7 And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it withal; he made the altar hollow with boards.
7 They inserted the poles into the rings so they would be on the sides of the altar for carrying it. They made it hollow, out of boards.
7 And he put the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar to carry it with them. He made it hollow, with boards.
7 He inserted the poles through the rings on the two sides of the Altar for carrying it. The Altar was made out of boards; it was hollow.
7 Then he put the poles into the rings on the sides of the altar, with which to bear it. He made the altar hollow with boards.
7 He inserted the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar. The altar was hollow and was made from planks.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Exodus 38:7
Commentary on Exodus 38:1-8
(Read Exodus 38:1-8)
In all ages of the church there have been some persons more devoted to God, more constant in their attendance upon his ordinances, and more willing to part even with lawful things, for his sake, than others. Some women, devoted to God and zealous for the tabernacle worship, expressed zeal by parting with their mirrors, which were polished plates of brass. Before the invention of looking-glasses, these served the same purposes.