Box that served as a travelling shrine for the Israelites, in which were the tablets of the covenant. It was deposited in the Holy of Holies in Solomon's Temple, but apparently did not survive the destruction of the Temple by the Babylonians.
(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
The wooden chest containing handwritten scroll of the Torah. It is kept in the holiest place in the Tabernacle, which, in Western countries, is usually against the east wall, the direction of the Holy Land.
the sacred large chest of the Old Testament containing the tablets of the Mosaic Law, kept in the most sacred portion of the Temple in Jerusalem.
The chest in which the Tables of Testimony were kept.
One of the most important artifacts in Judeo-Christian mythology... which apparently has been misplaced An alleged ancient container that hosted an ancient version of 'Shroedingers cat'... or not. Mystical biblical device that has the miraculous ability to make Steven Speilberg and George Lucas $100 million.
A gold-overlayed wooden chest with two cherubim on the lid which stored the tablets of the covenant; it was housed first in the tabernacle, then in the Most Holy Place room of the Jerusalem temple; it was the location of God's presence within Israel. See Chapter 6, Chapter 8.
The Hebrew word means "box," or "chest." It contained the tablets of the Ten Commandments. The ark of the covenant was as sign to the people of Israel that God was with them, and the cover represented God's throne.
The Ark of the Covenant (××¨×•×Ÿ ×”×‘×¨×™×ª in Hebrew: aron habrit) is described in the Hebrew Bible as a sacred container, wherein rested the stone tablets containing the Ten Commandments. The Ark was built at the command of God, in accord with Moses' prophetic vision on Mount Sinai (Exodus 25:9-10). Its primary function was for God to communicate with Moses, also to give detailed instructions about what was good and what was forbidden, "from between the two cherubim" on the Ark's cover (Exodus 25:22).