Torrey's New Topical Textbook
Temple, the First.
Built on Mount Moriah on the threshing-floor of Ornan or Araunah @1Ch 21:28-30; 22:2; 2Ch 3:1.
Determined to build. @2Ch 2:1.
Surrounded with three stories of chambers communicating with the interior on the right side @1Ki 6:5,6,8,10.
Specially instructed for. @2Ch 3:3.
Employed all the strangers in preparing for. @2Ch 2:2,17,18; 1Ki 5:15.
Applied to Hiram for a skilful workman to superintend, &c the building of. @2Ch 2:7,13,14.
Employed thirty thousand Israelites in the work. @1Ki 5:13,14.
Contracted with Hiram for wood, stone, and labour. @1Ki 5:6-12; 2Ch 2:8-10.
Commenced second day of second month of fourth year of Solomon. @1Ki 6:1,37; 2Ch 3:2.
Built without the noise of hammers, axe, or any tool. @1Ki 6:7.
Surrounded with spacious courts @1Ki 6:36; 2Ch 4:9.
Was three score cubits longs, twenty broad, and thirty high @1Ki 6:2; 2Ch 3:3.
Was lighted by narrow windows @1Ki 6:4.
Was roofed with cedar @1Ki 6:9.
The greater or outer house
The oracle or most holy place
The floor and walls of, covered with cedar and fir wood @1Ki 6:15.
Cedar of, carved with flowers, &c @1Ki 6:18.
Ceiled with fir wood and gilt @2Ch 3:5.
The whole inside and outside covered with gold @1Ki 6:21,22; 2Ch 3:7.
Garnished with precious stones @2Ch 3:6.
The porch of
Its magnificence @2Ch 2:5,9.
Was seven years in building @1Ki 6:38.
Was finished in the eighth month of the eleventh year of Solomon @1Ki 6:38.
Appointed as a house of sacrifice @2Ch 7:12.
Appointed as a house of prayer @Isa 56:7; Mt 21:13.
God promised to dwell in @1Ki 6:12,13.
All dedicated things placed in @2Ch 5:1.
The ark of God brought into with great solemnity @1Ki 8:1-9; 2Ch 5:2-10.
Filled with the cloud of glory @1Ki 8:10,11; 2Ch 5:13; 7:2.
Solemnly dedicated to God by Solomon @1Ki 8:12-66; 2Ch 6:1-42.
Sacred fire sent down from heaven at its dedication @2Ch 7:3.
Was but a temple built with hands @Ac 7:47,48.
Complete destruction of, predicted @Jer 26:18; Mic 3:12.
Historical notices of
Pillaged by Shishak king of Egypt. @2Ki 21:4-7; 2Ch 33:4,5,7.
Repaired by Josiah in the 18th year of his reign. @1Ki 14:25,26; 2Ch 12:9.
Repaired by Jehoash at the institution of Jehoiada. @2Ki 12:4-14; 2Ch 24:4-13.
Treasures of given by Jehoash to propitiate the Syrians. @2Ki 12:17,18.
Defiled and its treasures given by Ahaz to the king of Assyria. @2Ki 16:14,18; 2Ch 28:20,21.
Purified and divine worship restored under Hezekiah. @2Ch 29:3-35.
Its treasures given by Hezekiah to the Assyrians to procure a treaty. @2Ki 18:13-16.
Polluted by the idolatrous worship of Manasseh. @2Ki 21:4-7; 2Ch 33:4,5,7.
Repaired by Josiah in the 18th year of his reign. @2Ki 22:3-7; 2Ch 34:8-13.
Purified by Josiah. @2Ki 23:4-7,11,12.
Pillaged and burned by the Babylonians. @2Ki 25:9,13-17; 2Ch 36:18,19.
Temple, the Second.
Built on the site of the first temple @Ezr 6:2-12.
His decree for building, predicted. @Isa 44:28.
Divine worship commenced before the foundation was laid @Ezr 3:1-6.
Gave a decree for building, in the first year of his reign. @Ezr 1:1,2; 6:3.
Gave permission to the Jews to go to Jerusalem to build. @Ezr 1:3.
Furnished means for building. @Ezr 6:4.
Ordered those who remained in Babylon to contribute to the building of. @Ezr 1:4.
Gave the vessels of the first temple for. @Ezr 1:7-11; 6:5.
Materials for building procured from Tyre and Sidon @Ezr 3:7.
Foundation of, laid the second month of second year after the captivity @Ezr 3:8.
Solemnities connected with laying the foundation of @Ezr 3:9-11.
Its dimensions @Ezr 6:3,4.
Grief of those who had seen the first temple @Ezr 3:12; Hag 2:3.
Joy of those who had not seen the first temple @Ezr 3:13.
Proposed to assist in building. @Ezr 4:1,2.
The Jews reproved for not building @Hag 1:1-5.
Their help refused by the Jews. @Ezr 4:3.
Weakened the hands of the Jews in building. @Ezr 4:4,5.
Wrote to Artaxerxes Smerdis to interrupt the building. @Ezr 4:6-16.
Procured its interruption for fifteen years. @Ezr 4:24.
The Jews punished for not persevering in building @Hag 1:6,9-11; 2:15,17; Zec 8:10.
The Jews encouraged to proceed in building @Hag 1:8; 2:19; Zec 8:9.
Resumed by Zerubbabel and Jeshua @Ezr 5:2.
Its completion by Zerubbabel foretold, to encourage the Jews @Zec 4:4-10.
Future glory of, predicted @Hag 2:7-9.
Tatnai the governor wrote to Darius to know if the building had his sanction @Ezr 5:3-17.
The decree of Cyrus found and confirmed by Darius @Ezr 6:1,2,6-12.
Finished the third of the twelfth month in the sixth year of Darius @Ezr 6:15.
Dedication of, celebrated with joy and thankfulness @Ezr 6:16-18.
Repaired and beautified by Herod, which occupied forty-six years @Joh 2:20.
The magnificence of its building and ornaments @Joh 2:20; Mr 13:1; Lu 21:5.
Beautiful gate of, mentioned @Ac 3:2.
Solomon's porch connected with @Joh 10:23; Ac 3:11.
Separation between the outer or Gentile court and that of the Jews alluded to @Eph 2:13,14.
No Gentile allowed to enter the inner courts of @Ac 21:27-30.
Desecration of, foretold @Da 9:27; 11:31.
Cleansed and rededicated by Judas Maccabaeus after its desecration by Antiochus Epiphanes @Joh 10:22.
Desecrated by the Romans @Da 9:27; Mt 24:15.
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