40:30 Then he put the large basin between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it 1 for washing. 40:31 Moses and Aaron and his sons would wash their hands and their feet from it. 40:32 Whenever they entered 2 the tent of meeting, and whenever they approached 3 the altar, they would wash, 4 just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
1 tn Heb “there.”
2 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.
3 tn This is another infinitive construct in a temporal clause.
4 tn In this explanatory verse the verb is a customary imperfect.