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Saturday, May 25th, 2024
the Week of Proper 2 / Ordinary 7
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Bible Commentaries
Numbers 7

Bullinger's Companion Bible NotesBullinger's Companion Notes

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 Numbers 2:0 . 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 .

Bibliographical Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Numbers 7". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/numbers-7.html. 1909-1922.
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