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Numbers 16:39 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Eleazar the priest took the brazen censers, which they that were burnt had offered; and they beat them out for a covering of the altar,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Eleazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad [plates for] a covering of the altar:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Eleazar the priest took the bronze censers which the men who were burned had offered, and they hammered them out as a plating for the altar,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Eleazar the priest took the brazen censers, with which they that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad [plates for] a covering of the altar:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Eleazar the priest took the copper censers, which they that were burnt had presented; and they were made broad plates for a covering of the altar:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Eleazar the priest took the censers of bronze, which the consumed men had brought near,—and beat them out into plates for overlaying the altar:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Eleazar the priest taketh the brazen censers which they who are burnt had brought near, and they spread them out, a covering for the altar—
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Then Eleazar the priest took the brazen censers, wherein they had offered, whom the burning fire had devoured, and beat them into plates, fastening them to the altar:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Eleazar the Priest tooke the brasen censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered, and they were made broad [plates] for a couering of the Altar:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest took the brazen censers, which the men who had been burnt brought near, and they put them as a covering on the altar:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Elazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad [plates for] a covering of the altar:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And El`zr אֶלעָזָר 499
{0499} Prime
אֶלְעָזָר
'El`azar
{el-aw-zawr'}
From H0410 and H5826; God (is) helper; Elazar, the name of seven Israelites.
the priest 3548
{3548} Prime
כֹּהֵן
kohen
{ko-hane'}
Active participle of H3547; literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman).
took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the brasen 5178
{5178} Prime
נְחֹשֶׁת
n@chosheth
{nekh-o'-sheth}
For H5154; copper; hence, something made of that metal, that is, coin, a fetter; figuratively base (as compared with gold or silver).
censers, 4289
{4289} Prime
מַחְתָּה
machtah
{makh-taw'}
The same as H4288 in the sense of removal; a pan for live coals.
wherewith x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
they that were burnt 8313
{8313} Prime
שָׂרַף
saraph
{saw-raf'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively set) on fire.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
had offered; 7126
{7126} Prime
קָרַב
qarab
{kaw-rab'}
A primitive root; to approach (causatively bring near) for whatever purpose.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
and they were made broad 7554
{7554} Prime
רָקַע
raqa`
{raw-kah'}
A primitive root; to pound the earth (as a sign of passion); by analogy to expand (by hammering); by implication to overlay (with thin sheets of metal).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
[plates for] a covering 6826
{6826} Prime
צִפּוּי
tsippuwy
{tsip-poo'-ee}
From H6823; encasement (with metal).
of the altar: 4196
{4196} Prime
מִזְבֵּחַ
mizbeach
{miz-bay'-akh}
From H2076; an altar.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 16:37-40.


Numbers 16:39-40

_ _ the brazen censers ... made broad plates to be a memorial — The altar of burnt offerings, being made of wood and covered with brass, this additional covering of broad plates not only rendered it doubly secure against the fire, but served as a warning beacon to deter all from future invasions of the priesthood.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 16:35-40.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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