For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.
And the staves were so long that the ends of the staves were seen from the holy place before the oracle; but they were not seen without: and there they are unto this day.
There was nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone which Moses put there at Horeb, when Jehovah made a covenant with the children of Israel, when they came out of the land of Egypt.
And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of Jehovah,
so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of Jehovah filled the house of Jehovah.
Then spake Solomon, Jehovah hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
I have surely built thee a house of habitation, a place for thee to dwell in for ever.
And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the assembly of Israel: and all the assembly of Israel stood.
And he said, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Israel, who spake with his mouth unto David thy father, and hath with his hand fulfilled it, saying,