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Bible Commentaries

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". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/exodus-38.html. 1909-1922.