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15 (A)He cast (B)two pillars of bronze. (C)Eighteen cubits was the height of one pillar, and a line of twelve cubits measured its circumference. It was hollow, and its thickness was four fingers. The second pillar was the same.[a] 16 He also made two capitals of cast bronze to set on the tops of the pillars. The height of one capital was five cubits, and (D)the height of the other capital was five cubits. 17 There were lattices of chequerwork with wreaths of chainwork for the capitals on the tops of the pillars, a lattice[b] for one capital and a lattice for the other capital.

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  1. 1 Kings 7:15 Targum, Syriac (compare Septuagint and Jeremiah 52:21); Hebrew fingers. And a line of twelve cubits measured the circumference of the second pillar
  2. 1 Kings 7:17 Septuagint; Hebrew seven; twice in this verse