What does Exodus 39:9 mean?
ESV: It was square. They made the breastpiece doubled, a span its length and a span its breadth when doubled.
NIV: It was square--a span long and a span wide--and folded double.
NASB: It was square; they made the breastpiece folded double, a span long and a span wide when folded double.
CSB: They made the breastpiece square and folded double, nine inches long and nine inches wide.
NLT: He made the chestpiece of a single piece of cloth folded to form a pouch nine inches square.
KJV: It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled.
NKJV: They made the breastplate square by doubling it; a span was its length and a span its width when doubled.
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The book of Exodus establishes God's covenant relationship with the full-fledged nation of Israel. The descendants of Abraham prosper after settling in Egypt, only to be enslaved by a fearful, hateful Egyptian Pharaoh. God appoints Moses to lead the people out of this bondage. Moses serves as God's spokesman, as the Lord brings plagues and judgments on Egypt, leading to the release of Israel.
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