Exodus 26:6

6 Then make fifty gold clasps and join the tapestries together so that The Dwelling is one whole.

Exodus 26:6 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 26:6

And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold
Which some render "buttons" F9, others "hooks" F11 they seem to be "clasps"; the use of them follows: and couple the curtains together with the taches;
the two great curtains were made out of the ten, which had in them fifty


FOOTNOTES:

F9 (yorq) "fibulas", Tigurine version, Vatablus
F11 "Uncinos", Pagninus, Montanus, Drusius; so the Targums of Onkelos and Jonathan.

Exodus 26:6 In-Context

4 Make loops of blue along the edge of the outside panel of the first set and the same on the outside panel of the second set.
5 Make fifty loops on each panel.
6 Then make fifty gold clasps and join the tapestries together so that The Dwelling is one whole.
7 "Next make tapestries of goat hair for a tent that will cover The Dwelling. Make eleven panels of these tapestries.
8 The length of each panel will be forty-five feet long and six feet wide.