New International Version
As the LORD commanded Moses, Aaron put the manna with the tablets of the covenant law, so that it might be preserved.
King James Bible
As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
Darby Bible Translation
As Jehovah had commanded Moses, so Aaron deposited it before the Testimony, to be kept.
World English Bible
As Yahweh commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
Young's Literal Translation
as Jehovah hath given commandment unto Moses, so doth Aaron let it rest before the Testimony, for a charge.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Laid it up before the testimony - The עדות eduth or testimony belonged properly to the tabernacle, but that was not yet built. Some are of opinion that the tabernacle, built under the direction of Moses, was only a renewal of one that had existed in the patriarchal times. See Clarke's note on Exodus 16:9. The word signifies reference to something beyond itself; thus the tabernacle, the manna, the tables of stone, Aaron's rod, etc., all bore reference and testimony to that spiritual good which was yet to come, viz., Jesus Christ and his salvation.
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'Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in My law, or no. 5. And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in; and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily. 6. And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the Lord hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: …
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Then put in the ark the tablets of the covenant law, which I will give you.
Place the cover on top of the ark and put in the ark the tablets of the covenant law that I will give you.
In the tent of meeting, outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law, Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps burning before the LORD from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for the generations to come.
He took the tablets of the covenant law and placed them in the ark, attached the poles to the ark and put the atonement cover over it.
The LORD said to Moses, "Put back Aaron's staff in front of the ark of the covenant law, to be kept as a sign to the rebellious. This will put an end to their grumbling against me, so that they will not die."
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