Joshua told the priests, “Pick up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people.” So they picked up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people.
As for the outer wall by the side of the chambers, toward the outer court facing the chambers, it was 87½ feet 1 long.
were the chambers 1 which were toward the south. There was an opening at the head of the passage, the passage in front of the corresponding wall toward the east when one enters.
That day the king consecrated the middle of the courtyard that is in front of the Lord’s temple. He offered there burnt sacrifices, grain offerings, and the fat from the peace offerings, because the bronze altar that stood before the Lord was too small to hold all these offerings. 1
Solomon consecrated the middle of the courtyard that is in front of the Lord’s temple. He offered burnt sacrifices, grain offerings, 1 and the fat from the peace offerings there, because the bronze altar that Solomon had made was too small to hold all these offerings. 2
Moses then called to Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel, Aaron’s uncle, and said to them, “Come near, carry your brothers away from the front of the sanctuary to a place outside the camp.”
“He must then slaughter the sin offering goat which is for the people. He is to bring its blood inside the veil-canopy, 1 and he is to do with its blood just as he did to the blood of the bull: He is to sprinkle it on the atonement plate and in front of the atonement plate.
Old men, young men, young women, little children, and women – wipe them out! But do not touch anyone who has the mark. Begin at my sanctuary!” So they began with the elders who were at the front of the temple.
I will remove the one from the north 1 far from you. I will drive him out to a dry and desolate place. Those in front will be driven eastward into the Dead Sea, 2 and those in back westward into the Mediterranean Sea. 3 His stench will rise up as a foul smell.” 4 Indeed, the Lord 5 has accomplished great things.
He did not remove the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night from before the people. 1
It is to have two shoulder pieces attached to two of its corners, so it can be joined together. 1
The priest will then take the basket from you 1 and set it before the altar of the Lord your God.