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Ark of the Covenant


1. Dimensions, &c of. Ex 25:10; 37:1.

2. Entirely covered with gold. Ex 25:11; 37:2.

3. Surrounded with a crown of gold. Ex 25:11.

4. Furnished with rings and staves. Ex 25:12-15; 37:3-5.

5. Tables of testimony alone placed in. Ex 25:16,21; 1Ki 8:9,21; 2Ch 5:10; Heb 9:4.

6. Mercy-seat laid upon. Ex 25:21; 26:34.

7. Placed in the Holy of Holies. Ex 26:33; 40:21; Heb 9:3,4.

8. The pot of manna and Aaron’s rod laid up before. Heb 9:4; Ex 16:33,34; Nu 17:10.

9. A copy of the law laid in the side of. De 31:26.

10. Anointed with sacred oil. Ex 30:26.

11. Covered with the vail by the priests before removal. Nu 4:5,6.

12. Was called the

a. Ark of God. 1Sa 3:3.

b. Ark of God’s strength. 2Ch 6:41; Ps 132:8.

c. Ark of the covenant of the Lord. Nu 10:33.

d. Ark of the testimony. Ex 30:6; Nu 7:89.

13. A symbol of the presence and glory of God. Nu 14:43,44; Jos 1:6; 1Sa 14:18,19; Ps 132:8.

14. Esteemed the glory of Israel. 1Sa 4:21,22.

15. Was holy. 2Ch 35:3.

16. Sanctified its resting place. 2Ch 8:11.

17. The Israelites enquired of the Lord before. Jos 7:6-9; Jdj 20:27; 1Ch 13:3.

18. Was carried

a. By priests of Levites alone. De 10:8; Jos 3:14; 2Sa 15:24; 1Ch 15:2.

b. Before the Israelites in their journeys. Nu 10:33; Jos 3:6.

c. Sometimes to the camp in war. 1Sa 4:4,5.

19. Profanation of, punished. Nu 4:5,15; 1Sa 6:19; 1Ch 15:13.

20. Protecting of, rewarded. 1Ch 13:14.

21. Captured by the Philistines. 1Sa 4:11.

22. Miracles connected with

a. Jordan divided. Jos 4:7.

b. Fall of the walls of Jericho. Jos 6:6-20.

c. Fall of Dagon. 1Sa 5:1-4.

d. Philistines plagued. 1Sa 5:6-12.

e. Manner of its restoration. 1Sa 6:1-18.

23. At Kirjath-jearim twenty years. 1Sa 7:1,2.

24. Removed from Kirjath-jearim to the house of Obed-edom. 2Sa 6:1-11.

25. David made a tent for. 2Sa 6:17; 1Ch 15:1.

26. Brought into the city of David. 2Sa 6:12-15; 1Ch 15:25-28.

27. Brought by Solomon into the temple with great solemnity. 1Ki 8:1-6; 2Ch 5:2-9.

28. A type of Christ. Ps 40:8; Re 11:19.