Exodus 38

Chapter 38

38:1  And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.


i.e. acacia.

38:27  And of the hundred talents of silver were cast the sockets of the sanctuary, and the sockets of the vail; an hundred sockets of the hundred talents, a talent for a socket.


Silver thus receives its symbolic meaning--redemption. The sockets were made of the redemption money of the children of Israel. Cf. Exodus 26:19 ; 30:13-16 ; Numbers 3:44-51 .

sockets (See Scofield "Exodus 26:19") .