English Standard Version
and the turban of fine linen, and the caps of fine linen, and the linen undergarments of fine twined linen,
King James Bible
And a mitre of fine linen, and goodly bonnets of fine linen, and linen breeches of fine twined linen,
American Standard Version
and the mitre of fine linen, and the goodly head-tires of fine linen, and the linen breeches of fine twined linen,
And a girdle of fine twisted linen, violet, purple, and scarlet twice dyed, of embroidery work, as the Lord had commanded Moses.
English Revised Version
and the mitre of fine linen, and the goodly headtires of fine linen, and the linen breeches of fine twined linen,
Webster's Bible Translation
And a miter of fine linen, and goodly bonnets of fine linen, and linen breeches of fine twined linen,
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Preparation of the priests' clothes. - Previous to the description of the dress itself, we have a statement in Exodus 39:1 of the materials employed, and the purpose to which they were devoted ("cloths of service," see at Exodus 31:10). The robes consisted of the ephod (Exodus 39:2-7, as in Exodus 28:6-12), the choshen or breastplate (Exodus 39:8-21, as in Exodus 28:15-29), the mel or over-coat (Exodus 39:22-26, as in Exodus 28:31-34); the body-coats, turbans, drawers, and girdles, for Aaron and his sons (Exodus 39:27-29, as in Exodus 28:39-40, and Exodus 28:42). The Urim and Thummim are not mentioned (cf. Exodus 28:30). The head-dresses of the ordinary priests, which are simply called "bonnets" in Exodus 28:40, are called "goodly bonnets" or "ornamental caps" in Exodus 39:28 of this chapter (מגבּעת פּארי, from פּאר an ornament, cf. פּאר ornatus fuit). The singular, "girdle," in Exodus 39:29, with the definite article, "the girdle," might appear to refer simply to Aaron's girdle, i.e., the girdle of the high priest; but as there is no special description of the girdles of Aaron's sons (the ordinary priests) in Exodus 29:40, where they are distinctly mentioned and called by the same name (abnet) as the girdle of Aaron himself, we can only conclude that they were of the same materials and the same form and make as the latter, and that the singular, האבנט, is used here either in the most general manner, or as a generic noun in a collective sense (see Ges. 109, 1). The last thing mentioned is the diadem upon Aaron's turban (Exodus 39:30, Exodus 39:31, as in Exodus 28:36-38), so that the order in which the priests' robes are given here is analogous to the position in which the ark of the covenant and the golden altar stand to one another in the directions concerning the sacred things in ch. 25-30. "For just as all the other things are there placed between the holy ark and the golden altar as the two poles, so here all the rest of the priests' robes are included between the shoulder-dress, the principal part of the official robes of the high priest, and the golden frontlet, the inscription upon which rendered it the most striking sign of the dignity of his office" (Baumgarten).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
breeches. Michnasim, from kanas, to wrap round
"For Aaron's sons you shall make coats and sashes and caps. You shall make them for glory and beauty.
You shall make for them linen undergarments to cover their naked flesh. They shall reach from the hips to the thighs;
They also made the coats, woven of fine linen, for Aaron and his sons,
and the sash of fine twined linen and of blue and purple and scarlet yarns, embroidered with needlework, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
And the priest shall put on his linen garment and put his linen undergarment on his body, and he shall take up the ashes to which the fire has reduced the burnt offering on the altar and put them beside the altar.
the headdresses, the armlets, the sashes, the perfume boxes, and the amulets;
Say to the king and the queen mother: "Take a lowly seat, for your beautiful crown has come down from your head."
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