MooT Question Icon
In Hebrew mishkan denotes "God's dwelling." What word was used to translate it in the King James Bible?




Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.


A picture of a moot game

The critically-acclaimed board game MooT consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
To join our mailing list and get free brain-twisting MooT questions sent to you irregularly, enter your email address and then press submit.

E-Mail address:




Back to home page



Answer: tabernacle

The mishkan or tabernacle was God's portable sanctuary as described in Exodus.

Exodus 25:9 (KJV) - According to all that I show thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle , and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.


Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
If you spot an error or disagree with anything I've said here,
please let me know and I'll fix it.
(the Mootguy)

Copyright 1998-2008 Blair Arts Ltd. All rights reserved.