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  • Jean on Exodus 39:9
    In exodus 39 what exactly is a span
  • Chris - in Reply on Exodus 39:9
    A 'span' is generally understood as 9 inches 22 cms) in length; as you would when extending the palm of your hand & measuring the distance between the tip of your thumb to the tip of your little (5th) finger. So the breastplate was foursquare: 9" length & 9" breadth & this was affixed to the front of the Ephod.

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