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Exodus 25:37 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And thou shalt make the lamps thereof, seven: and they shall light the lamps thereof, to give light over against it.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may give light over against it.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Then you shall make its lamps seven [in number]; and they shall mount its lamps so as to shed light on the space in front of it.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And thou shalt make its seven lamps: and they shall light its lamps, that they may give light over against it.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof, and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may shine out before it;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And thou shalt make the lamps thereof, seven,—and one shall light up its lamps, and it shall give light, over against the face thereof.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and thou hast made its seven lamps, and [one] hath caused its lights to go up, and it hath given light over-against its front.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou shalt make also seven lamps, and shalt set them upon the candlestick, to give light over against.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And thou shalt make the seuen lamps thereof: and they shall light the lampes thereof, that they may giue light ouer against it.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou shalt make its seven lamps: and thou shalt set on [it] the lamps, and they shall shine from one front.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may give light over against it.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And thou shalt make 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
seven 7651
{7651} Prime
שֶׁבַע
sheba`
{sheh'-bah}
From H7650; a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication a week; by extension an indefinite number.
lamps 5216
{5216} Prime
נִיר
niyr
{neer}
From a primitive root (see H5214 and H5135) properly meaning to glisten; a lamp (that is, the burner) or light (literally or figuratively).
thereof: and they shall light 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the lamps 5216
{5216} Prime
נִיר
niyr
{neer}
From a primitive root (see H5214 and H5135) properly meaning to glisten; a lamp (that is, the burner) or light (literally or figuratively).
thereof, that they may give light 215
{0215} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) luminous (literally and metaphorically).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
over against 5676
{5676} Prime
עֵבֶר
`eber
{ay'-ber}
From H5674; properly a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; usually meaning the east).
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
x6440
(6440) Complement
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
it. y6440
[6440] Standard
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Exodus 25:37

_ _ they shall light the lamps ... that they may give light — The light was derived from pure olive oil, and probably kept continually burning (compare Exodus 30:7; Leviticus 24:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 25:31-40.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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seven:

Exodus 37:23 And he made his seven lamps, and his snuffers, and his snuffdishes, [of] pure gold.
Zechariah 4:2 And said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I have looked, and behold a candlestick all [of] gold, with a bowl upon the top of it, and his seven lamps thereon, and seven pipes to the seven lamps, which [are] upon the top thereof:
Revelation 1:4 John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;
Revelation 1:12 And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks;
Revelation 1:20 The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
Revelation 2:1 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;
Revelation 4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and [there were] seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.

they shall:

Exodus 27:21 In the tabernacle of the congregation without the vail, which [is] before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning before the LORD: [it shall be] a statute for ever unto their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.
Exodus 30:8 And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.
Leviticus 24:2-4 Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually. ... He shall order the lamps upon the pure candlestick before the LORD continually.
2 Chronicles 13:11 And they burn unto the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also [set they in order] upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have forsaken him.

light:
or, cause to ascend

give:

Exodus 40:24 And he put the candlestick in the tent of the congregation, over against the table, on the side of the tabernacle southward.
Numbers 8:2 Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light over against the candlestick.
Psalms 119:105 NUN. Thy word [is] a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
Proverbs 6:23 For the commandment [is] a lamp; and the law [is] light; and reproofs of instruction [are] the way of life:
Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, [it is] because [there is] no light in them.
Matthew 5:14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
Luke 1:79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and [in] the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
John 1:9 [That] was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
John 12:5 Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
Revelation 21:23-25 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb [is] the light thereof. ... And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.
Revelation 22:5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

it:
Heb. the face of it,
Numbers 8:2 Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light over against the candlestick.
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Ex 27:21; 30:8; 37:23; 40:24. Lv 24:2. Nu 8:2. 2Ch 13:11. Ps 119:105. Pv 6:23. Is 8:20. Zc 4:2. Mt 5:14. Lk 1:79. Jn 1:9; 8:12; 12:5. Ac 26:18. Rv 1:4, 12, 20; 2:1; 4:5; 21:23; 22:5.

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