Ezra 1:10 Commentary - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole
Basons of a second sort; the first or chief were of gold, and these of silver are called the second, or next to them of worth and use.
Other vessels a thousand: he speaks of vessels of a middle size; for great and small were five thousand four hundred, as it follows here. Or, as some render it,
other vessels by
thousands: they were not distinctly numbered according to their various forms and uses, but were promiscuously put together by thousands.
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English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole
Matthew Poole (1624–1679) wrote English Annotations on the Holy Bible, completing the chapters as far as Isaiah 58 before his death in 1679. The rest of the Annotations were completed by friends and colleagues among his Nonconformist brethren. The first printing of the completed edition was in 1685, 2 volumes folio, followed by editions in 1688, 1696 (with valuable chapter outlines added by the editors, Samuel Clark and Edward Veale), and the 4th and definitive edition in 1700, the basis of all others.