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Exodus 38:1

    Exodus 38:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he made the altar of burnt-offering of acacia wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof, foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The altar of burned offerings he made of hard wood; a square altar, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high,

    Webster's Revision

    And he made the altar of burnt-offering of acacia wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof, foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.

    World English Bible

    He made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood. It was square. Its length was five cubits, its breadth was five cubits, and its height was three cubits.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof, foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.

    Definitions for Exodus 38:1

    Foursquare - Squared; four cornered.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 38:1

    The altar of burnt-offering - See Clarke's note on Exodus 27:1; and for its horns, pots, shovels, basins, etc., see the meaning of the Hebrew terms explained, Exodus 27:3-5 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on Exodus 38:1

    38:1 The altar of burnt - offering - On this all their sacrifices were offered. Christ was himself the altar to his own sacrifice of atonement, and so he is to all our sacrifices of acknowledgment. We must have an eye to him in offering them, as God hath in accepting them.