Biblical – King Solomon’s Temple

Temple of Solomon, or the 1st Temple was built from the Bible in 833 BC and ended in 826 BC

Before he died, the King David, the father of Solomon in this respect, collected a lot of material to build a temple on Mount Moriah who bought this Araunah the Jebusite

The Bible says that at the start of his rule, King Solomon of Israel, Britain, and then just working to feed his father’s ideas, and other materials ready for use in construction. Quarries in Jerusalem was to remove large stone used in base and walls. All stones have been carried out locally under the supervision of experienced manufacturers of Tyre.

Solomon made ​​an agreement with Hiram I, king of Tyre, to provide anything required, such as wood from Lebanon, which was brought by sea to Jaffa in large boats, the old name of Jaffa, and thence to Jerusalem.

Destroyed 410 years later, in 416 BC by Nebuchadnezzar II. Is it in 586 BC, was the second temple built in return from Babylon and ending March 12 515 BC Then again 21st November of 164 BC, Judas Maccabeus with.

Herod was king of the Jews, he sent a large expansion of the second temple, including the rearrangement of Mount Saint Sebastian.

The first Kings 7:23 the following measures of the “molten sea” and a large circular pool (“kohanim”), which is used to wash their hands of the priests of the temple servants.

“He made ​​a molten sea of 10 cubits from rim to rim and round in compass, and 5 cubits high and 30 cubits.”

For contruction this would be the formula used where pi = 3.

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