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Tent of meeting vs tabernacle

Let me put this in some context about how the book of Exodus is structured. Ex 1-18 describes a series of events leading up the Israelite arrival at Mt Sinai Ex 19-24:11 describes the giving of the ...
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Is it possible to say where the lampstand was in the tabernacle?

The position of the lampstand and the table of shewbread are described in Ex 40:24 - He also placed the lampstand in the Tent of Meeting opposite the table on the south side of the tabernacle Thus, ...
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Did Samuel sleep in the holy of holies at Shiloh?

Please see if this helps. Some scholars think that Samuel was actually sleeping in the front compartment of the tent sanctuary called the Holy Place, the room where the Menorah, Table of Shewbread ...
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What is the Veil mentioned in Hebrews 6:19?

The Bible use of "veil" is quite consistent throughout the Bible as the following analysis shows. The Old Testament Hebrew word for veil, פָּרֹ֫כֶת (paroketh), occurs just 24 times and always denotes ...
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Did God gift Bezalel and Oholiab immediately or previously in their lives?

God told Moses of these appointments in Ex. 31:1-11 and detailed the tasks that Bezaleel and Aholiab were to accomplish. God filled them both with the Spirit at that time, not before, but when God ...
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What is the meaning of the Comparison of Circumcision and Healing

The reasoning behind comparing the healing with circumcision is the child's life did not depend on getting circumcision right then, but they were commanded to circumcise on the boy's eighth day. If ...
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How did Moses remember the instructions for the tabernacle and priestly vestments?

We are not told, but several possibilities present themselves: Moses had a really good memory (there are people who have memorized texts longer than the Torah) and he was given divine aid to remember ...
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What happened to the poles once the Ark was placed in the Solomon's Temple?

I think you are mistaken here. The literal translation of ויאריכו is "and they lengthened". The root of this word is ארך which in Hebrew means "long", thus ויאריכו is to be rendered lengthened. ...
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Did a priest ever die in the holy of holies?

Actually there is a Jewish legend about a Sadducee that died in the holy of the holies as mentioned in Yoma 19b, There was an incident involving a certain Sadducee who was appointed as High ...
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How can the tabernacle have been erected in the second year?

And the silver of them that were numbered (פְּקוּדֵ֥י) of the congregation was an hundred talents, and a thousand seven hundred and threescore and fifteen shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary (...
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What is the Veil mentioned in Hebrews 6:19?

What is the Veil mentioned in Hebrews 6:19? Hebrews 6:19 which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; The veil/ curtain ...
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In Ex 40:12 is "sons" (heb. בָּנָ֔יו) exclusively masculine? If so, why?

While the context of the priesthood in the Torah supports translating בָּנָ֔יו (construct plural with pronominal suffix) as sons, the plural בָּנִ֖ים can be translated children. However, it is ...
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What is the symbolism related to Lev 23:40

The answer to this is given in the previous verse - Lev 23:39 - On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, after you have gathered the produce of the land, you are to celebrate a feast to the LORD ...
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Exodus 20:4 order prohibiting making idols in the likeness heavenly aspects w/ Tabernacle(Exodus 25:18-) & Solomon's Temple(2 Chronicles 3:11)

There were lots of things in the sanctuary and later, the temple, that were images of things in heaven and on earth such as: 1 Kings 7:18, 20 - pomegranates V19, 22 - lilies V25 - bulls V29 - ...
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Were there two tabernacles in David's time?

The simplest explanation is that given by several commentators such as Bension - 2 Samuel 6:17. The tabernacle that David had pitched for it — For the ancient tabernacle made by Moses remained still ...
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Meaning and Symbology of "Bronze" in scripture

There's an interesting point gleaned from the prophetic statement in Revelation 8:1-5. It deals with the prayers of the suffering saints on earth causing heaven to be silent for about half an hour. ...
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In Hebrews 9:23, Why is the purification of Heavenly things achieved by "sacrifices" (plural)

Christ's single sacrifice was better than the multiple repeated animal sacrifices. Look at the full context of Heb. 9:23, and you will see that the author is still arguing of the superiority of ...
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What is the meaning of the Comparison of Circumcision and Healing

The reason for the comparison is because he was being accused of breaking the law of the Sabbath given under Moses by "doing work" and healing a man. A common theme through out the Gospels ...
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Did G'd live truly in a tent?

Solomon's dedication of the temple is a good answer to your question: כִּ֚י הַֽאֻמְנָ֔ם יֵשֵׁ֧ב אֱלֹהִ֛ים ‬אֶת־הָאָדָ֖ם‬ עַל־הָאָ֑רֶץ הִ֠נֵּה שָׁמַ֜יִם וּשְׁמֵ֤י הַשָּׁמַ֨יִם֙ לֹ֣א יְכַלְכְּל֔וּךָ ...
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How were the the duties of the Levites intergrated during the stationary Temple?

Regarding the carrying of the tabernacle, vessels, etc. the "carrying" also evolved "care." However, the Levites performed many other roles. The question is complicated by the fact ...
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In 1 Chr. 16:39, why did the Israelites worship at the Tabernacle in Gibeon when the Ark was in Jerusalem?

In David's time, worship was not yet centralized, so there were many altars at various "high places" throughout the nation, not only at the specific location of the Ark. At the time of ...
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Did Samuel sleep in the holy of holies at Shiloh?

That Samuel could have slept near the ark is entirely possible. If the supposition is that he could not have slept there because of Leviticus 16.2, where only the High Priest is permitted to enter the ...
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Were there two tabernacles in David's time?

Not only were their "two" tabernacles in David's time, there were almost certainly more than two. Tabernacle (מִשְׁכָּן) is a fancy English word for "tent" or dwelling place. KJV ...
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In Ex 40:12 is "sons" (heb. בָּנָ֔יו) exclusively masculine? If so, why?

"His-Sons" : Banav ( בָּנָ֔יו ) is masculine. If we read "His-Daughters" ( בנתיו / בנותיו ) there would be a tav after the nun to distinguish them as feminine. Exodus / Bereishit ...
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BDB under אֹ֣הֶל uses the structure of Ex. 39:32 to support מִשְׁכַּ֖ן and אֹ֣הֶל מוֹעֵ֑ד refers to separate terms. How does Hebrew support this?

This is one of the extremely rare occasions where I beg to differ with the very reputable BDB. It is true that lists (eg Ex 39:11, 12, etc) can show distinct items but can also show things in what ...
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