New International Version
Make pomegranates of blue, purple and scarlet yarn around the hem of the robe, with gold bells between them.
King James Bible
And beneath upon the hem of it thou shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, round about the hem thereof; and bells of gold between them round about:
Darby Bible Translation
And on the skirts thereof thou shalt make pomegranates of blue, and purple, and scarlet, round about the skirts thereof; and bells of gold between them round about:
World English Bible
On its hem you shall make pomegranates of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, around its hem; and bells of gold between and around them:
Young's Literal Translation
'And thou hast made on its hem pomegranates of blue, and purple, and scarlet, on its hem round about, and bells of gold in their midst round about;
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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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hem or skirts. pomegranates
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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.
The gold bells and the pomegranates are to alternate around the hem of the robe.
And they made bells of pure gold and attached them around the hem between the pomegranates.
The bells and pomegranates alternated around the hem of the robe to be worn for ministering, as the LORD commanded Moses.
It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron's beard, down on the collar of his robe.
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