Ark, Ark of the Covenant(noun)
(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood
A large box with a flat lid.
The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.
Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge
A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.
A consecrated container.
The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the w:Flood; (see w:Noah's Ark)
The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see w:Ark of the Covenant)
Origin: From ærc, from arca, from arcere.
a chest, or coffer
the oblong chest of acacia wood, overlaid with gold, which supported the mercy seat with its golden cherubs, and occupied the most sacred place in the sanctuary. In it Moses placed the two tables of stone containing the ten commandments. Called also the Ark of the Covenant
the large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Gen. vi. Hence: Any place of refuge
a large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market
Origin: [OE. ark, arke, arche, AS. arc, earc, earce, fr. L. arca, fr. arcere to inclose, keep off; akin to Gr. 'arkei^n to keep off.]
The Ark is an Autobot spacecraft in the Transformers Universe. It has appeared as a central fixture of the Transformers storyline ever since its creation, as the Autobots main method of transport to Earth and as a base once they arrive.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ärk, n. a chest or coffer: in Jewish history, the wooden coffer in which the Tables of the Law were kept—hence To touch or Lay hands on the ark, to touch irreverently what is sacred (2 Sam. vi. 6): a large floating vessel, like that in which Noah escaped the Deluge (Gen. vi.-viii.).—adj. and n. Ark′ite. [A.S. arc—L. arca, a chest—arcēre, to guard.]
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The numerical value of ARK in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of ARK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Never be afraid to try something new remember amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched.
I hope that visitors will learn of true hope, [I hope] to see happy faces, explain the story of the Ark as a tool of God to give hope to mankind.
Noah must have taken into the Ark two taxes, one male and one female. And did they multiply bountifully! Next to guinea pigs, taxes must have been the most prolific animals.
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- ковчег, сандък, кивот, баркаBulgarian
- ковьчєгъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- ковчег, аркаMacedonian
- киот, ковчег, сундук, кивотRussian
- kovčeg, ковчегSerbo-Croatian
- Nuh'un gemisiTurkish
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