Sea-cow or badger


Over these they are to spread a scarlet cloth, cover that with hides of sea cows and put its poles in place.
Numbers 4:8

Sometimes it is fun to look at different versions of the Bible – for different ones say the scarlet cloth is to be covered with the skins of sea-cow, goat, badger, manatee, dolphin and porpoise – some just say fine leather! ok, so I might get confused between a dolphin, manatee, sea-cow or porpoise – but surely I would know a badger or goat? Quick quiz – name the two animals below…


Numbers is a fascinating read – well not really, but the attention to detail is amazing – God wants his people to take amazing care of what is holy – and this chapter is about the care of the most holy things…

And guess what – you are holy! So take care of yourself! You are amazing… more amazing than this guy…11384060843