The mishna in tamid 3:4 indicates there were 93 keilim used in the Beit HaMikdash daily. Is there a source which lists all 93?

  • I haven’t counted but would point you to the Mishnayot found in the beginning of Sefer Emek HaMelech. It is the listing of all the vessels which were hidden away before the destruction of the Temple. It is the same text that is found in the Copper Scroll which was discovered at Qumran. – Yaacov Deane Apr 12 '18 at 4:06
  • It starts at the beginning of chapter 11. hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=7307&st=&pgnum=28 – Yaacov Deane Apr 12 '18 at 4:13
  • @YaacovDeane - I can't read your link, is there an English translation somewhere online? I can definitely see some of the items on the Copper Scroll being on such a list, like(#12) "gold and silver vessels for tithe, sprinkling basins, sacrificial bowls, libation vessels-609 items(!)". But they don't get too specific. I would like to see both translations and see how they relate, though. – Gary Apr 12 '18 at 5:15
  • Not to my knowledge. Sorry Gary. Perhaps someone in the community knows of one. – Yaacov Deane Apr 12 '18 at 11:49
  • According to Tosafot Yom Tov on Tamid 3:4, the Mishnah means 93 of silver and 93 of gold for that particular action and that there were far more than 186 vessels. And that would seem to been what is described in the Mishnayot from Sefer Emek HaMelech. – Yaacov Deane Apr 12 '18 at 13:32

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