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Vail, the Sacred

  • Moses commanded to make.

    Exodus 26:31 And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made:

  • Made by Bezaleel for the tabernacle.

    Exodus 36:35 And he made a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: with cherubims made he it of cunning work.

  • Suspended from four pillars of shittim wood overlaid with gold.

    Exodus 26:32 And thou shalt hang it upon four pillars of shittim wood overlaid with gold: their hooks shall be of gold, upon the four sockets of silver.

  • vail (KJV Dictionary)

  • Hung between the holy and most holy place.

    Exodus 26:33 And thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches, that thou mayest bring in thither within the vail the ark of the testimony: and the vail shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy.

    Hebrews 9:3 And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all;

  • Designed to conceal the ark, mercy-seat, and the symbol of the divine presence.

    Exodus 40:3 And thou shalt put therein the ark of the testimony, and cover the ark with the vail.

  • THE HIGH PRIEST
    • See VAIL in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Alone allowed to enter within.

      Hebrews 9:6-7 Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God. 7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:

    • Allowed to enter but once a year.

      Leviticus 16:2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto Aaron thy brother, that he come not at all times into the holy place within the vail before the mercy seat, which is upon the ark; that he die not: for I will appear in the cloud upon the mercy seat.

      Hebrews 9:7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:

    • Could not enter without blood.

      Leviticus 16:3 Thus shall Aaron come into the holy place: with a young bullock for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering.

      Hebrews 9:7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:

    Bible concordance for VAIL

  • Made by Solomon for the temple.

    2 Chronicles 3:14 And he made the vail of blue, and purple, and crimson, and fine linen, and wrought cherubims thereon.

  • Was rent at the death of our Lord.

    Matthew 27:51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;

    Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.

    Luke 23:45 And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the obscurity of the Mosaic dispensation.

      Hebrews 9:8 The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:

    • Of the flesh of Christ which concealed His divinity.

      Hebrews 10:20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;

      Isaiah 53:2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

    • (Rending of,) of the death of Christ which opened heaven to saints.

      Hebrews 10:19-20 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;

 
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