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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


The pillars of brass were 18 cubits high.

1 Kings 7:15 View context

For he cast two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve cubits did compass either of them about.

The pillars were 35 cubits high.

2 Chronicles 3:15 View context

Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the chapiter that [was] on the top of each of them [was] five cubits.