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.
As the Lord commanded Moses, so Aaron placed it before the Testimony, to be kept.
You shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you.
When He had finished speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, He gave Moses the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written by the finger of God.
He made a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.
You shall place the ark of the testimony there, and you shall screen the ark with the veil.
Then I turned and came down from the mountain and put the tablets in the ark which I had made; and there they are, as the Lord commanded me.”
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.
I delight to do Your will, O my God;
Your Law is within my heart.”
But Jesus answering said to him, “Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he *permitted Him.
whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed;
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
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;
Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,
and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.