2 Chronicles 3:16
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New International Version
He made interwoven chains and put them on top of the pillars. He also made a hundred pomegranates and attached them to the chains.

King James Bible
And he made chains, as in the oracle, and put them on the heads of the pillars; and made an hundred pomegranates, and put them on the chains.

Darby Bible Translation
And he made chains [as] in the oracle, and he put them on the top of the pillars; and he made a hundred pomegranates, and put them on the chains.

World English Bible
He made chains in the oracle, and put [them] on the tops of the pillars; and he made one hundred pomegranates, and put them on the chains.

Young's Literal Translation
And he maketh chains in the oracle, and putteth on the heads of the pillars, and maketh a hundred pomegranates, and putteth on the chains.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The weight of the nails was fifty shekels - Bolts must be here intended, as it should be preposterous to suppose nails of nearly two pounds' weight.

The supper chambers - Probably the ceiling is meant.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

chains

1 Kings 6:21 So Solomon overlaid the house within with pure gold: and he made a partition by the chains of gold before the oracle...

an hundred

1 Kings 7:20 And the capitals on the two pillars had pomegranates also above, over against the belly which was by the network...

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Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 7:20
On the capitals of both pillars, above the bowl-shaped part next to the network, were the two hundred pomegranates in rows all around.

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

2 Chronicles 3:17
He erected the pillars in the front of the temple, one to the south and one to the north. The one to the south he named Jakin and the one to the north Boaz.

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