Definition of Ark of the Covenant

1. Noun. (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.

Exact synonyms: Ark
Generic synonyms: Chest
Category relationships: Judaism



Definition of Ark of the Covenant

1. Proper noun. The sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest, of the two tablets of law (the Ten Commandments) given to Moses by the Hebrew God. ¹

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Literary usage of Ark of the Covenant

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"To this new center David transferred also the ancient national sanctuary, the ark of the covenant, and showed his humble adherence to his God (II Sam. vi.). ..."

2. The Religion of the Hebrews by John Punnett Peters (1914)
"The earliest writings which have come down to us, writings practically contemporary with David and Solomon, mention the Ark as " the Ark of the covenant of ..."

3. Theology of the Old Testament by Gustav Friedrich Oehler, George Edward Day (1883)
"In the most holy place, the ark of the covenant is the symbol and vehicle of the presence of the revelation of Jehovah among his people. ..."

4. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"16. break my covenant 26. in the side of the ark of the covenant of 33: 9. and ... Take up the ark of the covenant, 15. he hath transgressed the covenant of ..."

5. Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg (1856)
"Now, if this be the case with the Ark of the Covenant; if it be the substance and centre of the whole former dispensation, what, and how much would not fall ..."

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