13 READ Africa PT

13 READ Africa PT - Unit 13c: Primary Reading on Ethiopia...

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Primary Reading for Unit 13c: Ethiopia 13.1 David Menyelek and the Ark of the Covenant Ethiopian, thirteenth century Budge, E. The Queen of Sheba and her Son Menyelek , (London: British Museum, 1922), pp. 71-72, 147, 162-163. 48. The Ethiopians carried away the Ark of the Covenant. And behold, the Angel of the Lord appeared again to Azaryas (Azariah, “the priest,” 1 Kings 4:2) and he stood up above him like a pillar of fire, and he filled the house with his light. And he raised up Azaryas and said unto him, “Stand up, be strong, and rouse up thy brother Elmeyas, and Abesa, and Mikari, and take the pieces of wood and I will open for thee the doors of the sanctuary [of Solomon’s Temple]. And take thou the Tabernacle of the Law of God [I.e. The Ark of the Covenant], and thou shalt carry it without trouble and discomfort. And I, inasmuch as I have been commanded by God to be with it forever, will be thy guide when thou shalt carry it away.” And Azaryas rose up straightway, and woke up the three men his brethren, and they took the pieces of wood, and went into the house of God—now they found all the doors open, both those that were outside and those that were inside—to the actual place where Azaryas found Zion [= the Ark of the Covenant], the Tabernacle of the Law of God; and it was taken away by them forthwith, in the twinkling of an eye, the Angel of the Lord being present and directing. And had
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