Exodus 26:6
New International Version
Then make fifty gold clasps and use them to fasten the curtains together so that the tabernacle is a unit.

New Living Translation
Then make fifty gold clasps and fasten the long curtains together with the clasps. In this way, the Tabernacle will be made of one continuous piece.

English Standard Version
And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to the other with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be a single whole.

Berean Study Bible
Make fifty gold clasps as well, and join the curtains together with the clasps, so that the tabernacle will be a unit.

King James Bible
And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold, and couple the curtains together with the taches: and it shall be one tabernacle.

New King James Version
And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains together with the clasps, so that it may be one tabernacle.

New American Standard Bible
You shall also make fifty clasps of gold, and join the curtains to one another with the clasps so that the tabernacle will be a unit.

NASB 1995
“You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and join the curtains to one another with the clasps so that the tabernacle will be a unit.

NASB 1977
“And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and join the curtains to one another with the clasps, that the tabernacle may be a unit.

Amplified Bible
You shall make fifty gold hooks, and fasten the curtains together with the hooks; and the tabernacle shall be one unit.

Christian Standard Bible
Also make fifty gold clasps and join the curtains together with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be a single unit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Also make 50 gold clasps and join the curtains together with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be a single unit.”

American Standard Version
And thou shalt make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to another with the clasps: and the tabernacle shall be one whole .

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And make fifty clasps of gold and join one curtain on another with a clasp, and the Tabernacle will be one.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt make fifty golden rings; and thou shalt join the curtains to each other with the rings, and it shall be one tabernacle.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt make also fifty rings of gold wherewith the veils of the curtains are to be joined, that it may be made one tabernacle.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to another with the clasps: and the tabernacle shall be one.

Good News Translation
Make fifty gold hooks with which to join the two sets into one piece.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make 50 gold fasteners. Use them to link the [two sets of] sheets together so that the tent is a single unit.

International Standard Version
Then you are to make 50 gold clasps, and join the curtains to each other with the clasps so that the tent will be one piece.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to another with the clasps, that the tabernacle may be one whole.

Literal Standard Version
and you have made fifty hooks of gold, and have joined the curtains to one another by the hooks, and the Dwelling Place has been one.

NET Bible
You are to make fifty gold clasps and join the curtains together with the clasps, so that the tabernacle is a unit.

New Heart English Bible
You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to another with the clasps: and the tabernacle shall be a unit.

World English Bible
You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to another with the clasps: and the tabernacle shall be a unit.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast made fifty hooks of gold, and hast joined the curtains one to another by the hooks, and the tabernacle hath been one.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ten Curtains of the Tabernacle
5Make fifty loops on one curtain and fifty loops on the end curtain of the second set, so that the loops line up opposite one another. 6Make fifty gold clasps as well, and join the curtains together with the clasps, so that the tabernacle will be a unit.

Cross References
Exodus 26:5
Make fifty loops on one curtain and fifty loops on the end curtain of the second set, so that the loops line up opposite one another.

Exodus 26:7
You are to make curtains of goat hair for the tent over the tabernacle--eleven curtains in all.

Exodus 26:11
Make fifty bronze clasps and put them through the loops to join the tent together as a unit.

Exodus 26:33
And hang the veil from the clasps and place the ark of the Testimony behind the veil. So the veil will separate the Holy Place from the Most Holy Place.

Exodus 36:13
He also made fifty gold clasps to join the curtains together, so that the tabernacle was a unit.


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains together with the clasps: and it shall be one tabernacle.

taches of gold

Exodus 26:11,33
And thou shalt make fifty taches of brass, and put the taches into the loops, and couple the tent together, that it may be one…

Exodus 35:11
The tabernacle, his tent, and his covering, his taches, and his boards, his bars, his pillars, and his sockets,

Exodus 36:13,18
And he made fifty taches of gold, and coupled the curtains one unto another with the taches: so it became one tabernacle…

one tabernacle

Ephesians 1:22,23
And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, …

Ephesians 4:16
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

1 Peter 2:4,5
To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, …









Verse 6. - The Authorised Version gives the sense fairly. The two curtains, each composed of five "breadths," were to be united by means of one hundred loops, fifty on each curtain, which were to be coupled together by fifty "taches" or clasps. The loops were to be of the "blue" material used generally in the textile fabrics of the tabernacle (Exodus 25:4; Exodus 26:1, 31, 36), and the "taches" or clasps were to be of gold. In this way the covering of the mishkan was to be completed. The goat's skin tent-cloth (vers. 7-13).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

fifty
חֲמִשִּׁ֖ים (ḥă·miš·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 2572: Fifty

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

clasps {as well},
קַרְסֵ֣י (qar·sê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7165: A knob, belaying-pin

and join
וְחִבַּרְתָּ֨ (wə·ḥib·bar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2266: To unite, be joined, to tie a magic knot or spell, to charm

the curtains
הַיְרִיעֹ֜ת (hay·rî·‘ōṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 3407: A hanging

together
אִשָּׁ֤ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

with the clasps,
בַּקְּרָסִ֔ים (baq·qə·rā·sîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7165: A knob, belaying-pin

so that the tabernacle
הַמִּשְׁכָּ֖ן (ham·miš·kān)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4908: A residence, the Tabernacle

will be
וְהָיָ֥ה (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

a single unit.
אֶחָֽד׃ (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first


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