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Bible Commentaries

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 Exodus 20:0 .

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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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Exodus 26". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/exodus-26.html. 1909-1922.