First Reading, Second Reading, Third Reading, Fourth Reading, Fifth Reading, Sixth Reading, Seventh Reading, Last Reading|
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||They placed a twist of sky-blue wool on [the head-plate], so that it could be placed over the turban. [It was all done] as God had commanded Moses.
Vayitnu alav ptil tchelet latet al-hamitsnefet milmalah ka'asher tsivah Adonay et-Moshe.
||All the work on the Communion Tent Tabernacle was thus completed. The Israelites did exactly as God had commanded Moses.
Vatechel kol-avodat Mishkan Ohel Mo'ed vaya'asu beney Yisra'el kechol asher tsivah Adonay et-Moshe ken asu.
|over the turban|
Thus, some say that either one thread went over the turban, or the cap went over the turban (see note on Exodus 28:37). Or, 'to place it near the turban, which is above it (Targum Yonathan).
|was thus completed|
This was on 25 Kislev, which would later be the first day of Chanukah (BeMidbar Rabbah 13:2; Chizzkuni). Nevertheless, the Tabernacle was not erected until 1 Nissan (see Exodus 40:2).