Bible Notes

"Thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches" (Ex. 26:33)—The Hebrew word "qerasim," here translated "taches," may be rendered, in more modern English, "hooks" (Brown, Driver, Briggs: Hebrew Lexicon, p. 902), though others prefer the translation "clasps." Thus the Revised Version suggests: "Thou shalt hang up the veil under the clasps;" and Moffatt: "This curtain is to be hung inside the clasps."

"The Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear" (Isa. 59:1)—The peculiar idiom of the Hebrew permits such an alternative rendering as that given by Smith: "The Lord's hand is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear." Moffatt offers a closely similar translation.

Testimony of Healing
Some years ago while under medical treatment for...
October 12, 1935

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