Definition of Temple of solomon

1. Noun. Any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship; the first temple contained the Ark of the Covenant and was built by Solomon in the 10th century BC and destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC; the second was built in 515 BC and the third was an enlargement by Herod the Great in 20 BC that was destroyed by the Romans during a Jewish revolt in AD 70; all that remains is the Wailing Wall.

Exact synonyms: Temple Of Jerusalem
Generic synonyms: Synagogue, Tabernacle, Temple
Group relationships: Capital Of Israel, Jerusalem



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Temple Of Solomon

Temminck's tragopan
Temminck's tragopans
Temnospondyli
Tempe
Tempean
Temperance
Temperate Zone
Templar
Templars
Temple Mount
Temple in Jerusalem
Temple of Apollo
Temple of Artemis
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Jerusalem
Temple of Solomon
Templetonia
Templetonia retusa
Tempra
Temuco
Ten Commandments
Tenda
Tenebrae
Tenebrionidae
Tenebrist
Tenerife
Teng Hsiao-ping
Teng Hsiaoping
Tengmalm's owl
Tengmalm's owls

Literary usage of Temple of solomon

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1. The History of the Jewish Church by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1882)
"Temple of Solomon. There is hardly any reign which is not in some way connected with its construction or its changes. In front of the great church of the ..."

2. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"... the Temple of Solomon, and also the royal portico. Porter. This word when used in the AV Ā«Iocs not bear its modern signification of a currier of burdens ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"If the description of the temple of Solomon be compared with that of the tabernacle of Ex. xxv. sqq., it appears that the tabernacle is rather the temple of ..."

4. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... this new combination of the somewhat opposite qualities of the warrior and the monk became known as the Knighthood of the Temple of Solomon. ..."

5. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... this new combination of the somewhat opposite qualities of the warrior and the monk became known as the Knighthood of the Temple of Solomon. ..."

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