Exodus 28:16
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New American Standard Bible
"It shall be square and folded double, a span in length and a span in width.

King James Bible
Foursquare it shall be being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof.

Darby Bible Translation
Square shall it be, doubled; a span the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof.

World English Bible
It shall be square and folded double; a span shall be its length of it, and a span its breadth.

Young's Literal Translation
it is square, doubled, a span its length, and a span its breadth.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Doubled - To give it stability, or to form what was used as a bag for the Urim and Thummim: the latter appears to be the more likely.

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Ninth Day. Holiness and Mediation.
And thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it, HOLINESS TO THE LORD. And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall always be upon his forehead, that they may be accepted before the Lord.'--Ex. xxviii. 36, 38. God's house was to be the dwelling-place of His Holiness, the place where He was to reveal Himself; as the Holy One, not to be approached but with
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Joshua and the Angel
The steady advancement made by the builders of the temple greatly discomfited and alarmed the hosts of evil. Satan determined to put forth still further effort to weaken and discourage God's people by holding before them their imperfections of character. If those who had long suffered because of transgression could again be induced to disregard God's commandments, they would be brought once more under the bondage of sin. Because Israel had been chosen to preserve the knowledge of God in the earth,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Exodus 28:15
"You shall make a breastpiece of judgment, the work of a skillful workman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen you shall make it.

Exodus 28:17
"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

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