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gat!on, and all the holy vessels ' tion, and all the holy vessels that Erod xxvil, 1-7. And thou shalt that were in the tabernacle, even were in the tabernacle; these did make an altar of shitdim-wood, those did the priests and the Le- the priests and the Levites bring five cubits loug, and fire cubits yites bring up. up.

broad: the altar shall be four

equare; and the lieight thereof 1 Chron. xill, 5-7, 12--14. So

shall be three cubits. And thou David gathered all Israel toge- Jer. fil, 16. Ana It shall come to shalt make the horns of it upon ther, from Sbihor of Egypt even pass, when yo be multiplied and the four corners thereof: his horns unto the entering of Hemath, to increased in the land, in those shall be of the same; and thon bring the ark of God from Kir- days, saith the Lord, they shall shalt overlay it with brass. And jath jearim. And David went up, say no more, The ark of the cover thou shalt make his pans to reand all Israel, to Baalah, that is, nant of the LORD; neither shall it ceive his ashes, and his shovels, to Kirjath-jearim, which belonged come to mind, neither shall they and his basons, and his flesh to Judianı, to bring up thence the remember it, neither shall they hooks, and his fire-pans: all the ark of God the LORD, that dwelleth visit it, neither shall that be done vessels thereof thou shalt make between the cherubims, whose any more.

of brass. And thou shalt make name is called on it. And they

Rev. xi, 19. And the temple of for it a grate of net-work of brass; carried the ark of God in a new. God was opened in Leaven, and and upon the net shalt thou make cart out of the house of Abinadab: there was seen in his temple the four brasen rings in the four C-T. cart. And David was

afraid of ark of bis testament: and there ners thereof. And thou shalt pot God that day, saying, How shall I

were lightnings, and voices, and it under the compass of the altar bring the ark or God home to me thunderings, and an earthquake, beneath, that the net may be even and great hall.

to the midst of the altar. And So David brought not the ark

thou shalt make staves for the home to himself to the city of

THE ALTAR IN PATRIAR- altar, staves of shittim-wood, and David, but carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.

CIAL TIMES.

overlay them with brass. And

the staves shall be put into the And the ark of God remain- Gen. xli, 7. And the LORD ap- rings, and the staves shall be od with the family of Obed-edom peared unto Abram, and said, upon the two sides of the altar, to in his house three months. And Unto thy seed will I give this bear it, the LORD blessed house land: and there builded he an of Obed-edom, and all that he altar unto the LORD, who appeared the altar of burnt-offering of

Exod. xxxvill, 1-17. And he made bad. unto him.

sbittim-wood: five cubits 100s tho 1 Chron. 87.2--4, 25, 26, 28. Then Gen. xlil, 18. Then Abram re- length thereof, and five cubits the David said, None ought to carry moved his tent, and came and breadth thereot, (it was fourthe ark of God but the Levites: dwelt in the plain of Mamre,

square,) and three cubits tho for them hath the Lord chosen to which 13 in Ilebron, and built height ihereof. And he mads tho carry the ark of God, and to mio there an altar unto the LORD.

horns thereof on the four corners nister unto him for ever.

And

Gen xxvi, 25. And he builded of it; the horns thereof were of the Divid gathered all Israel together an altar there, and called upon same: and ho overlaid it with to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark the name of the LORD, and pitched brass. And he made all the ves. of the LORD unto his place, which his tent there: and there Isaac's sels of the altar, the pots, and the he had prepared for it. And Da- servants digged a well.

shovels, and the basons, and the vidi assembled the children of Aaron, and the Levites. So David,

Gen. xxxy, 1, 3,6,7. And God flesh-hooks, and the fire-pans all

the vessels thereof made he of and the elders of Israel, and the said unto Jacobs, Arise, go up to

brass. And he made for the altar captains over thousands, went to Beth-el, and dwell there: and bring up the ark of the covenant make there an altar unto God.... brasen grate of net-work, under of the LORD out of the house of And let us arise, and go up to the compass thereof, beneath un

to the midst of it. And he cast Obed-edom with joy. And it came Beth-el; and I will make there an

four rings for the four ends of tho to pass, when God helped the altar unto God, who answered me

grate of brass, to be places for the Levites that bare the ark of the in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.

staves. And ho made the stars offered seven bullocks and seven in the land of Canaan, (that is, staves into the rings on the sides covenant of the LORD, that they so Jacob came to Luz, which is of shittim - wood, and overlaid

them with brass. Aud he put the the ark of the covenant of the Beth-el,) be, and all the people of the altar, to bear it withal; bio LORD with shouting, and with

made the cltar hollow with bound of the cornet, and with built thero an altar, and called the

boards. trumpets, and with cymbals, mak- place El-beth-el; because there ing a noise with psalteries and God appeared unto him, when ho Ecod. xl, 6. And thou shalt set

fed from the face of his brother. barps.

the altar of the burnt-offering

before the door of the tabernacle 2 Chron. V, 2-5. Then Solomon

of the tent of the congregation. assembled the elders of Israel, and

THE ALTAR IN FRONT OD all the heads of the tribes, the

THE TABERNACLE.

Lev. 1, 7. And the sons of Aaron chief of the fathers of the children Exod. xx, 24, 25. An altar of the priest shall put fire upon the of Israel unto Jerusalem, to bring earth thou shalt make unto me, altar, and lay the wood in order up the ark of the covenant of the and shalt sacrifice thereon thy

upon the fire. LORD out of the city of David, burnt-offerings, and thy peace- Lev. vi, 9-13. Command Aaron which is Zlop. Wherefore all the offerings, thy sheep, and thing and his sons, saying. This is the men of Israel assembled them- oxen. In all places where I re- law of the burnt-offering: It is the selves unto the king in the feast cord my name I will come unto burnt - offering, because of the which was in the seventh month. thee, and I will bless thee. And burning upon the altar all night And all the elders of Israel came; if thou wilt make me an altar of unto the morning, and the Are of and the Levites took up the ark. store, thou shalt not build it of the altar shall be burning in it. And idey brought up the ark, and hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy And the priest shall put on his the tabernacle of the Congrega- I tool opon it, thou hast polluted ii. llinen garment, and his linen breecheg shall he put upon his and our generations after us, that' off-ring, with his brasen grate, his Bests, and take up the ashes we might do the service of the slaves, and all his vessels; the which the fire hath consumed LORD before him with our burnt- laver and his foot. with the burnt-offering on the offerings, and with our sacrifices, sitar, and he shall put them beside and with our peace-offerings; that the vessels which were upon tho

E.cod. xxxvii. 16. And he made the altar. And he sball put off bis your children may not say to our table, bis dishes, and his spoons, garinents, and put on other

gar children in time to come. Yerbare and his bowls, and its covers to without the camp unto a clean said we, that it shall be, when cover withal, of pure gold. place. And the fire upon the they should so say to us, or to our Exod. xxxix, 35--40. The ark of altar shall be burning in it; it shall generations in time to come, that the testimony, and the staveg not be put ont: and the priest we may say again, Behold the thereof, and the mercy-seal; 'The Bhall born wood on it every inorn- pattern of the altar of the LORD, table, and all the vessels thereof, Ing, and lay the burnt-offering in which our fathers made, not fir and the shew-bread; The puro order upon it; and he shall bnrn burnt-offerings, nor for sacrifices; candlestick with the lamps tlierethereon the fat of the peace-offer- but it is a witness between us and of, even with the lamps to be set Ings. The fire shall ever be you. God forbid that we should in order, and all the veszels thereburning upon the altar; it shall rebel against the Lord, and turn of, and the oil for light; And the never go out.

this day from following the LORD, golden altar, and the anointing Deut. xxvil, 5, 6. And there to build an altar for burnt-offer- oil, and the sweet incunse, and the shalt thou build an altar unto the ings, for meat - offerings, or for langing for the tabernacle door; LORD thy God, an altar of stones: sacrifices, besides the altar of the The brasen altar, and his grate of thou shall not lift up any iron Logd our God, that is before his brass, his staves, and all bis vestool upon them. Thou shall build tabernacle.

sels; the laver and his foot; The the altar of the LORD thy God of

haugings of the court, his pillars, wholo stones; and thou shalt offer

LAVER.

and his sockets, and the hanging burnt-offerings thereon unto the

Exod. xl, 7,30. And thou shalt his pins, and all the vessels of the

for the court-gate, his cords, and LORD thy God.

set the laver between the tent of service of the tabernacle, for the Josh. viii, 31. As Moses the ser- the congregation and the altar; tent of the congregation. vant of the LORD commanded the and shalt put water therein. And children of Israel, as it is written he set the laver between the tent in the book of the law of Moses, of the congregation and the altar, ARTISTIC GENIUS an altar of whole stones, over and put water there, to wash Exod. xxxi, 1.-6. And the LORD which no man hath lift up any withal.

spake unto Moses, saying, See, I Iron: and thoy offered thereon

have called by name Bezaleel the burnt-offerings unto the Lord, and GENERAL VIEW OF THE son of Url, the son of Hur, of the sacrificed peace-ufferings.

TABERNACLE AND ITS

tribe of Judab; And I have Alled

him with the spirit of God, in ALTAR OF WITNESS.

FURNITURE.

wisdom, and in understanding, Josh, xxii, 10, 11, 16, 19, 26-29.

Exod. xxv, 29. And thou shalt and in knowledge, and in all manAnd when they came unto the make the dishes thereof, and ner of workmanship. To devise borders of Jordán, that are in the spoons thereof, and covers thereof, cunning works, to work in gold, land of Canaan, the children of and bowls thereof, to cover withal: and in silver, and in brass, And Ruben, and the children of Gad, of pure gold shalt thou make in cutting of stones, to set them, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, them.

and in carving of timber, to work built thers an altar by Jordan, a Exod. xxvil, 19. All the vessels in all manner of workmanship. great aliar to see to. And the of the tabernacle, in all the service And I, behold, I have given with children of Israel heard say, Be- thereof, and all the pins thereof, him Aholiab the son of Anisamach, hold, the children of Reuben, and and all the pins of the court, shali of the tribe of Dan: and in the the children of Gad, and the hall be of brass.

hearts of all that are wise-bearted tribe of Manasseh, have built an

Exod. xxxi, 7--11. The taber- make all that I have commanded

I have put wisdom, that they may altar over against the land of Canaan, in the borders of Jordan, ark of the testimony, and the nacle of the congregation, and the

thee. at the paseage of the children of Israel.

Exod. XXXV, 30--35. And Moses mercyseat that is thereupon, and Thus saith the whole congregation of the Lord, What And the table and his furniture, See, the LORD hath called by name

all the furniture of the tabernacle, said unto the children of Israel, trespass is this that ye have come and the puro candlestick with ali Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of mitted against the God of Israel, bis furniture, and the altar of in- Hur, of the tribe of Judah: And to turn away this

day from follow- cense, and the altar of burnt: he hath filled him with the spirit ing the LORD, in that yo bave offering

with all his turniture, and of God, in wisdom, in understand, might rebel this day against the clothes of service, and the holy devise curious works, to work in builded you an altar, that yo the layer and his foot, And the ing, and in knowledge, and in all LORD? Notwithstanding, if the land of your possession be unclean.

garments for Aaron the priest, then pass ye over unto the land of and the garments of bis sons, to gold, and in silver, and in brass, the possession of the LORD, where the anoloting oil, and sweet in them, and in carving of wood, to

minister in the priest's office, And And in the cutting of stones, to set In the Loat's tabernacle dwelleth. cense for the holy place : accord- make any manner of cunning bat rebel not against the LORD, thee shall they do. and take possession among us: ing to all that I have commanded work, and he hath put

in his

heart that he may teach, both ho nur rebel against us, in building

and Aboliab the son of Ahlsamach, you an altar, besides the altar of Exod. xXXV, 15, 16. And the of the tribe of Dan. Them hath the Lord our God. Thereforu we incense-altar, and his staves, and be filled with wisdom of heart, to said, Let us now prepare to build the anointing-oll, and the sweet work all manner of work of the us an altar, not for burnt-offering, incense, and the banging for the engraver, and of the cunning nor for sacrifice: But that it may door at the entering in of the workman, and of the embroiderer, be a witness between us and you, I tabernacle; The altar of burnt-I in blue, and to purple, in scarlet,

one

and in fine linen, and of the both of them were full of fine after the shakel of the sanctaary, weaver, even of them that do any flour mingled with oil, for a meat- both of them full of fine flour work, and of those that devise offering: One spoon of ten shekcisiningled with oil, for a meat-oiler. cunning work.

of gold, full of incense: One young ing: One golden spoon of ten Exod. xxxvi, 1, 2. Then wrought bullock, one ram, one lamb of the shekels, tull

of incense: One young Bezaleel and 'Aholiab, and every first year, for å burnt-offering: bullock, one ram, one lamb of the wise-hearted man, in whom the One kid of the goats, for a sin- first year, for a burnt-offering Lord put wisdom and understand offering. And for a sacrifice of One kid of the goats for a sin. ing to know how to work all peace-offerings, two oxen, five offering: And for a sacrifice of manner of work for the service of rams, five he-goats, five lambs of peace - offerings, two oxen, fire the sanctuary, according to all the first year. This was the offer- rams, five ho-goats, five lambs of

This as the that the LORD had commanded. ing of Nabshon the son of Am- the first year. And Moses called Bezaleel and minadab. On the second day offering of Shelumiel the son of Ahollab, and every wise-hearted Nethaneel the son of Zuar, prince Zurishaddai. On the sixth day man, in whose heart the Lord had of Issachar, did offer. He offered Eliasaph the son of Deuel, princa put wisdom, even every one for his offering one silver charger, of the children of Gad, Offered

silver whose heart'stirred him up to the weight whereof was an hun- His offering was

dred and thirty shekels, one silyer charger of the weight of an hun. come unto the work to do it.

bowl of seventy sliekels, after the dred and thirty shekels, a silver

shekel of the sanctuary, both of bowl of seventy shekels, after the DEDICATION OF THE

them full of fine flour mingled shekel of the sanctuary, both of TABERNACLE.

with oil for a meat-offering: One them full of fine flour mingled Num, vii, 1--S8. And it came to spoon of gold of ten shekels, full with oil, for a meat-offering: One pass on the day that Moses had of incense: One young bullock, golden spoon of ten shekels, fall fully set up the tabernacle, and ono ram, one lamb of the first of incense: One young bollock, had anointed it, and sanctified it, year, for a burnt-offering: One one ram,' one lamb of the first and all the instruments thereof, kid of the goats for a sin-offering: year, for a burnt-offering: One both the altar, and all the vessels And for a sacrifice of peace-offer- kid of the goats for a sit-offering: thereof, and had anointed them, ings, two oxen, five rams, five be- And for a sacrifice of peace-offerand sanctified them, that the goats, five lambs of the first year. ings, two oxen, five ranns, fire beprinces of Israel, heads of the This was the offering of Nethaneel goats, five lambs of the first year. house of their fathers, (who were the son of Zuar. On the third day This was the offering of Eliasaph the princes of the tribes, and were Ellab the son of Helon, prince of the son of Deuel. On the

seventh over them that were numbered, the children of Zebulan, did ofer. day Elishama the son of Amoffered. And they brought their His offering was one silver char-mihud, prince of the children of oficriog before the LORD, six cover- ger, the weight whereof was an Ephraim, offered. His offering ed waggons, and twelve oxen; hundred and thirty shekels, one was one silver charger, the weight a waggon for two of the princes, silver bowl of seventy shekels, whereof was an hundred and and for each one an ox: and they after the shekel of the sanctuary, thirty shekels, one silver bowl of brought them before the taber- both of them full of fine flour seventy shekels, after the shekel Dacle. And the LORD spake unto mingled with oil, for a meat offer of the sanctuary, both of them full Moses, saying, Take it of them, ing: One golden spoon of ten of fine flour mingled with oil

, for that they may be to do the service shekels, full of incense: One young a meat - offering: One golden of the tabernacle of the congrega- bullock, one ram, one lamb of the spoon of ten shekels, full of intlon; and thou shalt give them first year, for a burnt-offering: cense: One young bullock, one unto the Levites, to every man ono kid of the goats for a sin. ram, one lamb of the first year, accoring to his service. And offering: And for a sacrifice for a burnt-offering: One kid of Moses took the waggons and the of peace-offerings, two oxen, five the goats for a sin-offering And oxen, and gave them unto the rams, five, be-goats, fivo lambs for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, Levites. Two waggons and four of the first year. This was the two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, oxen he gave unto the sons of Ger- offering of Ellab the son of Helon. tive lambs of the first year. This shon, according to their service : On the fourth day Elizur the sun was the offering of Elishama the And four waggons and eight oxen of Shedeur, prince of the children son of Ammihud. On the eighth be gave unto the sons of Merari, of Reuben, did offer. His offering day offered Gamaliel the son of according unto their service, un- was ono silver charger of the Pedalizar, prince of the children der the hand of Ithamar tho son weigh, of an hundred and thirty of Mauasseh.

His offering was of Aaron the priest. But unto the shekcls, one silver bowl of seventy one silver charger of the weight Bons of Kobath he gave none: be- shekels, after the shekol of the of an hundred and thirty shekels, cause the service of the sanctuary sanctuary, both or them full of one silver bowl of seventy shekels, belonging to them was that they fine four mingled with oil, for a afier the shekel on the sanctuary, should bear upon their shoulders. meat-offering: One golden spoon both of them full of fine flour And the princes offered for dedi- of ten shekels, full of incense: One mingled with oil, for a meatcating of the altar, in the day that young bullock, one ram, one lamb offering: One golden spoon of it was anointed, even the princes of tbe first year, for a burnt-ofior- ten shekels, full of incense:

One offered their offering before the ing: One kid of the goats for a young bullock, one ram, one lamb altar. And the LORD said unto sin-offering: And for a sacrifice of the first year, for a bumi-offerMoses, They shall offer their offer- of peace - offerings, two oxen, ing: One kid of the goats for a ing, each prince on his day, for five rams, five he-goats. five sin-offering: Aud for a sucrifice the dedicating of the altar. And lambs of the first year. This was of peace-offerings, two oxen, five he that offered his offering the the offering of Elizur the son of rams, five he-goats, five lambs of first day was Nahshon the son of Shedeur. On the fifth day She- the first year. Amminadab, oi the tribe of Juuah. lumiel the son ox Zurishaddai, offering of Gamaliel the son of And his offering was one silver prince of the children of Simeon, Pedahzur.

On the ninth day charger, the weight whereof was did ofer. His offering was oni Abidan the son o. Gideoni, prince an hundred and thirty snekels, one silver charger, the weight whereo. of

the children of Benjamin silver bowl of seventy shekels, was an hundred and thirty shekels, ofered. His offering was one after the shekel of the sanctuary, I one silver bowl of seventy shekels, silver charger, the weight whereoi

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Das an hundred and thirty shekels, twelve silver bowls, twelve spoons hallowed bread: for there was no one silver bowl of seventy shekels, of gold; Each charger of silver bread there but the show bread. after the shekel of the sanctuary, weighing an bundred and thirty both of them full of fine flour shekels, each bowl seventy: all AND, FINALLY, AT GIBEON. mingled with oil, for a meat-offer- the silver vessels weighed two

1 Chron. XVI, 39. And Zadok ing: One golden spoon of ten thousand and four hundredshekels, the priest, and his bretliren the shekels, full of incense: One after the shekel of the sanctuary. priests, before the tabernacle of young bullock, one ram, one lamb The golden spoons were twelve, the LORD, in the high place that of the first year, for a burnt-offer- full of incense, weighing ten was at Gibeon. ing: One kid of the goats for a shekels apiece, after the shekel of sin-offering: And for a sacrifice the sanctuary: all the gold of the

1 Chron. XXI, 29. For the taberof peace-offerings, two oxen, five spoons was an hundred and nacle of the LORD, which Moses rams, five le-goats, five lambs of twenty shekels. All the oxen for made in the wilderness, and the the first year. This was the offer the burnt - offering were twelve altar of the burnt-ofiering, vere ing of Abidan the son of Gideoni. bullocks, the rams twelve, the

at that season in the high place On the tenth day Ahiezer the son lambs of the first year twelve,

at Gibeon. of Ammishaddai, prince of the with their meat-offering; and the II.-TEMPLE. children of Dan, offered.

His kids of the goats for sin-offering 1.-DAVID'S INTENTION TO offering was one silver charger, twelve. And all the oxen, for the the weight whereof was an bun sacrifice of the peace-offerings,

BUILD THE TEMPLE. dred and thirty shekels, one silver were twenty and four bullocks, 2 Sam. vii, 1-3, 5-7. And it bowl of seveniy shekels, after the the rams sixty, the he-goats sixty, came to pass, when the king sat shekel of the sanctuary, both of the lambs of the first year sixty. in his house, and the LORD had them full of fine flour mingled This was the dedication of the given him rest round about from with oll, for a meat-offering: One altar, after that it was anointed. all his enemies, That the king golden spoon of ten shekels, full of

said unto Nathan the prophet, incense: One young bullock, one TABERNACLE SET UP AT See now, I dwell in an house of ram, one lamb of the first year,

cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth

SINAI. for a burnt-offering: One kid of

within curtains. And Nathan said the goats for a sin-offering: And

Exod. xl, 17-19. And it came to to the king, Go, do all that is for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, pass, in the first month, in the in thine heart; for the Lord, is two oxen, five rams, tive he-goats, second year, on the first day of with thee. Go and tell my servant five lambs of the first year. This the mouth, that the tabernacle David, Thus saith the LORD, Shalt was the offering of Ahiezer the

was reared up. And Moses reared thou build me an house for me to son of Ammisbaddai.

On the up the tabernacle, and fastened dwell in? Whereas I have not eleventh day Pagiel the son of his sockets, and set up the boards dwelt in any house since the time Ocran, prince of the children of thereof, and put in the bars there that I brought up the children of Asher, offered. His offering was of

, and reared up his pillars. And Israel out of Egypt, even to this one silver charger, the weight be spread abroad the tent over day, but have walked in a tent whereof toas an hundred and

the tabernacle, and put the cover- and in a tabernacle. In all the thirty shekels, one silver bowl of ing of the tent above upon it; as places wherein I have walked seventy shekels, after the shekel the LORD commanded Moses.

with all the children of Israel of the sanctuary, both of them Num. X, 11, 12. And it came to spake I a word with any of the full of fine flour mingled with oil, pass on the twentieth day of the tribes of Israel, whom I commandfor a meat-offering: One golden second month, in the second year, ed to feed my people Israel, say. spoon of ten shekels, full of incense: that the cloud was taken up from og, Why build ye not me an One young bullock, one ram, one off the tabernacle of the testimony. house of cedar? lamb of the first year, for a burnt- and the children of Israel took 1 Kings viii, 16–18. Since the offering: One kld of the goats for their journeys out of the wilder. day that I brought forth my peoa sin-offerinn: And for a sacri- ness of Sinai; and the cloud rested ple Israel out of Egypt, I choso fice of peace-offerings, two oxen, in the wilderness of Paran. no city out of all the tribes of Isfive rams, five be-goats, five lambs

rael to build an housé, that my of the first year.

This was the offering of Pagiel the son of Ocran.

AT GILGAL.

name might be therein; but I On the twelfth day Ahira the son Josh. v, 10, 11. And the children chose David to be over my people

Israel. And it was in the heart of Enan, prince of the children of of Israel encamped in Gilgal, and Naphtali, ofered. His offering kept the passover on the four house for the name of the LORD

of David my father to build an was one silver charger, the weight teenth day of the month at even whereof uas an hundred and in the plains of Jericho.

God of Israel. And the LORD said And

unto David my father, Whereas it thirty shekels, one silver bowl of they did eat of the old corn of the seventy shekels, after the shekel land on the morrow after the pass- was in thine heart to build an

cikes

and of the sanctuary, both of them fall over, unleavened

house unto my name, thou didst of fine flour mingled with oil, tor parched corn in the self-same well that it was in thine heart. a meat - offering: One golden day.

1 Chron. xxii, 5, 7. And David spoon of ten shekels, full of in

said, Solomon my son is young

AT SHILOH. cense: One young bullock, one

aud tender, and the house that is ram, one lamb of the first year.

Josh. xviii, 1. And the whole to be bnilded for the LORD must for a burnt-offering: One kid of congregation of the children of be exceeding magnifical, of fame the goats for a sin-offering: And Israel assembled together at and of glory throughout all for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle countries : I will therefore now two oxen, Ave rams, five he-goals of the congregation there, and the make preparation for it. 80 David five lambs of the first year. This land was subdued before them. prepared abundantly before his

death. And Dayid said to Solowas the offering of Ahira the sun of Enan, Tbis was the dedication

AT NOB.

mon, My son, as for me, it was in or the altar (in the day when it 1 Sam. xxi, 1, 6. Then came my mind to build an house unto was anointed) by the princes of David to Nob to Ahimelech the the name of the LORD my God. Israel: twelve chargers of silver, priest... So the priest gave him 1 Chron. xxvili,2,3. Then David

the king stood op upon his feet, son, Be strong, and of good the sabbaths, and on the net. and said, Ilear me, my brethren, courage, and do it: fear not, nor moons, and on the solemn fasts and my people: As for me, I had be dismayed; for the LORD God, of the LORD our God. This is an in mine heart to build an house even my God, will be with thee; ordinance for ever to Israel. of rest for the ark of the covenant he will not fail thee, nor forsake 2 Churon vi, 9, 10. Notwithstandof the LORD, and for the footstool thee, until thou hast finished all ing thou shalt not build the house; of our God, and had made ready the work for the service of the but thy son, which shall come for the building: But God said house of the LORD.

forth out of thy loins, he shall unto me, Thou shalt not build an

build the house for my name. house for my name, because thou BUILT BY SOLOMON.

The Lond therefore bath hast been a man of war, and hast 1 Kings V, 2--5, 17, 19. And so formed his word that he hath shed blood.

Jomon sent to Hiram, saying, spoken; for I am risen up in the 2 untun. vi, 7, 8. Now, it was Thou knowest how that David my room of David my father, and am in the heart of David my father to father could not build an house set on the throne of Israel, as the build an house for the name of unto the name of the LORD his LORL promised, and have built the LORD God of Israel: But the God, for the wars which were the house for the name of the LORD said to David my fatber, about him on every side, until the LORD God of Israel. Forasmuch as it was in thine heart LORD put them under the soles of

2 Chron. vil, 11. Thus Solomon to built an house for my name, his feet. Buy now the LORD my anislied the house of the LORD, thou di Ist well in that it was in God bath given me rest on every and the king's bouse: and all that thine heart.

side, so that there is neither ad- came into Solomon's heart

versary nor evil occurrent. And, make in the house of the LORD, PREPARATION MADE BY

behold, I purpose to build an and in his own house, he prosper

house unto the name of the LORD ously eff:cted. HIM FOR IT.

my God, as the LORD spake unto 1 Chron. xxil, 6, 11, 16--19. Then David my father, saying, Thy son,

Acts vii, 46-48. Who (David] he called for Solomon his son, and whom I will set upon thy tiirone found favour before God, and de and charged him to build ani in thy room, he shall build an sired to find a tabernacle for the house for the LORD God of Israel, house unto my name. And the

God of Jacob. But Solomon

Ilow beit Now, my son, the LOED be with king commanded, and they brought built him an house. thee; and prosper thou, and build great stones, costly stones, and the most High dwelleth not in the house of the LORD thy God, hewed stones, to lay the founda- temples made with hands, as as he hath said of thee. or thé tion of the house. And Solomon's saith the prophet. gold, the silver, and the brass, builders and Iliram's builders did and the iron, there is no number. hew them, and the stone-squarers:

ITS ERECTION. Arise therefore, and be doing, so they prepared timber and

1 Kings vi, 1, 7, 37, 38. And it and the LORD be with thee. stones to build the house.

came to pass, in the four bandred David also commanded all the 1 Kings vi, 14. So Solomon and eighiletli year after the chilprinces of Israel to help Solomon built the house, and finished it. dren of Israel were come out of Ls son, saying, Is not the LORD

1 Chron. xvii, 11, 12. And it the land of Egypt, in the fourth your God with your and bath he shall come to pass, when thy days year of Solomon's reign over for he hath given the inhabitants be expired that thou must go to be Israel, in the month zif, which is of the land into mine hand; and up thy seed after thee, which to build the house of the Lord.

with ihy fathers, that I will raise the second month, that he began the land is subdued before the shall be of thy sons; and I will And the house, when it was in Lord, and before buis people. Now establish his kingdom. He shall building, was built of stone made set your heart and your soul to build me an house, and I will ready before it was brought seek the LORD your God, arise stablish his throne for ever.

thither: so that there was neither therefore, and build ye the sanc

hammer nor ax nor any toul of

1 Chron. xxii, 9, 10. Behold, a Iron heard in the house while it tuary of the LORI) God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the son shall be born to thee, who was in building. In the furth Lord, and the holy vessels of God, shall be a man of rest; and I will renr was the foundation of the into the house that is to be built give him rest from all his enemies house of the Lord laid, in the to the name of the LORD.

round about: for his name shall month Zif: And in the eleventh

be Solomon, and I will give peace year, in the month Bul, which is 1 Chron. xxviii, 10--12, 19, 20. and quietness unto Israel in his the eighth month, was the house Take heed now; for the Lord hath days. He shall build an house for finished throughout all the pirts chosen thee to build an house for my name; and he shall be my son, thereof, and according to all the the sanctuary: be stivue, and do and I will be his father; and I will fashion of it. so was he seren it. Then David gave to Solomon establish the throne of his kinghis son the pattern of the porch, dom over Israel for ever.

years in building it. and of the houses thereof, and of

1 Chron. xxviil, 6. And he said 2 Chron. iii, 2. And he began to the treasurics thereof, and of the unto me, Solomon thy son, he build in the second day of the upper chambers thereof, and of the inner parlours thereof, and of courts: for I have chosen him to be of his reign.

shall build my house and my second month, in the fourth year the place of the mercy-seat, And

2 Chron. vill, 16. Now all the the pattern of all that he had by my son, and I will be his father. the Spirit, of the courts of the 2 Chron. ii, 1, 4. And Solomon work of Solomon was prepared house of the Lord, and of all the determined to build an house for unto the day of the foundation of cha:nbers round about, of the the name of the LORD, and an the house of the LORD, and until it treasuries of the house of God, house for his kingdom. Behold, I was fnished: 80 the house of the and of the treasuries of the dedi- build an house to tbe name of the LORD was perfected. caied things. All this, said David, LORD my God, to dedicate it to

ITS SITE. the LORD made me understand in him, and to burn before him sweet writing by his hand upon me, incenso, and for the continual 1 Chron. xxi, 28. At that time, eren all the works of this pattern. shew-bread, and for the burnt-of- when David saw that the LORD And David said to Solomon his lferings morning and evening, on had answered him in the threst.

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