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42 And the four tables were of hewn stone I'nr the burnt-ollering, of a cubit find a half long, and a cubit and a half broad, and one cubit high : whereupon also they laid the instruments wherewith they e'ew the burnt-ollering and the sacrifice.
43 And within xvere hooks, a hand l>road, fastened round about: and upon Die tables was the flesh of the offering.
■M TT And wiUiout the inner gale tvere the chambers of the singers in the inner court, which was at the side of the north gate and their prospect urns toward the south: one at the side of the east gate having the prospect inward the north.
4n And he said unto me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the t=outh, is for I lie priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.
4'3 Anil the chamber whose prospect i.t toward the north is lor the priests, t he keepers of the charge of I he altar: Uiese are the sons of Zadok among the tioiis of Levi, which come near to the JUmoto minister unto him.
47 So he measured the court, a hunbred cubits long, and a hundred cudits broad, foursquare; and the altar iliat was before the house.
4S TT And he brought ine to the porch of the house, and measured cacn post of the porch, five cubits on this side, and five cubits on that side: and the breadth of the gate was three cubits on this side, and three cubits on that aide.
49 The length of the porch was twenty cubits,and the breadth elever cubits; and he brought me by tlx steps whereby they went up to it mid there were pillars by the posts,! 'one on this side, and another on that side.
AFTERWARD he brought the temple, and measured the posts, six cubits broad on the one side, mid six cubiisbroad on the other side, which ivas the breadth of the tabernacle.
'.I And the breadth of the door wai ten cubits; and the sides of the door vjcre five cubits on the one side, and live cubits on the other side: and he measured the length thereof, forty cubits; and the breadth twenty cubits.
2 Then went he inward, and mcas
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ured the post of the door, two cubits and the door, six cubits; and UiO breadth of the door seven cubits.
4 So he measured the length there«f, twenty cubits; and the breadth twenty cubits, before the temple: and he said unto me, This is the most ho ly place.
5 After,lie measured Ue wall of tlie house, six cubits; and the breadth ol every side-chamber, four cubits, round about the house on every side.
6 And the side-chambers were three, one over another, and thirty in order; and they entered into the wall which was of the house for the side-chambers
md about, that they might have' hold, but they iiad not hold hi the wall of the house.
7 Anil tlierc ions an enlarging, and a winding about still upward lo the side chambers: for the winding about of the house went still upward round about the house: therefore the breadth of the house was still upward, and so
:d from the lowestc/iaw&cr to the highest by the midst.
8 1 saw also the height of Ihchouse round about: the foundations of the side-chambers \i:cre a full reed of six great cubits.
"9 The thickness of the wall, which vas for I he side-chamber without, ions five cubits; and that which ivas left the place of the side-chamber* that iccre within.
10 And between the chambers wtis the wideness of twenty cubits round about the house on every side.
11 And the doors of the side-cham bera were toward the place that icti.< left, one door toward the north, and another door toward the south: and the breadth of th-e place that was left
':as five cubits round about.
12 Now the building that toas before the separate place nt the end toward the west, was seventy cubits broad; and the wall of the building was live cubits thick round about, and tin* length thereof ninety cubits.
13 So he measured the house, a bun dred cubits long; and the sepai-iiiplace, and the building, with the walls thereof, a hundred cubits long;
14 Also the breadth of tlie faceof the house, and of the separate place toward the east, a hundred cubits.
15 Ami he measuiml the length of the building over against the prpnrate
The chambers EZE! place whicli was behind it, and Hi galleries thereof on the one side and «>u the oilier side, a hundred cubi' wilh the inner temple, and theporcli of Hie court;
16 The door-posls, and the narrow windows, and the galleries about on their three stories, against the door, ceiled with round about, and from the ground up] to the windows, and the windows roc;1 rove red;
17 To that above the door, even unt the inner house, and without, and by all the wall round about, within ami without, by measure.
18 And it toas made with cherubims and palm-trees, so that a palm-tree was between a cherub and a cherub; and fwi'i; cherub bad two laces;
:9 So that the face of a man ions toward the palm-tree on the one side, and the lace of a young lion toward the palm tree on the other side: it ruas made through all the house round about.
20 From the ground unto above the door ivere cherubims and palm-trees] made, and on the wall of the tempi.;.
2t The posts of the temple wcr (squared,and the face of the sanctuary; the appearance of the one as the appearance o f the other.
-22 The altar of woodiixw three cubits high, and the length thereof two cubits; and the corners thereof, and the length thereof, and the walls thereof, ivere of wood: and he said unto /ne, This is the table that is before the I.oun.
23 And the temple and the sanctuary had two doors.
24 And the doors had two leaves apiece, two turning leaves; two leaves for the one door,and two leaves for the other door.
25 And there lucre made on them, on the doors of the temple, cherubims] oixl palm-trees, like as were made] upon the walls; and there were thick planks upon the face of the porch without.
26 And t/ierc were narrow windows and palm-trees on the one side and on the other sidc,on the sides of the porch, and upon the side-chambers of the house, and thick planks.
THEN he broughtnie forth into the outer court, the way toward the
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lorth: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the [separate place, aud which was before the building toward the north. 2 Before, the lengih of a hundred cubits was the north door, and the ■breadth ivus fifty cubits, j 3 Over against the twenty cubits i which ivere for the inner court, and over against the pavement which n>at for the outer court, was gallery against gallery in three stories. 4 And before the chambers was n walk of ten cubits breadth inward, a way of one cubit; aud their doors toward the north.
fi Now the upper chambers irerc shorter: for the galleries were higher than these, than the lower, and than the middlemost of the building.
6 For they were in three stories, buthad not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the building was straitened more than the lowest and the middlemost from the ground,
7 And the" wall '.hat was without over against the chambers, toward the outer court on the forepart of the chambers, the length thereof was fifty cubits.
8 Fur the lengih of the chambers, that were in the outer court was fifty cubits : and, )o, before the temple wcrt. a hundred cubits.
9 Aud from under these chambers was the entry on the east side, as one goeth into them from the outer court.
10 The chambers were in the thick riess of the wall of the court toward the east, over against the separate place, and over against the building.
11 And the way before them was like the appearance of the chambers which were toward the north, as long aB they, and as broad as they: and all their goings out were both according In their fashions, and according to their
12 And according to the doors of (he chambers that loerc toward the south was a door in the head of the way,
the way directly before the wall toward the east, as one entereth into them.
13 IT Then said he unto me, The north chambers and the south chambers, which are before the separate place, they be holy chambers, where the priests that approach unto the Loan shall eat the most hob' Ihiujif:
God's glory rtturnah CHAP. XLUl. there shall they lay the most holyiout of tl. thing?, and the meat-offering, and the sin-oU'eriug, and the trespass-ollering; ror the place is holy.
14 When the priests enter therein, then shall they not go out of the holy place into the outer court, but there they shall lay their garments wherein they minister; for they are holy ; and shall put on other garments, and shall approach to t/iosc things which, are lor the people.
15 Now when he had made an end of | measuring the inner house, he brought nie forth toward the gate whose prospect is toward the east, and .-neasured it round about.
lti He measured the east side will; the measuring reed, live reeds, with"the measuring ice about.
17 He measured the north side, five hundred reeds, with the av reed round about
18 He measured the south side, five hundred reeds, with the measuring] reed.
19 He turned about to the wesl side, and measured five hundred reeds with the measuring reed.
20 He measured it by the four sides it had a wall round about, five hun died reeds Jong, and five hundred broad, to make a separation between the sanctuary and the profane place.
CHAP. XL HI.
into the temple. house; and the man stood
AFTERWARD he brought me tc the gate, even the gate that lookcth toward the east:
2 And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of east: and his voice was like a n of many waters; and the earth °liiued with his glory.
3 And it ivas according to the appearance of I he vision which 1 saw, even according to the vision that 1 saw when 1 came to destroy the cil; and the visions were like the visic that 1 saw by the river Chebar; and 1 fell upon my face.
4 And the glory of the Lord came into the house by the way of the gatcl who.^c prospect is toward the east.
fi So the spirit took me up, and brought me into the inner court; and, behold, the glory of the Log-U tilled the house.
ti And 1I eard h'un, speaking unto me
said unto me, Son of of my throne, and the f the soles of my feet, where 1 will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel for ever, and my holy name, shall the house of Israel no more deehher they, nor their kings, by liieir w horedom, nor by the carcases |of their kings in their high places.
In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their posts by my posts, and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed; wherefore 1 have consumed them in mine anger.
9 Now let them put away their whoredom, and the carcases of their kings, far from me, and I will dwell in the midst of them ibr ever.
10 TI Thou son of man, 6how the house to the house of Israel, that they may he ashamed of their iniquities: and let them measure the pattern.
11 And if they be ashamed of all that tliey have done, show them the form of the house, and the fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof, and the comings m thereof, and all the forms tliereof,and all the ordinances thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the
ws thereof: and write it in their ight, that they may keep the whole Driii thereof, and all the ordinances hereof, and do them.
12 This is the law of the house; Upm the top of the mountain the whole imit thereof round about shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the house.
13 TT And these tire the mrasures of the altar after the cubits: The cubit is a cubit and a hand-breadth: even the bottom shall be a cubit, and the breadth a cubit,aud the border thereof by the edge thereof round about shall be a span: and this shall be the higher place of the altar.
14 And from the bottom upon the ground even to the lower settle shall be two cubits; and the breadth one cubit; and from the lesser settle cv.cn to the greater settle shall be four cubits, and the breadth one cubit
15 So the altar shall be four cubits: and from the altar and upward shall be four horns.
16 And the altar shall be twelve cu
Ordinances of the akar. bits long, twelve broad, square four squares thereof..
17 And the settle shall be fourteen cubits long and fourteen broad in the foursquares thereof; and the border about it shall be half a cubit: and the bottom thereof shall be a cubit about; and hisstairs shall looktoward the ea.^r.
18 TT And he said unto me, Son of man, thus saitli the Lord God ; These are the ordinances of the altar in the day when they shall make it, to offer burnt offerings thereon, and to eprini;.e o.ood thereon.
19 Ana thou shalt give to the priests | I lie Levites that be of the seed of Zadok, which approach unto me, to minister unto me, sait.h the Lord God, a young bullock for a sin-offering.
20 And thou shalt take of t he blood thereof, and put it on the four horns of it, and on the four corners of the settle, and upon the border round about: thus shalt thou cleanse and
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tuary whic'.i looketh toward the east, Ordinances for CHAP. XLV. tlie pncsls.
21 Thou shalt lake the bullock also of the sin-offering, and he shall bum it in the appointed place of the house,) without the sanctuary.
22 And on i.he second day thou shall offer a kid of the goats without blemish for a sir>-offr;ring; and they shall cleanse the altar, as they did cleanse] it with the bullock.
23 When thou hast made an end of cleansing it, thou shalt offer n youn; bullock without blemish, and a rain out of the flock without blemish
24 And thou shalt otTer them before) the Loan, and the priests shall cast enlt upon them, and they shall offer ihem up Jbr a burnt-offering unto the
25 Seven days shalt thou prepare every day a goatJ~o?°n sin-offering: l.hey ehall also prepare a young bullock, and a ram out of the flock, without blemish.
26 Seven days shall they pur^. nltar, and purify it; and they" shall j Consecrate themselves.
27 And when these days are expired, it shall be, that upon iheeighjh day, and so forward, the priests shrill make your burnt offerings upon the altar, and your peace-offerings: and I will accept you, saith the Lord God.
CHAP. XL1V. HP HEN he brought, me back theway J. of the gnt > of the outward s;uir
and it was shut.
2 Then said the Lord unto me,This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it; because the Lord,the God of Israel, hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut.
3 It is for the prince; the prince, lie shall sit ia it to eat bread before th>* Loud; lie shall enter by the way of the porch o( that gale, and shall go out by the way of tlie same.
4 n" Then brought he me the way of (he north gate before the house: and
I looked, and, behold, the glory of the Louo filled the house of the Lord; and I fell upon my face.
5 And the Loao said unto me, Son of man, mark well, and behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, all that 1 say unto thee concerning all the ordinances of the house of"the Lord, and all the laws thereof; and mark well the entering in of the house, with every going" forth of tlie sanctuary.
6 And thou shall soy to the rebellious, even to the house. oflsrael.Thus saiih the Lord God,0 ye house of Israel,let it suffice you of all your abominations,
7 In that ye have brought intf my sanctuary strangers,uncircuincLsed in heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to pollute [l, even my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant, because of all your abominations
S And ye have not kept the charge of my holy things; but ye have set keepers of my charge in my sanctuary for yourselves.
9 IT Thus saitli Die Lord God, No stranger, uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into
sanctuarv, of any stranger that is among the children of Israef
10 And the Lev.ites thai are gone
astray, which went astray away from me after their idols; they shall even bear llicir iniquity.
II Yet they shall be ministers in my lanctunry, havittg charge at the gales of the house, and ministering to the house: t'ney shall slay the burnt-offeringand^he sacrifice for thepeople.and they shall stand before them to inuiis tor unto them.
HBecause they ministered unto them ( 23 And lliey shall teach my peopie
belbielheiridols, and caused tliehous< of Israel to (all into iniquity; therefore have I lilted up my hand against them, saith the Lord God, and they shall bear their iniquity.
13 And they shall not come near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to come near to any of my holy things, in the most holy place; but tiny shall bear their shame, and their abominations which they have committed.
14 Hut 1 will make them keepers of the charge of the house, for all the service thereof, and for all that shall be done therein.
lo II But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me tooirer| unto me the fat and the blood, saith (he Lord God:
1G They shall enter into my sanctuary, and they shall come near to my table, lo minister unto me, and they shall keep my charge.
J 7 IT And it shall come to pas.-, thai when they i-.nter in at the gales of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen garments; and no wool shall come upon them, while they minister in the gates of the inner court, and within.
18 They shall have linen bonnets upon their heads, and shall have linen breeches upon their loins: they shall not gird themselves with any thing thatcauseth sweat.
19 And when they go forth into the oulercourl, even into the outer court to the people, they shall put ofT their garments wherein they niinisterei' and lay them in the holy chambers,! and they shall put on othergarments;] and they shall not sanctify the peoph with their garments.
20 Neither shall they shave their heads, nor suiter their locks to gro\ long; they shall only poll their hendi
21 Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.
22 Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that nway: but they shall take maidens of the seed of tlie house of Israel, or widow thai had a priest before.
ilir. difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean,
24 And in controversy they shall stand in judgment; and they shall judge it aecorduig to my judgments: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes, in all mine assemblies; and they shall hallow my sabbatlis.
25 And they shall come at no dead person to defile themselves: but for father, or for mother, or for son, or lor daughter, for brother, or for sister that hath had no husband, they may defile themselves.
26 And after he is cleansed,they shall reckon unto him seven days.
7 And in the day that he goetli into the saivr'uary, unto the inner court,to ministe. m the sanctuary, he shall oiler his aft'-offering, saith the Lord
;S And it shall be unto them for an inheritance: law their inheritance; and ye shall give them no possesion in Israel: I am their possession.
29 They shall eat the meat-offering, ;ind the sin-offering, and the trespassoffrring: and every dedicated thing in Israel shall b». theirs.
30 And the first of all the first-fruits of all things, and every oblation of all,
of your oblations, shall be the priest's: ye shall also give untu the priest tlie first of your dough, that may cause the blessing lo rest in thy house.
31 The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.
MOREO VER.when ve shall divide by lot the land for inh'iritance, ye shall oiler an oblation unto the LonD, a holy portion of the land: the length shall bs the length of five and ity thousand rec</s,and the breadth shall be ten thousand. This shall be holy in all the uorders thereof round
2 Of this there shall be for the sanctuary five hundred in length, with five hundred in breadth, square round about; and fifty cubits round about liir the suburbs thereof.
3 And of this measure sbalt thou measure the length of five and twenty thousand, and the breadth of ten thou