Exodus 38:7
New International Version
They inserted the poles into the rings so they would be on the sides of the altar for carrying it. They made it hollow, out of boards.

New Living Translation
He inserted the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar. The altar was hollow and was made from planks.

English Standard Version
And he put the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar to carry it with them. He made it hollow, with boards.

Berean Study Bible
Then he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar for carrying it. He made the altar with boards so that it was hollow.

King James Bible
And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it withal; he made the altar hollow with boards.

New King James Version
Then he put the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to bear it. He made the altar hollow with boards.

New American Standard Bible
Then he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it. He made it hollow with planks.

NASB 1995
He inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it. He made it hollow with planks.

NASB 1977
And he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it. He made it hollow with planks.

Amplified Bible
He put the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it; he made it hollow with planks.

Christian Standard Bible
Then he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar in order to carry it with them. He constructed the altar with boards so that it was hollow.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar in order to carry it with them. He constructed the altar with boards so that it was hollow.

American Standard Version
And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, wherewith to bear it; he made it hollow with planks.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he brought poles into the rings on the sides of the altar to carry it by them; hollow with boards he made it.

Contemporary English Version
put them through the rings for carrying the altar, which was shaped like an open box.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he drew them through the rings that stood out in the sides of the altar. And the altar itself was not solid, but hollow, of boards, and empty within.

English Revised Version
And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it withal; he made it hollow with planks.

Good News Translation
and put them in the rings on each side of the altar. The altar was made of boards and was hollow.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He put the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar to carry it. He made the altar out of boards so that it was hollow inside.

International Standard Version
And he put the poles through rings on the sides of the altar to carry it. He made it hollow, out of boards.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, wherewith to bear it; he made it hollow with planks.

Literal Standard Version
and he brings in the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, to carry it with them; he made it hollow [with] boards.

NET Bible
He put the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it. He made the altar hollow, out of boards.

New Heart English Bible
He put the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it. He made it hollow with planks.

World English Bible
He put the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to carry it. He made it hollow with planks.

Young's Literal Translation
and he bringeth in the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it with them; hollow with boards he made it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Altar of Burnt Offering
6And he made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with bronze. 7Then he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar for carrying it. He made the altar with boards so that it was hollow.

Cross References
Exodus 38:6
And he made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with bronze.

Exodus 38:8
Next he made the bronze basin and its stand from the mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.


Treasury of Scripture

And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it with; he made the altar hollow with boards.

to bear it withal

Acts 9:15
But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

1 Corinthians 1:24
But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 2:2
For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then he inserted
וַיָּבֵ֨א (way·yā·ḇê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

the poles
הַבַּדִּ֜ים (hab·bad·dîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 905: Separation, a part of the body, branch of a, tree, bar for, carrying, chief of

into the rings
בַּטַּבָּעֹ֗ת (baṭ·ṭab·bā·‘ōṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 2885: A seal, signet, a ring of any kind

on
עַ֚ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the sides
צַלְעֹ֣ת (ṣal·‘ōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 6763: A rib, a side, a, timber, plank

of the altar
הַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ (ham·miz·bê·aḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4196: An altar

for carrying
לָשֵׂ֥את (lā·śêṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

it.
אֹת֖וֹ (’ō·ṯōw)
Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

He made
עָשָׂ֥ה (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

[the altar]
אֹתֽוֹ׃ (’ō·ṯōw)
Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

with boards
לֻחֹ֖ת (lu·ḥōṯ)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3871: To glisten, a tablet, of stone, wood, metal

so that it was hollow.
נְב֥וּב (nə·ḇūḇ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5014: To pierce, to be hollow, foolish


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