Now indeed even the first covenant had ordinances of divine service, and an earthly sanctuary.
For there was a tent prepared, the first, in which were the menorah, the table, and the show bread; which is called the Holy Place.
After the second veil, the tent which is called the Holy of Holies,
having a golden altar of incense, and the ark of the covenant overlaid on all sides with gold, in which was a golden pot holding the manna, Aharon's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
and above it Keruvim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, of which things we can't now speak in detail.
Now these things having been thus prepared, the Kohanim go in continually into the first tent, accomplishing the services,