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Candlestick


1. A part of household furniture. 2Ki 4:10.

2. Used for holding

a. Candles or torches. Mt 5:15.

b. Lamps. Ex 25:31,37; Zec 4:2.

3. For the tabernacle

a. Form, &c of. Ex 25:31-36; 37:17-22.

b. Held seven golden lamps. Ex 25:37; 37:23.

c. Had snuffers, &c of gold. Ex 25:38; 37:23.

d. Weighed a talent of gold. Ex 25:39.

e. After a divine pattern. Ex 25:40; Nu 8:4.

f. Called the lamp of God. 1Sa 3:3.

g. Called the pure candlestick. Le 24:4.

h. Placed in the outer sanctuary over against the table. Ex 40:24; Heb 9:2.

i. Lighted with olive oil. Ex 27:20; Le 24:2.

j. Lighted &c by priests. Ex 27:21; Le 24:3,4.

k. Directions for removing. Nu 4:9,10.

4. Illustrative Of

a. Christ. Zec 4:2; Joh 8:12; Heb 9:2.

b. The church. Re 1:13,20.

c. Ministers. Mt 5:14-16.