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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Exodus 27



Verse 1

shittim wood. Acacia wood.

cubits. See App-51.

Verse 2

brass, or copper. Perhaps bronze. See Exodus 25:3.

Verse 5

compass of the altar. Probably the margin or place where the priests stood. The "place" of 2 Chronicles 30:16. A raised position from which the sacrificing priest is said to "come down", Leviticus 9:22.

Verse 7

the staves. Hebrew its staves.

Verse 8

as. Hebrew according as.

Verse 9

tabernacle. Hebrew. mishkan. See App-40.

south side southward. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6.

side. Hebrew. pe"ah, quarter or region.

Verse 10

brass. All other sockets (of boards) in "silver" (Exodus 26:19; denoting redemption). The sockets of these pillars (the way of access) of "brass" (denoting judgment in righteousness). Compare the brazen Altar and Laver.

hooks = pegs, pins, or nails.

Verse 12

side. Hebrew. pe"ah = quarter, region.

Verse 14

side. Hebrew. katheph = shoulder.

Verse 17

filleted with = connected with rods.

Verse 18

every where = by fifty.

Verse 19

tabernacle. Hebrew. mishkan. See App-40.

Verse 20

children = sons.

pure oil. This is without measure. See on John 3:34

the light = the light-holder. Compare Genesis 1:14.

to burn always: i.e. a perpetual light.

Verse 21

tabernacle = tent. Hebrew. "ohel. App-40.

the testimony. Compare Exodus 26:33.

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Exodus 27:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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