“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the temple is bound by nothing. 1 But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound by the oath.’
and the temple was filled with smoke from God’s glory and from his power. Thus 1 no one could enter the temple until the seven plagues from the seven angels were completed.
He brought against them the king of the Babylonians, who slaughtered 1 their young men in their temple. 2 He did not spare 3 young men or women, or even the old and aging. God 4 handed everyone over to him.
Then he measured the length of the building facing the courtyard at the rear of the temple, with its galleries on either side as 175 feet. 1 The interior of the outer sanctuary and the porch of the court, 2
The place where they serve is 1 a sketch 2 and shadow of the heavenly sanctuary, just as Moses was warned by God as he was about to complete the tabernacle. For he says, “See that you make everything according to the design 3 shown to you on the mountain.” 4
But the Kohathites 1 are not to go in to watch while the holy things are being covered, or they will die.”
In the same way he made doorposts of olive wood for the entrance to the main hall, only with four-sided pillars. 1
“The rest, on both sides of the holy allotment and the property of the city, will belong to the prince. Extending from the eight and a quarter miles 1 of the holy allotment to the east border, and westward from the eight and a quarter miles 2 to the west border, alongside the portions, it will belong to the prince. The holy allotment and the sanctuary of the temple will be in the middle of it.
Blind fools! Which is greater, the gold or the temple that makes the gold sacred?
So 1 Judas threw the silver coins into the temple and left. Then he went out and hanged himself.
“Why did you not eat the sin offering in the sanctuary? For it is most holy and he gave it to you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, 1 to make atonement on their behalf before the Lord.
so that on you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, 1 whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
From the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn they made woven garments for serving in the sanctuary; they made holy garments that were for Aaron, just as the Lord had commanded Moses. 1
the woven garments for serving 1 in the sanctuary, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments for his sons to minister as priests.