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Hebrew: hashukum, plural, joinings
(Ex. 27:17; 38:17, 28)
the rods by which the tops of the columns around the tabernacle court were joined together, and from which the curtains were suspended (Ex. 27:10-11; 36:38)
In Jer. 52:21 the rendering of a different word, hut, meaning a “thread,” and designating a measuring-line of 12 cubits in length for the circumference of the copper pillars of Solomon’s temple.