Exodus 27:6
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New International Version
Make poles of acacia wood for the altar and overlay them with bronze.

King James Bible
And thou shalt make staves for the altar, staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with brass.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt make staves for the altar, staves of acacia-wood, and overlay them with copper.

World English Bible
You shall make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with brass.

Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast made staves for the altar, staves of shittim wood, and hast overlaid them with brass.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou shalt make for it a grate - Calmet supposes this altar to have been a sort of box, covered with brass plates, on the top of which was a grating to supply the fire with air, and permit the ashes to fall through into the siroth or pan that was placed below. At the four corners of the grating were four rings and four chains, by which it was attached to the four horns; and at the sides were rings for the poles of shittim wood with which it was carried. Even on this there is a great variety of opinions.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

staves for the altar

Exodus 35:13-15 The table, and his staves, and all his vessels, and the show bread...

Exodus 30:4 And two golden rings shall you make to it under the crown of it, by the two corners thereof, on the two sides of it shall you make it...

Numbers 4:44 Even those that were numbered of them after their families, were three thousand and two hundred.

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How a Private Man must Begin the Morning with Piety.
As soon as ever thou awakest in the morning, keep the door of thy heart fast shut, that no earthly thought may enter, before that God come in first; and let him, before all others, have the first place there. So all evil thoughts either will not dare to come in, or shall the easier be kept out; and the heart will more savour of piety and godliness all the day after; but if thy heart be not, at thy first waking, filled with some meditations of God and his word, and dressed, like the lamp in the tabernacle
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Exodus 25:5
ram skins dyed red and another type of durable leather; acacia wood;

Exodus 25:11
Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.

Exodus 27:5
Put it under the ledge of the altar so that it is halfway up the altar.

Exodus 27:7
The poles are to be inserted into the rings so they will be on two sides of the altar when it is carried.

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