26:1 Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle [with] ten curtains
[of] fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet:
[with] cherubims of a cunning work shalt thou make them.
(a) That is, of most cunning or fine work.
26:4 And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the edge of the one
curtain from the selvedge b in the coupling; and likewise
shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of [another] curtain,
in the coupling of the second.
(b) On the side that the curtains might be tied together.
26:5 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty
loops shalt thou make in the edge of the curtain that [is]
in the coupling of the c second; that the loops may take
hold one of another.
(c) In tying together both the sides.
26:7 And thou shalt make curtains [of] goats' [hair] to be a d
covering upon the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou
(d) Lest rain and weather should mar it.
26:9 And thou shalt couple five curtains by themselves, and six
curtains by themselves, and shalt double the e sixth
curtain in the forefront of the tabernacle.
(e) That is, five on the one side, and five on the other,
and the sixth should hang over the door of the
26:12 And the f remnant that remaineth of the curtains of the
tent, the half curtain that remaineth, shall hang over the
backside of the tabernacle.
(f) For these curtains were two cubits longer than the
curtain of the tabernacle so that they were wider by a
cubit of both sides.
26:14 And thou shalt make a g covering for the tent [of] rams'
skins dyed red, and a covering above [of] h badgers'
(g) To be put on the covering that was made of goats hair.
(h) This was the third covering of the tabernacle.
26:24 And they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall
be i coupled together above the head of it unto one
ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for
the two corners.
(i) The Hebrew word signifies twins declaring that they
should be as perfect and well joined as possible.
26:32 And thou shalt hang it upon four pillars of shittim [wood]
overlaid with gold: their k hooks [shall be of] gold,
upon the four sockets of silver.
(k) Some read "heads of the pillars".
26:33 And thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches, that
thou mayest bring in thither within the vail the ark of
the testimony: and the vail shall divide unto you between
the holy [place] and the l most holy.
(l) In which only the high priest entered and only once a
26:35 And thou shalt set the table m without the vail, and the
candlestick over against the table on the side of the
tabernacle toward the south: and thou shalt put the table
on the north side.
(m) Meaning, in the holy place.
26:36 And thou shalt make an n hanging for the door of the
tent, [of] blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined
linen, wrought with needlework.
(n) This hanging or veil was between the holy place, and
there where the people were.