Early the next morning King Hezekiah assembled the city officials and went up to the Lord’s temple.
Hezekiah ordered that storerooms be prepared in the Lord’s temple. When this was done, 1
In the two courtyards of the Lord’s temple he built altars for all the stars in the sky.
They melted down the silver in the Lord’s temple 1 and handed it over to the supervisors of the construction foremen.”
He appointed the priests to fulfill their duties and encouraged them to carry out their service in the Lord’s temple.
Deliver to 1 the God of Jerusalem the vessels that are given to you for the service of the temple of your God.
The sound of their voices shook the door frames, 1 and the temple was filled with smoke.
Then Jeremiah told Baruch, “I am no longer allowed to go 1 into the Lord’s temple.
The Lord showed me two baskets of figs sitting before his temple. This happened after King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon deported Jehoiakim’s son, King Jeconiah of Judah. He deported him and the leaders of Judah, along with the craftsmen and metal workers, and took them to Babylon. 1
The Lord said to me: “Son of man, pay attention, 1 watch closely and listen carefully to 2 everything I tell you concerning all the statutes of the Lord’s house and all its laws. Pay attention to the entrances 3 to the temple with all the exits of the sanctuary.
While under the influence 1 of the wine, Belshazzar issued an order to bring in the gold and silver vessels – the ones that Nebuchadnezzar his father 2 had confiscated 3 from the temple in Jerusalem 4 – so that the king and his nobles, together with his wives and his concubines, could drink from them. 5
“I am about to send my messenger, 1 who will clear the way before me. Indeed, the Lord 2 you are seeking will suddenly come to his temple, and the messenger 3 of the covenant, whom you long for, is certainly coming,” says the Lord who rules over all.
Then Jesus, while teaching in the temple courts, 1 cried out, 2 “You both know me and know where I come from! 3 And I have not come on my own initiative, 4 but the one who sent me 5 is true. You do not know him, 6
When they heard this, they entered the temple courts 1 at daybreak and began teaching. 2 Now when the high priest and those who were with him arrived, they summoned the Sanhedrin 3 – that is, the whole high council 4 of the Israelites 5 – and sent to the jail to have the apostles 6 brought before them. 7
the pure gold bowls, trimming shears, basins, pans, and censers, and the gold door sockets for the inner sanctuary (the most holy place) and for the doors of the main hall of the temple.
When Solomon had finished constructing the Lord’s temple, he put the holy items that belonged to his father David (the silver, gold, and all the other articles) in the treasuries of God’s temple.