40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.

Other Translations of Exodus 25:40

King James Version

40 And look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shewed thee in the mount.

English Standard Version

40 And see that you make them after the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain.

The Message

40 Study the design you were given on the mountain and make everything accordingly.

New King James Version

40 And see to it that you make them according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain.

New Living Translation

40 "Be sure that you make everything according to the pattern I have shown you here on the mountain.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Exodus 25:40

Commentary on Exodus 25:31-40

(Read Exodus 25:31-40)

The candlestick represents the light of God's word and Spirit, in and through Christ Jesus, afforded in this dark world to his believing people, to direct their worship and obedience, and to afford them consolations. The church is still dark, as the tabernacle was, in comparison with what it will be in heaven; but the word of God is a light shining in a dark place, Matthew 28:20, is like this, Observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you. Let us remember that we are the temples of the Holy Ghost, that we have the law of God in our hearts, that we are to live a life of communion with God, feast on his ordinances, and are the light of the world, if indeed we are followers of Christ. May the Lord help us to try ourselves by this view of religion, and to walk according thereto.