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From the Rambam (Maimonides) Mishneh Torah or Sefer Yad ha-Hazaka, Hilchot Beit HaBechirah, 4:11: "The Ark was placed on a stone in the western portion of the Holy of Holies.nThe vial of manna and Aharon's staff were placed before it. When Solomon built the Temple,he was aware that it would ultimately be destroyed. [Therefore,] he constructed a chamber, ...


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I found this picture on the temple institute website https://templeinstitute.org/red-heifer-the-ceremony/


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Yakhin ("establish") corresponding to Netzach ("eternity, victory by winning"). Boaz ("strength") corresponding to Hod ("glory, submission, strength by acquiescing"). These are the two "legs," because they are the literal pillars of the Temple physically, and spiritually they're the "legs" of Zeir ...


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As a starting point, the Radak notes that Yachin means a sense of preparation i.e. the same way one prepares to enter a house (i.e. presumably to look presentable / to mentally prepare themselves etc.) this too was the intention with this pillar as a person crossed the threshold into the Temple. Boaz is an expression of strength, and in this context how G-d ...


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In order to have the best possible fittings for the temple, Solomon hired a man named Hiram (or Huram) from Tyre to do the bronze work. Hiram was known for his wisdom, understanding, and skill in bronze working (1 Kings 7:13–14). Including the decorative tops of the pillars, Jachin and Boaz stood approximately forty-five feet tall, with a circumference of ...


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