12 and at the west side 'are' hangings, fifty by the cubit; their pillars 'are' ten, and their sockets ten; the pegs of the pillars and their fillets 'are' silver;

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Exodus 38:12

Commentary on Exodus 38:9-20

(Read Exodus 38:9-20)

The walls of the court being of curtains only, intimated that the state of the Jewish church itself was movable and changeable; and in due time to be taken down and folded up, when the place of the tent should be enlarged, and its cords lengthened, to make room for the Gentile world.