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References for Chapter 11

2 Chr 3:1-8 (The temple is built according to the measurements of Solomon)
Ez 40:1-5 (Ezekiel is told to measure the vision of the new temple, before the Lordís glory comes to the temple)
Zech 2:1-5 [may be Zech 2:5-9] (Zechariah follows a man who measures a new Jerusalem)
Zech 4:1-14 (Zerubbabel rebuilt the temple after the exile. In the temple, Zechariah sees the lampstand fed by two olive trees)
Mat 1:17 (There were 42 generations from Abraham to Jesus, i.e. 3 times 14)
Dan 7:16-26, especially v. 25 (Daniel is told the fourth beast in his vision will reign for a time, two times, and half a time.)

Note: A year, two years, and half a year is three and a half years. 3.5 years comes to 42 months or 1260 days. Three and a half years is half of a seven year period.

Dt 19:15 (Two witnesses are required to substantiate a criminal charge)
Mt 26:59-61 (Two false witnesses testified against Jesus before the chief priests)
Jn 20:11-13 (Two angels bear witness to Jesusí resurrection)
Acts 1:4-11 (Jesus ascends; the disciples shall be witnesses; two angels testify that Jesus will return)
Mk 9:2-13 (Moses and Elijah appear as two witnesses with Jesus at the Transfiguration)
Num 16:1-35 (Korah, a Levite, and Dathan and Abiram, Reubenites, seek the priesthood from Moses and are consumed by the earth and by fire)
2 Kgs 1:1-18 (King Ahaziah seeks the counsel of a pagan god; Elijah told him he would die; then Ahaziah sends out troops to bring Elijah, fire comes down to consume the soldiers)
1 Kings 18:19-40 (Elijah battles the prophets of Baal, calling down fire to consume his sacrifice)
Lk 9:51-56 (The disciples want to call down fire from heaven to consume the Samaritans)
1 Kgs 17:1-7 (Elijah declares that no rain shall fall)
Lk 4:25-26 (Jesus refers to Elijah who closed the heavens for three and a half years)
James 5:16-18 (Elijah was a righteous man who prayed and there was a drought for three and a half years)
Ex 7:19-21ff (Moses turns the water of the Nile to blood, nine more plagues follow)
Sir 45:1-5 (Moses worked mighty signs, gave the law, and beheld God face to face)
Sir 48:1-12 (Elijah was a prophet who closed the heavens and brought down fire)
Jn 5:33-35 (John the Baptist was a shining lamp bearing witnesses to Jesus)
Jn 5:37-40 (The scriptures also bear witnesses to Jesus)
Jn 5:45-46 (Moses wrote of Jesus; Moses will be the one to accuse those who reject Him)
Tob 1:18-20 (Tobit was punished for the corporal work of mercy of burying the dead)
Mt 14:3-11 (Herod imprisoned John because he preached against him. John is beheaded on the occasion of a party in which he head is asked for as a gift.)
2 Kgs 2:9-12 (Elijah is assumed into Heaven)
Ps 46:6-7 (The nations rage; Godís voice melts them; God is a refuge for Jacob)
2 Macc 2:1-8 (Jeremiah hid the ark of the covenant before going into exile; they will be made known by God when he gathers together his people again)