And the pillars of the court round about, and their sockets,
and their pins, and their cords
These belonged to the court of the tabernacle; the pillars were what the hangings were hung upon, and the sockets, into which the pillars were set, and the and cords, with which the hangings were fastened; see ( Exodus 27:9-19 ) ;
with all their instruments, and with all their service;
whatever else were used in, and served for the support of this part of the tabernacle:
and by name ye shall reckon the instruments of the charge of their
everything, even the least that were committed to their charge, and they were to bear and carry, either they themselves, or in wagons, were to be mentioned by name; and not only every board, pillar, and socket, were to be told out to them, and particularly named, how many they were, to what they belonged, from whence they were taken, and where to be replaced; but every pin, and cord, and the use of them, that so when they came to set up the tabernacle again, there might be nothing wanting in its place to secure it, and make it as firm as at first: such particular notice and care does God take of all his people, and Christ of all committed to him, and so should ministers of the word of all that are their charge, who must one day give an account to God, ( Hebrews 13:17 ) .