|Overview - Exodus 40|
|1||The tabernacle is commanded to be reared, anointed, and consecrated.|
|13||Aaron and his sons to be sanctified.|
|16||Moses performs all things accordingly.|
|34||A cloud covers the tabernacle.|
Exodus 40:38 (King James Version)
For the cloud of the LORD was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys.
- the cloud
- 13:21 Numbers 9:15
- Psalms 78:14 ; 105:39 Isaiah 4:5 Isaiah 4:6 Moses was undoubtedly the author of this Book, which forms acontinuation of the preceding, and was evidently written afterthe promulgation of the law: it embraces the history of about145 years. Moses, having in the Book of Genesis described thecreation of the world, the origin of nations, and the peoplingof the earth, details in the Book of Exodus the commencement andnature of the Jewish Church and Polity, which has very properlybeen termed a Theocracy, (Theokratia, from[Theos
- Paul (2 Ti 3:8 undoubtedly quotes. Add to this that many of the notions of the heathenrespecting the appearance of the Deity, and their religiousinstitutions and laws, were borrowed from this book; and many oftheir fables were nothing more than distorted traditions ofthose events which are here plainly related by Moses.