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Ark

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
140 words

1 The vessel in which Noah supposedly saved his family and a breeding pair of each animal and bird species

Ark

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
806 words

The English word “ark” translates two Hebrew words that differ from each other both in form and in usage, though

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
303 words

The English translates two unrelated Hebrew nouns:

1. The first is that of the vessel of three storeys in which

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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47 words

According to Genesis 6, the floating house Noah was ordered to build and live in with his family and one

ARK OF NOAH

ARK OF NOAH   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
173 words
God commanded Noah (Gn. 6.14–16) to build an enormous three-storied ark of gopher wood coated with bitumen in order to save Noah, his family, and specimens of all animal life from the ... ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a chest or coffer, especially (more fully the Ark of the Covenant) the wooden chest which contained the tablets of the laws of the ancient Israelites. Carried by the Israelites on their ... More

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