The pots also, and the shovels, and the forks, and all their articles, did Huram his father make for king Solomon for the house of the LORD of bright bronze.
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His father. Hebrew Abib, which is considered by some as a surname, (Menochius) or the title may be given to Hiram, on account of his skill. (Calmet)
He is so called by the king of Tyre, (chap. ii. 13.) for having instructed him in the true faith. (Worthington)