Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
See ex 25
1 Kings 18:31
Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord had come, saying, “
Israel shall be your name.”
1 Samuel 21:4
The priest answered David and said, “There is no ordinary bread
on hand, but there is consecrated bread; if only the young men have kept themselves from women.”
how he entered the house of God, and they ate the consecrated bread, which was not lawful for him to eat nor for those with him, but for the priests alone?
to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly serve God night and day. And for this hope, O King, I am being accused by Jews.
To James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, the twelve tribes who are
dispersed abroad: Greetings.