New American Standard Bible
Solomon left all the utensils unweighed, because they were too many; the weight of the bronze could not be ascertained.
King James Bible
And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding many: neither was the weight of the brass found out.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed from their exceeding number; the weight of the brass was not ascertained.
World English Bible
Solomon left all the vessels [unweighed], because they were exceeding many: the weight of the brass could not be found out.
Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon placeth the whole of the vessels; because of the very great abundance, the weight of the brass hath not been searched out.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The brass of which the two pillars, Jachin and Boaz, the brass sea, and the various vessels were made had been taken by David from two cities belonging to Hadadezer, king of Zobah 1 Chronicles 18:8.
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2 Kings 25:14
They took away the pots, the shovels, the snuffers, the spoons, and all the bronze vessels which were used in temple service.
2 Kings 25:16
The two pillars, the one sea, and the stands which Solomon had made for the house of the LORD-- the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight.
1 Chronicles 22:3
David prepared large quantities of iron to make the nails for the doors of the gates and for the clamps, and more bronze than could be weighed;
1 Chronicles 22:14
"Now behold, with great pains I have prepared for the house of the LORD 100,000 talents of gold and 1,000,000 talents of silver, and bronze and iron beyond weight, for they are in great quantity; also timber and stone I have prepared, and you may add to them.
2 Chronicles 4:18
Thus Solomon made all these utensils in great quantities, for the weight of the bronze could not be found out.
The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze bulls that were under the sea, and the stands, which King Solomon had made for the house of the LORD-- the bronze of all these vessels was beyond weight.
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