Holy Place of the Temple
The area in the Temple containing the incense altar.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Holy Place
Holy Place[Heb haqqōḏeš] (Ex. 26:33; Lev. 16:2; 1 K. 8:8; 2 Ch. 5:11; Ezk. 41:21; etc.); AV also SANCTUARY; NEB also SANCTUARY, INNER COURT; [māqôm qāḏôš] (Ex. 29:31; Lev. 6:16 [MT 9]; etc.); NEB also SACRED PLACE; [meqôm qāḏôš] (Eccl. 8:10); AV “place of the holy”; [meqôm qoḏšô]
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Holy Place (Place)
Holy PlaceIn both the tabernacle and the temple, the larger of the two compartments of the central sanctuary. A curtain separated the holy place from the holy of holies (Exod. 26:33). Located within the holy place were the lampstand or menorah (on the south side; Exod. 26:35; 40:4, 24–25), the table
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Holy Place
Holy Place (Heb. haqqōḏeš, māqôm qāḏôš; Gk. tópos hagíos, hágia).* The outer compartment of the Israelite sanctuaries, the main chamber in which priests performed routine duties such as tending the lampstands, the table of the Bread of the Presence, and the altar of incense.In the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Holy place
Holy placeone of the two portions into which the tabernacle was divided (Ex. 26:31; 37:17–25; Heb. 9:2). It was 20 cubits long and 10 in height and breadth. It was illuminated by the golden candlestick, as it had no opening to admit the light. It contained the table of showbread (Ex. 25:23–29) and the
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Holy Place
HOLY PLACE — KJV term for the most sacred inner room in the Tabernacle and the Temple, where only the High Priest was allowed to go. This room, separated from the rest of the worship area by a sacred veil, represented the presence of God in all His power and holiness. In this room was the Ark of the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOLY PLACE([הַקֹּדֶשׁ‎, ha-qodhesh], Ex 26:33, [הַהֵכָל‎, ha-hekhal], 1 Ki 6:17, etc.; [ἡ πρώτη σκηνή, he prote skene], Heb 9:6 f):1. The Terms:The tabernacle consisted of two divisions to which a graduated scale of holiness is attached: “The veil shall separate unto you between the holy place
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Holy Place
HOLY PLACE Courts, inner room, and outer room of the tabernacle (Exod. 26:33). Later the expression was used in reference to the temple and its environs. It was a holy place in the sense of being a place set apart for Yahweh. See Temple.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Holy Place
HOLY PLACE (הַקֹּדֶשׁ‎, ha-ḳōdhesh, Ex 26:33, חַהֵכָל‎, ha-hēkhāl, 1 K 6:17, etc; ἡ πρώτη σκηνή, hē prō̇tē skēnḗ, He 9:6 f): The tabernacle consisted of two divisions to which a graduated scale of holiness is attached: “The veil shall separate unto you between the holy place and the most holy” (Ex
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HOLY PLACE [קֹדֶשׁqodhesh, מָקוֹם קָדֹשׁmaqom qadhosh]. The larger of the two divisions of both the tabernacle and the Temple, containing the lampstand(s) and the tables of showbread (compare Exod 25–40; 1 Kgs 6–7). “Holy place” is also used as a general term for the Temple (e.g., Ezra 9:8; Ps 24:3),