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chest

Hebrew: 'aron, generally rendered “ark

the coffer into which the contributions for the repair of the temple were put (2 Kings 12:9-10; 2 Chr. 24:8, 10, 11)

In Gen. 50:26 it is rendered “coffin.”

In Ezek. 27:24 a different Hebrew word, genazim (plural), is used. It there means “treasure-chests.”