sea

sea

A term denoting any large body of water, salt or fresh. Also, the bronze sea, or sometimes simply “the sea,” was a great basin in the forecourt of the Temple (2Kgs 25:13; Jer 27:19).

2Kgs 25:13

13The bronze pillars that were in the house of the Lord, as well as the stands and the bronze sea that were in the house of the Lord, the Chaldeans broke in pie ... View more

Jer 27:19

19For thus says the Lord of hosts concerning the pillars, the sea, the stands, and the rest of the vessels that are left in this city,

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.