New Defender's Study Bible Notes
8:5 example. The “example” is an actual set of plans, as it were, and Moses was instructed concerning all its details. The earthly tabernacle seems to have been an actual model of the heavenly tabernacle, with both serving as types of the spiritual tabernacle, the Lord Jesus Christ. The heavenly tabernacle is a real physical structure in the real place called Heaven (note John 14:2,3).
8:5 saith he. This commandment is quoted from Exodus 25:40.