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Was it out of envy that David brought the ark out of the house of Obed-edom in 2 Samuel 6:12?

Now it was reported to King David, saying, “The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, on account of the ark of God.” So David went and brought the ark of God up from the ...
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Why did Hebrews 9:4 claim Aharon's Staff was in the Ark- contradicting [Numbers 17:25 | 1 Kings 8:9 | 2 Chronicles 5:10]?

As you point out, Hebrews 9.4 is describing the priestly service in the tabernacle that was shown to Moses, in which these items were present. This is because the text is focusing on the the pattern ...
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Why did Hebrews 9:4 claim Aharon's Staff was in the Ark- contradicting [Numbers 17:25 | 1 Kings 8:9 | 2 Chronicles 5:10]?

The commentary of Barnes’ Notes on the Bible writes regarding Hebrews 9:4: “In 1 Kings 8:9, it is said that there was nothing in the ark, ‘save the two tables of stone which Moses put there at Horeb,’ ...
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Why did Hebrews 9:4 claim Aharon's Staff was in the Ark- contradicting [Numbers 17:25 | 1 Kings 8:9 | 2 Chronicles 5:10]?

The words "There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets of stone which Moses put there at Horeb" do not limit all that Moses put in the ark at Horeb, but rather to limit all that ...
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Was it out of envy that David brought the ark out of the house of Obed-edom in 2 Samuel 6:12?

It was neither with haste nor jealously that David decided to bring the Ark to Jerusalem. Note the comments of Ellicott in 2 Sam 6:12 - (12) Went and brought up.—The immediate reason for David’s ...
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What is the significance of the blue cloth mentioned in Numbers chapter 4?

In the tabernacle, blue appears regularly as the sacred colour representing the divine presence of the shekinah glory. See Ex 26:4, 31, 36:23, 35, 39:1, etc. In the Epiphanes of Psalms and Ezekiel, ...
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1 Samuel 14:18 - "Bring the ark of God" or "Bring the ephod"?

Here are the undisputed facts: The Hebrew has "ark of God" as shown by the faithful rendering of most versions, eg, NASB: Then Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God here.” For at that ...
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When does the new testament reference the ark of the covenant or old testament stories that mention it?

Luke in the first chapter of his gospel alludes to 2 Samuel 6 and the story of David bringing the ark from the house of Obededom. 9 And David was afraid of the LORD that day, and said, How shall the ...
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Is the Ark of the Covenant symbolizing the cherubim guarding the Tree of Life?

Genesis 3:24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. Jesus is The Way to ...
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The Ark of the Covenant staves

HaKohanim הַכֹּהֲנִים֙ The-Priests in Devarim 31:9 (Deuteronomy 31:9) were required to carry HaAron הָאָרֹ֑ן (The-Ark) by lifting the poles kept in the rings attached to צַלְעֹ֣ת הָאָרֹ֑ן Tsalot ...
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