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Exodus 26:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of sealskins above.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And thou shalt make a covering for the tent [of] rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above [of] badgers' skins.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You shall make a covering for the tent of rams’ skins dyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And thou shalt make a covering for the tent, [of] rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above [of] badgers' skins.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins over [that].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And thou shalt make a covering, for the tent, of rams' skins dyed red,—and a covering of badger's skins, above.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and thou hast made a covering for the tent, of rams' skins made red, and a covering of badgers' skins above.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou shalt make also another cover to the roof of rams' skins dyed red: and over that again another cover of violet coloured skins.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And thou shalt make a couering for the tent of rammes skinnes died red, and a couering aboue of badgers skinnes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou shalt make for a covering of the tabernacle rams' skins dyed red, and blue skins as coverings above.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And thou shalt make a covering for the tent [of] rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above [of] badgers' skins.

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
a covering 4372
{4372} Prime
מִכְסֶה
mikceh
{mik-seh'}
From H3680; a covering, that is, weather boarding.
for the tent 168
{0168} Prime
אֹהֶל
'ohel
{o'-hel}
From H0166; a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance).
[of] rams' 352
{0352} Prime
אַיִל
'ayil
{ah'-yil}
From the same as H0193; properly strength; hence anything strong; specifically a chief (politically); also a ram (from his strength); a pilaster (as a strong support); an oak or other strong tree.
skins 5785
{5785} Prime
עוֹר
`owr
{ore}
From H5783; skin (as naked); by implication hide, leather.
dyed red, 119
{0119} Prime
אָדַם
'adam
{aw-dam'}
To show blood (in the face), that is, flush or turn rosy.
z8794
<8794> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 194
and a covering 4372
{4372} Prime
מִכְסֶה
mikceh
{mik-seh'}
From H3680; a covering, that is, weather boarding.
above 4605
{4605} Prime
מַעַל
ma`al
{mah'-al}
From H5927; properly the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[of] badgers' 8476
{8476} Prime
תַּחַשׁ
tachash
{takh'-ash}
Probably of foreign derivation; a (clean) animal with fur, probably a species of antelope.
skins. 5785
{5785} Prime
עוֹר
`owr
{ore}
From H5783; skin (as naked); by implication hide, leather.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Exodus 26:14

_ _ a covering ... of rams’ skins dyed red — that is, of Turkey red leather. [See on Exodus 39:34.]

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 26:7-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Exodus 26:14

Badger skins — So we translate it, but it should rather seem to have been some strong sort of leather, (but very fine) for we read of the best sort of shoes made of it. Ezekiel 16:10.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Exodus 26:14

And thou shalt make a (g) covering for the tent [of] rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above [of] (h) badgers' skins.

(g) To be put on the covering that was made of goats hair.

(h) This was the third covering of the tabernacle.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a covering:

Exodus 36:19 And he made a covering for the tent [of] rams' skins dyed red, and a covering [of] badgers' skins above [that].
Numbers 4:5 And when the camp setteth forward, Aaron shall come, and his sons, and they shall take down the covering vail, and cover the ark of testimony with it:
Psalms 27:5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
Psalms 121:4-5 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. ... The LORD [is] thy keeper: the LORD [is] thy shade upon thy right hand.
Isaiah 4:6 And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.
Isaiah 25:4 For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones [is] as a storm [against] the wall.

rams' skins dyed red:
Oroth ailim meoddamim, literally, the skins of red rams. It is a fact, attested by many respectable travellers, that in the Levant, sheep are often met with having red or violet coloured fleeces. Almost all ancient writers speak of the same thing.
Exodus 25:5 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood,
Exodus 35:7 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood,
Exodus 35:23 And every man, with whom was found blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' [hair], and red skins of rams, and badgers' skins, brought [them].
Exodus 39:34 And the covering of rams' skins dyed red, and the covering of badgers' skins, and the vail of the covering,
Numbers 4:10 And they shall put it and all the vessels thereof within a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put [it] upon a bar.
Ezekiel 16:10 I clothed thee also with broidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I covered thee with silk.

badgers' skins:
Oroth techashim, which nearly all the ancient versions have taken to be the name of a colour, though they differ very much with regard to the particular colour intended: the LXX, Vulgate, and Coptic, have skins dyed of a violet colour; the Syriac, azure; and the Arabic, black; and Bochart contends for the hysginus, a very deep blue. It may, however, denote an animal; for Dr. Geddes remarks, had the sacred writer meant to express only a variety of colour, he would hardly have repeated oroth, skins, after meoddamim, red, in
Exodus 25:5 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood,
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Ex 25:5; 35:7, 23; 36:19; 39:34. Nu 4:5, 10. Ps 27:5; 121:4. Is 4:6; 25:4. Ezk 16:10.

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