It is to be square—a span long and a span wide—and folded double.
"It shall be square and folded double, a span in length and a span in width.
This chestpiece will be made of two folds of cloth, forming a pouch nine inches square.
Make it nine inches square and folded double.
It is to be square, folded in two, a hand-stretch long and a hand-stretch wide.
It shall be square and doubled, a span in length and a span in width.
"It shall be doubled into a square: a span shall be its length, and a span shall be its width.
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1 tn Heb “four.”
2 tn “when” is added for clarification (U. Cassuto, Exodus, 375).
3 tn The word זֶרֶת (zeret) is half a cubit; it is often translated “span.”