Origin of ark
Examples from the Web for ark
Contemporary Examples of ark
And, just eyeballing it here, that ark looked closer to four hundred cubits than the biblically prescribed three hundred.‘Noah’: The Bible vs. the Blockbuster
March 30, 2014
But the design of the ark lends an element of drama to the film.‘Noah’ is a Global Warming Epic About the Battle Between Religion and Science, Says Cinematographer
March 27, 2014
And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.
And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.
And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.
Historical Examples of ark
The Ark of God would bear them safely when all material help failed.The Conquest of Fear
A bell, for instance—as well expect to find a bell here as in Noah's Ark!The Roof of France
"No, it looks like one that came over in the ark," retorted Mrs. Glynn.The Yates Pride
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
And once more: 'When the ark was removed a stone was there from the days of the first Prophets.Storyology
Where were the Tabernacle and the ark of God placed after the land was won?Hurlbut's Bible Lessons
Rev. Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
Word Origin for ark
Old English earc, mainly meaning Noah's but also the Ark of the Covenant, from Latin arca "large box, chest" (see arcane). Also borrowed in Old High German (arahha, Modern German Arche). From the Noachian sense comes extended meaning "place of refuge" (17c.). As the name of a type of ship or boat, from late 15c. In 19c. U.S., especially a large, flat-bottomed river boat to move produce, livestock, etc. to market.