two pillars of brass at the entrance of Solomon's Temple, signifying respectively strength and stability.

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  • Boaz and Jachin — Boaz and Jachin, two pillars, stood in the porch of Solomon s Temple, the first Temple in Jerusalem (1 Kings 7:21; 2 Kings 11:14; 23:3). DescriptionBoaz ( fleetness, strength ) stood on the left and Jachin ( founding ), also spelled Jakin (יָכִין …   Wikipedia

  • Jachin und Boas — waren die Namen, die den beiden Säulen am Tor zum Eingang vom Tempel in Jerusalem gegeben wurden. König Salomo hatte sie nach biblischer Überlieferung von Hiram Abif, dem aus Tyros stammenden Architekten des Tempels, anfertigen lassen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jachin — may refer to: *Jachin, a son of Simeon according to , , and , one of the 70 souls to migrate to Egypt with Jacob. *Jachin, the first high priest of King Solomon s Temple. *The pillar in front of Solomon s Temple named after Jachin. See Boaz and… …   Wikipedia

  • Boaz (disambiguation) — Boaz may refer to:*Boaz, a biblical figure in the Book of Ruth *Boaz and Jachin, a pair of pillars in Solomon s Temple *Boaz, Alabama *Boaz, West Virginia *Bo az Ma uda, an Israeli singer *David Boaz, a libertarian and member of the Cato… …   Wikipedia

  • JACHIN AND BOAZ — (Heb. יָכִין בֹּעַז), two pillars which were set up in front of the Sanctuary in Solomon s Temple in Jerusalem (I Kings 7:15–22, 41–42; II Kings 25:13, 17; Jer. 52:17, 20ff.; II Chron. 3:15–17; 4:12–13). The form and nature of these pillars are… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jachin — A bronze pillar on the right (the south side) of the porch of Solomon s Temple (1 Kgs. 7:15–22), hollow and free standing, about 8 m. (26 feet) high and 5 m. (17 feet) in circumference, surmounted by a bowl shaped capital decorated with… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Boaz — Un tableau de Rembrandt représentant Boas et Ruth. Boaz, de l hébreu בועז bô az « en lui (est) la force », est un personnage du Livre de Ruth. Historique Riche propriétaire terrien de Bethléem, il est fils de Salmôn et Rahab …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jachin and Boaz —    The names of two brazen columns set up in Solomon s temple (1 Kings 7:15 22). Each was eighteen cubits high and twelve in circumference (Jer. 52:21, 23; 1 Kings 7:17 21). They had doubtless a symbolical import …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Boaz —    Alacrity.    1) The husband of Ruth, a wealthy Bethlehemite. By the levirate law the duty devolved on him of marrying Ruth the Moabitess (Ruth 4:1 13). He was a kinsman of Mahlon, her first husband.    2) The name given (for what reason is… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • SIGNS AND SYMBOLS — A sign, in biblical Hebrew ʾot, is a mark, an object, or an event conveying some particular meaning. A sign is called mofet ( portent ) when it is portentous or   marvelous in character. Symbols constitute a special category of signs. They are… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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