Exodus 40:19
New International Version
Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering over the tent, as the LORD commanded him.

New Living Translation
Then he spread the coverings over the Tabernacle framework and put on the protective layers, just as the LORD had commanded him.

English Standard Version
And he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent over it, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Berean Study Bible
Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering over the tent, just as the LORD had commanded him.

King James Bible
And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the LORD commanded Moses.

New King James Version
And he spread out the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

New American Standard Bible
And he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

NASB 1995
He spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

NASB 1977
And he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Amplified Bible
He spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent over it, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Christian Standard Bible
Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

American Standard Version
And he spread the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as Jehovah commanded Moses.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he covered over the Tabernacle with a covering and cast a covering of the Tabernacle upon it from above as LORD JEHOVAH commanded Moshe.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he stretched out the curtains over the tabernacle, and put the veil of the tabernacle on it above as the Lord commanded Moses.

Contemporary English Version
then the two layers of coverings were hung over them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And spread the roof over the tabernacle, putting over it a cover, as the Lord had commanded.

English Revised Version
And he spread the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Good News Translation
He spread out the covering over the Tent and put the outer covering over it, just as the LORD had commanded.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He spread the outer tent over the inner tent and put the cover on top. Moses followed the LORD's instructions.

International Standard Version
He spread the tent over the tent and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he spread the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Literal Standard Version
and spreads the tent over the Dwelling Place, and puts the covering of the tent on it above, as YHWH has commanded Moses.

NET Bible
Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent over it, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

New Heart English Bible
He spread the covering over the tent, and put the roof of the tabernacle above on it, as the LORD commanded Moses.

World English Bible
He spread the covering over the tent, and put the roof of the tabernacle above on it, as Yahweh commanded Moses.

Young's Literal Translation
and spreadeth the tent over the tabernacle, and putteth the covering of the tent upon it above, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Setting Up the Tabernacle
18When Moses set up the tabernacle, he laid its bases, positioned its frames, inserted its crossbars, and set up its posts. 19Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering over the tent, just as the LORD had commanded him. 20Moses took the Testimony and placed it in the ark, attaching the poles to the ark; and he set the mercy seat atop the ark.…

Cross References
Exodus 40:18
When Moses set up the tabernacle, he laid its bases, positioned its frames, inserted its crossbars, and set up its posts.

Exodus 40:20
Moses took the Testimony and placed it in the ark, attaching the poles to the ark; and he set the mercy seat atop the ark.

Numbers 4:25
They are to carry the curtains of the tabernacle, the Tent of Meeting with the covering of fine leather over it, the curtains for the entrance to the Tent of Meeting,


Treasury of Scripture

And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above on it; as the LORD commanded Moses.

the tent

Exodus 26:1-14
Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them…

Exodus 36:8-19
And every wise hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work made he them…









(19) He spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle.--Erected, i.e., the wooden framework, with the covering of goats'-hair, which formed the true tent ('ohel), and so roofed in the Tabernacle (mishkan).

Put the covering . . . above upon it.--"The covering" (mikseh) is the outer protection of rams' skins and seals' skins. (See Exodus 26:14.)

Verse 19. - He spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle. The entire distinctness of the tent (ohel) from the tabernacle (mishkan) is here very strongly marked. The "tent" was the goats' hair covering, with the framework of wood that supported it. The covering. The outer covering of rams' skins and seals' skins. (See Exodus 26:14.)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then he spread
וַיִּפְרֹ֤שׂ (way·yip̄·rōś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6566: To break apart, disperse

the tent
הָאֹ֙הֶל֙ (hā·’ō·hel)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 168: A tent

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

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

and put
וַיָּ֜שֶׂם (way·yā·śem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

the covering
מִכְסֵ֥ה (miḵ·sêh)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4372: A covering, weatherboarding

over the tent,
הָאֹ֛הֶל (hā·’ō·hel)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 168: A tent

just as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had commanded
צִוָּ֥ה (ṣiw·wāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

[him].
מֹשֶֽׁה׃ (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver


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