ark of the testimony

  Pahu kānāwai, pahu hō'ike.

English-Hawaiian dictionary. 2015.

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  • Ark of the Covenant — • A kind of chest, measuring two cubits and a half in length, a cubit and a half in breadth, and a cubit and a half in height Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ark of the Covenant     Ark of the Covenant …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ark of the Covenant — The Ark of the Covenant (). Rashi and some Midrashim suggest that there were two arks a temporary one made by Moses, and a later one made by Bezalel.Hertz 1936] The Biblical account relates that during the trip of the Israelites, the Ark was… …   Wikipedia

  • Ark of the Covenant —    The Ark of the Covenant, also known as the Ark of the Testimony (Testament) and the Ark of the Lord (God), was considered the dwelling place of God by the Israelites. The Ark was a chest (approximately 28 inches high, 28 inches wide, and 46… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Ark of the Covenant — (also Ark of the Testimony) noun the wooden chest which contained the tablets of the laws of the ancient Israelites …   English new terms dictionary

  • ark —     Ark of the Covenant     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ark of the Covenant     The Hebrew word aron, by which the Ark of the Covenant is expressed, does not call to the mind, as that used for Noah s Ark, a large construction, but rather a chest.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Testimony, Tabernacle of —    The tabernacle, the great glory of which was that it contained the testimony , i.e., the two tables (Ex. 38:21). The ark in which these tables were deposited was called the ark of the testimony (40:3), and also simply the testimony (27:21;… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ark —    Noah s ark, a building of gopher wood, and covered with pitch, 300 cubits long, 50 cubits broad, and 30 cubits high (Gen. 6:14 16); an oblong floating house of three stories, with a door in the side and a window in the roof. It was 100 years… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Testimony — Tes ti*mo*ny, n.; pl. {Testimonies}. [L. testimonium, from testis a witness: cf. OF. testimoine, testemoine, testimonie. See {Testify}.] 1. A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Blessed Virgin Mary —     The Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Virgin Mary     The Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ, the mother of God.     In general, the theology and history of Mary the Mother of God follow the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Books of Machabees —     The Books of Machabees     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Books of Machabees     The title of four books, of which the first and second only are regarded by the Church as canonical; the third and fourth, as Protestants (Protestantism) consider …   Catholic encyclopedia

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