E X O D U S
Orders being given for the fitting up of the place
of worship, in this and the following chapter care is taken about
the priests that were to minister in this holy place, as the menial
servants of the God of Israel. He hired servants, as a token of his
purpose to reside among them. In this chapter, I. He pitches upon
the persons who should be his servants, ver. 1. II. He appoints their livery; their
work was holy, and so must their garments be, and unanswerable to
the glory of the house which was now to be erected, ver. 2-5. 1. He appoints the
garments of his head-servant, the high priest, which were very
rich. (1.) An ephod and girdle, ver.
6-14. (2.) A breast-plate of judgment (ver. 15-29), in which must be put
the urim and thummim, ver.
30. (3.) The robe of the ephod, ver. 31-35. (4.) The mitre, ver. 36-39. 2. The garments of the
inferior priests, ver.
40-43. And these also were shadows of good things to