the tabernacle, the great glory of which was that it contained "the testimony", i.e., the "two tables" ( Exodus 38:21 ). The ark in which these tables were deposited was called the "ark of the testimony" ( 40:3 ), and also simply the "testimony" ( 27:21 ; 30:6 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Testimony, Tabernacle of". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".