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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

2 Chronicles 4

Verse 3

in a cubit: or, to the height of a cubit (i.e. one-fifth of the brazen sea).

Verse 5

received and held three thousand baths. 1 Kings 7:26 says 2,000; and it is alleged that "there must be a mistake in the figures". But no: 1 Kings 7:26 speaks of what it usually "contained", while here it speaks of what it could actually "receive and hold".

Verse 6

offered = offered up. Hebrew. 'alah . App-43 .

Verse 7

candlesticks = lampstands.

Verse 8

basons = bowls for sprinkling.

Verse 9

court of the priests. None in Tabernacle.

Verse 12

pommels = bowls.

wreaths = network.

Verse 13

upon = upon the face of.

Verse 16

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

Verse 18

found out = searched out.

Verse 20

after the manner: i.e. the prescribed order. Compare 2 Chronicles 4:7 and Exodus 27:20 , Exodus 27:21 .

the oracle. See note on 2 Samuel 16:23 .

Verse 21

perfect = of purest. Heb the perfections of.

Verse 22

pure = purified.

holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 .

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 4". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.