Exodus 27 Commentary

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Exodus 27:1-8

God gives instructions on how to build the high altar that would be used for burnt offerings.

Exodus 27:9-19

The LORD describes how the court (or courtyard) was to be built. It was to surround the tabernacle. It provided a special place where the people of Israel could meet with and worship their LORD.

Exodus 27:20-21

God’s focus shifts from the construction of the tabernacle and the courtyard to the responsibilities of the priests in and around the tabernacle.