- n. 临时房屋；帐篷；神龛
- vt. 把…置于神龛中
- vi. 暂居；暂附肉体
1. tavern => tabernacle.
来自古法语 tabernacle,帐篷，犹太人在野外祈祷的会幕，来自拉丁语 taberna,帐篷，词源同 tavern.-acle,小词后缀。后引申词义圣所，礼拜堂等。
- tabernacle: see tavern
- tabernacle (n.)
- mid-13c., "portable sanctuary carried by the Israelites in the wilderness," from Old French tabernacle "the Jewish Tabernacle; tent, canopy; tomb, monument" (12c.), from Latin tabernaculum "tent," especially "a tent of an augur" (for taking observations), diminutive of taberna "hut, cabin, booth" (see tavern).
Use of the word in English transferred late 14c. to the Temple in Jerusalem (which continued its function). Sense of "house of worship" first recorded 1690s. Also in Biblical language, "the body as the temporary abode of the soul" (late 14c.). The Jewish Feast of Tabernacles (mid-October) was observed as a thanksgiving for harvest. Related: Tabernacular.
- 1. They found a place wherein to pitch their tabernacle and pursue their fortune.
- 2. In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.
- 在撒冷有他的帐幕, 在锡安有他的居所.
- 3. Make curtains of goat hair for the tent over the tabernacle - eleven altogether.
- 4. They made upright frames of acacia wood for the tabernacle.
- 5. And for the sides of the tabernacle westward he made six boards.
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