Exodus 40:25

25 and set up the lamps before the LORD, as the LORD commanded him.

Exodus 40:25 in Other Translations

KJV
25 And he lighted the lamps before the LORD; as the LORD commanded Moses.
ESV
25 and set up the lamps before the LORD, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
NLT
25 Then he lit the lamps in the LORD ’s presence, just as the LORD had commanded him.
MSG
25 and set up the lamps before God, just as God had commanded him.
CSB
25 and set up the lamps before the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded him.

Exodus 40:25 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 40:25

And he lighted the lamps before the Lord
The seven lamps belonging to it: this, though it was the business of the priests of Aaron, and his sons, yet they not being at present invested with their office, was done by Moses, who in this and several other things mentioned in this chapter officiated as a priest:

as the Lord commanded Moses,
( Exodus 25:37 ) .

Exodus 40:25 In-Context

23 and set out the bread on it before the LORD, as the LORD commanded him.
24 He placed the lampstand in the tent of meeting opposite the table on the south side of the tabernacle
25 and set up the lamps before the LORD, as the LORD commanded him.
26 Moses placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the curtain
27 and burned fragrant incense on it, as the LORD commanded him.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Exodus 37:23; ver 4; Exodus 25:37
  • 2. S Genesis 6:22