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Exodus 27

Introduction

Overview

Exodus 27:1, The altar of burnt offering, with the vessels thereof; Exodus 27:9, The court of the tabernacle inclosed with hangings and pillars; Exodus 27:18, The measure of the court, and the furniture of brass; Exodus 27:20, The oil for the lamp.

Verse 1

altar of shittim wood: Exodus 20:24-Ezekiel :, Exodus 24:4, Exodus 38:1-Judges :, Exodus 40:10, Exodus 40:29, 2 Samuel 24:18, 2 Chronicles 4:1, Ezekiel 43:13-Esther :, Hebrews 13:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:5 - shittim wood Exodus 31:9 - the altar Exodus 35:16 - The altar Exodus 40:6 - General Numbers 3:31 - the altars Numbers 23:1 - seven altars 1 Chronicles 6:49 - Aaron 2 Chronicles 1:5 - the brazen 2 Chronicles 32:12 - one altar Ezekiel 9:2 - beside Ezekiel 43:16 - twelve cubits

Verse 2

horns of it upon the four corners thereof: The horns might have been designed not only for ornament, but to prevent the sacrifices from falling off, and to tie the victim to, previous to its being sacrificed. Exodus 29:12, Leviticus 4:7, Leviticus 4:18, Leviticus 4:25, Leviticus 8:15, Leviticus 16:18, 1 Kings 1:50, 1 Kings 2:28, Psalms 118:27, Hebrews 6:18

overlay it with brass: Numbers 16:38, Numbers 16:39, 1 Kings 8:64

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:2 - the horns Exodus 38:2 - he made Ezekiel 43:15 - four horns Zechariah 9:15 - the corners

Verse 3

his shovels: Leviticus 16:12, 1 Kings 7:40, 1 Kings 7:45, 2 Chronicles 4:11, Jeremiah 52:18

basins: Exodus 24:6

fleshhooks: Exodus 38:3, Numbers 4:14, 1 Samuel 2:13, 1 Samuel 2:14, 1 Chronicles 28:17, 2 Chronicles 4:16

firepans: 1 Kings 7:45, 2 Kings 25:15, Jeremiah 52:19, Jeremiah 52:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 27:19 - all the pins thereof Leviticus 10:1 - censer Numbers 4:13 - General 2 Kings 25:13 - pillars 2 Kings 25:14 - the pots 2 Timothy 2:20 - vessels

Verse 4

a grate of network: Exodus 35:16, Exodus 38:4, Exodus 38:5

rings in the four corners thereof: Exodus 25:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:4 - rings

Verse 5

compass of the altar: Exodus 38:4

Verse 6

staves for the altar: Exodus 35:13-Ezra :, Exodus 30:4, Numbers 4:44

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:13 - General

Verse 7

bear it: Exodus 25:28, Exodus 30:4, Numbers 4:13, Numbers 4:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:12 - General

Verse 8

as it was showed: Heb. he shewed, Exodus 25:9, Exodus 25:40, Exodus 26:30-Haggai :, 1 Chronicles 28:11, 1 Chronicles 28:19, Matthew 15:9, Colossians 2:20-Isaiah :, Hebrews 8:5

Verse 9

the court: Exodus 38:9-Proverbs :, Exodus 40:8, 1 Kings 6:36, 1 Kings 8:64, 2 Chronicles 33:5, Psalms 84:10, Psalms 92:13, Psalms 100:4, Psalms 116:19, Ezekiel 40:14, Ezekiel 40:20, Ezekiel 40:23, Ezekiel 40:28, Ezekiel 40:32, Ezekiel 40:44, Ezekiel 42:3, Ezekiel 42:19, Ezekiel 42:20, Ezekiel 46:20-Jeremiah :

hangings for: Exodus 26:31-Haggai :, Exodus 36:17, Exodus 39:40

Reciprocal: Exodus 27:14 - hangings of one side Exodus 27:18 - length of the court Exodus 31:7 - tabernacle Exodus 35:17 - The hangings Exodus 40:33 - up the court Leviticus 6:26 - in the court Numbers 3:26 - the hangings Numbers 3:36 - under the custody and charge Numbers 4:26 - the hangings

Verse 10

sockets shall be of brass: Exodus 26:19-Ecclesiastes :

fillets shall be of silver: Exodus 36:38, Jeremiah 52:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 26:32 - their hooks shall be of gold Exodus 26:33 - the taches Exodus 38:30 - the sockets

Verse 11

Reciprocal: Exodus 26:32 - their hooks shall be of gold

Verse 12

Reciprocal: Exodus 26:19 - forty sockets of silver

Verse 14

hangings of one side: Exodus 27:9, Exodus 26:36

Reciprocal: Exodus 38:14 - hangings

Verse 16

of blue: Exodus 26:31, Exodus 26:36

needlework: Exodus 28:39, Exodus 36:37, Exodus 39:29, Judges 5:30, Psalms 45:14

Verse 17

Reciprocal: Exodus 38:28 - and filleted them Exodus 38:30 - the sockets

Verse 18

length of the court: Exodus 27:9-2 Kings :

fifty every where: Heb. fifty by fifty

Verse 19

all the pins thereof: Exodus 27:3, Exodus 35:18, Exodus 38:20, Exodus 38:31, Exodus 39:40, Numbers 3:37, Numbers 4:32, Ezra 9:8, Ecclesiastes 12:11, Isaiah 22:23-Lamentations :, Isaiah 33:20, Zechariah 10:4

Verse 20

pure oil olive beaten: That is, such oil as could be easily expressed from the olives, after they had been bruised in a mortar; and which is much purer than that obtained after the olives are put under the press. Exodus 39:37, Leviticus 24:2-Numbers :, Judges 9:9, Psalms 23:5, Zechariah 4:11-2 Chronicles :, Revelation 11:4

for the light: Exodus 25:31-Haggai :

to cause the lamp: Josephus says, that the whole of the seven lamps burned all night; and that in the morning four were extinguished, and three burned the whole of the day. Such might have been the practice in his time; but it appears sufficiently evident from Exodus 30:8, and 1 Samuel 3:3, that they were anciently extinguished in the morning.

to burn: Heb. to ascend up

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:6 - Oil for Exodus 30:7 - dresseth Exodus 35:8 - And oil Numbers 4:16 - the oil 1 Chronicles 9:29 - the oil 2 Chronicles 4:20 - burn after 2 Chronicles 13:11 - the candlestick

Verse 21

the tabernacle of the congregation: Exodus 29:10, Exodus 29:44, Leviticus 3:8, Numbers 8:9

without the veil: Exodus 26:31-Micah :, Exodus 40:3

testimony: Exodus 16:34, Exodus 25:16, Exodus 25:21

Aaron: Exodus 30:8, 1 Samuel 3:3, 2 Chronicles 13:11, Malachi 2:7, Matthew 4:16, Luke 12:35, John 5:35, 2 Corinthians 4:6, 2 Peter 1:19, Revelation 2:1

evening: Genesis 1:5, Genesis 1:8, Leviticus 24:3, Psalms 134:1

a statute for ever: Exodus 28:43, Exodus 29:9, Exodus 29:28, Leviticus 3:17, Leviticus 16:34, Leviticus 24:9, Numbers 18:23, Numbers 19:21, 1 Samuel 30:25

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:37 - they shall Exodus 30:7 - dresseth Exodus 39:37 - even with Exodus 40:2 - tabernacle Leviticus 24:2 - that they Numbers 4:16 - the oil Numbers 7:31 - Bowl Numbers 18:5 - And ye 2 Chronicles 4:20 - burn after Hebrews 9:6 - the priests

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Exodus 27". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/exodus-27.html.