Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
κιβωτός, οῦ, ἡ
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ark, box, chest
a chest, coffer; the ark, of the covenant, Heb. 9:4; Rev. 11:19; the ark of Noah, Mt. 24:38; Lk. 17:27; Heb. 11:7; 1 Pet. 3:20*

Greek-English Concordance for κιβωτός

Matthew 24:38 For as in the days before the flood people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah entered the ark (kibōton | κιβωτόν | acc sg fem),
Luke 17:27 They were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day in which Noah went into the ark (kibōton | κιβωτόν | acc sg fem) and the flood came and destroyed them all.
Hebrews 9:4 It contained the golden altar of incense and the ark (kibōton | κιβωτόν | acc sg fem) of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which were the golden urn containing the manna, Aaron’s rod that had budded, and the stone tablets of the covenant.
Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, having been warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, took heed and built an ark (kibōton | κιβωτόν | acc sg fem) for the safety of his household. By this act of faith he condemned humanity and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
1 Peter 3:20 who once were disobedient when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark (kibōtou | κιβωτοῦ | gen sg fem) was being built, in which a few, that is eight souls, were brought safely through water.
Revelation 11:19 Then the temple of God, which is in heaven, was opened, and the ark (kibōtos | κιβωτός | nom sg fem) of his covenant was seen within his temple; and there were flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy hail.