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Ezekiel's vision of the Temple: Part 2

Ezekiel's vision in which he is shown the Holy Place of the new Temple.
Contributed by Biblia Prints
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The ‘man’ in Ezekiel’s vision took him into the large main room ‘the Holy Place’ of the Temple, and measured the pillars that formed its doorway. The width was 6 cubits. – Slide 1
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The width of the entrance was measured at 10 cubits. – Slide 2
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And the sides were 5 cubits wide. – Slide 3
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The Holy Place was 40 cubits long and 20 cubits wide. – Slide 4
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Then the ‘man’ went into the last room. He measured the walls on either side of the doorway. Each side wall was 2 cubits thick and 7 cubits wide. The doorway was 6 cubits wide. – Slide 5
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Then he measured the length of the room. It was 20 cubits long and 20 cubits wide. He told Ezekiel, ‘This is the Most Holy Place.’ – Slide 6
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The ‘man’ then measured the wall of the temple. – Slide 7
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It was six cubits thick, and each side room around the temple was four cubits wide. – Slide 8
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The side rooms were on three levels, one above another, thirty on each level. – Slide 9
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The side rooms rested on these ledges but were not connected to the Temple wall itself. Each floor of the side rooms around the Temple was wider than the floor below. The walls of the rooms around the Temple became narrower the higher they went. A stairway went up from the lowest floor to the highest floor through the middle floor. – Slide 10
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Ezekiel saw that the Temple had a raised base as the foundation for the side rooms, and it was a 6 cubits high and 5 cubits thick. – Slide 11
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There was an open area between the side rooms of the Temple and the priests’ rooms. It was 20 cubits wide and went all the way around the Temple. – Slide 12
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There were entrances to the side rooms from the open area, one on the north and another on the south. – Slide 13
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The base adjoining the open area was five cubits wide all around. – Slide 14
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The building facing the temple courtyard on the west side was seventy cubits wide. The wall of the building was five cubits thick all around, and its length was ninety cubits – Slide 15
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Then the ‘man’ measured the Temple. It was 100 cubits long. The restricted area, including the building and its walls, was also 100 cubits long. The restricted area on the east side was also 100 cubits long. The building in the restricted area at the rear of the Temple was 100 cubits from one wall to the other wall. – Slide 16
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The thresholds and the narrow windows and galleries around, including the threshold, was covered with wood. – Slide 17
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On the walls at regular intervals all around the inner and outer sanctuary were carved cherubim and palm trees. Palm trees alternated with cherubim. – Slide 18
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Each cherub had two faces - the face of a human being toward the palm tree on one side and the face of a lion toward the palm tree on the other. – Slide 19
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There was a wooden altar three cubits high and two cubits square. Its corners, base and sides were of wood. The man told Ezekiel, ‘This is the table that is before the Lord.’ – Slide 20
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Both the Holy Place and the Most Holy Place had double doors.  Each door had two hinged leaves. – Slide 21
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