2 Chronicles 4:3
And under: 1Ki 7:24-26, Eze 1:10, Eze 10:14, 1Co 9:9-10, Rev 4:7 oxen: In the parallel passage of Kings, instead of bekarim, "oxen," we have pekaim, "knops," in the form of colocynths. (See note on 1Ki 6:18, and see note on 2Ki 4:39); which last is supposed by able critics to be the reading which ought to received be here; bekarim, "oxen," being a mistake for pekaim, "knops." Houbigant, however, contends that the words in both places are right; but that bakar does not signify an ox here, but a large kind of grape, according to its meaning in Arabic. But Dr. A. Clarke states that bakar, or bakarat, has no such meaning in Arabic, though the phrase aino 'lbikri, or "ox-eye," signifies a species of black grape, very large, and of incredible sweetness; that consequently the criticism of this great man is not solid; and that the likeliest method of reconciling the two places is to suppose a change in the letters as above. Reciprocal: 1Ki 7:26 - it contained