Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 2:6 in English Standard Version "Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons." 2Ch 4:5 Its thickness was a handbreadth. And its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held 3,000 baths. Mr 7:3 (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands properly, holding to the tradition of the elders, Joh 3:25 Now a discussion arose between some of John’s disciples and a Jew over purification.