Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the settle shall be fourteen cubits long and fourteen broad in the four squares thereof; and the border about it shall be half a cubit; and the bottom thereof shall be a cubit about; and his stairs shall look toward the east.

His stairs

Bible References

And the border

Exodus 25:25
You shall make for it a rim of a handbreadth around it; and you shall make a gold border for the rim around it.
Exodus 30:3
You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding all around for it.
1 Kings 18:32
So with the stones he built an altar in the name of the Lord, and he made a trench around the altar, large enough to hold two measures of seed.

His stairs

Exodus 20:26
And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, so that your nakedness will not be exposed on it.’

Look toward

Ezekiel 8:16
Then He brought me into the inner court of the Lord’s house. And behold, at the entrance to the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the Lord and their faces toward the east; and they were prostrating themselves eastward toward the sun.
Ezekiel 40:6
Then he went to the gate which faced east, went up its steps and measured the threshold of the gate, one rod in width; and the other threshold was one rod in width.
1 Kings 6:8
The doorway for the lowest side chamber was on the right side of the house; and they would go up by winding stairs to the middle story, and from the middle to the third.
Nehemiah 9:4
Now on the Levites’ platform stood Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani and Chenani, and they cried with a loud voice to the Lord their God.