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2 Chron. xxxil, 12. Hath not sheep. So the king and all the the shields of gold which Soloncin the same IIezekiah taken away people dedicated the house of had made. his high places and his altars, and God.

2 Chron. xxxvi, 18 And all the commanded Judah and Jerusa

SACRILEGE.

vesgels of the house of God, great lem, saying. Ye shall worship be- 1 Kings xv, 18. Then Aga took and small, and the treasures of the fore one altar, and burn inceuse all the silver and the gold that house of the LORD, and the tree upon it,

ucere left in the treasures of the ures, of the king, and of his 2 Chron. xxxill, 16. And he re- house of the Lord, and the treas princes; all these he (Nebuchadpaired the altar of the Lord and ures of the king's house, and de- bezzar] bronght to Babylon. sacrificed thereon peace-offerings livered them into the hand of his

Jer. III, 17-19. Also the pillart andthank-offerings and command- servants: and king Asa sent them of brass that were in the honse ai ed Judah to serve the LORD God of to Ben-hadad, the son of Tabrio the Lord, and the bages, and the Israel.

mon, the son of Hezion, king of brasen sea that was in the h03 Ezra ili, 2. 3. Then stood up Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, of the LORD, the Chaldeans brake, Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and saying.

and carried all the brass of the his brethren the priests, and Ze- 2 Kings xii, 18. And Jehoash to Babylon. The caldrons also rubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and king of Judah took all the hallow, and the shovels, and the snutiens his bretliren, and builded the altared things that Jeboshaphat, and and the bowls, and tbe spoons of the God of Israel, to offer burnt. Jehoram, and Abaziah, his fathers, and all the vessels of brass where offerings thereon, as it is written kings of Judah, bad dedicated, and with they ministered, took they in the law of Moses, the man of his own liallowed things, and all away. And the basons, and the God. And they set the altar upon the gold that was found in the fire-pans, and the bowls, and the his bases; (for fear was upon them treasures of the house of the LORD. caldrons, and the candlesticks, and because of the people of those and in the king's house, and sent the spoons, and the cops 'that countries;) and they offered burnt- it to Hazael king of Syria; and he which was of gold in gold, and offerings thereon unto the Lord, went away from Jerusalem. that which is of silver in allrer. eren burnt-offerings morning and 2 Kings xvi, 8, 17. And Ahaz took the captain of the guard evening.

took the silver and gold that was away.

found in the house of the LORD, Dan. i, 2. And the Lord gar: THE ALTAR A PLACE OF SAFETY. and in the treasures of the king's Jehoiakim king of Judah Into Lis

1 Kings i, 50, 51, 53. And Advu- house, and sent it for a present to hand, with part of the vessels of ijah feared because of Solomon, the king of Assyria. And king the house of God: which he carried and arose, and went, and caught Ahaz cut off the borders of the into the land of Shinar to ibe hold on the horns of the altar. bases, and removed the laver from house of his god; and he brocght And it was told Solomon, saying, off them; and took down the sea the vessels into the treasure-bouse Behold, Adonijah feareth king so from off the brazen oxen that of his god. lomon: for, lo, he hath caught hold were under it, and put it upon a

Dan. v, 2, 3. Belshazzar, while on the horns of the ultar, saying, pavement of stones.

he tasted the wine, commanded to Let king Solomon swear unto me 2 Kings xviil, 15, 16. And Heze bring the golden and silver ves to-day ihat he will not slay his kialı gave him all the silver that sels which bis father Nebuchad. servant with the sword. So king was found in the house of the nezzar had taken out of the terre Solomon sent, and they brought Lord, and in the treasures of the ple which was in Jerusalem; that him down from the altar, and he king's use. At that time did the king, and his princes, bis came and bowed himself to king Hezekiah cut off the gold from the wives, and his concubines, migtt Solomon; and Solomon said unto doors of the temple of the LORD, drink therein. Then they brough! him, Go to thine house.

and from the pillars which Heze- the goldeu vessels tbat were 1 Kings ii, 28-30. Then tidings kiali king of Judah had overlaid, taken out of the temple of the came to Joab; (for Joab had turn- and gave it to the king of Assyria. house of God which was at Jert ed after Adonijalı, though he 2 Chron. xxiv, 7. For the sons Balem; and the king and his turned not after Absalon;) and of Athallah, that wicked woman, prices, his wives and his concoJoab fled unto the tabernacle of had broken up the house of God; bines, drank in them, the LORD, and caught hold on the and also all the dedicated things

Joel iii, 5. Because ye hare horns of the altar. And it was

of the house of the LORD did they taken my silver and my gold, and tuli kiug Solomon that Joab was bestow upon Baalim.

have carried into your temples any fled unto the tabernacle of the 2 Chron. xxviii, 21. For Ahaz goodly pleasant things. LORD; and, behold, he is by the took away a portion out of the altar; then Solomon sent Benaiah house of the LORD, and out of the

REPAIRS. the son of Jehoida. saying, Go, house of the king, and of the fall upon him. And Benaiah came princes, and gave it unto the king Let the priests take it to them,

2 Kings xii, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14 to the tabernacle of the LORD, and of Assyria: but he helped him not. said unto him, Thus saith the

every man of his acquaintance king, Come forth. And he said,

DEPREDATION,

and let them repair the breaches Nay; but I will die bere. And

of the house, wheresoerer any

2 Kings xiv, 14. And he breach shall be found. But it was Benaiah brought the king word [Jehoash] took all the gold and so, that in the three and twentieth again, saying, Thus si Joab, silver, and all the vessels that year of king Jehoasb the priests and thus he answered me.

were found in the house of the had not repaired the breaches of

Lord, and in the treasures of the the house. Then king Jebvasi 3.- DEDICATION OF THE

king's house, and hostages, and called for Jebolada the priest, an 1 TEMPLE. returned to Samaria.

the other priests, and said unto 2 Chron. vii, 4,5. Then the king 2 Chron. xli, 9. So Shishak king them, Why repair ye not the and allthe people offered sacritices of Egypt came up against Jeru- breaches of the house! Now before the LORD. And king Solo- salem, and took away the treas, therefore receive no more money mon offered a sacrifice of twenty ures of the house of the LORD, and of your acquaintance, but deliver and two thousand oxen, and an the treasures of the king's house; it for the breaches of tbe hous. hundred and twenty thousand | he took all: he carried away also ! And the priests cuusented to te

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ceive no more money of the people, that had the oversight of the ; among all people: And at this neither to repair the breaches of house of the LORD, and they gave house, which is high, every one the house. And they gave the it to the workmen that wrought that passeth by it shall be astonishmoney, being told, into the hands in the house of the LORD, to repair ed, and shall hiss; and they shall of them that did the work, that and amend the house: Even to the say, Why hath the LORD done thus had the oversight of the house of artificers and builders gave they it, unto this land, and to this house? the Lord; and they laid it out to to buy hewn stone and timber for And they shall answer, Because the carpenters and builders that couplings, and to floor the houses they forsook the LORD their God, wrought upon the house of the which the kings of Judah had de- who brought forth their fathers LORD, And to masons, and hewers stroyed.

out of the land of Egypt, and have of stone, and to bny timber and

taken hold upon other gods, and hewed stone to repair the breaches

PURIFICATION.

have worshipped them and served of the house of the LORD, and for

2 Chron. xxix, 4, 5, 15--19. And them; therefore hath the LORD all that was laid ont for the house he brought in the priests and the brought upon them all this evil. to repair it. But they gave that Levites, and gathered them toto the workmen, and repaired gether into the east street, And

Jer. vii, 13, 14. And now, be

cause ye have done all these therewith the house of the LORD.

said unto them, Hear me, ye Le- works, saith the LORD, and I spako 2 Kings xxii, 5, 6, 9. And let | vites; Sanctify now yourselves and unto yon, rising up early anul them deliver it into the hand of sanctify the house of the LORD speaking, but ye heard not; and I the doers of the work, that have God of your fathers, and carry called you, but ye answered not; the oversight of tho house of the forth the filthiness out of the holy | Therefore will i do unto this LORD; and let them give it to the place. And they gathered their house, which is called by my doers of the work wbich is in the brethren, and sanctified them- name, wherein ye trust, and unto house of the Lord, to repair the selves, and came, according to the the place which I gave to you and breaches of the house, Unto car- commandment of the king, by the to your fathers, as I have done to penters, and builders, and masons, words of the LORD, to cleanse the Shiloh. and to buy timber and bewn stone house of the LORD. And the

Jer. xxvii, 18-22.

But if they to repair the house. And Shaphan priest went into the inner part of de prophets, and if the word of the scribe came to the king, and the house of the Lord to cleanse the LORD be with them, let them brought the king word again, and it, and brought out all the un

now make intercession to the Lord said, 'Thy servants have gathered cleanness that they found in the of hosts, that the vessels which the money that was found in the temple of the Lord into the court are left in the house of the LORD, house, and hive delivered it into of the honse of the Lord. And and in the house of the king of the hand of them that do the the Levites took it, to carry it out Judah, and at Jerusalem, go not work, that have the oversight of abroad into the brook Kidron. Now to Babylon. For thus saith the the house of the LORD.

they began on the first day of the Lord of hosts concerning the pil2 Chron. xxiv, 12, 13.

first month to sanctity, and on the lars, and concerning the sea, and

And the king and Jehojada save it to such eight day of the monih came they concerning the bases, and concern

to the purch of the LORD: so they ing the residue of the vessels that as did the work of the service of the house of the LORD, and hired sanctified the house of the LORD remain in this city. Which Nebu

in eight days; and in the sixteenth chadnezzar king of Babylon took

to the house of the LORD, and also day of the first month they made not, when he carried away captive such as wrought iron and brass to Hezekiah the king, and said, We king of Judah from Jerusalem

an end. Then they went into Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim mend the house of the LORD. So have cleansed all the house of to Babylon, and all the nobles the workmen wrought, and the work was perfected by them, and offering, with all the vessels there- Thus saith the Lord of hosts,

the LORD, and the altar of burnt-of Judah and Jerusalem; Yea, they set the house of God in his of, and the shew-bread table, the God of Israel, concerning the state, and strengthened it.

with all the vessels thereof. vessels that remain in the house 2 Chron. xxvii, 3. He built the Moreover, all the vessels which of the LORD, and in the house of high gate of the house of the LORD, king Abaz in his reign did cast the king of Judah and Jerusalem; and on the wall of Ophel he built away in his transgression, have we They shall be carried to Babylon, much.

prepared and sanctitied, and, be- and there shall they be until the 2Chron. xxix, 3. He, in the first hold, they are before the altar of day that I visit them, saith the year of his reign, in the first month, the Lord.

LORD: then will I bring them up, opened the doors of the house of Neh. xlil, 9. Then I commanded, and restore them to this place. the LORD, and repaired them. and they cleansed the chambers; and thither brought I again the

Ezek. vii, 22. My face will I 2 Chron. wxiv, 8-11. Now, in vessels of the house of God, with turn also from them, and they the eighteenth year of his reign the meat-offering and the trank- shall pollute my secret place; for

the robbers shall enter into it, and incense. the house, he sent Shaphan the

defile it. son of Azallah, and Maaseiah the

TIIE RUIN OF THE TEMPLE Ezek. xxiv, 21. Speak upto the governor of the city, and Joala the son of Joahaz the recorder, to re

FORETOLD.

house of Israel, Thus saith the pair the house of the Lord bis 1 Kings ix, 6-9. But if ye shall Lord God; Behold, I will profano

my sanctuary..... God. And when they came to at all turn from following me, ye Hilkiah the high priest, they or your children, and will not keep delivered the money that was my commandments and my sta- 2 Kings xxv, 13--16. And the brought into the house of God, tutes, which I have set before you, pillars of brass that were in the which the Levites that kept the but go and serve other gods, and house of the LORD, and the bases, doors had gathered of the band worship them; Then will I cut off and the brasen sea, that was in of Manassehi and Ephraim, and of Israel out of the land which I have the honse of the Lord, did the all the remnant of Israel, and of given them; and this house, which Chaldees break in pieces, and all Judah and Benjamin; and they I have hallowed for my name, will carried the brass of them to Bareturned to Jerusalem. And they I cast out of my sight; and Israel bylon. And the pots, and tho pat it in the hand of the workmen'shall be a proverb aní a by-word I shovels, and the souffers, and the

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fpoons, and all the vessels of gold changed! the stones of the house, and, being set to let him Crass wherewith they ministered, sanctuary are poured out in the be banged thereon; and let les took they away. And the fire- top of every street,

honse be made a durgbill for this.

And the God that hath caused liis pans, and the bowls, and such ibings as were of gold, in gold, RESTORATION PREDICTED. name to dwell there, destroy al and of silver, in silver, the captain

kings and people that shall pot to

Zech. iv, 7. Who art thou, O of the guard took away. The two

their hand to alter and to destroy great mountain? betore Zerub this house of God, which pillars, one sea, and the bass babel thou shall become a plain: rusalem. i Darins have nudes

si Je which'solomon had made for the and he shall bring forth the head. decree; let it be done with ped Jiouse of the Lord: tlie brass of stone thereof with shoutings, cry. Then Tatnai, governor on this all these vessels was without ing, Grace, grace, unto it. weight.

side the river, Shetlar-botrai and 2 Chron. XXXVI, 19. And they

Zech. vi, 15. And they that are their companions, according to burnt the house of God, and brake far off shall come and build in the that which Darias the king bat down the wall of Jerusalem, and temple of the Lord; and ye shall sent, so they did speedily.

know that the LORD of hosts hath burnt all the palaces thereof with

Ezra vii, 19. The reseels ele fire, and destroyed all the goods sent me into you. And this shall that are given thee for the serie

come to pass, if ye will diligentls of the house of thy God, ter vessels thereof.

obey the voice of the LORD your deliver thou before the Guló PS. lxxiv, 3-8. Lift up thy God

Jerusalem, feet unto the perpetual desola. tions, even all that the enemy AND ACCOMPLISHED UNDER CYRUS. Ezra viii, 24, 25, 33. 34. Then I hath done wickedly in the sanctuary. Thine enemies roar in the

Ezra i, 7--11. Also Cyrus the separated twelve of ihe ctin of midst of thy congregations; they king brought forth the vessels of the priests, Sherebiah, Haslub Bet up their ensigns for signs. Å the house of the Lord, which Ne- and ten of their bretliren will man was famous according as be buchadnezzar bad brought forth them, And weigbed uutotts

the silver, and the gold, and the out of Jerusalem, and had put had lifted up axes upon the thick trees. But now they break down them in the house of his gods; vessels, even the offering of the the carved work thereof at once

Even those did Cyrus king of house of our God, which ibe king with axes and hammers. They

Persia bring forth by the band of and his counsellors, and his krá
Mithredath the

and all Israel there present, bave cast fre into thy sanctuary;

treasurer, and they have defiled by casting doun numbered them unto Sbeshbazzar, offered. Now, on the fourth tas the prince of Judah. And this is

was the silver, and the god. 201 the dwelling-place of thy name to

thirty

the vessels, weigbed in the bree the ground. They sail in their the number of them :

thousand chargers of gold, a

of our God by the hand of Nere hearts, Let us destroy them toge

moth the son of Uriah the pris ther: they have burnt up all the chargers of silver, pine and twenty and with him was Eleazar the se

knives, Thirty basong of gold, synagogues of God in the land. Ps. Ixxix, 1. O God, the heathen hundred and ten, and other vessilver basups of a second sort four of Phinehasand with

them in

Jozavad the son of Jesh, as are come into thine inheritance; sels a thousand. All the vessels Noadiah the son of Bincallef thy boly temple have they defiled; of gold and of silver were five

ites; by number, and by Teigh they have

laid Jerusalem on thousand and four hundred. All of every one: and all the seats heaps. these did Sheshbazzır bring up

was written at that time. Isa. Ixiv, 11, 12. Our holy and with them of the captivity that our beautiful house, where our were brought up from Babylon

REBUILT UNDER DIVINE fathers praised thee, is burnt up unto Jerusalem.

PROMISE with fire: and all our pleasant Ezra v, 15. And said unto him,

Ezra iii, 6--9. From the firs things are laid waste. Wilt thou Take these vessels, gocarry day of the seventh noath bega refrain thyself for these things, 0 them into the temple that is in they to offer burnt-offerings LORD? wilt thou hold thy peace, Jerusalem,

the LORD; but the foundation i and amict us very sore?

Ezra vi, 3--5, 11--13. In the first the temple of tlie Loxo FIS E Jer. vil, 12. But go ye now unto year of Cyrus the king the same yet laid. They give modes my place which was in Shiloh, Cyrus the king made a decree unto the masons, and to the where I set my name at the first concerning the house of God at penters, and meat, and drink, A. and see what I did to it for the Jerusalem, Let the house be oil, unto them of Zidon, and wickedness of my people Israel. builded, the place where they of them of Tyre, to bring cedereen

Jer. 111, 12, 13. Now in the fifth fered sacrifices, and let the foun- from Lebanon to the sea of Jeppe month, in the tenth day of the dations thereof be strongly laid; according to the grant that month, which was the nineteenth the height thereof threescore cu- bad of Cyrus king of Persia 1-6 year of Nebuchadrezzar king of bits, and the breadth thereof in the second year of their con Babylon, came Nebuzar-adan, .. threescore cubits; With three rows unto the house of God at Jeros And burnt the house of the LORD of great stones and a row of new lem, in the second month been and the king's house; and all the timber: and let the expenses be Zerubbabel the son of Suly houses of Jerusalem, and all the given out of the king's house. and Jeshua the son of Jenis houses of the great men, burnt le And also let the golden and silver and the remnant of tbeir bres with fire.

vessels of the house of God, which the priests and the Levites. Id Tam. 11.7. The Lord hath cagt Nebuchadnezzar took forth out of all they that were come out of off his altar; he hath abhorred his the temple which is at Jerusalem, captivity unto Jerusalem ! sanctuary: be bath given up into and brought unto Babylon, be re-pointed the Levites, trom iskati the band of the enemy the walls stored, and brought again unto years old and upward, to set of her palaces; they have made a

the temple which is at Jerusalem, ward the work of the bonea noise in the house of the LORD, as

erery one to his place, and place the LORD. Then stoed Jesde in the day of a solemn feast.

them in the house of God. Also I with his sons and his breturn Lam. iv. 1. How is the gold be ever shall alter this word, let Judah, together, to set torrent

have made a decree, that whoso- Kadmiel and his sons, the sees it cuuio dim! how is the most fine timber be pulled down from his the workmen in the house tist

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the sons of Henadad, with their day of the sixth month, in the and said unto them. Let me build RODS and their breturen the second year of Darius the king. with you: tor we seek your God, Levites.

Haggai ii, 2-4, 15, 16, 18, 19. / as ye do; and we do sacrifice uutó Ezra v, 1, 2. 16. Then the Speak now to Zerubbabel the son him since the days of Esar-baddon prophets, Haggai the prophet, and of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, king of Assur, which brought us Zecharials the son of Iddo, pro- and to Joshua the son of Josedech, up hither. But Zerubbabel, and phesied unto the Jews that were the high priest, and to the residue Jeshua, and the rest of the chiet in Judah and Jerusalem in the of the people, saying, Who is of the fathers of Israel, said unto name of the God of Israel, left among you that saw this house them, Ye have nothing to do eren unto them. Then rose up in her first glory? and how do ye with us to build an house unto Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, see it now? is it not in your eyes our God; but we ourselves to and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, in comparison of it as nothing? gether will build unto the LORD and began to build the house of Yet now be strong, o Zerubbabel, God of Israel, as king Cyrus the God which is at Jerusalem; and saith the LORD; and be strong. o king of Persia hath commanded with them were the prophets of Joshua, son of Josedecb, the high us. Then the people of the land God helping them. Then came priest; and be strong, all ye peo. weakened the hands of the people the same Sheshbazzar, and laid ple of the land, saith the LORD, of Judah, and troubled them in the foundation of the house of and work: for 'I am with you, building, And hired counsellors God which is in Jerusalem; and saith the Lord of hosts. And against them, to frustrate their since that time even until now now, I pray you, consider from purpose, all the days of Cyrus hath it been in building, and yet this day and upward, from before king of Persia, even until the It is not finished.

a stone was laid upon a stone in reign of Darius king of Persia. Ezra vi, 14, 15. And the elders those days were, when one came

the temple of the LORD; Since And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in of the Jews builded, and they prosto an heap of twenty measures, they unto him

the beginning of bis reign, wrote

an accusation pered through the prophesying of there were but ten: when one against the inhabitants of Judah Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of Iddo: and they out fifty vessels out of the press, came to the press fat for to draw and Jerusalem.

Ezra v, 3-11, 13, 17. At the builded, and finished it, according there were but twenty. Consider same time came to them Tatnai, to the commandment of the God now from this day and upward governor on this side the river, of Israel, and according to the from the four and twentieth day and Shethar-boznai, and their commandment of Cyrus, and

of the ninth month, eren from the companions, and said thus unto Darius, and Artaxerxes king of day that the foundation of the them, Who bath commanded you Persia. And this house was fn- Lord's temple was laid, consider to build this house, and to make ished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the

it. Is the seed yet in the barn? up this wall? Then said we unto

yea, as yet the vine, and the fig. them after this manner, What are sixta year of the reign of Darius tree, and the pomegranate, and the names of the men that make

the olive-tree, hath not brought this building? But the eye of their Haggai 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 12--15. Thus forth; from this day will I bless God was upon the elders of the speaketh the LORD of hosts, say-you.

Jews, that they could not cause ing, This people say, The time is Zech. iv, 9, 10. The hands of them to cease, till the matter came not come, the time that the LORD's Zerubabbel have laid the founda- to Darius: and then they returned honse should be built. Then tion of this house; his hands shall answer by letter concerning this cime the word of the LORD by also finish it; and thou shalt know matter. The copy of the letter Haggai the prophet, saying, Go that the Lord of hosts bath sent that Tatnai, governor on this up to the monntain, and bring me unto you. For who hath de- side the river, and Shethar-boznai, Wood, and build the house; and i spised the day of small things? and his companions the Apharwill take pleasure in it, and I will for they shall rejoice, and shall sachites, which were on this side be glorined, saith the Lord. Yo see the plummet in the hand of the river, sent unto Darius the looked for much, and, 10, it came Zerubbabel with those seven; they king: They sent a letter unto to little; and when ye brought it are the eyes of the LORD, which him, wherein was written thus; home, I did blow upon it. Why? run to and fro through the whole Unto Darius the king, all peace. saith the Lord of hosts. Because I earth.

Be it known unto the king, that of mine house that is waste, and Zech. viii, 9, 10. Thus saith the we weut into the province of ye run every man unto his own Lord of hosts, Let your hands be Judea, to the bouse of the great house. Then Zerubbabel the son strong, ye that hear in these days God, which is builded with great of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son these words by the mouth of the stones, and timber is laid in the of Josedech, the high priest, with prophets, which were in the day

walls, and this work goeth fast all the remnant of the people, inat the fonndation of the house on, and prospereth in their

hands, obeyed the voice of the LORD of the Lord of hosts was laid, Then asked we those elders, and their God, and the words of Hag. that the temple might be built? said unto them thus, Who comsaithe prophet

, (as the Lord their For before these days there was manded you to build this house, God haul sent bim,) and the peo- no hire for man, nor any bire for and to make

up these walls? We ple did fear before the LORD. Then beast; Deither was there any

asked their names also, to certify spake Haggai the LORD's messen- peace to him that went ont or thee, that we might write the Ker in the LORD's message unto came in because of the aflliction: names of the men that were the the people, saying, I am with you, for I set all men every one against chief of them. And thus thoy resaith the LORD. And the LORD his neighbour.

turned us answer, saying, We are stirred up the spirit of Zerni).

the servants of the God of heaven babel the son of Shealtiel, gover

OBSTACLES.

and earth, and build the house hor of Judah, and the spirit of Ezra iv, 1-6. Now, when the that was builded these many Joshua, the son of Josedech, the adversaries of Judah and Ben- years ago, which a great king of high priest, and the spirit of all jamin heard that the children of Israel builded and set up. But in the reinnant of the people; and the captivity builded the temple the first year of Cyrus the king they came, and did work in the unto the Lord God of Israel; of Babylon, the same king Cyrus house of the Lord of hosts their Then ibey came to Zerubbabel, made a decree to build this house God, In the four and twentieth and to the chief of the fathers, 1 of God. Now therefore, if it seem

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within the gate rorni about, 231 fpake of the temple, how it was

likewise to the archies and it Ezr2 I, 6, 7. Now therefore, ad rded with good!y stones and T21. 11. UVATTIST hegordile river, gifts, Le said, As for these things dows tere round about insurt Stetlar.biztai ard your companwhich ye betii, the days will

and upon each pst scere pets. fous the Ap. 27-3C'.ites, wich are corre, in the wiich there shall trees. Then brott be be ich b-yood tle river, be ye far from not be left one stope upon an-' the outward court, and, lo, tions there. Let the work of this house other, that stall not be throwo cere ch.mn bers, and a parents

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thirty chambers were up the II.

pavement, And the prvens: J***, build this house of God in his place.

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EZEKIEL.

against the length of the gates DEDICATION OF THE SECOND

tras the lower parement. It YZASTRIMENT, PLAX, ETC. i he measured the breadth tr TEMPLE.

Ezekiel. Xl, 1. 6 - 49. In the the forefront of the loser 73** Ezra vi, 16, 17. Add the chil- five and twentieth year of our unto the forefront of the ins* dren of Israel, the priests, and the captivity, in the beginning of the court without, an hon red cars L-vites, and the riist of the chilo year, in the terth day of the eastward and northward.

i dren of the cap'ivity, kept the month, in the fourteenth year the gate of the outward coer dedication of this house of God after that the city was smitteu, that looked toward the north be wlih joy. And offered at the dedi- in the self-same day the hand of measured the length thereol, ast casion of this bouse of God an

the LORD was upon me, and the breadth thereof. Adi Jundred bullocks, two hundred brought me thither. And behold little chamhers thereof yere thra rains, for hundred lambs; and for

a wall on the outside of the house on this side, and three co tbs a sin-fiering for all Israel, twelve round about, and in the man's side; and the posts thereaf, sod he-goats, according to the number and a measuring - reed of six the arches thereof, were after of the tribes of Israel.

cabits long, by the cubit and an measure of the first gute the

hand-breadth: 80 he measured the length thereof was fifty cabets ITS PURIFICATION BY JESUS. breadth of the building, one reed; and the breadth fire and they

Mark xi, 15, 16. And they come and the height, one reed. Then cubits. And their windows and to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into came he unto the gate which their arches, and their paltthe temple, and began to cast out looketh toward the east, and were after the measure of the site them that sold and bought in the went up the stairs thereof, and that looketh toward the east and temple, and overthrew the tables measured the threshold of the they went up into it by ste of the money-changers, and the gate, which was one reed broad; steps; and the arches tberaotte Beats of them that sold doves; and the other threshold of the before them. And the site of be And would not sufter that any gate, vhich was one reed broad. Inner court vos over against the man should carry any vessel And evcry little chamber was one gate toward the nortb, abu tokard thr agh the temple.

reed long, and one reed broad; the east; and he measure fros Luke xix, 45, 46. And he went and between the little chambers gate to gate an bundred (Tui into the temple, and began to cast

were five cubits; and the thres. After that be brought me to con out them that sold therein, and hold of the gate, by the porch of the south, and belold a nie in them that bought; Saying onto the gate within, was one reed. ward the south: and be the same! them, It is written, My house is lle measured also the porch of the the posts thereof, and the areas the house of prayer: but ye bave gate within, one reed. Then thereof, according to these Lie mnade it a den ul thieves.

measured he the porch of the ures. And there were wiat John il, 15. And when he had sate, eight cnbits; and the posts in it, and in the arches the made a scourse of small cords, he thereof, two cubits; and the porch round about, like those windows drove them all out of the temple,

of the gate was inward. And the the length toas firty cubits 29!

little chiambers of the gate eastand the sheep and the oxen; and ward were three on this side, and cubits.

the breadth

fire and

And there were stit poured out ihe changers' money, three on that side; they three steps to go up to it, and * an'l overthrew the tables.

were of one measure: and the arches thereof were before the PROPHECY OF ITS FINAL

posts had one measure on this and it had palm-trees, ode od L*

side and on that side. And he side, and another on that the DESTRUCTION.

measured the breadth of the upon the posts thereof. ADU Matth. xxiv, 1, 2. And Jesus entry of the gate, ten cubits; and there was a gate in the item went out, and departed from the

the length of the gate, thirteen court toward the soutt: spas temple: and his disciples carne to cubits. The space also before the measured frum gate to gilet nim, for to shew him the build. little chambers was one cubit on ward the south an hunttreicas ings of the temple. And Jesus this side, and the space was one

And he brought me to the indel Haid unto them, See ye not all cubit on that side; and the little court by the south site sol these thing? Verily I say unto chambers were six cubits on this measured the south gate scout you, There sball not be left bere

side, and six cubits on that side. ing to these measures and the one stone upon another, that He measured then the gate from little chamberg thereof, arith shall not be thrown down.

the roof of one little chamber to posts thereof, and the 12 Mark xiii, 1, 2. And as ho went the roof of another: the breadth thereof, according to these pea out of the temple, one of his dis- was five and twenty cubits, door ures: and there irere viddos: 1 ciples saith unto him, Muster, see against door. He made also posts / it, and in the arches then

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