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Bible Commentaries

Clarke's Commentary

Exodus 37

Verse 1


Bezaleel and Aholiab make the ark, 1-5.

The mercy-seat, 6.

The two cherubim, 7-9.

The table of the shew-bread, and its vessels, 10-16.

The candlestick, 17-24.

The golden altar of incense, 25-28.

The holy anointing oil and perfume, 29.


Verse Exodus 37:1. And Bezaleel made the ark, &c. — For a description of the ark, see Exodus 25:10, &c. Exodus 25:10; Exodus 25:10.

Verse 6

Verse Exodus 37:6. He made the mercy-seat — See this described Exodus 25:17. Exodus 25:17; Exodus 25:17.

Verse 10

Verse Exodus 37:10. He made the table — See Exodus 25:23.

Verse 16

Verse Exodus 37:16. He made the vessels — See all these particularly described in the notes on Exodus 25:29. Exodus 25:29; Exodus 25:29.

Verse 17

Verse Exodus 37:17. He made the candlestick — See this described in the note on Exodus 25:31. Exodus 25:31; Exodus 25:31.

Verse 25

Verse Exodus 37:25. He made the incense altar — See this described Exodus 30:1. Exodus 30:1; Exodus 30:1.

Verse 29

Verse Exodus 37:29. He made the holy anointing oil — See this and the perfume, and the materials out of which they were made, described at large in the notes on Exodus 30:23-25 and Exodus 30:34-38. As this chapter also is a repetition of what has been mentioned in preceding chapters, the reader is desired to refer to them.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on Exodus 37". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". 1832.