New International Version
"Make the robe of the ephod entirely of blue cloth,
King James Bible
And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all of blue.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make the cloak of the ephod all of blue.
World English Bible
"You shall make the robe of the ephod all of blue.
Young's Literal Translation
'And thou hast made the upper robe of the ephod completely of blue,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The robe of the ephod - See Clarke on Exodus 28:4 (note). From this description, and from what Josephus says, who must have been well acquainted with its form, we find that this meil, or robe, was one long straight piece of blue cloth, with a hole or opening in the center for the head to pass through; which hole or opening was bound about, that it might not be rent in putting it on or taking it off, Exodus 28:32.
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'Thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it ... HOLINESS TO THE LORD.'--EXODUS xxviii. 36. 'In that day there shall be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD.'--ZECH. xiv. 20. 'His name shall be in their foreheads.'--REV. xxii. 4. You will have perceived my purpose in putting these three widely separated texts together. They all speak of inscriptions, and they are all obviously connected with each other. The first of them comes from the ancient times of the institution …
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with an opening for the head in its center. There shall be a woven edge like a collar around this opening, so that it will not tear.
Take the garments and dress Aaron with the tunic, the robe of the ephod, the ephod itself and the breastpiece. Fasten the ephod on him by its skillfully woven waistband.
They made the robe of the ephod entirely of blue cloth--the work of a weaver--
1 Samuel 2:19
Each year his mother made him a little robe and took it to him when she went up with her husband to offer the annual sacrifice.
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