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The five Staves or Bars thrust through all the ngs on the Boards of the Tabernacle, held the abernacle together.

In the Priests Garments. Several of these Vestments, (even all in the up-. er Rank) belonged to the common Priests, as well 3 to the High-Priest; viz. B the Linnen Breeches, ind C the Coat, G the Girdle, and Mche Mitre: Yet these Vestments of the common Priests are not supposed to be embroidered, but all white. We read also of Samuel, when a Child, wearing a Linnen Ephod, 1 Sam. ii. 18. and of the common Priests having a sort of Ephod, 1 Sam. xxii, 18. but what that was, is not so easy to determine; probably it was like the High-Priests, but plain and not embroidered.

Learned Men have generally supposed the curious Girdle of the Ephod, to be always fastened on to the Ephod, because it is said, Ex. xxviii. 8. The Girdle which is upon it; and that it hung out on each Side, like two Ends of a Girdle, to bind it round the Body ;' which therefore I have described in the fame Manner, in conformity to Custom, though I think Scripture doth not certainly determine it: and on this Account I call the other Girdle G, the Girdle of the Coat, which was common to other Priests as well as the High-Priest.

In the third Plate. i .iii! Of the five Pillars at the Front of the Tabernacle, three are cut off both above and below, to let the V'effels behind appear.

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