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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Exodus 26



Verse 1

tabernacle. Hebrew. mishkan, the place of God"s presence or habitation. Compare Exodus 26:7. See App-40.

ten. See App-10.

of cunning work = the work of a skilful weaver. Probably working both sides alike, whereas the embroiderer worked only one side.

Verse 2

cubits. See App-51.

Verse 3

coupled together. Like the five commandments on the two tables. See on Ex. 20.

Verse 6

taches = hooks.

Verse 7

curtains. These were for the upper covering forming the tent.

covering = Hebrew. "ohel, tent (App-40).

tabernacle. Hebrew. mishkan = dwelling place (App-40).

make. Hebrew adds "them", as being distinct from the former.

Verse 11

brass. See note on Exodus 25:3.

tent. Hebrew. "ohel, tent (App-40).

Verse 12

tabernacle. Hebrew. mishkan (App-40).

Verse 13

side. Neb. Fad. See note on Exodus 25:32.

Verse 18

side = Hebrew. pe"ah = region.

Verse 20

side. Hebrew. zela` = rib.

Verse 21

silver. See note on "brass", Exodus 27:1

Verse 22

sides. Hebrew. yarkah = hinder side.

Verse 24

And they shall be. So some codices, and Samaritan Pentateuch; but Hebrew text reads, "that they may be. "

Verse 26

bars. Hebrew. beriah, from barah, to pass, or shoot.

side. Hebrew. zela = rib.

Verse 27

bars. This is omitted in Severus Codex (App-34).

Verse 28

shall reach = passing, or shooting.

Verse 30

rear up = erect, or put together.

fashion = regulation, or manner.

Verse 31

vail. Hebrew. paroketh (not masak, as in Exodus 26:36), means to separate. Compare Hebrews 6:10; Hebrews 9:3. Matthew 27:51. Mark 15:38. Luke 23:46.

shall it be made. The Sevir (App-34) reading is "shalt thou make it", with other codices, Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate.

Verse 33

within the vaiL See Hebrews 9:3, Hebrews 9:8, Hebrews 9:24, Hebrews 9:25.

the holy place. See note on Exodus 3:5. Hebrews 9:11, Hebrews 9:12.

the most holy. Hebrew "holy of holies. "Figure of speech Polyptoton (App-6). See note on Exodus 3:5.

Verse 35

candlestick = lampstand.

Verse 36

hanging. Hebrew. misak, a covering to hide (Compare Exodus 26:31) not the paroketh of Exodus 26:31. No cherubim woven on this; and sockets of pillars of brass, instead of gold or silver. See note on Exodus 26:17.

door = entrance.

Verse 37

hooks = pegs, pins, or nails.

brass. See note on Exodus 26:17, and Exodus 25:3.


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Bibliography Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Exodus 26:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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