Exodus 26:7
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New International Version
"Make curtains of goat hair for the tent over the tabernacle--eleven altogether.

King James Bible
And thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering upon the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make curtains of goats' [hair] for a tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make them.

World English Bible
"You shall make curtains of goats' hair for a covering over the tabernacle. You shall make them eleven curtains.

Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast made curtains of goats' hair, for a tent over the tabernacle; thou dost make eleven curtains:

Exodus 26:7 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Curtains of goats' hair - Stuff made of goats' hair. See Clarke's note on Exodus 25:4. This was the second covering.

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Exodus 35:26 And all the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun goats' hair.

Exodus 36:14-18 And he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them...

Numbers 4:25 And they shall bear the curtains of the tabernacle, and the tabernacle of the congregation, his covering...

Psalm 45:13 The king's daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of worked gold.

1 Peter 3:4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit...

1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility...

goats' hair. Goats but used here elliptically for goats' hair. In different parts of Asia Minor, Syria, Cilicia, and Phrygia, the goats have long, fine, and beautiful hair; in some cases, almost as fine as silk, which is shorn at proper times, and manufactured into garments.

Exodus 25:4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,

Exodus 35:6,23 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair...

Numbers 31:20 And purify all your raiment, and all that is made of skins, and all work of goats' hair, and all things made of wood.

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Exodus 26:24 And they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it to one ring...

Isaiah 4:5 And the LORD will create on every dwelling place of mount Zion, and on her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day...

eleven

Exodus 26:1,9,12 Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet...

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Exodus
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

Cross References
Exodus 26:6
Then make fifty gold clasps and use them to fasten the curtains together so that the tabernacle is a unit.

Exodus 26:8
All eleven curtains are to be the same size--thirty cubits long and four cubits wide.

Exodus 36:14
They made curtains of goat hair for the tent over the tabernacle--eleven altogether.

Numbers 3:25
At the tent of meeting the Gershonites were responsible for the care of the tabernacle and tent, its coverings, the curtain at the entrance to the tent of meeting,

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