Exodus 39:32-40

Moses Inspects the Tabernacle

32 So all the work on the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, was completed. The Israelites did everything just as the LORD commanded Moses.
33 Then they brought the tabernacle to Moses: the tent and all its furnishings, its clasps, frames, crossbars, posts and bases;
34 the covering of ram skins dyed red and the covering of another durable leather[a] and the shielding curtain;
35 the ark of the covenant law with its poles and the atonement cover;
36 the table with all its articles and the bread of the Presence;
37 the pure gold lampstand with its row of lamps and all its accessories, and the olive oil for the light;
38 the gold altar, the anointing oil, the fragrant incense, and the curtain for the entrance to the tent;
39 the bronze altar with its bronze grating, its poles and all its utensils; the basin with its stand;
40 the curtains of the courtyard with its posts and bases, and the curtain for the entrance to the courtyard; the ropes and tent pegs for the courtyard; all the furnishings for the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;

Exodus 39:32-40 Meaning and Commentary


In this chapter is continued the account of making the several things belonging to the sanctuary, particularly the clothes for the service of the tabernacle, and the garments of the priests, as the ephod and its curious girdle, Ex 39:1-7 the breastplate and the putting of the stones in it, and the fastening of it to the ephod, Ex 39:8-21 the robe of the ephod, with the bells and pomegranates to it, Ex 39:21-26 and the coats, mitre, bonnets, breeches, and girdle of fine linen, for Aaron and his sons, Ex 39:27-29 and the golden plate, Ex 39:30,31 and all being finished, the tabernacle and everything belonging to it were brought to Moses, and viewed by him; who seeing that all was done exactly according to the commandment of the Lord, blessed the people, and particularly the artificers, Ex 39:38-43.

Cross References 15

  • 1. ver 42-43; S Exodus 25:9
  • 2. Exodus 25:8-40; Exodus 36:8-38
  • 3. S Exodus 37:1; Exodus 30:6
  • 4. Exodus 25:23-30; Exodus 37:10-16
  • 5. S Exodus 25:30
  • 6. S Exodus 25:31
  • 7. Exodus 25:31-39
  • 8. S Exodus 25:6
  • 9. Exodus 30:1-10
  • 10. Exodus 30:22-32; Exodus 37:29
  • 11. Exodus 30:34-38; S Exodus 37:29
  • 12. S Exodus 36:35
  • 13. Exodus 27:1-8; Exodus 38:1-7
  • 14. S Exodus 30:18
  • 15. Exodus 27:9-19; Exodus 38:9-20

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Possibly the hides of large aquatic mammals
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