ובעבור שפתח אהל מועד למזרח כמו הפנים על כן קרא לפאת ים ירכי' וקרא הקרובים אל הפתח כתפיים ככתפות איש: AND FOR THE WEST SIDE. Scripture14In Ex. 26:22; 36:27. refers to the west as the hinder part15Hebrew, yerakhim. because the tent’s opening was on the east, which is referred to as the face. Scripture16In verses 14 and 15. refers to the sides which were close to the door17Of the tabernacle. as shoulders,18Verses 14 and 15 refer to each of the sides of the tabernacle as a katef (side), which literally means a shoulder. for they19The sides. are compared to the shoulders of a human being.