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    THERE are two Hebrew words rendered sanctuary. The first of these is mikdash, which is translated sanctuary sixty-nine times, as follows:—STTHD 342.1

    Ex. 15:17 (in)the sanctuary, O Lord, which thy
    25:8 let them make me a sanctuary;
    Lev. 12:4 nor come into the sanctuary,
    16:33 make an atonement for the holy sanctuary,
    19:30 and reverence my sanctuary:
    20:3 to defile my sanctuary,
    21:12 Neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God;
    23 profane not my sanctuaries:
    26:2 and reverence my sanctuary:
    31 your sanctuaries unto desolation,
    Num 3:38 keeping the charge of the sanctuary
    10:21 bearing the sanctuary:
    18:1 shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary:
    19:20 he hath defiled the sanctuary of the Lord:
    Josh. 24:26 that (was) by the sanctuary of the Lord. 1Chron.
    1Chron. 22:19 build ye the sanctuary of the Lord God,
    28:10 to build an house for the sanctuary:
    2Chron. 20:8 have built thee a sanctuary
    26:18 go out of the sanctuary;
    29:21 for the sanctuary, and for Judah.
    30:8 enter into his sanctuary,
    36:17 the house of their sanctuary,
    Neh. 10:39 (40). (are) the vessels of the sanctuary,
    Ps. 73:17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God;
    74:7 They have cast fire into thy sanctuary,
    78:69 he built his sanctuary like high (palaces),
    96:6 strength and beauty (are) in his sanctuary.
    Isa. 8:14 he shall be for a sanctuary;
    16:12 he shall come to his sanctuary to pray;
    60:13 to beautify the place of my sanctuary;
    63:18 our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.
    Jer. 17:12 the place of our sanctuary.
    51:51 strangers are come into the sanctuaries of Lam.
    1:10 the heathen entered into her sanctuary,
    2:7 he hath abhorred his sanctuary,
    20 the prophet be slain in the sanctuary of
    Eze. 5:11 because thou hast defiled my sanctuary
    8:6 I should go far off from my sanctuary?
    9:6 and begin at my sanctuary.
    11:16 yet will I be to them as a little sanctuary
    23:38 they have defiled my sanctuary
    39 they came the same day into my sanctuary
    24:21 I will profane my sanctuary,
    25:3 Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary,
    28:18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries
    37:26 will set my sanctuary in the midst of them
    28 my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them
    43:21 without the sanctuary.
    44:1 the gate of the outward sanctuary
    5 with every going forth of the sanctuary.
    7 to be in my sanctuary,
    8 keepers of my charge in my sanctuary
    9 shall enter into my sanctuary,
    11 they shall be ministers in my sanctuary,
    15 kept the charge of my sanctuary
    16 They shall enter into my sanctuary,
    45:3 in it shall be the sanctuary
    4 the ministers of the sanctuary,
    Eze. 45:4 and an holy place for the sanctuary.
    18 cleanse the sanctuary:
    47:12 they issued out of the sanctuary;
    48:8 the sanctuary shall be in the midst
    10 the sanctuary of the Lord shall be in the
    21 and the sanctuary of the house
    Dan. 8:11 the place of his sanctuary was cast down.
    9:17 cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary
    11:31 they shall pollute the sanctuary
    Amos 7:9 and the sanctuaries of Israel

    This word occurs in only four other instances, and is translated once “hallowed part,” twice “holy places,” and once “chapel.”STTHD 344.1

    The other word is kodesh,which is translated sanctuary seventy-one times in the following instances: —STTHD 344.2

    Ex. 30:13, 24. After the shekel of the sanctuary.
    36:1 for the service of the sanctuary
    3 of the service of the sanctuary
    4 the work of the sanctuary
    6 the offering of the sanctuary
    38:24, 25, 26. after the shekel of the sanctuary.
    27 the sockets of the sanctuary.
    Lev. 4:6 before the vail of the sanctuary
    5:15 after the shekel of the sanctuary
    10:4 your brethren from before the sanctuary
    27:3 after the shekel of the sanctuary.
    25 according to the shekel of the sanctuary
    Num. 3:28 keeping the charge of the sanctuary
    31 the vessels of the sanctuary
    32 that keep the charge of the sanctuary
    47, 50. after the shekel of the sanctuary
    4:12 wherewith they minister in the sanctuary.
    15 made an end of covering the sanctuary.
    and all the vessels of the sanctuary.
    16 in the sanctuary, and in the vessels
    7:9 the service of the sanctuary
    Num. 7:13, 19, 25, 31, 37, 48, 49, 55, 61, 67, 73, 79, 85, 86, after the shekel of the sanctuary.
    8:19 come nigh unto the sanctuary
    18:3 they shall not come nigh the vessels of the sanctuary
    5 ye shall keep the charge of the sanctuary.
    16 after the shekel of the sanctuary
    1Chron. 9:29 all the instruments of the sanctuary
    24:5 the governors of the sanctuary
    2Chron. 30:19 the purification of the sanctuary.
    Ps. 20:2 send thee help from the sanctuary
    28:2 (margin) the oracle of thy sanctuary
    29:2 (margin) in his glorious sanctuary
    63:2 as I have seen thee in the sanctuary
    68:24 my King, in the sanctuary
    74:3 the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary
    77:13 Thy way, O God, (is) in the sanctuary
    78:54 to the border of his sanctuary
    96:9 (margin) in the glorious sanctuary
    102:19 he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary.
    114:2 Judah was his sanctuary.
    134:2 Lift up your hands (in) the sanctuary
    150:1 Praise God in his sanctuary
    Isa. 43:28 profaned the princes of the sanctuary
    Lam. 4:1 the stones of the sanctuary are poured out.
    Eze. 41:21 the face of the sanctuary
    23 the temple and the sanctuary had two
    42:20 make a separation between the sanctuary
    44:27 the day that he goeth into the sanctuary, to
    minister in the sanctuary
    45:2 Of this there shall be for the sanctuary
    Dan. 8:13 to give both the sanctuary and the host
    14 then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.
    9:26 destroy the city and the sanctuary
    Zeph. 3:4 her priests have polluted the anctuary

    This word is also translated fifty-two times holy or most holy place, referring to these apartments of the sanctuary.STTHD 346.1

    In the New Testament the word hagion, is rendered sanctuary in the following four instances: —STTHD 346.2

    Heb. 8:2 a minister of the sanctuary and
    9:1 divine service and a worldly sanctuary
    9:2 which is called the sanctuary
    13:11 brought into the sanctuary by the

    This word occurs in only six other instances, in which it is rendered holy place, holiest, and holiest of all, all referring to the sanctuary.STTHD 346.3

    It will thus be seen that the original terms in Hebrew and Greek which are employed to describe the sanctuary, or some part of it, are used 202 times with direct reference to that object, and are 144 times translated sanctuary in our English version.STTHD 346.4

    NOTE. The statement is once or twice made in this work that the word sanctuary occurs in the Bible 146 times. The foregoing list from the Englishman’s Hebrew, and Greek, Concordances, will be a sufficient correction.STTHD 346.5

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