From I Kings 7:23, the apparent diameter and circumference of a circular ring are given as 10 and 30 cubits which suggests that the Biblical value of π is 3 rather a number closer to π. However we recount seven different somewhat whimsical explanations as to why this conclusion is overly-hasty.
Simoson, Andrew, "Solomon's Sea and the Biblical π" (1997). ACMS Conference Proceedings 1997. 8.
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