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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Temple, the First

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  • Built on Mount Moriah on the threshing-floor of Ornan or Araunah
    1 Chronicles 21:28-30; 22:2; 2 Chronicles 3:1

  • DAVID
    • Anxious to build
      2 Samuel 7:2; 1 Chronicles 22:7; 29:3; Psalm 132:2-5
    • Being a man of war not permitted to build
      2 Samuel 7:5-9; 1 Kings 5:3; 1 Chronicles 22:8
    • Told by the prophet that Solomon should build
      2 Samuel 7:12,13; 1 Chronicles 17:12
    • Made preparations for building
      1 Chronicles 22:2-5,14-16; 29:2-5
    • Charged Solomon to build
      1 Chronicles 22:6,7,11
    • Prayed that Solomon might have wisdom to build
      1 Chronicles 29:19
    • Charged his princes to assist in building
      1 Chronicles 22:17-19
    • Free will offering of the people for the building
      1 Chronicles 29:6-9

  • SOLOMON
    • Determined to build
      2 Chronicles 2:1
    • Specially instructed for
      2 Chronicles 3:3
    • Employed all the strangers in preparing for
      2 Chronicles 2:2,17,18; 1 Kings 5:15
    • Applied to Hiram for a skilful workman to superintend, &c The building of
      2 Chronicles 2:7,13,14
    • Employed thirty thousand Israelites in the work
      1 Kings 5:13,14
    • Contracted with Hiram for wood, stone, and labour
      1 Kings 5:6-12; 2 Chronicles 2:8-10
    • Commenced second day of second month of fourth year of Solomon
      1 Kings 6:1,37; 2 Chronicles 3:2
    • Built without the noise of hammers, axe, or any tool
      1 Kings 6:7

  • DIVIDED INTO
    • The sanctuary or greater house
      2 Chronicles 3:5
    • The oracle or most holy place
      1 Kings 6:19
    • The porch
      2 Chronicles 3:4

  • Surrounded with three stories of chambers communicating with The interior on the right side
    1 Kings 6:5,6,8,10

  • Surrounded with spacious courts
    1 Kings 6:36; 2 Chronicles 4:9

  • Was three score cubits longs, twenty broad, and thirty high
    1 Kings 6:2; 2 Chronicles 3:3

  • Was lighted by narrow windows
    1 Kings 6:4

  • Was roofed with cedar
    1 Kings 6:9

  • THE GREATER OR OUTER HOUSE
    • Was forty cubits long
      2 Kings 6:17
    • Had folding doors of fir wood carved and golden
      1 Kings 6:34,35
    • Had door posts of olive wood carved and gilded
      1 Kings 6:33; 2 Chronicles 3:7

  • THE ORACLE OR MOST HOLY PLACE
    • Was twenty cubits every way
      1 Kings 6:16,20
    • Two cherubims of gilded olive wood made within
      1 Kings 6:23-28; 2 Chronicles 3:11-13
    • A partition of chains of gold between it and outer house
      1 Kings 6:21
    • The doors and the posts of, of olive wood carved and gilded
      1 Kings 6:31,32
    • Separated from the outer house by a vail
      2 Chronicles 3:14

  • The floor and walls of, covered with cedar and fir wood
    1 Kings 6:15

  • Cedar of, carved with flowers, &c
    1 Kings 6:18

  • Ceiled with fir wood and gilt
    2 Chronicles 3:5

  • The whole inside and outside covered with gold
    1 Kings 6:21,22; 2 Chronicles 3:7

  • Garnished with precious stones
    2 Chronicles 3:6

  • THE PORCH OF
    • Twenty cubits long and ten broad
      1 Kings 6:3
    • One hundred and twenty cubits high
      2 Chronicles 3:4
    • Pillars of, with their chapiters described
      1 Kings 7:15-22; 2 Chronicles 3:15-17

  • Its magnificence
    2 Chronicles 2:5,9

  • Was seven years in building
    1 Kings 6:38

  • Was finished in the eighth month of the eleventh year of Solomon
    1 Kings 6:38

  • WAS CALLED
    • The house of the Lord
      2 Chronicles 23:5,12
    • The mountain of the Lord's house
      Isaiah 2:2
    • House of the God of Jacob
      Isaiah 2:3
    • Zion
      Psalm 84:1-7
    • Mount Zion
      Psalm 74:2

  • Appointed as a house of sacrifice
    2 Chronicles 7:12

  • Appointed as a house of prayer
    Isaiah 56:7; Matthew 21:13

  • God promised to dwell in
    1 Kings 6:12,13

  • All dedicated things placed in
    2 Chronicles 5:1

  • The ark of God brought into with great solemnity
    1 Kings 8:1-9; 2 Chronicles 5:2-10

  • Filled with the cloud of glory
    1 Kings 8:10,11; 2 Chronicles 5:13; 7:2

  • Solemnly dedicated to God by Solomon
    1 Kings 8:12-66; 2 Chronicles 6:1-42

  • Sacred fire sent down from heaven at its dedication
    2 Chronicles 7:3

  • Was but a temple built with hands
    Acts 7:47,48

  • Complete destruction of, predicted
    Jeremiah 26:18; Micah 3:12

  • HISTORICAL NOTICES OF
    • Pillaged by Shishak king of Egypt
      2 Kings 21:4-7; 2 Chronicles 33:4,5,7
    • Repaired by Josiah in the 18th year of his reign
      1 Kings 14:25,26; 2 Chronicles 12:9
    • Repaired by Jehoash at the institution of Jehoiada
      2 Kings 12:4-14; 2 Chronicles 24:4-13
    • Treasures of given by Jehoash to propitiate the Syrians
      2 Kings 12:17,18
    • Defiled and its treasures given by Ahaz to the king of Assyria
      2 Kings 16:14,18; 2 Chronicles 28:20,21
    • Purified and divine worship restored under Hezekiah
      2 Chronicles 29:3-35
    • Its treasures given by Hezekiah to the Assyrians to procure A treaty
      2 Kings 18:13-16
    • Polluted by the idolatrous worship of Manasseh
      2 Kings 21:4-7; 2 Chronicles 33:4,5,7
    • Repaired by Josiah in the 18th year of his reign
      2 Kings 22:3-7; 2 Chronicles 34:8-13
    • Purified by Josiah
      2 Kings 23:4-7,11,12
    • Pillaged and burned by the Babylonians
      2 Kings 25:9,13-17; 2 Chronicles 36:18,19

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • Christ
      John 2:19,21
    • The spiritual church
      1 Corinthians 3:16; 2 Corinthians 6:16; Ephesians 2:20-22
    • The bodies of saints
      1 Corinthians 6:19

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Temple, the First'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/t/temple-the-first.html. 1897.

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