Tribes of Israel Menorah, with engraving: Jerusalem/holyland.Bronze.
Size: 7″ high (18 cm), 4.7 ” wide (12 cm)
THE SEVEN BRANCHED “MENORAH” (CANDELABRA)
The “menorah” that was the centerpiece of the Tabernacle in the wilderness and of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem had seven branches. Specifications and instructions for the making of the Temple menorah are recorded in Exodus 25:31-40. The golden candlestick had a bowl on the end of each branch containing pure oil for the light. Twenty-two almond blossoms decorated the whole piece which was hammered out of one talent of pure gold equivalent to 34 Kg. (75 pounds)! The Menorah was the only light that lit up the Tabernacle and the temple as there were no windows. The seven lamps filled with oil are a witness to perfect light. This fullness of light is described in the prophecy concerning the Messiah of Israel in Isaiah 11:2: “And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.”
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