Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

There was nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone, which Moses put there at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant with the children of Israel, when they came out of the land of Egypt.

General references

Bible References

Nothing

Exodus 25:21
You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you.
Deuteronomy 10:2
I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets which you shattered, and you shall put them in the ark.’
2 Chronicles 5:10
There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets which Moses put there at Horeb, where the Lord made a covenant with the sons of Israel, when they came out of Egypt.

In the ark

Exodus 16:33
Moses said to Aaron, “Take a jar and put an omerful of manna in it, and place it before the Lord to be kept throughout your generations.”
Numbers 17:10
But the Lord said to Moses, “Put back the rod of Aaron before the testimony to be kept as a sign against the rebels, that you may put an end to their grumblings against Me, so that they will not die.”
Hebrews 9:4
having a golden altar of incense and the ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which was a golden jar holding the manna, and Aaron’s rod which budded, and the tables of the covenant;

Put there at horeb

Exodus 25:21
You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you.
Exodus 40:20
Then he took the testimony and put it into the ark, and attached the poles to the ark, and put the mercy seat on top of the ark.
Deuteronomy 10:2
I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets which you shattered, and you shall put them in the ark.’
Deuteronomy 31:26
“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.

When

1 Kings 8:21
There I have set a place for the ark, in which is the covenant of the Lord, which He made with our fathers when He brought them from the land of Egypt.”
Exodus 24:8
So Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, and said, “Behold the blood of the covenant, which the Lord has made with you in accordance with all these words.”
Exodus 34:27
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Write down these words, for in accordance with these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.”
Deuteronomy 4:13
So He declared to you His covenant which He commanded you to perform, that is, the Ten Commandments; and He wrote them on two tablets of stone.

General references

Exodus 16:34
As the Lord commanded Moses, so Aaron placed it before the Testimony, to be kept.
Exodus 25:16
You shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you.