24 Under its brim (A)gourds went around encircling it ten to a cubit, (B)completely surrounding the sea; the gourds were in two rows, cast [a]with the rest. 25 (C)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. 26 It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, as a lily blossom; it could hold two thousand baths.

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  1. 1 Kings 7:24 Lit in its casting

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