Ark of the Covenant definition

  • proper-noun:
    • The sacred container, a gold-plated wooden upper body, of the two tablets of law (the Ten Commandments) given to Moses by the Hebrew God.
  • noun:
    • (Judaism) sacred chest in which the old Hebrews held the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments

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