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Exodus 36:38 ASV
and the five pillars of it with their hooks: and he overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold; and their five sockets were of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 BBE
And five pillars for the curtain, with their hooks; the heads of the pillars were of gold and they were circled with bands of gold; and their five bases were of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 CEB
They made its five posts with hooks. They covered their tops and bands with gold, but made their five bases out of copper.
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Exodus 36:38 CJB
with its five posts and their hooks. He overlaid their capitals and their attached rings for hanging with gold, while their five sockets were of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 RHE
And five pillars with their heads, which he covered with gold, and their sockets he cast of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 ESV
and its five pillars with their hooks. He overlaid their capitals, and their fillets were of gold, but their five bases were of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 GW
They also made five posts with hooks for [hanging] the screen. They covered the tops of the posts and the bands with gold, but the five bases for the posts were made of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 GNT
For this curtain they made five posts fitted with hooks, covered their tops and their rods with gold, and made five bronze bases for the posts.
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Exodus 36:38 HNV
and the five pillars of it with their hooks. He overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold, and their five sockets were of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 CSB
together with its five posts and their hooks. He overlaid the tops of the posts and their bands with gold, but their five bases were bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 KJV
And the five pillars of it with their hooks: and he overlaid their chapiters and their fillets with gold: but their five sockets were of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 LEB
and the five pillars and their hooks, and he overlaid their tops and their connections [with] gold, and their five bases [were] bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 NAS
and he made its five pillars with their hooks, and he overlaid their tops and their bands with gold; but their five sockets were of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 NCV
Then they made five posts and hooks for it. They covered the tops of the posts and their bands with gold, and they made five bronze bases for the posts.
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Exodus 36:38 NIRV
The workers made five posts with hooks for the curtains. They covered the tops of the posts and their bands with gold. And they made five bronze bases for them.
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Exodus 36:38 NIV
and they made five posts with hooks for them. They overlaid the tops of the posts and their bands with gold and made their five bases of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 NKJV
and its five pillars with their hooks. And he overlaid their capitals and their rings with gold, but their five sockets were bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 NLT
This curtain was connected by five hooks to five posts. The posts with their decorated tops and bands were overlaid with gold. The five bases were molded from bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 NRS
and its five pillars with their hooks. He overlaid their capitals and their bases with gold, but their five bases were of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 RSV
and its five pillars with their hooks. He overlaid their capitals, and their fillets were of gold, but their five bases were of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 DBY
and its five pillars with their hooks; and he overlaid their capitals and their connecting-rods with gold; and their five bases were of copper.
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Exodus 36:38 MSG
They framed the weaving with five poles of acacia wood covered with a veneer of gold, and made gold hooks to hang the weaving and five bronze bases for the poles.
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Exodus 36:38 WBT
And the five pillars of it, with their hooks: and he overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold: but their five sockets [were of] brass.
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Exodus 36:38 TMB
and the five pillars of it with their hooks. And he overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold, but their five sockets were of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 TNIV
and they made five posts with hooks for them. They overlaid the tops of the posts and their bands with gold and made their five bases of bronze.
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Exodus 36:38 TYN
and the pilers of it were fiue with their knoppes, and ouerlayde the heades of them and the whooppes with golde, with their fiue sokettes of brasse.
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Exodus 36:38 WEB
and the five pillars of it with their hooks. He overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold, and their five sockets were of brass.
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Exodus 36:38 WYC
And he made five pillars with their hooks, which he covered with gold; and he melted out their brazen bases, (and their holdings,) which he covered with gold. (And to support the curtain, they made five pillars out of shittim wood, with their hooks; and they covered their tops and bands with gold, and made their bases out of bronze./And to support the curtain, they made five pillars out of shittim wood, which they covered with gold; and they had gold hooks, and they covered their tops and bands with gold, and made their bases out of bronze.)
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Exodus 36:38 YLT
also its five pillars, and their pegs; and he overlaid their tops and their fillets [with] gold, and their five sockets [are] brass.
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Exodus 36 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 36

The making of the tabernacle The liberality of the people restrained.

- The readiness and zeal with which these builders set about their work, the exactness with which they performed it, and the faithfulness with which they objected to receive more contributions, are worthy of our imitation. Thus should we serve God, and our superiors also, in all things lawful. Thus should all who are in public trusts abhor filthy lucre, and avoid all occasions and temptations to covetousness. Where have we the representation of God's love towards us, that we by love dwell in him and he in us, save in Emmanuel? ( Matthew 1:23 ) . This is the ( 2 Corinthians. 5:18 2 Corinthians. 5:19 ) the design of the "tabernacle of witness," a visible testimony of the love of God to the race of men, however they were fallen from their first state. And this love was shown by Christ's taking up his abode on earth; by the Word being made flesh, Joh. 1:14 , wherein, as the original expresses it, he did tabernacle among us.

Exodus 36 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 36

Exodus 36:1-38 . OFFERINGS DELIVERED TO THE WORKMEN.

1. Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise-hearted man, &c.--Here is an illustrious example of zeal and activity in the work of the Lord. No unnecessary delay was allowed to take place; and from the moment the first pole was stuck in the ground till the final completion of the sacred edifice, he and his associates labored with all the energies both of mind and body engaged in the work. And what was the mainspring of their arduous and untiring diligence? They could be actuated by none of the ordinary motives that give impulse to human industry, by no desire for the acquisition of gain; no ambition for honor; no view of gratifying a mere love of power in directing the labors of a large body of men. They felt the stimulus--the strong irresistible impulse of higher and holier motives--obedience to the authority, zeal for the glory, and love to the service of God.

3. they (the workmen)
received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought, &c.--It appears that the building was begun after the first few contributions were made; it was progressively carried on, and no necessity occurred to suspend operations even for the shortest interval, from want of the requisite materials.
they brought yet unto him free offerings every morning, &c.--Moses, in common with other Oriental magistrates, had his morning levees for receiving the people performing his magisterial duties that the people brought unto him freewill offerings every morning. Some who had nothing but their manual labor to give would spend a great part of the night in hastening to complete their self-imposed task before the early dawn; others might find their hearts constrained by silent meditations on their beds to open their coffers and give a part of their hoarded treasure to the pious object. All whose hearts were touched by piety, penitence, or gratitude, repaired with eager haste into the presence of Moses, not as heretofore, to have their controversies settled, but to lay on his tribunal their contributions to the sanctuary of God ( 2 Corinthians 9:7 ).

5. they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough, &c.--By the calculations which the practised eyes of the workmen enabled them to make, they were unanimously of the opinion that the supply already far exceeded the demand and that no more contributions were required. Such a report reflects the highest honor on their character as men of the strictest honor and integrity, who, notwithstanding they had command of an untold amount of the most precious things and might, without any risk of human discovery, have appropriated much to their own use, were too high principled for such acts of peculation. Forthwith, a proclamation was issued to stop further contributions [ Exodus 36:6 ].

35. he made a veil of blue--the second or inner veil, which separated the holy from the most holy place, embroidered with cherubim and of great size and thickness.

37. made an hanging for the . . . door--Curtains of elaborately wrought needlework are often suspended over the entrance to tents of the great nomad sheiks, and throughout Persia, at the entrance of summer tents, mosques, and palaces. They are preferred as cooler and more elegant than wooden doors. This chapter contains an instructive narrative: it is the first instance of donations made for the worship of God, given from the wages of the people's sufferings and toils. They were acceptable to God ( Philippians 4:18 ), and if the Israelites showed such liberality, how much more should those whose privilege it is to live under the Christian dispensation ( 1 Corinthians 6:20 , 16:2 ).