40:3 You are to place the ark of the testimony in it and shield the ark with the special curtain.
40:20 He took the testimony and put it in the ark, attached the poles to the ark, and then put the atonement lid on the ark.
40:21 And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, hung 1 the protecting curtain, 2 and shielded the ark of the testimony from view, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
1 tn Heb “set up,” if it includes more than the curtain.
2 tn Or “shielding” (NIV); Heb “the veil of the covering” (cf. KJV).