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John Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible

Exodus 39



Verses 1-43

The Making of the Holy Garments

See Exodus 28, where the order is slightly different.

1. Cloths of service] RV 'finely wrought garments,' as in Exodus 31:10.

2-7. The Ephod: see Exodus 28:6-12.

8-21. The Breastplate: see Exodus 28:15-30.

22-26. The Robe of the Ephod: see Exodus 28:31-35

27-29. The Other Garments for the Priests: see Exodus 28:39-43.

30, 31. The Plate for the Mitre (Exodus 39:28): see Exodus 28:36-38.

30. Holy crown] see on Exodus 29:6.

32-43. The completion of the work and its approval by Moses. Everything must be in accordance with the pattern shown him in the Mount (Exodus 25:8, Exodus 25:40).

38. The golden altar] the Altar of Incense: see on Exodus 30:3.

39. The brasen altar] the Altar of Burnt Offering: see Exodus 27:2.


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Dummelow, John. "Commentary on Exodus 39:4". "John Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible". 1909.

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