New International Version
Make for the tent a covering of ram skins dyed red, and over that a covering of the other durable leather.
King James Bible
And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above of badgers' skins.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins over [that].
World English Bible
You shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of sea cow hides above.
Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast made a covering for the tent, of rams' skins made red, and a covering of badgers' skins above.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Rams' skins dyed red - See Clarke's note on Exodus 25:5. This was the third covering; and what is called the badgers' skins was the fourth. See Clarke's note on Exodus 25:5. Why there should have been four coverings does not appear. They might have been designed partly for respect; and partly to keep off dust and dirt, and the extremely fine sand which in that desert rises as it were on every breeze; and partly to keep off the intense heat of the sun, which would otherwise have destroyed the poles, bars, boards, and the whole of the wood work. As to the conjecture of some that "the four coverings were intended the better to keep off the rain," it must appear unfounded to those who know that in that desert rain was rarely ever seen.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
rams' skins dyed red. Oroth ailim meoddamim, literally, the skins of red rams. It is a fact, attested by many respectable travellers, that in the Levant, sheep are often met with having red or violet coloured fleeces. Almost all ancient writers speak of the same thing.
badgers' skins. Oroth techashim, which nearly all the ancient versions have taken to be the name of a colour, though they differ very much with regard to the particular colour intended: the LXX, Vulgate, and Coptic, have skins dyed of a violet colour; the Syriac, azure; and the Arabic, black; and Bochart contends for the hysginus, a very deep blue. It may, however, denote an animal; for Dr. Geddes remarks, had the sacred writer meant to express only a variety of colour, he would hardly have repeated oroth??, skins, after meoddamim, red, in ch
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ram skins dyed red and another type of durable leather; acacia wood;
The tent curtains will be a cubit longer on both sides; what is left will hang over the sides of the tabernacle so as to cover it.
Then they made for the tent a covering of ram skins dyed red, and over that a covering of the other durable leather.
They are to carry the curtains of the tabernacle, that is, the tent of meeting, its covering and its outer covering of durable leather, the curtains for the entrance to the tent of meeting,
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