The Ark of the Covenant is here in Jerusalem ! It is inconceivable that such an object so holy, precious and unique as the Ark can disappear from history to the sheer indifference of most people.
the Ark of the Covenant

the Ark of the Covenant

The Ark of the Covenant contains the two Tablets of the Law with the universal principles of human morality, written by the very hand of God (Deut. 10:4). The Tablets were given to Moses as testimony of the eternal Covenant between God and His People.

The Ark became therefore the center of Jewish worship and is indeed associated with the Divine Presence.  The Ark was placed in the Tabernacle by Moses and it remained there for more than 400 years. Eventually, it was introduced in the First Temple by King Solomon who said, at the time of the inauguration “God will dwell for ever in His House”   (1 Kings 8:13).And then, not another word appears in the text, for 2,500 years… or so it seems!  So many terms have been neglected or misinterpreted. Here is a new original theory based exclusively on the Hebrew words of The Bible, and intended for our times. It shows where the Ark of the Covenant may be found and how it got there.

WHY THE WORDS OF THE BIBLE? Because God created the entire universe with His words. Because the words of The Bible have determined the evolution of so many cultures. Because the prophecies are made with words and they are coming true right now in front of our very eyes.
The “disappearance”
The Ark is seen for the last time at the inauguration of the First Temple, 2,500 years ago!! Surprisingly, since then, the Ark is never mentioned again in the Bible, not even at the time of the Babylonian destruction… or so it seems! Can we believe that the Ark has been stolen or destroyed or even moved? Evidently, it is God’s will that the Ark (representing the Divine Presence) will remain in its designated place for eternity, without being directly involved in any historical event. For instance, the Ark was not in the Second Temple.
People’s indifference
The indifference of people to the fate of the Ark can be explained by the prophecy of Jeremiah who predicts, according to the words of God, “when you are multiplied, in those days…they shall say no more about: the Ark of the Covenant…neither shall it come to mind, neither shall they make mention of it, neither shall they miss it, neither shall it be made anymore” (Jer. 3:16).    So, it was God’s will! However, can this indifference be meant forever? Our generation is a special one. We are back in our Land, which is flourishing anew, and the whole world is rising up against us, as had been clearly predicted. Maybe now, the time has come to remember  the Ark and discover its whereabouts? No more indifference! Let’s start reading carefully! Are there details which have been overlooked? The Bible should reveal its intentions.

Our theory  investigates the idea of King Solomon finding a clever way  to respect God’s will of placing the Ark in its designated location, where it would remain forever without being discovered, especially at the time of the destruction of the Temple!

jugement de Salomon

jugement de Salomon

King Solomon

Why was Solomon chosen to build the Temple and not his father David, the beloved of God, who had asked to do it and began collecting building material and designing the plans? We read (1 Kings 3:12) that God gave to Solomon wisdom as no man had before him and none will have ever after. Certainly, only an extraordinary mind would be capable of building a House where the Ark could remain forever, without being detected! This was the reason why Solomon was chosen. He faced tremendous problems, as the Children of Israel had no experience in building complicated stone structures. How was he going to conceal the site of the Ark? And did he leave clues and messages for us to understand his operation?

Les pyramides d'Egypte

Les pyramides d’Egypte

The know-how

Solomon made an alliance with the King of Egypt and took his daughter to the City of David.(1Kings 3:1). It is controversial and debated if there actually was a marriage. But, it is significant that when this union is being reported, immediately after, there is a mention in the text of some activity of building: the walls of Jerusalem, the palace of the King and the House of the Lord. How suspicious! Maybe the lady was not an actual wife (she is not even named) but she was the one who brought from Egypt the know-how needed by Solomon. It is well known that the Egyptians had a phenomenal knowledge and experience in hiding the entrance to the tombs of their kings. They used a system which would conceal the access in such a way that it would look like the natural bedrock Future potential robbers,  would think it was not worth digging. Huge blocks were carried to the top of an artificial mound of sand. The sand would then be taken away and the block would slowly come down and close the entrance to the tomb. More follows!

The Dvir:(the Sanctuary in translation)

What is it doing here? In the Tabernacle, the Holy of Holies measured 10×10 cubits. Surprisingly, in Solomon’s Temple, we find a room, called the Dvir of the House, measuring 20×20 cubits (1 Kings 8:6) . This name Dvir never appears elsewhere in the Bible, in reference to the Holy of Holies. Neither in the Second Temple  nor even in Ezekiel’s plan for the Third Temple! It is mentioned only as the name of a village! How suspicious! Usually, people are led to believe that the Dvir is the Holy of Holies. However, with a careful reading we notice that it never says that it is actually the Holy of Holies. It is called the Dvir of the House. We read that the Ark was taken “towards its place, towards the Dvir of the House, towards (again!) the Holy of Holies” (1 Kings 8:6).. This repetition is tantamount of saying to go “towards the airport, towards Paris”. It is evident that the airport is not yet Paris and the Dvir of the House is not yet the Holy of Holies either! Could it be an intermediate station?

The bars 

The Cohanim placed the Ark in the Dvir (1 Kings 8:6), but the bars, used for its transportation had been “lengthened or were so long” that they protruded! (id. 8:9). How suspicious! We know that the bars could not be taken off the Ark     (Ex. 25:15) and therefore they are the same in the Temple. How come these bars fit very well in the Tabernacle but protrude in the Dvir, which is four times more spacious? Evidently, they protrude because they have been lengthened. But why? Aren’t we shown that the Ark had not yet reached the end of its voyage? A kind of temporary parking spot before reaching the final destination?

The cloud 

When the Cohanim came out of the Holy place, a cloud filled the House, to the point that they were not able to finish their office! and they had to move far away (1 Kings 8:11). Why? There are no visible miracles mentioned during the whole reign of Solomon. This would be the only one! If we compare, with an attentive reading, what had happened when Moses introduced the Ark into the Tabernacle, it is emphasized that he introduced the Ark in the Holy of Holies and “he had finished his work and he could not go back in”. Then and only then, the cloud appears (Ex. 40:33). Instead, at the inauguration of Solomon’s Temple, when the cloud appears the Cohanim could not finish their service and they had to run far away ! (1 Kings 8:10). Was it a way to get rid of unwanted witnesses ?

The inauguration speech 

Solomon gives an emotional speech to the Children of Israel assembled in Jerusalem. We should keep in mind that Solomon was an expert in playing with double-meaning expressions (see Josephus Flavius). For instance, when the two mothers come to judgement, demanding the surviving baby, he ordered to cut him in two (!) and… he immediately understood who the real mother was! (1 Kings 3:16/27)

discours de Salomon

discours de Salomon

So, a very careful reading of the speech is required. Maybe Solomon will give us important hints. Solomon tells us (1 Kings 8:12-13): “God said He will dwell in darkness (in Hebrew arafel). I built/constructed ( bano/baniti, but why the repetition?) for you a splendid (unconvincing translation!) House (in Hebrew beit zvul) for Your eternal residence”. How suspicious! What does Solomon want to say to us? Arafel is an uncommon word and Zvul appears again, only as the name of a certain king. However,later on, Solomon exclaims (1 Kings 8:27) “…. heaven and heavens of heavens cannot contain You…. ” hinting at the well known tradition of the concentric Seven Heavens, an old tradition shared by many cultures. The Seven Heavens have each a name in Hebrew: the lowest one, which is the central one, is called arafel! and above it, is another heaven called zvul!!! (see Even Shushan‘s well known Hebrew dictionary). Shall we now interpret and also “translate” clearly Solomon’s message? The House will be built high and in full view, while the Holy of Hollies will be in the innermost level, even underground … not to be detected.

section verticale du Temple

section verticale du Temple

Hence, the reference to some kind of double-building (built /constructed). Can we doubt that it was known to Solomon that this House would be destroyed? Consequently, he had to use his God given wisdom, together with the know-how brought by the daughter of the King of Egypt. He built the House high and visible, while the Holy of Holies was secretly built under it. Thus, he followed God’s will to place the Ark in the designated location, but in such a way that it was impossible to notice it, even at the time of the destruction!

AND HERE IT IS UNTIL TODAY

How could it have happened? The inauguration: Solomon did build the House, having covered all the floors and walls with cedar wood, so, no stone could be seen! (1 Kings 6:18). How advantageous! Who could check under the wood? At the moment of inauguration, he let the Ark be placed in the deceptive Dvir, but he indicates that it is not the end of the voyage (the bars) and he got rid of witnesses (the cloud). Then, we assume, faithful workers opened the cover of the real Holy of Holies, lowered the Ark into its designated place and closed the cover again. No need to say that the cover was a homogeneous slab of rock, looking like the natural bedrock.

dimensions des pilliers du Temple

dimensions des pilliers du Temple

The Egyptians used thousands of slaves to achieve this. But, Solomon did not have such a possibility and had to use machines. So, where are the machines? The machines: To realize the difficult operation of raising and lowering the heavy slab of rock, which was necessary to close the real Holy of Holies,Solomon took advantage of the Egyptian know how. He used the two peculiar pillars at the entrance of the Sanctuary, named Yachin and Boaz (1 Kings 7:15-16). They were 18 cubits high with a capital of 5 cubits on top. They were hollow, self standing and did not support any part of the building. According to the Egyptians’ skill, the pillars could have been filled with thin sand, which would be made to pour out at the right moment, causing the descent of the weighty capital. The capital was attached to a pulley tied to the slab of rock to be raised and, using the second pillar,  eventually lowered. See an animated picture of this performance showing the descent of the two capitals, causing the opening and the closing of the real Holy of Holies.

It is interesting to point out that, in Solomon’s times, they knew only one machine, the lever, which can be rigid or flexible, as in the pulley. We ask, why was it needed to give a name to the pillars? The root of the names  Yachin and Boaz, is the same, in Hebrew, as the root of the name of two parts of a lever: base and forceRemarkable, no? Is it another clue for us? Again, with a careful reading of the text, one can realize that these machines did actually move. When the Babylonians destroyed the House, they were obviously interested in the enormous quantity of bronze constituting the two pillars. They had to cut them in pieces for transportation. The decision was made, we are told, because they measured the height of the pillars at 18 cubits. They measured the capitals at 3 cubits! This leaves a discrepancy of 2 cubits from the measurement mentioned earlier in 1 Kings 7:15 of 5 cubits. We undestand that the Babylonians measured only what they could see and they missed the difference of two cubits which had sunk inside the pillars! Obvious, no?

temple_mount

temple_mount

There is a multitude of other suspicious matters to be considered and questions to be answered, which  further strengthen this theory.

WHERE IS THE REAL HOLY OF HOLIES OF SOLOMON’S TEMPLE CONTAINING THE ARK?

According to our theory, we must conclude that it can only be in the Temple Mount, with the support of many, not least the Rambam (Hilchot Bet ha Bechira). But, where? The tradition indicates the Dome of the Rock as the site of the First Temple and later on of the Second, which means one and the same spotCan we accept this?.

The Babylonians did not build anything on the ruins of the First Temple. But later on, after the Romans destroyed the Second Temple, they built a temple to Jupiter on its ruins. If both our Temples had been built at the same location, and if our theory is correct, it means that over the real Holy of Holies, containing the Ark symbol of the Divine Presence, God would have let the Romans build the abomination of a pagan temple. Hard to believe!

But is it possible that the Second Temple had been built in a different spot? How? The explanation is simple. When the Jews returned from Babylon, they fortunately missed the exact location! They built the Second House, which did not contain the Ark, on a different site! Therefore, no foreign building was ever erected on top of the real Holy of Holies, containing the Ark with the precious Tablets of the Law.

Dome of the Spirits

Dome of the Spirits

The proof ? 

At the moment of starting the building of the new Temple, we are told three times that while beginning to dig the foundation, some of the Jews were noisily rejoicing, while some, who had seen the foundation of the First House , were crying (Ezra 3:11-12). What were they crying about, already at the moment when the digging had begun? The only logical explanation is because they noticed that the location was not the exact one, and they could not oppose it! They were old people and they were not heard through trumpets and joy scream. Evident?

There is a wide area on the Temple Mount, on the northern part of the platform, just in front of the Gate of Mercy (wrongly called the Golden Gate) far from the Muslim sanctuaries. To the west of it stands a small dome, the Dome of the Spirits, whose floor is constituted of a single slab of rock. The locals refuse to talk about it or to give explanations. They only say that it is somehow bad, that there are devils around it! Is there the vague memory of a messy event in the past… maybe someone trying to dig? How suspicious.

This is definitely the best guess. The space is empty of other buildings, which would not require demolitions in order to build the Third Temple…which will sit ultimately over the real Holy of Holies containing the Ark of the Covenant! A House of prayer for all Nations (Isaiah 56:7).

Last but not least, we believe that the wise Solomon left us a Treasure Map. Most probably, it is in the mysterious Song of Songs, attributed to him and full of expressions which can be interpreted in so many different ways. We found a few clues and we are studying them. They clearly strengthen this theory! We hope that it will deliver its secret, when the time has come!

plan du Mont du Temple

plan du Mont du Temple

16 comments:

Shelly Bishop25 November 2014 at 17 h 16 minReply

I find this fascinating.

Eduardo Recanetti2 February 2015 at 18 h 56 minReply

Thank you, thank you! In order to cause the interest of more people, and for their own good, the story of the Ark has to be spread all over. Please do!!!

Michael Danes21 January 2015 at 13 h 07 minReply

You do know that big red arrow is where the Ark of the covenant was placed which was once an air control tower and that the cisterns was for fuel storage for the different craft that landed there,so far I’ve been accused of blasphemy by the three main religions.If the Ark of the covenant still exists then it is more likely to be on another planet in some intergalactic museum.
P.S You do know that the religion of is Islam is a corruption of the book of Pslams.

Eduardo Recanetti2 February 2015 at 18 h 34 minReply

I don’t think I understand your points. Where do you see an air control tower? We are talking of the Temple Mount much before there were flying objects.
Please be more precise and we will be happy to answer.

Michael Danes28 February 2015 at 13 h 28 minReply

Where shall I begin,The Torah is an account of extraterrestrial contact between(I’m going out on a limb here) the greys and Moses/Hebrews,the greys are heavily into genetic modification and may have even been responsible for the creation of the mythical centaur,they definitely tampered with the DNA of monkeys voila humans.
Long before Judaism,Christainty,Islam came about humans did not understand science as we know it today,they did partially scientific things in the sense that they kept people clean while they were being healed but then would do a dance to appease their God/God’s,it would be like going to the doctor and receiving tablets then breaking out into a moris dance.When the greys saw this they got upset(the first commandment) they felt disrespected,the great flood could have been caused by one of two things,the first is the sun’s effect on the earth which brought us out of the last ice age,could this process have been tampered with? thus leading to the events of Noah,the second could have been the destruction of the rock face at the pillars of Hercules(where the Mediterranean sea meets the Atlantic Ocean between Spain and Morocco).
From What I know about the Ark of the covenant you have to open it up in order to talk to God,this acts like an acoustic satellite dish(audio lens) and the Dome spirits acts like a filter or a booster(some people say it has to be charged up),the sound that you receive is very low but just enough to be heard so won’t sound your Hi-Fi of TV.Chapters in the Torah and Bible hints towards the concept of a space port on the top of Temple Mount in Hebrews chapter 11 paragraph 10 and James chapter 2 paragraph 19,also in the Bible Revelations chapter 16 paragraph 8 talks about aliens vieing for the future of mankind at a time when the earth is being scorched by the sun and the new earth is an exo planet rather than a reformed earth,there is also a good possibility that Jesus was conceived through artificial insemination.
The trouble with Christianity is that many Christians have assumed that the angels were slyphs and its this type of thing that has cause issues witching Christianity because you are mixing paganic believes with science,and unlike Judaism both Christainty and Islam is synonymous with conquering and conversion.
I find it easier to use diagrams to articulate instead of just text to get my argument across,last year I wrote a little booklet aiming to explore the destruction of the planet Venus and to drum support to reconnect religion with science has it was grossly separated under Christianity(the two factions just don’t talk to one another).
P.S I have also solved the true Betty&Barny map but have not released it on the UFO forums because the location is very controversial,I believe that they had some sort of religious agenda.I’m also sorry that I did not respond sooner I’ve had a very busy month and in the process of my next leaflet.

Linda Fuller24 February 2015 at 6 h 31 minReply

Sand hydraulics. The Egyptians used that at that time. That is why the affinity with Pharaoh and sealed by the marriage to his daughter.

Michael Danes15 March 2015 at 19 h 18 minReply

I sent a reply 3 weeks ago I shal repost this again.
Where shall I begin,The Torah is an account of extraterrestrial contact between(I’m going out on a limb here) the greys and Moses/Hebrews,the greys are heavily into genetic modification and may have even been responsible for the creation of the mythical centaur,they definitely tampered with the DNA of monkeys voila humans.
Long before Judaism,Christainty,Islam came about humans did not understand science as we know it today,they did partially scientific things in the sense that they kept people clean while they were being healed but then would do a dance to appease their God/God’s,it would be like going to the doctor and receiving tablets then breaking out into a moris dance.When the greys saw this they got upset(the first commandment) they felt disrespected,the great flood could have been caused by one of two things,the first is the sun’s effect on the earth which brought us out of the last ice age,could this process have been tampered with? thus leading to the events of Noah,the second could have been the destruction of the rock face at the pillars of Hercules(where the Mediterranean sea meets the Atlantic Ocean between Spain and Morocco).
From What I know about the Ark of the covenant you have to open it up in order to talk to God,this acts like an acoustic satellite dish(audio lens) and the Dome spirits acts like a filter or a booster(some people say it has to be charged up),the sound that you receive is very low but just enough to be heard so won’t sound your Hi-Fi of TV.Chapters in the Torah and Bible hints towards the concept of a space port on the top of Temple Mount in Hebrews chapter 11 paragraph 10 and James chapter 2 paragraph 19,also in the Bible Revelations chapter 16 paragraph 8 talks about aliens vieing for the future of mankind at a time when the earth is being scorched by the sun and the new earth is an exo planet rather than a reformed earth,there is also a good possibility that Jesus was conceived through artificial insemination.
The trouble with Christianity is that many Christians have assumed that the angels were slyphs and its this type of thing that has cause issues witching Christianity because you are mixing paganic believes with science,and unlike Judaism both Christainty and Islam is synonymous with conquering and conversion.
I find it easier to use diagrams to articulate instead of just text to get my argument across,last year I wrote a little booklet aiming to explore the destruction of the planet Venus and to drum support to reconnect religion with science has it was grossly separated under Christianity(the two factions just don’t talk to one another).
P.S I have also solved the true Betty&Barny map but have not released it on the UFO forums because the location is very controversial,I believe that they had some sort of religious agenda.I’m also sorry that I did not respond sooner I’ve had a very busy month and in the process of my next leaflet.

John Temple Finnigan18 March 2015 at 20 h 14 minReply

Dear All

Yes, it is in Jerusalem. No, it isn’t lying under Temple Mount.

John Temple Finnigan
Putney
London

Clement24 March 2015 at 9 h 01 minReply

But the answer lies in the Word of God. But who will bear it when it is sent to fulfil the Tablets !

Renalee16 April 2015 at 21 h 02 minReply

http://wheretheglorywalks.com/files/Lion_has_Roared_PDF_09-26-2011.pdf
I had a vision about this Dome of the Tablets is what I thought it was called in 2006 I believe. I wrote a book about it and it is free on my website @www.wheretheglorywalks.com on free stuff page called “The Lion has Roared.” You will see a picture of this very dome in the book. In the visitation I stood there and Yeshua stood outside the dome and said that he was going to reveal to me the location of the Ark of the Covenant. I found this ironic in light of your article.

Yvonne17 September 2015 at 21 h 56 minReply

Edoardo Recanati The animation of the pillars does not open. Why do you think it should be known all over the world? Wouldn’t that make it hard for the Israelis since there is so much controversy re. the takeover of Israelis’ right to the land and the Temple Mount? If the Palestinians found it they most likely would destroy it would they not? Any comments would be
appreciated.

Eduardo Recanetti22 September 2015 at 11 h 24 minReply

Dear Yvonne, I am sorry that the animation does not work. I will ask my technician after the Holydays. In the meantime, I suggest you check with your own as the problem could be on your side.
I believe that the common people all over the world should know about my discoveries because, out of my own experiences, with non-religious Jews, rabbis, Christians and also, but very cautiously Muslims, the reaction was very positive: “Wow, this is fascinating and I hope it is going to show it is true as it can only bring good for all mankind” Textual.
In the Kuran, the Ark is mentioned and it is said that it is hidden and will reappear, bringing good to the entire world (Surah 248:2). The Arabs know of our History and of the prophecies. Therefore, as it is said that the Messiah will enter the Temple Mount through the Gate of Mercy (wrongly called Golden), they have long ago sealed the gate with beton! Moreover they have put a cemetery in front of it because they erroneously think that the Messiah is a Cohen who cannot enter a cemetery. These thoughts are absolutely wrong, but their fear is clear. They are illegally making works on the Mount and they grind finely the earth before throwing it away. What are they afraid of? Our archeologists have implanted a huge hangar where dozens of volontaires examine this earth… finding lots of remains of our past!
The Arabs would never dare to touch the Ark, because they are aware of the biblical episodes of the Philistines in 1/Sam 5 and Uzza in 2/Sam 6:6. I have suggested that the place where is now the Ark, is under a small dome called the Dome of the Spirits. I can imagine that in some far away past somebody tried maybe to make excavations and… was bitterly surprised. The Arabs say clearly that there are “devils”around the small dome!
Nice talking to you. If you are more convinced, take a part and make more people interested. All the best.
Dr. Edoardo Shmuel Recanati – Tekoa, Judean Hills

Elisheba Bridgebuilder12 March 2016 at 15 h 33 minReply

to Eduardo Recanetti regarding Surah 248:2..there are only 114 surahs in the Quran.

Eduardo Recanati14 March 2016 at 10 h 24 minReply

You are perfectly right! It is Sura2:248!

Elisheba Bridgebuilder12 March 2016 at 15 h 38 minReply

re ‘“God will dwell for ever in His House” (1 Kings 8:13)’…..This is the verse ( from Mechon-Mamre , 1917 JPS ) ” I have surely built Thee a house of habitation, a place for Thee to dwell in for ever”. It does not say “thus saith the LORD”. It is a wish of King Solomon ( who is not a Levite ).

Eduardo Recanati14 March 2016 at 10 h 23 minReply

Solomon knew what he was saying, based on the intelligent way he had placed the Ark, so it could not be detected.It is God Himself who declares that He will dwell for ever among His People, in several instances (also 1Kings 9:2). Anyway, the Ark contains the Tablets of the Law, eternal testimony of the Covenant between God and His People. Eternal is the Covenant as its testimony and place of dwelling. Moreover, God knew what troubled times His People was going to face in the millennia following the building of His House. Therefore, he used Solomon to practically place the Ark where it cannot be found, and He declared that the Ark will disappear also from the mind of the people (Jer. 3:16). However this is evident until our miraculous generation where we can see prophecies of old being realized, as the survival of the Nation of Israel and its return to the Promised Land.

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