Exodus 40:4

4 Bring in the table and set out what belongs on it. Then bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.

Exodus 40:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 And thou shalt bring in the table, and set in order the things that are to be set in order upon it; and thou shalt bring in the candlestick, and light the lamps thereof.
ESV
4 And you shall bring in the table and arrange it, and you shall bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.
NLT
4 Then bring in the table, and arrange the utensils on it. And bring in the lampstand, and set up the lamps.
MSG
4 "Bring in the Table and set it, arranging its Lampstand and lamps.
CSB
4 Then bring in the table and lay out its arrangement; also bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.

Exodus 40:4 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 40:4

And thou shall bring in the table
The table of shewbread, which was to be set in the holy place:

and set in order the things that are to be set in order upon it;
besides the dishes, spoons, covers, and bowls, there were the twelve loaves of shewbread to be set in two rows:

and thou shall bring in the candlestick, and light the lamps
thereof;
which was to be brought and set in the same holy place with the shewbread table; and though the lamps were to be lighted by Aaron, the priest of the Lord, he being not yet consecrated, the office was performed by Moses.

Exodus 40:4 In-Context

2 “Set up the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, on the first day of the first month.
3 Place the ark of the covenant law in it and shield the ark with the curtain.
4 Bring in the table and set out what belongs on it. Then bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.
5 Place the gold altar of incense in front of the ark of the covenant law and put the curtain at the entrance to the tabernacle.
6 “Place the altar of burnt offering in front of the entrance to the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Exodus 25:23
  • 2. S Exodus 25:30
  • 3. S Exodus 25:31; ver 22-25; Exodus 26:35