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Temple of Solomon


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Temple of Solomon any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall
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In literature:

In the fourth year of Solomon's rule over Israel he built the temple of Jehovah.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
From its beauty it was one of the ornaments of Solomon's, as it is to be of Ezekiel's temple.
"Union And Communion" by J. Hudson Taylor
Once on a time, our synagogue had appeared in my eyes like a small copy of King Solomon's Temple.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
This is said to be part of the actual wall surrounding the Temple built by Solomon.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
At the building of King Solomon's Temple there was not heard the sound of axe, hammer or any tool of iron.
"Masonic Monitor of the Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason" by George Thornburgh
Solomon points to the future carrying away in his prayer at the consecration of the temple.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg
This happy reference to the manner of building of Solomon's Temple was suggested by Sir Walter Scott.
"The Oxford Degree Ceremony" by Joseph Wells
Tell some of the things that made Solomon's temple a magnificent structure.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
There is a charming tradition connected with the site on which the temple of Solomon was erected.
"To The Work! To The Work!" by Dwight Moody
They had thus themselves rebuilt more splendidly the Temple of Solomon.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I" by Marcus Dods
Thou art comely as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains in the temple of Solomon!
"Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity" by Alexandre Kuprin
We set out early next morning for Mount Moriah, the site of Solomon's temple and those that followed it.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The temple of Solomon was called God's house.
"Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards" by Jonathan Edwards
Four hundred and thirty-three years elapsed between the date of Solomon's reign and that of the Temple's destruction.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
Such chambers were in the temple of Solomon.
"The Prophet Ezekiel" by Arno C. Gaebelein
Solomon built a temple for his worship on the Mount of Olives.
"The Student's Mythology" by Catherine Ann White
They came upon the arches of the viaduct, that, in the days of Solomon, connected the palace with the temple.
"The Story of a Life" by J. Breckenridge Ellis
The Psalms of David remain, but the Temple of Solomon and all its glory is departed.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
Josephus also says that Zadok was the first High Priest of Solomon's Temple.
"Solomon and Solomonic Literature" by Moncure Daniel Conway
The first Book of Kings relates in detail the building of the temple by Solomon in B.C.
"The Great God Gold" by William Le Queux

In news:

Features Mia Cantu Freemasonry is the world's largest and oldest fraternity, which some believe dates as far back as the construction of King Solomon's temple in Jerusalem.
Look for "Servant of the Bones," a six-issue retelling of Rice's 1996 fantasy novel set in the time of the destruction of Solomon's Temple, in August.
The Harraris' shop, the House of Harrari, produces harps using wood that is believed to have ties to Solomon's first temple, said Barger, a native of Loma Linda, Calif.
AFTER a close study of the Old Hebrew script, European and American scholars have determined that an inscription on a piece of ancient pottery is the oldest known reference, other than in the Bible, to King Solomon's temple in Jerusalem.