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Definition of Ark

Ark

  1. A chest, or coffer.
  2. 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.
  3. The large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Gen. vi. Hence: Any place of refuge.
  4. A large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market.

Ark Quotations

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
Frederick Douglass

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Charles Spurgeon

The representation of the tabernacle arose out of the temple of Solomon as its root, in dependence on the sacred ark, for which there is early testimony, and which in the time of David, and also before it, was sheltered by a tent.
Julius Wellhausen

My dad's a Pentecostal minister, meaning that he's full of charisma. If he's telling a story about Noah's ark, you best know each tiger is going to be having their own little conversation and narrative.
John Boyega

There is but one Church in which men find salvation, just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved.
Thomas Aquinas
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Ark Translations

ark in French is arche
ark in German is Arche, Lade
ark in Italian is arca
ark in Swedish is ark
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