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What are the differences between a synagogue and a temple?

Extremely simplified answer: G^d lived in the Temple (Bait haMikdash mentioned by Daniel), it was his house (thus the Holy of Holies). G*d does not live in the synagogues. We can argue in the fact ...
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What are the differences between a synagogue and a temple?

Whenever the Bible refers to "the temple", it means THE Temple (Beit Hamikdash) in Jerusalem. An elaborate and highly structured complex with multiple courtyards and chambers (including the ...
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What are the differences between a synagogue and a temple?

I endorse @Dottard's answer but I would add than in modern Judaism, the synagogue has largely replaced the temple. In fact, many modern Jews often say "I am going to temple" when they are ...
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What are the differences between a synagogue and a temple?

The essential difference is that you did not offer sacrifice in a synagogue. You took your sacrifice to the Temple and offered it there. Deuteronomy 12:10-14 But after you have crossed the Jordan ...
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What are the differences between a synagogue and a temple?

The OP has partly answered his own question. The temple did everything that the local synagogue did. However, the temple had a function not enjoyed by the local synagogue and that was to serve as the ...
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What is the Veil mentioned in Hebrews 6:19?

There is no temple in the New Jerusalem and there are no veils to divide and separate us from God and from each other.
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Uncut stone for altar

Alchemy would allow for the cutting of stone without hands.... Consider that in the new Testament, Yeshua clearly did not scold the Mystiks who followed the starres to find Him. Nowhere in Scripture ...
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Was Paul arguing that Christians are the "true Temple," in contrast The Temple?

The temple building in the city of Jerusalem was just as real when Paul wrote that as it had been from the start of Herod the Great beginning to build it in 20 B.C. It was really there, it was really ...
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