|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
sel'-skin: The rendering of the Revised Version (British and American) (Exodus 25:5 Ezekiel 16:10) for `or tachash, the Revised Version margin "porpoise-skin," the King James Version "badgers' skin." A seal, Monachus albiventer, is found in the Mediterranean, though not in the Red Sea, but it is likely that tachash means the dugong, which is found in the Red Sea.
See BADGER; PORPOISE.
Sealskin (8 Occurrences)
Numbers 4:6 and shall put a covering of sealskin on it, and shall spread over it a cloth all of blue, and shall put in its poles. (WEB JPS ASV)
Numbers 4:8 They shall spread on them a scarlet cloth, and cover the same with a covering of sealskin, and shall put in its poles. (WEB JPS ASV)
Numbers 4:10 They shall put it and all its vessels within a covering of sealskin, and shall put it on the frame. (WEB JPS ASV)
Numbers 4:11 "On the golden altar they shall spread a blue cloth, and cover it with a covering of sealskin, and shall put in its poles. (WEB JPS ASV)
Numbers 4:12 "They shall take all the vessels of ministry, with which they minister in the sanctuary, and put them in a blue cloth, and cover them with a covering of sealskin, and shall put them on the frame. (WEB JPS ASV)
Numbers 4:14 They shall put on it all its vessels, with which they minister about it, the fire pans, the flesh hooks, the shovels, and the basins; all the vessels of the altar; and they shall spread on it a covering of sealskin, and put in its poles. (WEB JPS ASV)
Numbers 4:25 they shall carry the curtains of the tabernacle, and the Tent of Meeting, its covering, and the covering of sealskin that is above on it, and the screen for the door of the Tent of Meeting, (WEB JPS ASV)
Ezekiel 16:10 I clothed you also with embroidered work, and shod you with sealskin, and I girded you about with fine linen, and covered you with silk. (WEB JPS ASV)