scriptures daily, beseeching the Lord to enable us to understand, believe, and obey his word, that our work and our way may be made plain, and that all may be begun, continued, and ended in him. Beholding God, in Christ, his true Temple, more glorious than that of Solomon's, may we become a spiritual house, a habitation of God through the Spirit.
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