2 Chronicles 5:9

Overview - 2 Chronicles 5
The dedicated treasures.
The solemn induction of the ark into the oracle.
11 God being praised, gives a visible sign of his favour.
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2 Chronicles 5:9  (King James Version)
And they drew out the staves of the ark, that the ends of the staves were seen from the ark before the oracle; but they were not seen without. And there it is unto this day.

they drew
As the ark was no longer to be carried about, the staves were unnecessary.

the ends
1 Kings 8:8 1 Kings 8:9

there it is, or, they are there: as 1 Ki 8:8
1 Kings 8:8

unto this day
That is, the day when these events were recorded; not the day when these extracts were made, after the captivity, and consequently, long after the destruction of the temple.