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
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
On each of the table were 12 loaves of bread
for a total of 120 loaves in all, symbolizing the bread of life given