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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Numbers 7



Verse 1

tabernacle = habitation. Hebrew. mishkan. Compare Exodus 40:18. See App-40.

Verse 2

the princes. Though their offerings were the same as the others, yet each is recorded separately.

offered = brought near. Hebrew. karab. App-43.

Verse 3

brought. Same as "offered", Numbers 7:2.

offering = approach offering. Hebrew. korban. App-43.

Verse 4

spake. See note on Numbers 1:1.

Verse 5

do the service. Hebrew serve the service. Figure of speech Polyptoton (App-6), for emphasis = perform the solemn service.

tabernacle of the congregation = tent of assembly. See App-40.

Verse 11

said. See note on Numbers 3:40.

Verse 12

tribe. The order is the same as in Num 2. See App-45.

Verse 13

meat offering = gift offering. See App-43.

Verse 16

One. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "And one".

Verse 30

children = sons.

Verse 40

One. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "And one".

sin. Hebrew. chat"a. App-44.

Verse 42

Deuel = Deguel, in Ch. Numbers 2:14 = Reguel. See note there, and Compare Numbers 1:14.

Verse 83

sacrifice. Hebrew. zabdh. App-43.

Verse 84

in the day: i.e. in the twelve days. See App-18.

Verse 89

tabernacle of the congregation. Hebrew tent of meeting. See App-40.

with Him: i.e. with Jehovah. Compare Numbers 7:11.

mercy seat. See note on Exodus 25:17.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Numbers 7:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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