Exodus 25:40
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English Standard Version
And see that you make them after the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain.

King James Bible
And look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shewed thee in the mount.

American Standard Version
And see that thou make them after their pattern, which hath been showed thee in the mount.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Look and make it according to the pattern, that was shewn thee in the mount.

English Revised Version
And see that thou make them after their pattern, which hath been shewed thee in the mount.

Webster's Bible Translation
And look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shown thee on the mount.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

On each of these branches (the repetition of the same words expresses the distributive sense) there were to be "three cups in the form of an almond-flower, (with) knob and flower," and on the shaft of the candlestick, or central stem, "four cups in the form of almond-flowers, its knobs and its flowers." As both ופרח כּפתּר (Exodus 25:33) and וּפרחיה כּפתּריה (Exodus 25:34) are connected with the previous words without a copula, Knobel and Thenius regard these words as standing in explanatory apposition to the preceding ones, and suppose the meaning to be that the flower-cups were to consist of knobs with flowers issuing from them. But apart from the singular idea of calling a knob or bulb with a flower bursting from it a flower-cup, Exodus 25:31 decidedly precludes any such explanation; for cups, knobs, and flowers are mentioned there in connection with the base and stem, as three separate things which were quite as distinct the one from the other as the base and the stem. The words in question are appended in both verses to משׁקּדים גּבעים in the sense of subordination; ו is generally used in such cases, but it is omitted here before כפתר, probably to avoid ambiguity, as the two words to be subordinated are brought into closer association as one idea by the use of this copula. And if כפתר and פרח are to be distinguished from נביע, the objection made by Thenius to our rendering משׁקּד "almond-blossom-shaped," namely, that neither the almond nor the almond-blossom has at all the shape of a basin, falls entirely to the ground; and there is all the less reason to question this rendering, on account of the unanimity with which it has been adopted in the ancient versions, whereas the rendering proposed by Thenius, "wakened up, i.e., a burst or opened calix," has neither foundation nor probability.

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Exodus 26:30 And you shall raise up the tabernacle according to the fashion thereof which was showed you in the mount.

Exodus 39:42,43 According to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel made all the work...

Numbers 8:4 And this work of the candlestick was of beaten gold, to the shaft thereof, to the flowers thereof, was beaten work...

1 Chronicles 28:11,19 Then David gave to Solomon his son the pattern of the porch, and of the houses thereof, and of the treasuries thereof...

Ezekiel 43:11,12 And if they be ashamed of all that they have done, show them the form of the house, and the fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof...

Acts 7:44 Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as he had appointed, speaking to Moses...

Hebrews 8:5 Who serve to the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for...

was shewed thee in the mount. Heb. thou wast caused to see in the mount

Cross References
Acts 7:44
"Our fathers had the tent of witness in the wilderness, just as he who spoke to Moses directed him to make it, according to the pattern that he had seen.

Hebrews 8:5
They serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things. For when Moses was about to erect the tent, he was instructed by God, saying, "See that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown you on the mountain."

Exodus 25:9
Exactly as I show you concerning the pattern of the tabernacle, and of all its furniture, so you shall make it.

Exodus 25:39
It shall be made, with all these utensils, out of a talent of pure gold.

Exodus 26:30
Then you shall erect the tabernacle according to the plan for it that you were shown on the mountain.

Exodus 27:8
You shall make it hollow, with boards. As it has been shown you on the mountain, so shall it be made.

Numbers 8:4
And this was the workmanship of the lampstand, hammered work of gold. From its base to its flowers, it was hammered work; according to the pattern that the LORD had shown Moses, so he made the lampstand.

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