2 Chronicles 4:18
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New International Version
All these things that Solomon made amounted to so much that the weight of the bronze could not be calculated.

King James Bible
Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight of the brass could not be found out.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon made all these vessels in great number; for the weight of the brass was not ascertained.

World English Bible
Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight of the brass could not be found out.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon maketh all these vessels in great abundance, that the weight of the brass hath not been searched out.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In the clay ground - See on 1 Kings 7:46 (note). Some suppose that he did not actually cast those instruments at those places, but that he brought the clay from that quarter, as being the most proper for making moulds to cast in.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the weight

1 Kings 7:47 And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding many: neither was the weight of the brass found out.

1 Chronicles 22:3,14 And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings...

Jeremiah 52:20 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 Temple and Its Dedication
The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

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

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