And under it was
the similitude of oxen, which did compass it round about: ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round about. Two rows of oxen were
cast, when it was cast.
It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the sea was set
above upon them, and all their hinder parts were
And the thickness of it was
an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and
it received and held three thousand baths.
He made also ten lavers, and put five on the right hand, and five on the left, to wash in them: such things as they offered for the burnt offering they washed in them; but the sea was
for the priests to wash in.
And he made ten candlesticks of gold according to their form, and set them
in the temple, five on the right hand, and five on the left.
He made also ten tables, and placed them
in the temple, five on the right side, and five on the left. And he made an hundred basons of gold.
Furthermore he made the court of the priests, and the great court, and doors for the court, and overlaid the doors of them with brass.