New International Version
It was square--a span long and a span wide--and folded double.
King James Bible
It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled.
Darby Bible Translation
It was square; double did they make the breastplate, a span the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, doubled.
World English Bible
It was square. They made the breastplate double. Its length was a span, and its breadth a span, being double.
Young's Literal Translation
it hath been square; double they have made the breastplate, a span its length, and a span its breadth, doubled.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Breastplate - See Exodus 28:15 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The book of Exodus--so named in the Greek version from the march of Israel out of Egypt--opens upon a scene of oppression very different from the prosperity and triumph in which Genesis had closed. Israel is being cruelly crushed by the new dynasty which has arisen in Egypt (i.) and the story of the book is the story of her redemption. Ultimately it is Israel's God that is her redeemer, but He operates largely by human means; and the first step is the preparation of a deliverer, Moses, whose parentage, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
They fashioned the breastpiece--the work of a skilled craftsman. They made it like the ephod: of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen.
Then they mounted four rows of precious stones on it. The first row was carnelian, chrysolite and beryl;
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