Exodus 39:4
New International Version
They made shoulder pieces for the ephod, which were attached to two of its corners, so it could be fastened.

New Living Translation
The ephod consisted of two pieces, front and back, joined at the shoulders with two shoulder-pieces.

English Standard Version
They made for the ephod attaching shoulder pieces, joined to it at its two edges.

Berean Study Bible
They made shoulder pieces for the ephod, which were attached at two of its corners, so it could be fastened.

King James Bible
They made shoulderpieces for it, to couple it together: by the two edges was it coupled together.

New King James Version
They made shoulder straps for it to couple it together; it was coupled together at its two edges.

New American Standard Bible
They made attaching shoulder pieces for the ephod; it was attached at its two upper ends.

NASB 1995
They made attaching shoulder pieces for the ephod; it was attached at its two upper ends.

NASB 1977
They made attaching shoulder pieces for the ephod; it was attached at its two upper ends.

Amplified Bible
They made attaching shoulder pieces for the ephod; it was attached at its two [upper] edges.

Christian Standard Bible
They made shoulder pieces for attaching it; it was joined together at its two edges.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They made shoulder pieces for attaching it; it was joined together at its two edges.

American Standard Version
They made shoulder-pieces for it, joined together; at the two ends was it joined together.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They made shoulder pieces for it, joined by joining its two sides.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
shoulder-pieces joined from both sides, a work woven by mutual twisting of the parts into one another.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And two borders coupled one to the other in the top on either side,

English Revised Version
They made shoulderpieces for it, joined together: at the two ends was it joined together.

Good News Translation
They made two shoulder straps for the ephod and attached them to its sides, so that it could be fastened.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They made two shoulder straps attached at the [top] corners so that the ephod could be fastened.

International Standard Version
They made connecting shoulder pieces for the ephod and attached them to its two edges.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They made shoulder-pieces for it, joined together; at the two ends was it joined together.

Literal Standard Version
they have made shoulder-pieces for it, joining; it is joined at its two ends.

NET Bible
They made shoulder pieces for it, attached to two of its corners, so it could be joined together.

New Heart English Bible
They made shoulder straps for it, joined together. At the two ends it was joined together.

World English Bible
They made shoulder straps for it, joined together. At the two ends it was joined together.

Young's Literal Translation
shoulder-pieces they have made for it, joining; at its two ends it is joined.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ephod
3They hammered out thin sheets of gold and cut threads from them to interweave with the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and fine linen—the work of a skilled craftsman. 4They made shoulder pieces for the ephod, which were attached at two of its corners, so it could be fastened. 5And the skillfully woven waistband of the ephod was of one piece with the ephod, of the same workmanship—with gold, with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and with finely spun linen, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.…

Cross References
Exodus 28:7
It shall have two shoulder pieces attached at two of its corners, so it can be fastened.

Exodus 39:3
They hammered out thin sheets of gold and cut threads from them to interweave with the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and fine linen--the work of a skilled craftsman.

Exodus 39:5
And the skillfully woven waistband of the ephod was of one piece with the ephod, of the same workmanship--with gold, with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and with finely spun linen, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.


Treasury of Scripture

They made shoulder pieces for it, to couple it together: by the two edges was it coupled together.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They made
עָֽשׂוּ־ (‘ā·śū-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

shoulder pieces
כְּתֵפֹ֥ת (kə·ṯê·p̄ōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 3802: The shoulder, side-piece, lateral projection of anything

for [the ephod],
ל֖וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

which were joined
חֹבְרֹ֑ת (ḥō·ḇə·rōṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's 2266: To unite, be joined, to tie a magic knot or spell, to charm

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

two
שְׁנֵ֥י (šə·nê)
Number - mdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

of its corners
קְצוֹתָ֖יו (qə·ṣō·w·ṯāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7118: A termination, a portion, after

for fastening it.
חֻבָּֽר׃ (ḥub·bār)
Verb - Pual - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2266: To unite, be joined, to tie a magic knot or spell, to charm


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