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PMaison: Solomon's Temple, Cubes and Pillars

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From: (nagasiva)
Subject: PMaison: Solomon's Temple, Cubes and Pillars
Date: 13 Sep 1997 12:47:03 -0700

[from Patricia (]

Greetings to All and to Jeff in particular.

I am referring to your recent post regarding King Solomon's Temple, and
cannot help but send you this, which you may find of interested.

Hiram of Tyre created: "Two bronze pillars, the height of one pillar was
eighteen cubits, and a cord twelve cubits long gave the measurement of its
girth; so also was the second pillar... He set up the pillars in front of
the vestibule of the sanctuary; he set up the right-hand pillar and named
it Jachin; he set up the left-hand pillar and named it Boaz. So the work
on the pillars was completed." - 1 Kings 7:15, 21-2

The pillars for Solomon's temple are huge in size, each nearly six feet
thick and about twenty-seven feet high. Each has an elaborately decorated
capital of almost eight feet made of bronze three inches thick. The two
pillars have names, Jachin (meaning 'he set up') and Boaz (meaning unknown,
though with different vowels it would mean ("with strength"). Why these
names were given and what they signified is unknown."

"According the "old ritual" these two great pillars had been hollow.
Inside them had been stored the "ancient records" and the "valuable
writings" pertaining to the past of the Jewish people. And amongst these
records, had been "the secret of the magical Shamir and the history of its

"Because Moses had commanded the Israelites not to use "any tool of iron"
in the construction of holy places, Solomon had ordered that no hammers,
axes or chisels should be used to cut and dress the many massive stone
blocks from which the outer walls and courtyard of the Temple had been
built. Instead he had provided the artificers with an ancient device,
dating back to the time of Moses himself. This device was called the
Shamir and was capable of cutting the toughest of materials without
friction or heat. Also known as "the stone that splits rocks..."

"The Shamir may not be put in an iron vessel for safekeeping, nor in any
metal vessel; it would burst such a receptacle asunder. It is kept wrapped
up in a woolen cloth, and this in turn is placed in a lead basket filled
with barley bran...With the destruction of the Temple the Shamir vanished."

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