'Feet' in the Bible
This is how you should make it: The ark is to be 450 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high.
The waters rose more than twenty feet above the mountains.
The dove could not find a resting place for its feet because water still covered the surface of the entire earth, and so it returned to Noah in the ark. He stretched out his hand, took the dove, and brought it back into the ark.
Let a little water be brought so that you may all wash your feet and rest under the tree.
He said, "Here, my lords, please turn aside to your servant's house. Stay the night and wash your feet. Then you can be on your way early in the morning." "No," they replied, "we'll spend the night in the town square."
So Abraham's servant went to the house and unloaded the camels. Straw and feed were given to the camels, and water was provided so that he and the men who were with him could wash their feet.
The servant in charge brought the men into Joseph's house. He gave them water, and they washed their feet. Then he gave food to their donkeys.
The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until he comes to whom it belongs; the nations will obey him.
When Jacob finished giving these instructions to his sons, he pulled his feet up onto the bed, breathed his last breath, and went to his people.
God said, "Do not approach any closer! Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground."
But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off the foreskin of her son and touched it to Moses' feet, and said, "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me."
This is how you are to eat it -- dressed to travel, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it in haste. It is the Lord's Passover.
and they saw the God of Israel. Under his feet there was something like a pavement made of sapphire, clear like the sky itself.
"They are to make an ark of acacia wood -- its length is to be three feet nine inches, its width two feet three inches, and its height two feet three inches.
You are to cast four gold rings for it and put them on its four feet, with two rings on one side and two rings on the other side.
"You are to make an atonement lid of pure gold; its length is to be three feet nine inches, and its width is to be two feet three inches.
"You are to make a table of acacia wood; its length is to be three feet, its width one foot six inches, and its height two feet three inches.
The length of each curtain is to be forty-two feet, and the width of each curtain is to be six feet -- the same size for each of the curtains.
The length of each curtain is to be forty-five feet, and the width of each curtain is to be six feet -- the same size for the eleven curtains.
Each frame is to be fifteen feet long, and each frame is to be two feet three inches wide,
"You are to make the altar of acacia wood, seven feet six inches long, and seven feet six inches wide; the altar is to be square, and its height is to be four feet six inches.
"You are to make the courtyard of the tabernacle. For the south side there are to be hangings for the courtyard of fine twisted linen, one hundred fifty feet long for one side,
Likewise for its length on the north side, there are to be hangings for one hundred fifty feet, with twenty posts and their twenty bronze bases, with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
The width of the court on the west side is to be seventy-five feet with hangings, with their ten posts and their ten bases.
The width of the court on the east side, toward the sunrise, is to be seventy-five feet.
The hangings on one side of the gate are to be twenty-two and a half feet long, with their three posts and their three bases.
On the second side there are to be hangings twenty-two and a half feet long, with their three posts and their three bases.
For the gate of the courtyard there is to be a curtain of thirty feet, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and fine twined linen, the work of an embroiderer, with four posts and their four bases.
The length of the courtyard is to be one hundred fifty feet and the width seventy-five feet, and the height of the fine twisted linen hangings is to be seven and a half feet, with their bronze bases.
Its length is to be a foot and a half and its width a foot and a half; it will be square. Its height is to be three feet, with its horns of one piece with it.
and Aaron and his sons must wash their hands and their feet from it.
they must wash their hands and their feet so that they do not die. And this will be a perpetual ordinance for them and for their descendants throughout their generations."
The length of one curtain was forty-two feet, and the width of one curtain was six feet -- the same size for each of the curtains.
The length of one curtain was forty-five feet, and the width of one curtain was six feet -- one size for all eleven curtains.
The length of each frame was fifteen feet, the width of each frame was two and a quarter feet,
Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood; its length was three feet nine inches, its width two feet three inches, and its height two feet three inches.
He cast four gold rings for it that he put on its four feet, with two rings on one side and two rings on the other side.
He made an atonement lid of pure gold; its length was three feet nine inches, and its width was two feet three inches.
He made the table of acacia wood; its length was three feet, its width one foot six inches, and its height two feet three inches.
He made the incense altar of acacia wood. Its length was a foot and a half and its width a foot and a half -- a square -- and its height was three feet. Its horns were of one piece with it.
He made the altar for the burnt offering of acacia wood seven feet six inches long and seven feet six inches wide -- it was square -- and its height was four feet six inches.
He made the courtyard. For the south side the hangings of the courtyard were of fine twisted linen, one hundred fifty feet long,
For the north side the hangings were one hundred fifty feet, with their twenty posts and their twenty bronze bases, with the hooks of the posts and their bands of silver.
For the west side there were hangings seventy-five feet long, with their ten posts and their ten bases, with the hooks of the posts and their bands of silver.
For the east side, toward the sunrise, it was seventy-five feet wide,
with hangings on one side of the gate that were twenty-two and a half feet long, with their three posts and their three bases,
and for the second side of the gate of the courtyard, just like the other, the hangings were twenty-two and a half feet long, with their three posts and their three bases.
The curtain for the gate of the courtyard was of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and fine twisted linen, the work of an embroiderer. It was thirty feet long, and like the hangings in the courtyard, it was seven and a half feet high,
Moses and Aaron and his sons would wash their hands and their feet from it.
Next he brought Aaron's sons forward, and Moses put some of the blood on their right earlobes, on their right thumbs, and on the big toes of their right feet, and Moses splashed the rest of the blood against the altar's sides.
If, however, the disease breaks out on the skin so that the disease covers all the skin of the person with the infection from his head to his feet, as far as the priest can see,
Now a wind went out from the Lord and brought quail from the sea, and let them fall near the camp, about a day's journey on this side, and about a day's journey on the other side, all around the camp, and about three feet high on the surface of the ground.
Then the Israelites said to him, "We will go along the highway, and if we or our cattle drink any of your water, we will pay for it. We will only pass through on our feet, without doing anything else."
Only King Og of Bashan was left of the remaining Rephaites. (It is noteworthy that his sarcophagus was made of iron. Does it not, indeed, still remain in Rabbath of the Ammonites? It is thirteen and a half feet long and six feet wide according to standard measure.)
Your clothing did not wear out nor did your feet swell all these forty years.
When you see your neighbor's donkey or ox fallen along the road, do not ignore it; instead, you must be sure to help him get the animal on its feet again.
The Lord will afflict you in your knees and on your legs with painful, incurable boils -- from the soles of your feet to the top of your head.
Among those nations you will have no rest nor will there be a place of peaceful rest for the soles of your feet, for there the Lord will give you an anxious heart, failing eyesight, and a spirit of despair.
Surely he loves the people; all your holy ones are in your power. And they sit at your feet, each receiving your words.
But stay about three thousand feet behind it. Keep your distance so you can see which way you should go, for you have not traveled this way before."
When the feet of the priests carrying the ark of the Lord, the Ruler of the whole earth, touch the water of the Jordan, the water coming downstream toward you will stop flowing and pile up."
When the ones carrying the ark reached the Jordan and the feet of the priests carrying the ark touched the surface of the water -- (the Jordan is at flood stage all during harvest time) --
The commander of the Lord's army answered Joshua, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you stand is holy." Joshua did so.
They had worn-out, patched sandals on their feet and dressed in worn-out clothes. All their bread was dry and hard.
When they brought the kings out to Joshua, he summoned all the men of Israel and said to the commanders of the troops who accompanied him, "Come here and put your feet on the necks of these kings." So they came up and put their feet on their necks.
Between her feet he collapsed, he fell limp and was lifeless; between her feet he collapsed and fell limp, in the spot where he collapsed, there he fell limp -- violently murdered!
So he brought him to his house and fed the donkeys. They washed their feet and had a meal.
Jonathan crawled up on his hands and feet, with his armor bearer following behind him. Jonathan struck down the Philistines, while his armor bearer came along behind him and killed them.
Then a champion came out from the camp of the Philistines. His name was Goliath; he was from Gath. He was close to seven feet tall.
Falling at his feet, she said, "My lord, I accept all the guilt! But please let your female servant speak with my lord! Please listen to the words of your servant!
She arose, bowed her face toward the ground, and said, "Your female servant, like a lowly servant, will wash the feet of the servants of my lord."
The three sons of Zeruiah were there -- Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. (Now Asahel was as quick on his feet as one of the gazelles in the field.)
Your hands were not bound, and your feet were not put into irons. You fell the way one falls before criminals." All the people wept over him again.
Now Saul's son Jonathan had a son who was crippled in both feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan arrived from Jezreel. His nurse picked him up and fled, but in her haste to get away, he fell and was injured. Mephibosheth was his name.
So David issued orders to the soldiers and they put them to death. Then they cut off their hands and feet and hung them near the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it in the tomb of Abner in Hebron.
The king asked, "Is there not someone left from Saul's family, that I may extend God's kindness to him?" Ziba said to the king, "One of Jonathan's sons is left; both of his feet are crippled."
Mephibosheth was living in Jerusalem, for he was a regular guest at the king's table. But both his feet were crippled.
Now in all Israel everyone acknowledged that there was no man as handsome as Absalom. From the sole of his feet to the top of his head he was perfect in appearance.
As David was going up the Mount of Olives, he was weeping as he went; his head was covered and his feet were bare. All the people who were with him also had their heads covered and were weeping as they went up.
Now Mephibosheth, Saul's grandson, came down to meet the king. From the day the king had left until the day he safely returned, Mephibosheth had not cared for his feet nor trimmed his mustache nor washed his clothes.
He made the sky sink as he descended; a thick cloud was under his feet.
You widen my path; my feet do not slip.
I wipe them out and beat them to death; they cannot get up; they fall at my feet.
"You know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me -- how he murdered two commanders of the Israelite armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. During peacetime he struck them down like he would in battle; when he shed their blood as if in battle, he stained his own belt and the sandals on his feet.
The temple King Solomon built for the Lord was 90 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 45 feet high.
The porch in front of the main hall of the temple was 30 feet long, corresponding to the width of the temple. It was 15 feet wide, extending out from the front of the temple.
The bottom floor of the extension was seven and a half feet wide, the middle floor nine feet wide, and the third floor ten and a half feet wide. He made ledges on the temple's outer walls so the beams would not have to be inserted into the walls.
He built an extension all around the temple; it was seven and a half feet high and it was attached to the temple by cedar beams.
He built a wall 30 feet in from the rear of the temple as a partition for an inner sanctuary that would be the most holy place. He paneled the wall with cedar planks from the floor to the rafters.
The main hall in front of the inner sanctuary was 60 feet long.
The inner sanctuary was 30 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 30 feet high. He plated it with gold, as well as the cedar altar.
In the inner sanctuary he made two cherubs of olive wood; each stood 15 feet high.
Each of the first cherub's wings was seven and a half feet long; its entire wingspan was 15 feet.
The second cherub also had a wingspan of 15 feet; it was identical to the first in measurements and shape.
Each cherub stood 15 feet high.
He named it "The Palace of the Lebanon Forest"; it was 150 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high. It had four rows of cedar pillars and cedar beams above the pillars.
He made a colonnade 75 feet long and 45 feet wide. There was a porch in front of this and pillars and a roof in front of the porch.
The foundation was made of large valuable stones, measuring either 15 feet or 12 feet.
He fashioned two bronze pillars; each pillar was 27 feet high and 18 feet in circumference.
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