Solomon never weighed the bronze that was used to make these things. There was too much to weigh. So the total weight of all the bronze was never known. The king ordered these things to be made near the Jordan River between Succoth and Zarethan. They made them by melting the bronze and pouring it into molds in the ground.
Here is a list of the items he made: Two pillars; A capital at the top of each pillar; Latticework covering the bases of the capitals of each pillar; Four hundred pomegranates in two rows on the latticework, to cover the bases of the two capitals; Ten movable stands holding ten vats; One large tank and twelve oxen supporting it; Pots; Shovels; Basins. All these items were made of burnished bronze and were cast at the plains of the Jordan River between Succoth and Zarethan.
All these artifacts that Hiram made for King Solomon for The Temple of God were of burnished bronze. He cast them in clay in a foundry on the Jordan plain between Succoth and Zarethan. These artifacts were never weighed—there were far too many! Nobody has any idea how much bronze was used.
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