Though not specifically mentioned in the Bible, we may safely assume that these tables, as the golden lampstands and the golden altar of incense, were made after the pattern given to Moses in Mt Sinai (Exodus 25:23-30). The tables were of wood, 2 cubits (3 feet) long, 1 cubit (1.5 feet) wide and 1.5 cubits (2.25 feet) high. It was overlaid with gold. In contrast to the showbread table in the Tabernacle, these ones in the Temple did not have gold rings and carrying poles, for there was no reason to carrying them around. On each of the table were 12 loaves of bread (see Leviticus 24:5-9), for a total of 120 loaves in all, symbolizing the bread of life given by God.    More...