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Synonyms for Tabernacle

the Mormon temple

(Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus

(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation

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Drink no wine or other intoxicant, you or your sons, when you enter the Tent of Meeting, that you may not die.
Because the Tent of Meeting and Ark of the Covenant were portable, archaeologists are considering the possibility that the Tent of Meeting stood there.
Feeling Moses' pain, God instructs him to select 70 elders and bring them to the Tent of Meeting.
Noah's ark was another buoyant form of divine sanctuary, and much later in the story Moses is instructed to create a sanctuary for God's glory in the carefully measured and tailored Tent of Meeting.
Moses took 70 elders of Israel to the tent of meeting, so that the Lord could take some of the spirit which was upon Moses and anoint the elders, who would then assist in the governance of the people.
The description of "the cloud" and "the glory of Yahweh" as the means by which God is present corresponds to the tabernacled presence of the Lord, which will soon fill the newly built tent of meeting (40:34-35) and will later take possession of Solomon's temple (1 Kings 8:10-11).
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