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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Loops
LOOPS [Heb lulāʾôt (לֻלָאֹות)]. Rings attached to the edges of the tabernacle’s curtains so that they could be attached to each other (Exod 26:4, 5, 10, 11; 36:11, 12, 17). The loops were apparently made of wool, since the text states that they were “blue,” which was one of the colors of the wool used
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Loops
Loops[Heb lulāʾōṯ] (Ex. 26:4f, 10f.; 36:11f, 17). Rings or folds made of blue thread along the outermost edge of each set of five curtains, so that the two sets could be coupled with gold clasps, “that the tabernacle may be one whole” (26:6). See Tabernacle.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Loops
LOOPS. Probably of goat’s hair cord dyed blue, loops were to be fastened to the linen curtains of the tabernacle to make it possible for the tent to be one piece of cloth. Ten curtains or pieces of cloth, each 28 by four cubits (a cubit = c. 18 inches), were to be fastened together, forming a surface
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Loop
LOOP. The curtains of the Tabernacle were fastened by loops to their corresponding clasps. They were probably made of goat’s hair cord and were dyed blue (Ex. 26:4–6, 10–11; 36:11–13, 17–18). See Tabernacle.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Loop
Loopa knotted “eye” of cord, corresponding to the “taches” or knobs in the edges of the curtains of the tabernacle, for joining them into a continuous circuit, fifty to a curtain (Ex. 26:4, 5, 10, 11).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Loop
LOOP — a heavy thread ring used in the curtains of the tabernacle. Along the sides of the curtains were 50 loops of blue thread. These curtains were joined by gold clasps that passed through the corresponding loops on adjoining curtains.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LOOP
LOOP<loop> (in plural לֻלָאֹת‎ [lula’oth] (Ex 26:4 f,10 f; 36:11 f,17)): A ring or fold made of blue thread to fasten into the corresponding golden clasps, or taches upon the curtains of the tabernacle, joining them in sets, or pairs.See TABERNACLE.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Loops
LOOPS The inner and outer coverings of the tabernacle were each made of two large curtains held together by 50 clasps which passed through curved sections of blue cord for the inner tent or of leather for the outer tent (Exod. 26:4–5, 10–11; 36:11–12, 17).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Loop
loop. The tabernacle was covered with ten linen curtains, each measuring twenty-eight cubits by four. These were sewn along their length into two sets of five, which were draped over the frame of the tabernacle structure. Along one side of each set of curtains fifty loops (Heb. lulāʾôt H4339) of blue
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Loop
LOOP, lōōp (in pl. לֻלָאֹת‎, lulā’ōth [Ex 26:4 f, 10 f; 36:11 f, 17]):A ring or fold made of blue thread to fasten into the corresponding golden clasps, or taches upon the curtains of the tabernacle, joining them in sets, or pairs. See Tabernacle.