Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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1 Kings 8:5
And King Solomon and all the congregation of Israel, who were assembled to him,
were with him before the ark, sacrificing so many sheep and oxen they could not be counted or numbered.
1 Kings 8:9
There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets of stone which Moses put there at Horeb, where the Lord made a covenant with the sons of Israel, when they came out of the land of Egypt.
So he was there with the Lord
forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.
When I went up to the mountain to receive the tablets of stone, the tablets of the covenant which the Lord had made with you, then I remained on the mountain forty days and nights;
I neither ate bread nor drank water.
“Take this book of the law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, that it may
remain there as a witness against you.