Holy Ark

a cabinet in a synagogue set into or against the wall that faces eastward toward Jerusalem, for keeping the scrolls of the Torah.

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  • Holy Ark — Ho′ly Ark′ n. jud a cabinet in a synagogue for keeping the Torah scrolls …   From formal English to slang

  • holy ark — noun Usage: often capitalized H&A : ark 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holy Ark — chest that represented the presence of God and which was carried by the Israelites during their desert wanderings and later placed in the temple; repository for the Torah scrolls in a synagogue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shining the Holy Ark — Обложка американского издания Разработчик Son …   Википедия

  • Shining the holy ark — Éditeur Sega Développeur Camelot Software Planning Concepteur Shin Yam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shining the Holy Ark — Infobox VG| title = Shining the Holy Ark developer = Sonic! Software Planning publisher = flagicon|Japan SEGAflagicon|USA Sega of Americaflagicon|Europe SEGA Europe released = flagicon|Japan 20 December, 1996flagicon|Europe June 1997flagicon|USA… …   Wikipedia

  • Shining the Holy Ark — Éditeur Sega Développeur Camelot Software Planning Concepteur Shin Yamanouchi (chara …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ARK OF THE COVENANT — (Heb. אֲרוֹן הַבְּרִית, אֲרוֹן הָעֲדוּת (aron ha berit, aron ha [i]ʿedut[/i]), the chest which stood in the Holy of Holies, and in which the tables of the covenant were kept. Designations The modifying phrases qualifying the word ark are numerous …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ARK — ARK, the receptacle in the synagogue in which the Torah scrolls are kept. Among Ashkenazim, it is generally called the aron or aron kodesh ( Holy Ark ; cf. II Chron. 35:3); among the Sephardim, it is known as the heikhal or sanctuary ( Ehal among …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ark — ► NOUN 1) (in the Bible) the ship built by Noah to save his family and two of every kind of animal from the Flood. 2) (also Holy Ark) a chest or cupboard housing the Torah scrolls in a synagogue. 3) (Ark of the Covenant) the chest which contained …   English terms dictionary

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