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Thursday, November 30th, 2023
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Bible Commentaries
Exodus 27

Geneva Study BibleGeneva Study Bible

Verse 1

27:1 And thou shalt make an {a} altar [of] shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof [shall be] three cubits.

(a) For the burnt offering.

Verse 2

27:2 And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of {b} the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

(b) Of the same wood and matter not fastened to it.

Verse 9

27:9 And thou shalt make the {c} court of the tabernacle: for the south side southward [there shall be] hangings for the court [of] fine twined linen of an hundred cubits long for one side:

(c) This was the first entry into the tabernacle, where the people abode.

Verse 10

27:10 And the twenty pillars thereof and their twenty sockets [shall be of] brass; the hooks of the pillars and their {d} fillets [shall be of] silver.

(d) They were certain hoops or circles to beautify the pillar.

Verse 13

27:13 And the breadth of the court on the east side eastward [shall be] {e} fifty cubits.

(e) Meaning curtains of fifty cubits.

Verse 14

27:14 The hangings of one {f} side [of the gate shall be] fifteen cubits: their pillars three, and their sockets three.

(f) Of the door of the court.

Verse 19

27:19 All the vessels of the tabernacle in all the service thereof, and all the {g} pins thereof, and all the pins of the court, [shall be of] brass.

(g) Or stakes, with which the curtains were fastened to the ground.

Verse 20

27:20 And thou shalt command the children of Israel, that they bring thee pure oil olive {h} beaten for the light, to cause the lamp to burn always.

(h) Such as comes from the olive, when it is first pressed or beaten.

Bibliographical Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Exodus 27". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/gsb/exodus-27.html. 1599-1645.
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