(also Ark of the Testimony)
The wooden chest which contained the tablets of the laws of the ancient Israelites. Carried by the Israelites on their wanderings in the wilderness, it was later placed by Solomon in the Temple at Jerusalem.
Ark of the Covenant/ärk əv/ /ɑrk əv/ /ə T͟Hē/ /ə ði/ /T͟H(ə)/ /ð(ə)/ /T͟Hē ˈkəvənənt/ /ði ˈkəvənənt/
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