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And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three thousand baths.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

4:5 three thousand baths. According to I Kings 7:26, the molten sea “contained two thousand baths.” Although this could represent a copyist error, both statements could be true as they stand. That is, if the sea could receive three thousand baths (a bath was about eight gallons), it could certainly contain two thousand.

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