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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Exodus 38



Verse 1

cubits. See App-51.

Verse 2

brass. See note on Exodus 25:3.

Verse 7

sides. Heb zel`a = rib, or side of the altar.

Verse 8

lookingglasses = mirrors of polished metal. Compare 2 Corinthians 3:18.

assembling = doing service, or worshipping according to Egyptian practice. By using these for the laver this practice was abolished. Compare Numbers 4:23 (same word), and see Luke 2:3, Luke 2:7.

door = entrance.

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

Verse 9

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

Verse 10

sockets. See note on Exodus 27:10.

fillets = connecting rods.

Verse 11

brass. See note on Exodus 25:3.

Verse 14

side = shoulder. Hebrew. katheph.

Verse 16

fine twined linen. See note on Exodus 35:23.

Verse 20

tabernacle. Hebrew. mishkan. See App-40.

Verse 21

counted = accounted.

Verse 22

Bezaleel. Compare Exodus 31:2 and Exodus 35:30 -- Exodus 36:7.

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.

Verse 23

cunning workman. See note on Exodus 26:1.

Verse 24

offering wave offering. Hebrew. tenuphah. See Exodus 29:27, and App-43.

talents. See App-51.

shekel. See App-51.

Verse 25

them that were numbered. The sanctuary was thus made (in part) out of the redemption money.

Verse 26

bekah. See App-51.

man = poll.

Verse 27

hundred. See App-10.

Verse 28

chapiters = capitals.

and filleted them = and united them with connecting rods.

Verse 30

door = entrance.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Exodus 38:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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