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Ark of the Covenant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ark of the Covenant (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
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Usage

In literature:

It is the Ark of the Covenant.
"Arrows of Freethought" by George W. Foote
It is looked upon with as much reverence as if it bore the ark of the covenant.
"The Galaxy" by Various
To it refers the designation of the ark of the covenant, in a narrower sense, as the footstool of God; comp.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg
The whole realm was as when the ark of the covenant of the Lord was removed from Israel and captive in the hands of the Philistines.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
Thither he brought up the Ark of the Covenant, and here he established the worship of Jehovah.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
Ark of the covenant, pray for us.
"Mary, Help of Christians" by Various
Ark of the covenant, pray for us.
"General Catholic Devotions" by Bonaventure Hammer
Solomon completed the Temple begun by David on Mount Moriah; the Ark of the Covenant was duly installed.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
For him it held the ark of the covenant.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
Folkard was just about, to compose a new picture; David playing the lute, and dancing before the ark of the Covenant.
"Ekkehard. Vol. I (of II)" by Joseph Victor Scheffel
He filled up that haven of our bodies, and closed that ark of the covenant, hanging the coffin-key, like a black cross, upon his breast.
"Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces;" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Their Holy of Holies corresponds to the Ark of the Covenant, of the Israelites.
"Legends of The Kaw" by Carrie de Voe
And he built an oracle, even the most holy place, in the midst of the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the Lord.
"Heroes of Israel" by Theodore Gerald Soares
My friends, it is to me the Ark of the Covenant.
"The Great House" by Stanley J. Weyman
It is certainly a remarkable coincidence, if nothing more, that it is of the exact size of the Ark of the Covenant.
"From Egypt to Japan" by Henry M. Field
The ark of the covenant was not far away for Bethel and Gilgal were both within a day's journey.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
The ark of the covenant occupies the leading place in the divine communications to Moses.
"Notes on the book of Exodus" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
Do you forget their reverence to the holy of holies, which none could approach; the ark of the covenant, and the calves?
"Watson Refuted" by Samuel Francis
If so, we should certainly have had some record in Holy Writ of the Ark of the Covenant and the tablets.
"The Great God Gold" by William Le Queux
As though they had the Ark of the Covenant.
"The Americans" by Edwin Davies Schoonmaker
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In news:

Christian metal Ark of the Covenant .
The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA. Johnstown — For the elementary-age Sunday school students at Calvary United Methodist Church in Johnstown's West End, the Old Testament account of the Ark of the Covenant has taken on contemporary meaning.
EXODUS praises the first Jewish craftsman, Bezalel, who made the Ark of the Covenant, and firstborn males in artistic Jewish families are frequently given his name.
That like sight of the covenant's ark.
The exhibit includes full-sized models of the Tabernacle 's furniture, such as a gold menorah and the Ark of the Covenant.
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