Name Function and Significance!!


Name Function and Significance!!

Name Function and Significance

1. Ark of the Covenant • A golden rectangular box that contained the Ten
• Symbolized God’s covenant with Israel’s people
• Located in the Most Holy Place

2. Atonement Cover • The lid to the Ark of the Covenant
• Symbolized the presence of God among his people
Curtain • The curtain that divided the two sacred rooms of the
Tabernacle—the Holy Place and the Most Holy Place
• Symbolized how the people were separated from God
because of sin

3. Table • A wooden table located in the Holy Place of the Tabernacle.
The Bread of the Presence and various utensils were kept
on this table.

4. Bread of the Presence • Twelve loaves of baked bread, one for each tribe of Israel
• Symbolized the spiritual nourishment God offers his people

5. Lampstands and Lamps • A golden lampstand located in the Holy Place, which held
seven burning oil lamps
• The lampstand lit the Holy Place for the priests

6. Altar of Incense • An altar in the Holy Place in front of the curtain
• Used for burning God’s special incense and symbolic
of acceptable prayer

7. Anointing Oil • A special oil used to anoint the priests and all the pieces
in the Tabernacle
• A sign of being set apart for God

8. Altar of Burnt Offering • The bronze altar outside the Tabernacle used for the
• Symbolized how sacrifice restored one’s relationship with

9. Basin • A large washbasin outside the Tabernacle used by the
priests to cleanse themselves before performing their duties
• Symbolized the need for spiritual cleansing