Altar of Burnt Offerings
Altar-of-Burnt-Offerings
Laver
Laver
Golden Candlestick
Golden Candlestick
Table of Shewbread
Table of Shewbread
Altar of Incense
Altar of Insense
Ark of the Covenant
Ark of the Covenant

“Be ye clean, that bear the vessels of the LORD”

Isaiah 52:11

“Every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; not in lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God”

1 Thessalonians 4:4-5

“…Ye should remember that God has said that the inward vessel shall be cleansed first, and then shall the outer vessel be cleansed also.”

Alma 60:23


There are six objects referred to as vessels within the tabernacle.  These are the Altar of Burnt Offerings, the Laver, the Table of Shewbread, the Golden Candlestick, the Altar of Incense, and the Ark of the Covenant.  Click on one of the images on the left sidebar to learn more about the characteristics of each vessel and their symbolic meaning in relation to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.