Exodus 39:23
New International Version
with an opening in the center of the robe like the opening of a collar, and a band around this opening, so that it would not tear.

New Living Translation
with an opening for Aaron’s head in the middle of it. The opening was reinforced with a woven collar so it would not tear.

English Standard Version
and the opening of the robe in it was like the opening in a garment, with a binding around the opening, so that it might not tear.

Berean Study Bible
with an opening in the center of the robe like that of a garment, with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear.

King James Bible
And there was an hole in the midst of the robe, as the hole of an habergeon, with a band round about the hole, that it should not rend.

New King James Version
And there was an opening in the middle of the robe, like the opening in a coat of mail, with a woven binding all around the opening, so that it would not tear.

New American Standard Bible
and the opening of the robe was at the top in the center, as the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding all around its opening, so that it would not be torn.

NASB 1995
and the opening of the robe was at the top in the center, as the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding all around its opening, so that it would not be torn.

NASB 1977
and the opening of the robe was at the top in the center, as the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding all around its opening, that it might not be torn.

Amplified Bible
there was an opening [for the head] in the middle of the robe, like the opening in a coat of armor, with a hem around it, so that it would not be frayed or torn.

Christian Standard Bible
There was an opening in the center of the robe like that of body armor with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There was an opening in the center of the robe like that of body armor with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear.

American Standard Version
And the hole of the robe in the midst thereof, as the hole of a coat of mail, with a binding round about the hole of it, that it should not be rent.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the opening of the apron inside was as an opening of cords, the rim finishing its opening in a circle, that it would not rip.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the opening of the tunic in the midst woven closely together, the opening having a fringe round about, that it might not be rent.

Contemporary English Version
with an opening in the center for the head. The material around the collar was bound so as to keep it from wearing out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And little bells of the purest gold, which they put between the pomegranates at the bottom of the tunick round about:

English Revised Version
and the hole of the robe in the midst thereof, as the hole of a coat of mail, with a binding round about the hole of it, that it should not be rent.

Good News Translation
The hole for the head was reinforced with a woven binding to keep it from tearing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The opening in the center of the robe had a finished edge (like a leather collar) all around it to keep it from tearing.

International Standard Version
The opening of the robe was in the middle, like the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding around the opening so it would not be torn.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and the hole of the robe in the midst thereof, as the hole of a coat of mail, with a binding round about the hole of it, that it should not be rent.

Literal Standard Version
and the opening of the upper robe [is] in its midst, as the opening of a [linen] habergeon, [with] a border for its opening all around; it is not torn;

NET Bible
There was an opening in the center of the robe, like the opening of a collar, with an edge all around the opening so that it could not be torn.

New Heart English Bible
The opening of the robe in its midst was like the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding around its opening, that it should not be torn.

World English Bible
The opening of the robe in its midst was like the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding around its opening, that it should not be torn.

Young's Literal Translation
and the opening of the upper robe is in its midst, as the opening of a habergeon, a border is to its opening round about, it is not rent;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Additional Priestly Garments
22They made the robe of the ephod entirely of blue cloth, the work of a weaver, 23with an opening in the center of the robe like that of a garment, with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear. 24They made pomegranates of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and finely spun linen on the lower hem of the robe.…

Cross References
Exodus 28:32
with an opening at its top in the center. Around the opening shall be a woven collar with an opening like that of a garment, so that it will not tear.

Exodus 39:24
They made pomegranates of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and finely spun linen on the lower hem of the robe.


Treasury of Scripture

And there was an hole in the middle of the robe, as the hole of an habergeon, with a band round about the hole, that it should not rend.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
with an opening
וּפִֽי־ (ū·p̄î-)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

in the center
בְּתוֹכ֖וֹ (bə·ṯō·w·ḵōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

of the robe
הַמְּעִ֥יל (ham·mə·‘îl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4598: A robe

like that
כְּפִ֣י (kə·p̄î)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

of a garment,
תַחְרָ֑א (ṯaḥ·rā)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8473: A linen corslet

with a collar
שָׂפָ֥ה (śā·p̄āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

around
סָבִ֖יב (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around

the opening
לְפִ֛יו (lə·p̄îw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

so that it would not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

tear.
יִקָּרֵֽעַ׃ (yiq·qā·rê·a‘)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7167: To rend


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