Meaning of holy of holies

ho'ly of ho'lies

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a place of special sacredness.
  2. the innermost chamber of the Biblical tabernacle and the Temple in Jerusalem, in which the ark of the covenant was kept.
  3. the bema.
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