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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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I knew well that I risked death; for any drug that so potently controlled and shook the very fortress of identity, might, by the least scruple of an overdose or at the least inopportunity in the moment of exhibition, utterly blot out that immaterial tabernacle which I looked to it to change.
They almost forgot to go to their dinner that day, their appetites being preoccupied with imaginary sugar-plums; and I think even Punch, setting up his tabernacle in the market- place, would not have succeeded in drawing them away from those shop-windows, where they stood according to gradations of size and strength, the biggest and strongest being nearest the window, and the little ones in the outermost rows lifting wide-open eyes and mouths towards the upper tier of jars, like small birds at meal- time.
In a life under the open sky and among the fields, the transient and tender grace of such moments as these draws from us the wish of the apostle who said to Jesus Christ upon the mountain, "Let us build a tabernacle and dwell here."
Brother Luke hath given me some skill in damask work, and in the enamelling of shrines, tabernacles, diptychs and triptychs.
But at last it cometh and awaketh and devoureth and engulfeth whatever hath built tabernacles upon it.
Oh, just look at those tabernacles which those priests have built themselves!
For hardly have we mortals by long toilings extracted from the world's vast bulk its small but valuable sperm; and then, with weary patience, cleansed ourselves from its defilements, and learned to live here in clean tabernacles of the soul; hardly is this done, when -- There she blows!
in Christ Tabernacle, Herrick with Bishop Thomas Suey and Pastor Jereme Suey officiating.
Ms Tabernacle was also previously acting director of nursing at Bolton Foundation Trust.
It only took her one selfless 'Yes' to be the first Tabernacle ever to contain the Holy of holies, the Bread of Life, our Lord Jesus Christ through the overshadowing of the Holy Spirit.
In fact, God values beauty so much that He placed His Spirit within the designers and craftsmen tasked with constructing His beautiful tabernacle (Exodus 35:30-35).
This federal investment takes an important step in fulfilling that mission by providing the Tabernacle Rescue Squad the resources they need to keep themselves and our families safe.
The tabernacle contains a late 16th century Renaissance picture of the Madonna and child.
The church, which moved to its current home on The Square, off Bishop Street, in 2001, is regularly used for council meetings, and church members were aware that younger people in the town had no idea the Tabernacle was a holy building.
She worked as a bookkeeper for the family business and at Gospel Tabernacle in Veneta.