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A large circular vessel, cast from the polished brass mirrors contributed by the Hebrew women, and placed between the door of the tabernacle and the altar of burnt-offering, with water for the necessary sacred ablutions, Exodus 30:18-21 28:8 40:7 30:1 32:35 .

For the temple of Solomon, besides the vast brazen sea for the use of the priests, (see 2 Chronicles 4:6 . Each laver contained about three hundred gallons, and was supported above a highly elaborate and beautiful base, 1 Kings 7:27-39 . They were stationed within the court of the priests, in front of the temple, five on each side. See TEMPLE .

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These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Laver'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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