Exodus 25:13
New International Version
Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

New Living Translation
Make poles from acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

English Standard Version
You shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

Berean Study Bible
And make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

King James Bible
And thou shalt make staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold.

New King James Version
And you shall make poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

New American Standard Bible
And you shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

NASB 1995
"You shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

NASB 1977
“And you shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

Amplified Bible
You shall make [carrying] poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold,

Christian Standard Bible
Make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt make staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall make poles of the wood of the box tree and you shall overlay them in gold.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt make staves of incorruptible wood, and shalt gild them with gold.

Contemporary English Version
Make two poles of acacia wood. Cover them with gold

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt make bars also of setim wood, and shalt overlay them with gold.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt make staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

Good News Translation
Make carrying poles of acacia wood and cover them with gold

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make poles of acacia wood, and cover them with gold.

International Standard Version
You are to make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt make staves of acacia-wood, and overlay them with gold.

Literal Standard Version
and you have made poles of shittim wood, and have overlaid them [with] gold,

NET Bible
You are to make poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold,

New Heart English Bible
You shall make poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

World English Bible
You shall make poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast made staves of shittim wood, and hast overlaid them with gold,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ark of the Covenant
12Cast four gold rings for it and fasten them to its four feet, two rings on one side and two on the other. 13And make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. 14Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, in order to carry it.…

Cross References
Exodus 25:5
ram skins dyed red and fine leather; acacia wood;

Exodus 25:12
Cast four gold rings for it and fasten them to its four feet, two rings on one side and two on the other.

Exodus 25:14
Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, in order to carry it.

1 Kings 8:8
The poles extended far enough that their ends were visible from the Holy Place in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are there to this day.


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall make staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold.

Exodus 25:28
And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them.

Exodus 27:6
And thou shalt make staves for the altar, staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with brass.

Exodus 30:5
And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold.









Verse 13. - Staves of shittim wood. Similar staves, or poles, are to be seen in the Egyptian sculptures, attached to arks, thrones, and litters, and resting on the shoulders of the men who carry such objects.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And make
וְעָשִׂ֥יתָ (wə·‘ā·śî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

poles
בַדֵּ֖י (ḇad·dê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 905: Separation, a part of the body, branch of a, tree, bar for, carrying, chief of

of acacia
שִׁטִּ֑ים (šiṭ·ṭîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 7848: Acacia (a tree and a wood)

wood
עֲצֵ֣י (‘ă·ṣê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood

and overlay
וְצִפִּיתָ֥ (wə·ṣip·pî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6823: To lay out, lay over

them with gold.
זָהָֽב׃ (zā·hāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky


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