40:31 Moses and Aaron and his sons would wash their hands and their feet from it. 40:32 Whenever they entered 1 the tent of meeting, and whenever they approached 2 the altar, they would wash, 3 just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
40:33 And he set up the courtyard around the tabernacle and the altar, and put the curtain at the gate of the courtyard. So Moses finished the work.
1 tn The construction is the infinitive construct with the temporal preposition and the suffixed subjective genitive. This temporal clause indicates that the verb in the preceding verse was frequentative.
2 tn This is another infinitive construct in a temporal clause.
3 tn In this explanatory verse the verb is a customary imperfect.