40:9 And take 1 the anointing oil, and anoint 2 the tabernacle and all that is in it, and sanctify 3 it and all its furnishings, and it will be holy. 40:10 Then you are to anoint the altar for the burnt offering with 4 all its utensils; you are to sanctify the altar, and it will be the most holy altar. 40:11 You must also anoint the large basin and its pedestal, and you are to sanctify it. 5
1 tn Heb “you will take” (perfect with vav, ו).
2 tn Heb “and you will anoint” (perfect with vav, ו).
3 tn Heb “and you will sanctify” (perfect with vav, ו).
4 tn Heb “and.”
5 sn U. Cassuto (Exodus, 480) notes that the items inside the tent did not need to be enumerated since they were already holy, but items in the courtyard needed special attention. People needed to know that items outside the tent were just as holy.