Exodus 28 Commentary

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Exodus 28:1-5

The LORD describes the priestly garments that are to be made by skilled craftsmen. These garments for Aaron and his sons.

Exodus 28:6-14

The LORD describes how the ephod was to be made. It was an outer piece of clothing that covered the upper body of the priest.

Exodus 28:15-21

God describes how to make the breastpiece for the priestly outfit. It was to be made of the same material as the ephod and was to have twelve stones representing the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 28:22-28

The description of the breastpiece continues.

Exodus 28:29-30

God commands that the Urim and the Thummim be placed in the breastpiece over Aaron’s heart.

Exodus 28:31-35

The LORD describes how the High Priest’s robe was to be made.

Exodus 28:36-39

The LORD describes the golden plate. It was to adorn the turban and be worn on the High Priest’s head.

Exodus 28:40-43

The LORD describes what ordinary priests were to wear.