New International Version
The gold bells and the pomegranates are to alternate around the hem of the robe.
King James Bible
A golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe round about.
Darby Bible Translation
a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, in the skirts of the cloak round about.
World English Bible
a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, around the hem of the robe.
Young's Literal Translation
a bell of gold and a pomegranate, a bell of gold and a pomegranate are on the hems of the upper robe round about.
Exodus 28:34 Parallel
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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LibraryThree Inscriptions with one Meaning
'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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Make pomegranates of blue, purple and scarlet yarn around the hem of the robe, with gold bells between them.
Aaron must wear it when he ministers. The sound of the bells will be heard when he enters the Holy Place before the LORD and when he comes out, so that he will not die.
They made the robe of the ephod entirely of blue cloth--the work of a weaver--
The bells and pomegranates alternated around the hem of the robe to be worn for ministering, as the LORD commanded Moses.
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