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According to that same shiur they knew they would be rebuilding the beit hamikdash so there was no need to establish a prayer service. it wasn't until the destruction of the second temple where people despaired of rebuilding the temple that they needed to find a "replacement" for korbanot and instituted a set tefilla
Being there, he probably sensed what would be allowed both from the mood of the room and its contemporaneous propriety. Further, he certainly sensed that it was Hashem who gave him this opportunity, especially when that was why he visited him in the first place. Therefore, he asked for what he thought appropriate, the amount being less important than what ...
The Zohar writes (2:5b, Parshas Shemos) תשורי מראש אמנה, מאתר בי מקדשא דלעילא ומאתר בי מקדשא דלתתא, דאמר רבי יהודה, מעולם לא זזה שכינתא מכותלי דמערבא דבי מקדשא, דכתיב: 'הנה זה עומד אחר כתלנו', והוא ראש אמנה לכל עלמא "Sing from the heights of Mt. Amanah [homiletically referring to 'heights of belief']: From the place of the high temple and the low ...
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