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- Exodus 31:5
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.”
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Exodus 31:5 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“And in cutting” ||וּבַֽחֲרֹ֥שֶׁת ||Mechanical work || cutting |
|“of stones,” ||אֶ֛בֶן ||A stone || stones |
|“to set” ||לְמַלֹּ֖את ||To fill or (intransitively) be full of, in a wide application (literally and figuratively) || set |
|“them,” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“and in carving” ||וּבַֽחֲרֹ֣שֶׁת ||Mechanical work || carving |
|“of timber,” ||עֵ֑ץ ||A tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks) || timber |
|“to work” ||לַֽעֲשׂ֖וֹת ||To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application || work |
|“in all manner” ||בְּכָל ||Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) || all manner |
|“of workmanship.” ||מְלָאכָֽה׃ ||Properly, deputyship, i.e., ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor) || workmanship |
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3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
4 To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,
5 And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.
6 And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee;
7 The tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy seat that is thereupon, and all the furniture of the tabernacle,
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