New Living Translation
Then Bezalel made the courtyard, which was enclosed with curtains made of finely woven linen. On the south side the curtains were 150 feet long.
King James Bible
And he made the court: on the south side southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, an hundred cubits:
Darby Bible Translation
And he made the court. On the south side southward, the hangings of the court were of twined byssus, a hundred cubits;
World English Bible
He made the court: for the south side southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, one hundred cubits;
Young's Literal Translation
And he maketh the court; at the south side southward, the hangings of the court of twined linen, a hundred by the cubit,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:9 And he made the court - The walls of the court, were like the rest, curtains, or hangings. This represented the state of the Old Testament church, it was a garden enclosed; the worshippers were then confined to a little compass. But the inclosure being of curtains only, intimated that that confinement of the church to one particular nation was not to be perpetual. The dispensation itself was a tabernacle - dispensation, moveable and mutable, and in due time to be taken down and folded up, when the place of the tent should be enlarged, and its cords lengthened, to make room for the Gentile world.
"Make the Tabernacle from ten curtains of finely woven linen. Decorate the curtains with blue, purple, and scarlet thread and with skillfully embroidered cherubim.
"Then make the courtyard for the Tabernacle, enclosed with curtains made of finely woven linen. On the south side, make the curtains 150 feet long.
They were held up by twenty posts set securely in twenty bronze bases. He hung the curtains with silver hooks and rings.
They are also to carry the curtains for the courtyard walls that surround the Tabernacle and altar, the curtain across the courtyard entrance, the ropes, and all the equipment related to their use. The Gershonites are responsible for all these items.
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