Exodus 40:17
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New American Standard Bible
Now in the first month of the second year, on the first day of the month, the tabernacle was erected.

King James Bible
And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was reared up.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first of the month, that the tabernacle was set up.

World English Bible
It happened in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was raised up.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, in the first month, in the second year, in the first of the month, the tabernacle hath been raised up;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

On the first day of the month - That is, on the first of the month Nisan Exodus 12:2; Exodus 13:4, one year, wanting fourteen days, after the departure of the Israelites from Egypt. They had been nearly three months in reaching the foot of Mount Sinai Exodus 19:1; Moses had spent eighty days on the mountain Exodus 24:18; Exodus 34:28, and some time must be allowed for what is related in Exodus 24, as well as for the interval between the two periods which Moses spent on the mountain Exodus 33:1-23. The construction of the tabernacle and its furniture would thus appear to have occupied something less than half a year.

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Appendix viii. Rabbinic Traditions About Elijah, the Forerunner of the Messiah
To complete the evidence, presented in the text, as to the essential difference between the teaching of the ancient Synagogue about the Forerunner of the Messiah' and the history and mission of John the Baptist, as described in the New Testaments, we subjoin a full, though condensed, account of the earlier Rabbinic traditions about Elijah. Opinions differ as to the descent and birthplace of Elijah. According to some, he was from the land of Gilead (Bemid. R. 14), and of the tribe of Gad (Tanch. on
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Exodus 40:2
"On the first day of the first month you shall set up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.

Exodus 40:16
Thus Moses did; according to all that the LORD had commanded him, so he did.

Exodus 40:18
Moses erected the tabernacle and laid its sockets, and set up its boards, and inserted its bars and erected its pillars.

Numbers 1:1
Then the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on the first of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

Numbers 7:1
Now on the day that Moses had finished setting up the tabernacle, he anointed it and consecrated it with all its furnishings and the altar and all its utensils; he anointed them and consecrated them also.

Numbers 9:1
Thus the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

Numbers 9:15
Now on the day that the tabernacle was erected the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and in the evening it was like the appearance of fire over the tabernacle, until morning.

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