Exodus 40:16
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New International Version
Moses did everything just as the LORD commanded him.

King James Bible
Thus did Moses: according to all that the LORD commanded him, so did he.

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses did so: as Jehovah had commanded him, so did he.

World English Bible
Moses did so. According to all that Yahweh commanded him, so he did.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses doth according to all that Jehovah hath commanded him; so he hath done.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For their anointing shall surely be an everlasting priesthood - By this anointing a right was given to Aaron and his family to be high priests among the Jews for ever; so that all who should be born of this family should have a right to the priesthood without the repetition of this unction, as they should enjoy this honor in their father's right, who had it by a particular grant from God. But it appears that the high priest, on his consecration, did receive the holy unction; see Leviticus 4:3; Leviticus 6:22; Leviticus 21:10. And this continued till the destruction of the first temple, and the Babylonish captivity; and according to Eusebius, Cyril of Jerusalem, and others, this custom continued among the Jews to the advent of our Lord, after which there is no evidence it was ever practiced. See Calmet's note Exodus 29:7 (note). The Jewish high priest was a type of Him who is called the high priest over the house of God, Hebrews 10:21; and when he came, the functions of the other necessarily ceased. This case is worthy of observation. The Jewish sacrifices were never resumed after the destruction of their city and temple, for they hold it unlawful to sacrifice anywhere out of Jerusalem; and the unction of their high priest ceased from that period also: and why? Because the true priest and the true sacrifice were come, and the types of course were no longer necessary after the manifestation of the antitype.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Exodus 40:17-32 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...

Exodus 23:21,22 Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him...

Exodus 39:42,43 According to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel made all the work...

Deuteronomy 4:1 Now therefore listen, O Israel, to the statutes and to the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that you may live...

Deuteronomy 12:32 What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: you shall not add thereto, nor diminish from it.

Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you: and, see, I am with you always, even to the end of the world. Amen.

1 Corinthians 4:2 Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Library
July 7. "And the Glory of the Lord Filled the Tabernacle" (Ex. Xl. 35).
"And the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle" (Ex. xl. 35). In the last chapter of Exodus we read all the Lord commanded Moses to do, and that as he fulfilled these commands the glory of the Lord descended and filled the tabernacle till there was no room for Moses, and from that time the pillar of cloud overshadowed them, their guide, their protection. And so we have been building as the Lord Himself commanded, and now the temple is to be handed over to Him to be possessed and filled. He will
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Exodus
The book of Exodus--so named in the Greek version from the march of Israel out of Egypt--opens upon a scene of oppression very different from the prosperity and triumph in which Genesis had closed. Israel is being cruelly crushed by the new dynasty which has arisen in Egypt (i.) and the story of the book is the story of her redemption. Ultimately it is Israel's God that is her redeemer, but He operates largely by human means; and the first step is the preparation of a deliverer, Moses, whose parentage,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Hebrews 3:2
He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God's house.

Hebrews 3:5
"Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house," bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future.

Exodus 40:15
Anoint them just as you anointed their father, so they may serve me as priests. Their anointing will be to a priesthood that will continue throughout their generations."

Exodus 40:17
So the tabernacle was set up on the first day of the first month in the second year.

Jeremiah 13:5
So I went and hid it at Perath, as the LORD told me.

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