Entering The Temple

Most Relevant Verses

2 Chronicles 7:2

The priests could not enter into the house of the LORD because the glory of the LORD filled the LORD'S house.

1 Kings 14:28

Then it happened as often as the king entered the house of the LORD, that the guards would carry them and would bring them back into the guards' room.

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.

Isaiah 37:1

And when King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth and entered the house of the LORD.

Topics on Entering The Temple

A Believers Body As A Temple

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Art In The Temple

1 Kings 7:48-50

Solomon made all the furniture which was in the house of the LORD: the golden altar and the golden table on which was the bread of the Presence;

Christ In The Temple

Luke 2:46

Then, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.

Courts Of The Temple

1 Kings 8:64

On the same day the king consecrated the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD, because there he offered the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat of the peace offerings; for the bronze altar that was before the LORD was too small to hold the burnt offering and the grain offering and the fat of the peace offerings.

Demons Entering

John 13:27

After the morsel, Satan then entered into him. Therefore Jesus said to him, "What you do, do quickly."

Destruction Of The Temple

1 Kings 9:8

"And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

Dimensions Of Temple Furniture

Exodus 25:10

"They shall construct an ark of acacia wood two and a half cubits long, and one and a half cubits wide, and one and a half cubits high.

Entering Cities

2 Samuel 5:6

Now the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, and they said to David, "You shall not come in here, but the blind and lame will turn you away"; thinking, "David cannot enter here."

Entering Houses

Genesis 24:32

So the man entered the house. Then Laban unloaded the camels, and he gave straw and feed to the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.

Entering The Ark

Genesis 6:18

"But I will establish My covenant with you; and you shall enter the ark--you and your sons and your wife, and your sons' wives with you.

Entering The Mouth

Matthew 15:11

"It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man."

Entering The Tabernacle

Exodus 33:9

Whenever Moses entered the tent, the pillar of cloud would descend and stand at the entrance of the tent; and the LORD would speak with Moses.

Entering Tombs

Mark 16:5

Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed.

Gates Of The Temple

Exodus 38:18

The screen of the gate of the court was the work of the weaver, of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen. And the length was twenty cubits and the height was five cubits, corresponding to the hangings of the court.

Gateways Of The Temple

2 Kings 15:35

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD.

Interlopers In The Temple

Jeremiah 51:51

We are ashamed because we have heard reproach; Disgrace has covered our faces, For aliens have entered The holy places of the LORD'S house.

Measuring The Temple

Ezekiel 41:1

Then he brought me to the nave and measured the side pillars; six cubits wide on each side was the width of the side pillar.

Money For The Temple

2 Kings 12:16

The money from the guilt offerings and the money from the sin offerings was not brought into the house of the LORD; it was for the priests.

Opening The Temple

1 Samuel 3:15

So Samuel lay down until morning. Then he opened the doors of the house of the LORD But Samuel was afraid to tell the vision to Eli.

Pillars For Ezekiel's Temple

Ezekiel 41:1

Then he brought me to the nave and measured the side pillars; six cubits wide on each side was the width of the side pillar.

Pillars For Solomon's Temple

1 Kings 7:15-22

He fashioned the two pillars of bronze; eighteen cubits was the height of one pillar, and a line of twelve cubits measured the circumference of both.

Plans For A New Temple

Ezekiel 40:31

Its porches were toward the outer court; and palm tree ornaments were on its side pillars, and its stairway had eight steps.

Provision Of Temple Utensils

Exodus 25:29

"You shall make its dishes and its pans and its jars and its bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold.

Rebuilding The Temple

Ezra 1:2-3

"Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, 'The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.

Rooms Of Ezekiel's Temple

Ezekiel 41:6

The side chambers were in three stories, one above another, and thirty in each story; and the side chambers extended to the wall which stood on their inward side all around, that they might be fastened, and not be fastened into the wall of the temple itself.

Solomon's Temple

1 Kings 8:17-18

"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

Status Of The Temple

Jeremiah 7:4

"Do not trust in deceptive words, saying, 'This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD.'

Temple Assistants

Ezra 8:20

and 220 of the temple servants, whom David and the princes had given for the service of the Levites, all of them designated by name.

Temple Utensils In Use

Numbers 4:7

"Over the table of the bread of the Presence they shall also spread a cloth of blue and put on it the dishes and the pans and the sacrificial bowls and the jars for the drink offering, and the continual bread shall be on it.

Temple Utensils Removed

2 Kings 24:13

He carried out from there all the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house, and cut in pieces all the vessels of gold which Solomon king of Israel had made in the temple of the LORD, just as the LORD had said.

Temples, Heathen

Judges 16:28-30

Then Samson called to the LORD and said, "O Lord GOD, please remember me and please strengthen me just this time, O God, that I may at once be avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes."

The Ark In The Temple

1 Samuel 3:3

and the lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in the temple of the LORD where the ark of God was,

The First Temple

1 Kings 6:7

The house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.

The Perfect Temple

Matthew 26:61

and said, "This man stated, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and to rebuild it in three days.'"

The Second Temple

2 Chronicles 36:23

"Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, 'The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever there is among you of all His people, may the LORD his God be with him, and let him go up!'"

The Temple At Shiloh

Judges 18:31

So they set up for themselves Micah's graven image which he had made, all the time that the house of God was at Shiloh.

Windows For The Temple

1 Kings 6:4

Also for the house he made windows with artistic frames.

More Verses on Entering The Temple

2 Chronicles 27:2

He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Uzziah had done; however he did not enter the temple of the LORD. But the people continued acting corruptly.

Jeremiah 35:2

"Go to the house of the Rechabites and speak to them, and bring them into the house of the LORD, into one of the chambers, and give them wine to drink."

Jeremiah 35:4

and I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the chamber of the officials, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the doorkeeper.

Ezekiel 7:22

'I will also turn My face from them, and they will profane My secret place; then robbers will enter and profane it.

Lamentations 1:10

The adversary has stretched out his hand Over all her precious things, For she has seen the nations enter her sanctuary, The ones whom You commanded That they should not enter into Your congregation.

Ezekiel 44:2

The LORD said to me, "This gate shall be shut; it shall not be opened, and no one shall enter by it, for the LORD God of Israel has entered by it; therefore it shall be shut.

Ezekiel 46:2

"The prince shall enter by way of the porch of the gate from outside and stand by the post of the gate Then the priests shall provide his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate and then go out; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.

Ezekiel 46:8

"When the prince enters, he shall go in by way of the porch of the gate and go out by the same way.

Ezekiel 46:10

"When they go in, the prince shall go in among them; and when they go out, he shall go out.

Zechariah 3:7

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'If you will walk in My ways and if you will perform My service, then you will also govern My house and also have charge of My courts, and I will grant you free access among these who are standing here.

Matthew 21:12

And Jesus entered the temple and drove out all those who were buying and selling in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who were selling doves.

Matthew 21:23

When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, "By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?"

Mark 11:11

Jesus entered Jerusalem and came into the temple; and after looking around at everything, He left for Bethany with the twelve, since it was already late.

Mark 11:15

Then they came to Jerusalem. And He entered the temple and began to drive out those who were buying and selling in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who were selling doves;

Luke 19:45

Jesus entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling,

Luke 2:27

And he came in the Spirit into the temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to carry out for Him the custom of the Law,

Luke 6:6

On another Sabbath He entered the synagogue and was teaching; and there was a man there whose right hand was withered.

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