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tabernacle

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tab=er=nac=le
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118 in 109 verses (in OT : 109 in 100 verses) (in NT : 9 in 9 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

tabernaclen. [F., fr. L. tabernaculum, dim. of taberna nut. See Tabern.].
  •  A slightly built or temporary habitation; especially, a tent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob."  [1913 Webster]
    "Orange trees planted in the ground, and secured in winter with a wooden tabernacle and stoves."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A portable structure of wooden framework covered with curtains, which was carried through the wilderness in the Israelitish exodus, as a place of sacrifice and worship.  Ex. xxvi.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, the Jewish temple; sometimes, any other place for worship.  Acts xv. 16.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Figuratively: The human body, as the temporary abode of the soul.  [1913 Webster]
    "Shortly I must put off this my tabernacle."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any small cell, or like place, in which some holy or precious things was deposited or kept.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A boxlike step for a mast with the after side open, so that the mast can be lowered to pass under bridges, etc.  [1913 Webster]
Feast of Tabernacles (Jewish Antiq.), one of the three principal festivals of the Jews, lasting seven days, during which the people dwelt in booths formed of the boughs of trees, in commemoration of the habitation of their ancestors in similar dwellings during their pilgrimage in the wilderness. -- Tabernacle work, rich canopy work like that over the head of niches, used over seats or stalls, or over sepulchral monuments. Oxf. Gloss.
tabernaclev. i. 
     To dwell or reside for a time; to be temporary housed.  [1913 Webster]
    "He assumed our nature, and tabernacled among us in the flesh."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

tabernacle, n.
1 hist. a tent used as a sanctuary for the Ark of the Covenant by the Israelites during the Exodus.
2 Eccl. a canopied niche or receptacle esp. for the Eucharistic elements.
3 a place of worship in nonconformist creeds.
4 Bibl. a fixed or movable habitation usu. of light construction.
5 Naut. a socket or double post for a hinged mast that can be lowered to pass under low bridges.

Idiom
feast of Tabernacles = SUCCOTH.
Derivative
tabernacled adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF tabernacle or L tabernaculum tent, dimin. of taberna hut

THESAURUS

tabernacle

Agnus Dei, Holy Grail, Host, Pieta, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, ark, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, bambino, beadroll, beads, candle, censer, chaplet, ciborium, cross, crucifix, cruet, dewal, eucharistial, fane, girja, holy cross, holy water, holy-water sprinkler, icon, incensory, kiack, masjid, matzo, menorah, mezuzah, mikvah, monstrance, mosque, osculatory, ostensorium, pagoda, pantheon, paschal candle, pax, phylacteries, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, pyx, relics, rood, rosary, sacramental, sacred relics, sacring bell, shofar, shul, sukkah, synagogue, tallith, temple, thurible, urceole, veronica, vigil light, votive candle

ROGET THESAURUS

tabernacle

Abode

N abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, diggings, seat, lap, sojourn, housing, quarters, headquarters, resiance, tabernacle, throne, ark, home, fatherland, country, homestead, homestall, fireside, hearth, hearth stone, chimney corner, inglenook, ingle side, harem, seraglio, zenana, household gods, lares et penates, roof, household, housing, dulce domum, paternal domicile, native soil, native land, habitat, range, stamping ground, haunt, hangout, biosphere, environment, ecological niche, nest, nidus, snuggery, arbor, bower, lair, den, cave, hole, hiding place, cell, sanctum sanctorum, aerie, eyrie, eyry, rookery, hive, covert, resort, retreat, perch, roost, nidification, kala jagah, bivouac, camp, encampment, cantonment, castrametation, barrack, casemate, casern, tent, building, chamber, xenodochium, tenement, messuage, farm, farmhouse, grange, hacienda, toft, cot, cabin, hut, chalet, croft, shed, booth, stall, hovel, bothy, shanty, dugout, wigwam, pen, barn, bawn, kennel, sty, doghold, cote, coop, hutch, byre, cow house, cow shed, stable, dovecote, columbary, columbarium, shippen, igloo, iglu, jacal, lacustrine dwelling, lacuslake dwelling, lacuspile dwelling, log cabin, log house, shack, shebang, tepee, topek, house, mansion, place, villa, cottage, box, lodge, hermitage, rus in urbe, folly, rotunda, tower, chateau, castle, pavilion, hotel, court, manor-house, capital messuage, hall, palace, kiosk, bungalow, casa, country seat, apartment house, flat house, frame house, shingle house, tenement house, temple, hamlet, village, thorp, dorp, ham, kraal, borough, burgh, town, city, capital, metropolis, suburb, province, country, county town, county seat, courthouse, ghetto, street, place, terrace, parade, esplanade, alameda, board walk, embankment, road, row, lane, alley, court, quadrangle, quad, wynd, close, yard, passage, rents, buildings, mews, square, polygon, circus, crescent, mall, piazza, arcade, colonnade, peristyle, cloister, gardens, grove, residences, block of buildings, market place, place, plaza, anchorage, roadstead, roads, dock, basin, wharf, quay, port, harbor, quarter, parish, assembly room, meetinghouse, pump room, spa, watering place, inn, hostel, hostelry, hotel, tavern, caravansary, dak bungalow, khan, hospice, public house, pub, pot house, mug house, gin mill, gin palace, bar, bar room, barrel house, cabaret, chophouse, club, clubhouse, cookshop, dive, exchange, grill room, saloon, shebeen, coffee house, eating house, canteen, restaurant, buffet, cafe, estaminet, posada, almshouse, poorhouse, townhouse, garden, park, pleasure ground, plaisance, demesne, cage, terrarium, doghouse, pen, aviary, barn, stall, zoo, urban, metropolitan, suburban, provincial, rural, rustic, domestic, cosmopolitan, palatial, eigner Hert ist goldes Werth, even cities have their graves, ubi libertas ibi patria, home sweet home.

Temple

N temple, place of worship, house of God, house of prayer, temple, cathedral, minster, church, kirk, chapel, meetinghouse, bethel, tabernacle, conventicle, basilica, fane, holy place, chantry, oratory, synagogue, mosque, marabout, pantheon, pagoda, joss house, dogobah, tope, kiosk, kiack, masjid, parsonage, rectory, vicarage, manse, deanery, glebe, Vatican, bishop's palace, Lambeth, altar, shrine, sanctuary, Holy of Holies, sanctum sanctorum, sacristy, sacrarium, communion table, holy table, Lord's table, table of the Lord, pyx, baptistery, font, piscina, stoup, aumbry, sedile, reredos, rood loft, rood screen, chancel, quire, choir, nave, aisle, transept, vestry, crypt, golgotha, calvary, Easter sepulcher, stall, pew, pulpit, ambo, lectern, reading desk, confessional, prothesis, credence, baldachin, baldacchino, apse, belfry, chapter house, presbytery, anxious-bench, anxious-seat, diaconicum, jube, mourner's bench, mourner's seat, cloisters, churchyard, monastery, priory, abbey, friary, convent, nunnery, cloister, claustral, cloistered, monastic, monasterial, conventual, ne vile fano, there's nothing ill can dwell in such a temple.


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