3:17). Many symbolic and cultic functions have been suggested for these bronze pillars, in addition to their obvious decorative value. Albright thinks they were gigantic incense stands, with fire perpetually burning in their bowl-shaped capitals.
|Title||:||The Broadman Bible Commentary: 1-2 Samuel. 1 Kings. 2 Kings. 1-2 Chronicles. Ezra. Nehemiah|
|Author||:||Clifton J. Allen|