Each of the pillars was about twenty-seven feet 1 high. The bronze top of one pillar was about four and a half feet 2 high and had bronze latticework and pomegranate shaped ornaments all around it. The second pillar with its latticework was like it.
1 “This will be your reminder that I have spoken the truth: 2 This year you will eat what grows wild, 3 and next year 4 what grows on its own. But the year after that 5 you will plant seed and harvest crops; you will plant vines and consume their produce. 6
The bronze top of one pillar was about seven and one-half feet 1 high and had bronze latticework and pomegranate-shaped ornaments all around it. The second pillar with its pomegranate-shaped ornaments was like it.
Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter his mother’s womb and be born a second time, can he?” 1
He made fifty loops along the edge of the end curtain in the first set and fifty loops along the edge of the curtain that joined the second set.
Then he presented the second ram, the ram of ordination, 1 and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram
In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites left Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, during the month Ziv 1 (the second month), he began building the Lord’s temple.
Asaph was the leader and Zechariah second in command, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel. They were to play stringed instruments; Asaph was to sound the cymbals;
Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus. He was the highest-ranking 1 Jew, and he was admired by his numerous relatives. 2 He worked enthusiastically 3 for the good of his people and was an advocate for the welfare of 4 all his descendants. 5
That night the Lord said to him, “Take the bull from your father’s herd, as well as a second bull, one that is seven years old. 1 Pull down your father’s Baal altar and cut down the nearby Asherah pole.
Saul said, “I will give her to him so that she may become a snare to him and the hand of the Philistines may be against him.” So Saul said to David, “Today is the second time for you to become my son-in-law.” 1
In the evening she went, and in the morning she returned to a separate part 1 of the harem, to the authority of Shaashgaz the king’s eunuch who was overseeing the concubines. She would not go back to the king unless the king was pleased with her 2 and she was requested by name.
Then they are to take a young bull with its grain offering of fine flour mixed with olive oil; and you are to take a second young bull for a purification offering. 1
Before he could reply I asked again, “What are these two extensions 1 of the olive trees, which are emptying out the golden oil through the two golden pipes?”
But if we had not delayed, we could have traveled there and back 1 twice by now!”