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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-11-14 15:53:48

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'ark of the convenient' for 'ark of the covenant'

This may be more of a malapropism than an eggcorn, but I thought it was too good not to share. About 50 ghits:

The St. Mary Church of “Maria Tsion” where the Ark of the Convenient of Mosses
have been rested, the graves and palaces of the kings of the Axumite king …

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark – Dr. Henry Jones Jr. archeologist and adventurer searches for the Ark of the Convenient.

In The old testament, God dwelt among his People via structures, The Ark of The
Convenient or The temple.

...that Moses commanded the levies, which bare the ark of the convenient of the
LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee, ... … stcount=10

...Yes the Ark of the convenient is in Ethiopia, I know you are jealous……

Re: Man carrying out God’s executions… For example, there’s Noah’s Flood, Sodom and > >Gomorrah, the guy touching the Ark of the Convenient so that it wouldn’t > >fall over… … 35208.html



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