Exodus 27:9-19 NIV

The Courtyard

27:9-19pp -- Ex 38:9-20

9 "Make a courtyard1 for the tabernacle. The south side shall be a hundred cubitsa long and is to have curtains of finely twisted linen,

References for Exodus 27:9

    • c 27:9 - That is, about 150 feet (about 46 meters); also in verse 11
      10 with twenty posts and twenty bronze bases and with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
      11 The north side shall also be a hundred cubits long and is to have curtains, with twenty posts and twenty bronze bases and with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
      12 "The west end of the courtyard shall be fifty cubitsb wide and have curtains, with ten posts and ten bases.

      References for Exodus 27:12

        • d 27:12 - That is, about 75 feet (about 23 meters); also in verse 13
          13 On the east end, toward the sunrise, the courtyard shall also be fifty cubits wide.
          14 Curtains fifteen cubitsc long are to be on one side of the entrance, with three posts and three bases,

          References for Exodus 27:14

            • e 27:14 - That is, about 22 1/2 feet (about 6.9 meters); also in verse 15
              15 and curtains fifteen cubits long are to be on the other side, with three posts and three bases.
              16 "For the entrance to the courtyard, provide a curtain2 twenty cubitsd long, of blue, purple and scarlet yarn and finely twisted linen--the work of an embroiderer3--with four posts and four bases.

              References for Exodus 27:16

                • f 27:16 - That is, about 30 feet (about 9 meters)
                  17 All the posts around the courtyard are to have silver bands and hooks, and bronze bases.
                  18 The courtyard shall be a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide,e with curtains of finely twisted linen five cubitsf high, and with bronze bases.

                  References for Exodus 27:18

                    • g 27:18 - That is, about 150 feet (about 46 meters) long and 75 feet (about 23 meters) wide
                    • h 27:18 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet (about 2.3 meters)
                      19 All the other articles used in the service of the tabernacle, whatever their function, including all the tent pegs for it and those for the courtyard, are to be of bronze.