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32 Bible Verses about Weights And Measures, Linear
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And the thickness of it was a handbreadth and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies, and it received and held three thousand baths.
And behold a wall on the outside of the house, and the measuring reed which that man had in his hand, was six cubits long, of a cubit and a hand breadth; so he measured the breadth of the building, one reed; and the height, one reed.
The days of our years are seventy, and of the most valiant eighty years, yet their strength is labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
And these are the measures of the altar in cubits: The cubit is a cubit and a hand breadth; the middle rim, one cubit, and the breadth a cubit, and the border thereof by the edge thereof round about of a span. This shall be the high bottom of the altar.
In the same manner thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle; to the side of the Negev to the south there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen of one hundred cubits long for each side; and its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets shall be of brass; the capitals of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver. And likewise for the side of the Aquilon in length there shall be hangings of one hundred cubits long, and its twenty pillars with their twenty sockets of brass, the capitals of the pillars and their fillets of silver.read more.
And for the breadth of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars ten, and their sockets ten. And the breadth of the court on the side of the rising sun to the east shall be fifty cubits. The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits, their pillars three, and their sockets three. And on the other side shall be hangings of fifteen cubits, their pillars three, and their sockets three. And at the gate of the court there shall be a hanging of twenty cubits of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework; and their pillars shall be four and their sockets four. All the pillars round about the court shall be filleted with silver; their capitals shall be of silver, and their sockets of brass. The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits and the breadth fifty on the one side and fifty on the other and the height five cubits, its hangings of fine twined linen and their sockets of brass.
He made the court likewise; on the south side towards the Negev the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, one hundred cubits; their pillars were twenty with their twenty brasen sockets; the capitals of the pillars and their fillets were of silver. And for the side of the Aquilon, the hangings were one hundred cubits, their pillars twenty with their twenty sockets of brass, the capitals of the pillars and their fillets of silver.read more.
On the west side were hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars ten and their sockets ten, the capitals of the pillars and their fillets of silver, and for the east side eastward fifty cubits the hangings of the one side fifteen cubits, their pillars three, and their sockets three; and for the other side of the court gate, on this hand and that hand, were hangings of fifteen cubits, their pillars three and their sockets three.
And the house which King Solomon built for the LORD, was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and thirty cubits high. And the porch before the temple of the house was twenty cubits long, according to the width of the house; and its width was ten cubits before the house.
Now these are the measurements on which Solomon founded the building of the house of God. The first measurement was the length of sixty cubits and the breadth of twenty cubits. And the porch that was in the front of the length was of twenty cubits, according to the breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and the height was one hundred and twenty; and he overlaid it within with pure gold.
And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand and slew him with his own spear.
Moreover, when ye shall divide by lot the land for inheritance, ye shall separate a lot for the LORD of the land which ye shall consecrate: the length shall be the length of twenty-five thousand reeds, and the breadth shall be ten thousand. This shall be holy in all its borders round about. Of this there shall be for the sanctuary five hundred in length, with five hundred in breadth, square round about; and fifty cubits round about for its suburbs. And of this measure shalt thou measure the length of twenty-five thousand, and the breadth of ten thousand; and in it shall be the sanctuary and the most holy place.read more.
The holy portion of the land shall be for the priests the ministers of the sanctuary, which are chosen to minister unto the LORD; and it shall be a place for their houses and a holy place for the sanctuary. And another twenty-five thousand of length, and the ten thousand of breadth, shall also the Levites, the ministers of the house, have for themselves, for a possession, with twenty chambers. And ye shall appoint the possession of the city five thousand broad, and twenty-five thousand long, in front of that which was separated for the sanctuary; it shall be for the whole house of Israel.
And when the man went forth eastward, he had a line in his hand, and he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles. Again he measured a thousand and brought me through the waters; the waters were to the knees. Again he measured a thousand and brought me through; the waters were to the loins. Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over; for the waters were risen; a river that could not be passed over without swimming.
And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city and its gates and its wall. And the city lies foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth; and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs; and the length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.
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