Exodus 27:2
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English Standard Version
And you shall make horns for it on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze.

King James Bible
And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof; the horns thereof shall be of one piece with it: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there shall be horns at the four corners of the same: and thou shalt cover it with brass.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: the horns thereof shall be of one piece with it: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: its horns shall be of the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"Thither (where the curtain hands under the loops) within the curtain shalt thou bring the ark of testimony (Exodus 25:16-22), and the curtain shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy" (הקּדשׁים קדשׁ the holy of holies). The inner compartment was made into the most holy place through the ark of the covenant with the throne of grace upon it.

Exodus 27:2 Parallel Commentaries

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horns of it upon the four corners thereof. The horns might have been designed not only for ornament, but to prevent the sacrifices from falling off, and to tie the victim to, previous to its being sacrificed.

Exodus 29:12 And you shall take of the blood of the bullock, and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger...

Leviticus 4:7,18,25 And the priest shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of sweet incense before the LORD...

Leviticus 8:15 And he slew it; and Moses took the blood, and put it on the horns of the altar round about with his finger, and purified the altar...

Leviticus 16:18 And he shall go out to the altar that is before the LORD, and make an atonement for it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock...

1 Kings 1:50 And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose, and went, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

1 Kings 2:28 Then tidings came to Joab: for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after Absalom...

Psalm 118:27 God is the LORD, which has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.

Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation...

overlay it was brass

Numbers 16:38,39 The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them make them broad plates for a covering of the altar...

1 Kings 8:64 The same day did the king hallow the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt offerings...

Cross References
Exodus 27:3
You shall make pots for it to receive its ashes, and shovels and basins and forks and fire pans. You shall make all its utensils of bronze.

Exodus 29:12
and shall take part of the blood of the bull and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and the rest of the blood you shall pour out at the base of the altar.

Numbers 3:31
And their guard duty involved the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the vessels of the sanctuary with which the priests minister, and the screen; all the service connected with these.

1 Kings 1:50
And Adonijah feared Solomon. So he arose and went and took hold of the horns of the altar.

2 Kings 16:14
And the bronze altar that was before the LORD he removed from the front of the house, from the place between his altar and the house of the LORD, and put it on the north side of his altar.

2 Chronicles 4:1
He made an altar of bronze, twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and ten cubits high.

Psalm 118:27
The LORD is God, and he has made his light to shine upon us. Bind the festal sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar!

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