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Title: The 'Molten Sea', or Is It?
Author(s): KANG, Seung Il
Volume: 89 Issue: 1 Date: 2008
Contrary to the conventional rendering of הים מוצק (1 Kgs 7, 23), the name of the huge water basin in the Solomonic Temple, as the 'Molten Sea', the author suggests that הים מוצק should be seen as one of the cultic proclamations declared during the New Year festival and should be translated 'The Sea has been constrained!'