Ex 25:9

25:9 tabernacle. The term means “dwelling place,” designating a divine palace or temple. This tabernacle foreshadowed the dwelling of God with man in the Person of Jesus Christ (John 1:14 note).

pattern. The pattern shown to Moses was a model or plan of the tabernacle to be built (cf. the plan of the temple revealed to David in 1 Chr. 28:19). At the same time, it reflected the heavenly reality (Heb. 9:24). See Ezek. 43:10, 11.