A.M. 2293. B.C.1011. Solomon
1 Kings 6:1-14
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Solomon [began to] build the temple for the LORD in the four hundred eightieth year after the Israelites came out from the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of his reign over Israel, in the second month, in the month of Ziv.
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The temple that King Solomon built for the LORD was 90 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 45 feet high.
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The portico in front of the temple sanctuary was 30 feet long extending across the temple's width, and 15 feet deep in front of the temple.
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He also made windows with beveled frames for the temple.
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He then built a chambered structure along the temple wall, encircling the walls of the temple, that is, the sanctuary and the inner sanctuary. And he made side chambers all around.
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The lowest chamber was seven and a half feet wide, the middle was nine feet wide, and the third was 10 and a half feet wide. He also provided offset ledges for the temple all around the outside so that nothing would be inserted into the temple walls.
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The temple's construction used finished stones cut at the quarry so that no hammer, chisel, or any iron tool was heard in the temple while it was being built.
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The door for the lowest side chamber was on the right side of the temple. They went up a stairway to the middle [chamber], and from the middle to the third.
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When he finished building the temple, he paneled it with boards and planks of cedar.
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He built the chambers along the entire temple, joined to the temple with cedar beams; [each story was] seven and a half feet high.
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The word of the LORD came to Solomon:
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"As for this temple you are building-- if you walk in My statutes, execute My ordinances, and keep all My commandments by walking in them, I will fulfill My promise to you, which I made to your father David.
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I will live among the Israelites and not abandon My people Israel."
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When Solomon finished building the temple,
in mount Moriah
Genesis 22:2
"Take your son," He said, "your only [son] Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about."
Genesis 22:14
And Abraham named that place The LORD Will Provide, so today it is said: "It will be provided on the LORD's mountain."
Ornan
2 Samuel 24:18-25
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Gad came to David that day and said to him, "Go up and set up an altar to the LORD on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite."
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David went up in obedience to Gad's command, just as the LORD had commanded.
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Araunah looked down and saw the king and his servants coming toward him, so he went out and bowed to the king with his face to the ground.
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Araunah said, "Why has my lord the king come to his servant?" David replied, "To buy the threshing floor from you in order to build an altar to the LORD, so the plague on the people may be halted."
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Araunah said to David, "My lord the king may take whatever he wants and offer it. Here are the oxen for a burnt offering and the threshing sledges and ox yokes for the wood.
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[My] king, Araunah gives everything here to the king." Then he said to the king, "May the LORD your God accept you."
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The king answered Araunah, "No, I insist on buying it from you for a price, for I will not offer to the LORD my God burnt offerings that cost [me] nothing." David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for 50 ounces of silver.
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He built an altar to the LORD there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the LORD answered prayer on behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel ended.
Araunah
1 Chronicles 21:18
So the angel of the LORD ordered Gad to tell David to go and set up an altar to the LORD on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
1 Chronicles 22:1
Then David said, "This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel."