Compare Translations for Exodus 26:24

Exodus 26:24 ASV
And they shall be double beneath, and in like manner they shall be entire unto the top thereof unto one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 BBE
The two are to be joined together at the base and at the top to one ring, forming the two angles.
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Exodus 26:24 CEB
They should be spread out at the bottom but joined together at the top with one ring. In this way, these two boards will form the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 CJB
these are to be double from the bottom all the way to the top but joined at a single ring. Do the same with both of them; they are to form the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 RHE
And they shall be joined together from beneath unto the top, and one joint shall hold them all. The like joining shall be observed for the two boards also that are to be put in the corners.
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Exodus 26:24 ESV
they shall be separate beneath, but joined at the top, at the first ring. Thus shall it be with both of them; they shall form the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 GW
These will be held together at the bottom and held tightly at the top by a single ring. Both corner frames will be made this way.
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Exodus 26:24 GNT
These corner frames are to be joined at the bottom and connected all the way to the top. The two frames that form the two corners are to be made in this way.
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Exodus 26:24 HNV
They shall be double beneath, and in like manner they shall be entire to the top of it to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 CSB
They are to be paired at the bottom, and joined together at the top in a single ring. So it should be for both of them; they will serve as the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 KJV
And they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it unto one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 LEB
They will be double at the bottom, and they will be completely together on its top to the one ring; it will be likewise for the two of them; they will be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 NAS
"They shall be double beneath, and together they shall be complete to its top to the first ring ; thus it shall be with both of them: they shall form the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 NCV
The two frames are to be doubled at the bottom and joined at the top with a metal ring. Both corner frames must be made this way.
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Exodus 26:24 NIRV
At those two corners the frames must be double from top to bottom. They must be fitted into a single ring. Make both of them the same.
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Exodus 26:24 NIV
At these two corners they must be double from the bottom all the way to the top, and fitted into a single ring; both shall be like that.
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Exodus 26:24 NKJV
They shall be coupled together at the bottom and they shall be coupled together at the top by one ring. Thus it shall be for both of them. They shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 NLT
These corner frames will be connected at the bottom and firmly attached at the top with a single ring, forming a single unit. Both of these corner frames will be made the same way.
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Exodus 26:24 NRS
they shall be separate beneath, but joined at the top, at the first ring; it shall be the same with both of them; they shall form the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 RSV
they shall be separate beneath, but joined at the top, at the first ring; thus shall it be with both of them; they shall form the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 DBY
and they shall be joined beneath, and together shall be united at the top thereof to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 MSG
Both of the two corner frames need to be double in thickness from top to bottom and fit into a single ring
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Exodus 26:24 WBT
And they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 TMB
And they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it into one ring. Thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 TNIV
At these two corners they must be double from the bottom all the way to the top and fitted into a single ring; both shall be like that.
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Exodus 26:24 TYN
so that these two bordes be coupled to gether beneth and lykewyse aboue with clampes. And so shall it be in both the corners.
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Exodus 26:24 WEB
They shall be double beneath, and in like manner they shall be entire to the top of it to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.
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Exodus 26:24 WYC
and the boards shall be joined to themselves from beneath till to above, and one joining shall withhold all the boards. And like joining shall be kept to the two boards, that shall be set in the corners, (and the boards shall be joined to each other from the bottom to the top, and the same joining shall hold all the boards together. And like joining shall be used for the two boards, that shall be put at the corners,)
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Exodus 26:24 YLT
And they are pairs beneath, and together they are pairs above its head unto the one ring; so is it for them both, they are for the two corners.
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Exodus 26 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 26

The curtains of the tabernacle. (1-6) The curtains of goats' hair. (7-14) The boards, sockets, and bars. (15-30) The vail of the holy of holies, and for the entrance. (31-37)

Verses 1-6 God manifested his presence among the Israelites in a tabernacle or tent, because of their condition in the wilderness. God suits the tokens of his favour, and the gifts of his grace, to his people's state and wants. The curtains of the tabernacle were to be very rich. They were to be embroidered with cherubim, signifying that the angels of God pitch their tents round about the church, ( Psalms 34:7 ) .

Verses 7-14 The curtains of meaner materials, being made both longer and broader, covered the others, and were defended by coverings of skins. The whole represents the person and doctrine of Christ, and the church of true Christians, and all heavenly things, which outwardly are mean, but inwardly, and in the sight of God, are glorious and precious.

Verses 15-30 The sockets of silver each weighed about 115 pounds; they were placed in rows on the ground. In every pair of these sockets, a strong board of shittim-wood, covered with plates of gold, was fitted by mortises and tenons. Thus walls were formed for the two sides, and for the west end. The wall was further held together by bars, which passed through rings of gold. Over this the curtains were spread. Though movable, it was strong and firm. The materials were very costly. In all this it was a type of the church of God, built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief Corner-stone, ( ephesians 2:20 ephesians 2:21 ) .

Verses 31-37 A vail, or curtain, separated the holy place from the most holy place. It was hung upon pillars. This vail was for a partition between the holy place and the most holy; which forbade any to look into the holiest of all. The apostle tells what was the meaning of this vail, ( Hebrews 9:8 ) . That the ceremonial law could not make the comers thereunto perfect, nor would the observance of it bring men to heaven; the way into the holiest of all was not made manifest, while the first tabernacle was standing. Life and immortality lay hidden till they were brought to light by the gospel; which was signified by the rending of this vail at the death of Christ, ( Matthew 27:51 ) . We have now boldness to enter into the holiest, in all acts of worship, by the blood of Jesus; yet such as obliges us to holy reverence. Another vail was for the outer door of the tabernacle. This vail was all the defence the tabernacle had. God takes care of his church on earth. A curtain shall be, if God please to make it so, as strong a defence to his house, as gates of brass and bars of iron. With this typical description of Christ and his church before us, what is our judgment of these matters? Do we see any glory in the person of Christ? any excellence in his character? any thing precious in his salvation? or any wisdom in the doctrine of the cross? Will our religion bear examination? and are we more careful to approve our hearts to God than our characters toward men?

Exodus 26 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 26

Exodus 26:1-37 . TEN CURTAINS

1. cunning work--that is, of elegant texture, richly embroidered. The word "cunning," in old English, is synonymous with "skilful."

2. length--Each curtain was to be fifteen yards in length and a little exceeding two in breadth.

3. The five curtains shall be coupled together one to another, &c.--so as to form two grand divisions, each eleven yards wide.

6. taches--clasps; supposed in shape, as well as in use, to be the same as hooks and eyes.

7-13. curtains of goats' hair--These coarse curtains were to be one more in number than the others, and to extend a yard lower on each side, the use of them being to protect and conceal the richer curtains.

14. a covering . . . of rams' skins dyed red--that is, of Turkey red

15-30. thou shalt make boards . . . rear up the tabernacle according to the fashion . . . which was showed thee--The tabernacle, from its name as well as from its general appearance and arrangements, was a tent; but from the description given in these verses, the boards that formed its walls, the five (cross) bars that strengthened them, and the middle bar that "reached from end to end," and gave it solidity and compactness, it was evidently a more substantial fabric than a light and fragile tent, probably on account of the weight of its various coverings as well as for the protection of its precious furniture.

36. an hanging for the door of the tent--Curtains of rich and elaborate embroidery, made by the women, are suspended over the doors or entrances of the tents occupied by Eastern chiefs and princes. In a similar style of elegance was the hanging finished which was to cover the door of this tabernacle--the chosen habitation of the God and King of Israel. It appears from Exodus 26:12 Exodus 26:22 Exodus 26:23 , that the ark and mercy seat were placed in the west end of the tabernacle, and consequently the door or entrance fronted the east, so that the Israelites in worshipping Jehovah, turned their faces towards the west; that they might be thus figuratively taught to turn from the worship of that luminary which was the great idol of the nations, and to adore the God who made it and them [HEWLETT].