Exodus 37:28

“And he made the staues of Shittim wood, and ouerlayed them with gold.”

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Other Translations

And he made the staves [of] shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold.
- King James Version

He made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he made the staves of acacia wood, and overlaid them with gold.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The rods he made of the same hard wood, plating them with gold.
- Basic English Bible

And he made the staves of acacia-wood, and overlaid them with gold.
- Darby Bible

And he made the staffs of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold.
- Webster's Bible

He made the poles of acacia wood, and overlaid them with gold.
- World English Bible

And he maketh the staves of shittim wood, and overlayeth them with gold;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he made the staves of acacia-wood, and overlaid them with gold.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Exodus 37

  • Bruce
    IBM: They were tools to put out candles and lamps and then dishes to put them in. We still have them Today.
  • Darrell IBMs
    The reference to Snuffers and Snuffdishes in Verse: 23. Does this imply that there was tobacco usage as we know it today. Not a smoker but curious about the usage of these items.
  • Sandy
    Brenda, Keep reading you will find out!
  • Brenda
    ...so where is the Ark now? If it was covered with pure gold, shouldn't it still be around?
  • Rodion Ponomariev
    Chapter 37:16 And he made the vessels which were upon the table, his dishes, and his spoons, and his bowls, and his covers to cover withal, of pure gold.
  • Rodion Ponomariev
    Chapter 37:24 Of a talent of pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.

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