14 She looked and there was the king, standing by the pillar,(A) as the custom was. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets.(B) Then Athaliah tore(C) her robes and called out, “Treason! Treason!”(D)

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The king stood by the pillar(A) and renewed the covenant(B) in the presence of the Lord—to follow(C) the Lord and keep his commands, statutes and decrees with all his heart and all his soul, thus confirming the words of the covenant written in this book. Then all the people pledged themselves to the covenant.

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17 Each pillar(A) was eighteen cubits[a] high. The bronze capital on top of one pillar was three cubits[b] high and was decorated with a network and pomegranates of bronze all around. The other pillar, with its network, was similar.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 25:17 That is, about 27 feet or about 8.1 meters
  2. 2 Kings 25:17 That is, about 4 1/2 feet or about 1.4 meters

15 For the front of the temple he made two pillars,(A) which together were thirty-five cubits[a] long, each with a capital(B) five cubits high.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 3:15 That is, about 53 feet or about 16 meters

13 She looked, and there was the king,(A) standing by his pillar(B) at the entrance. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets, and musicians with their instruments were leading the praises. Then Athaliah tore her robes and shouted, “Treason! Treason!”

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31 The king stood by his pillar(A) and renewed the covenant(B) in the presence of the Lord—to follow(C) the Lord and keep his commands, statutes and decrees with all his heart and all his soul, and to obey the words of the covenant written in this book.

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19 For this is what the Lord Almighty says about the pillars, the bronze Sea,(A) the movable stands and the other articles(B) that are left in this city,

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17 The Babylonians broke up the bronze pillars,(A) the movable stands(B) and the bronze Sea(C) that were at the temple of the Lord and they carried all the bronze to Babylon.(D)

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21 Each pillar was eighteen cubits high and twelve cubits in circumference[a]; each was four fingers thick, and hollow.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 52:21 That is, about 27 feet high and 18 feet in circumference or about 8.1 meters high and 5.4 meters in circumference

49 The portico(A) was twenty cubits[a] wide, and twelve[b] cubits[c] from front to back. It was reached by a flight of stairs,[d] and there were pillars(B) on each side of the jambs.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 40:49 That is, about 35 feet or about 11 meters
  2. Ezekiel 40:49 Septuagint; Hebrew eleven
  3. Ezekiel 40:49 That is, about 21 feet or about 6.4 meters
  4. Ezekiel 40:49 Hebrew; Septuagint Ten steps led up to it

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