And Moses raised up the tabernacle, and fastened its sockets, and set up its boards, and put in its bars, and raised up its pillars.
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George Leo Haydock
Testimony, or tables of the law. The pagans enclosed various symbolical figures, cakes, in their mystic arks. (St. Clement of Alexandria) But how different were they from the sacred records of religion! (Calmet)