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Moses builds an altar.
CHAP. XXIV, XXV. Offering for the tabernacle. come desolate, and the beast of the field have written; that thou mayest teach them. 13 And Moses rose up, and his minismultiply against thee. 30 By little and little I will drive ter Joshua: and Moses went up into the them out from before thee, until thou be mount of God. increased, and inherit the land.
14 ¶ And he said unto the elders, Tar 31. And I will set thy bounds from the ry ye here for us, until we come again unRed sea even unto the sea of the Philis- to you: and behold, Aaron and Hur are tines, and from the desert unto the river: with you if any man have any matters for I will deliver the inhabitants of the to do, let him come unto them. land into your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee.
32 Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.
33 They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.
15 ¶ And Moses went up into the mount, and a cloud covered the mount.
16 And the glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.
17 And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of
AND he said unto Moses, Come up un-Israel.
to the LORD, thou, and Aaron, Na
18 And Moses went into the midst of dab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days of Israel; and worship ye afar off. and forty nights.
2 And Moses alone shall come near the LORD but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people go up with him.
3 And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the judgments: and all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the LORD hath said will we do.
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say
2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering.
ye shall 3 And this is the offering which take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet,
4 And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and builded an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars according to the twelve and fine linen, and goats' hair, tribes of Israel.
5 And rams' skins died red, and badg
5 And he sent young men of the chil-ers' skins, and shittim wood, dren of Israel, which offered burnt-offer
6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing
ings, and sacrificed peace-offerings of oxen oil, and for sweet incense, unto the LORD.
6 T And Moses took half of the blood, and put it in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.
7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient.
7 Onyx-stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breast-plate."
8 And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them.
9 According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.
10 T And they shall make an ark of 8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the shittim-wood: two cubits and a half shall blood of the covenant, which the LORD be the length thereof, and a cubit and a hath made with you concerning a these half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. words.
11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure 9 Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the el-gold, within and without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of ders of Israel:
10 And they saw the God of Israel: gold round about. 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire-stone, and as it for it, and put them in the four corners were the body of heaven in his clearness. thereof; and two rings shall be in the one 11 And upon the nobles of the chil- side of it, and two rings in the other side dren of Israel he laid not his hand: also of it. they saw God, and did eat and drink.
13 And thou shalt make staves of shittim12 And the LORD said unto Moses, wood, and overlay them with gold. Come up to me into the mount, and be
14 And thou shalt put the staves into there: and I will give thee tables of stone, the rings by the sides of the ark, that 67 and a law, and commandments which the ark may be borne with them.
The form of the mercy-seat :
EXODUS. The candlestick-the curtains.
15 The staves shall be in the rings of dlestick out of the one side, and three the ark: they shall not be taken from it. branches of the candlestick out of the 16 And thou shalt put into the ark the other side: testimony which I shall give thee.
33 Three bowls made like unto al17 T And thou shalt make a mercy-seat monds, with a knop and a flower in one of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall branch; and three bowls made like albe the length thereof, and a cubit and a monds in the other branch, with a knop half the breadth thereof. and a flower: so in the six branches that come out of the candlestick.
18 And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy-seat. 19 And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even of the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.
34 And in the candlestick shall be four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and their flowers.
35 And there shall be a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop un20 And the cherubims shall stretch forth der two branches of the same, according their wings on high, covering the mercy- to the six branches that proceed out of the seat with their wings, and their faces shall candlestick. look one to another; toward the mercyseat shall the faces of the cherubims be. 21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I shall give
36 Their knops and their branches shall be of the same: all of it shall be one beaten work of pure gold.
37 And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may give light over against it.
38 And the tongs thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold.
39 Of a talent of pure gold shall he' make it, with all these vessels.
40 And look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shewed thee in
23 Thou shalt also make a table of the mount. shittim-wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth
thereof, and a cubit and a half the height MOREOVER, thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine thereof. twined linen, and blue, and purple, and 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work gold, and make thereto a crown of gold shalt thou make them. round about.
25 And thou shalt make unto it a border of a hand-breadth round about, and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about.
26 And thou shalt make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are on the four feet thereof.
27 Over against the border shall the rings be for places of the staves to bear the table.
2 The length of one curtain shall be eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits and every one of the curtains shall have one measure.
3 The five curtains shall be coupled together one to another; and other five curtains shall be coupled one to another.
4 And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of 28 And thou shalt make the staves of another curtain, in the coupling of the seshittim-wood, and overlay them with gold, cond.
that the table may be borne with them. 5 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the 29 And thou shalt make the dishes one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers make in the edge of the curtain that is in thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover with- the coupling of the second; that the loops al of pure gold shalt thou make them. may take hold one of another.
30 And thou shalt set upon the table 6 And thou shalt make fifty taches of shew-bread before me alway. gold, and couple the curtains together 31 And thou shalt make a candle-with the taches: and it shall be one tastick of pure gold: of beaten work shall bernacle.
the candlestick be made his shaft, and 7 And thou shalt make curtains of his branches, his bowls, his knops, and goats' hair to be a covering upon the tahis flowers, shall be of the same. bernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make. 32 And six branches shall come out of 8 The length of one curtain shall be thirthe sides of it; three branches of the can- ty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain
The boards of the tabernacle. CHAP. XXVII. four cubits
be all of one measure.
The altar of burnt-offering.
and the eleven curtains shall 27 And five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward.
9 And thou shalt couple five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and shalt double the sixth curtain in the fore-front of the tabernacle.
28 And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to end. 10 And thou shalt make fifty loops on 29 And thou shalt overlay the Loards the edge of the one curtain that is outmost with gold, and make their rings of gold in the coupling, and fifty loops in the edge for places for the bars: and thou shalt of the curtain which coupleth the second. overlay the bars with gold.
11 And thou shalt make fifty taches of 30 And thou shalt rear up the tabernabrass, and put the taches into the loops, and cle according to the fashion thereof which couple the tent together, that it may be one. was shewed thee in the mount.
12 And the remnant that remaineth of 31 T And thou shalt make a vail of blue, the curtains of the tent, the half curtain and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined that remaineth, shall hang over the back-linen of cunning work: with cherubims side of the tabernacle. shall it be made.
13 And a cubit on the one side, and a 32 And thou shalt hang it upon four pilcubit on the other side of that which re- lars of shittim-wood overlaid with gold: maineth in the length of the curtains of the their hooks shall be of gold upon the four tent, it shall hang over the sides of the ta- sockets of silver. bernacle on this side and on that side, to cover it.
33 And thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches, that thou mayest bring in 14 T And thou shalt make a covering thither within the vail the ark of the tesfor the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and timony: and the vail shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most 15 T And thou shalt make boards for holy. the tabernacle of shittim-wood standing up.
a covering above of badgers' skins.
34 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat 16 Ten cubits shall be the length of a upon the ark of the testimony in the most board, and a cubit and a half shall be the holy place. breadth of one board.
35 And thou shalt set the table without 17 Two tenons shall there be in one the vail, and the candlestick over against board, set in order one against another: the table on the side of the tabernacle tothus shalt thou make for all the boards of ward the south: and thou shalt put the tathe tabernacle. ble on the north side.
18 And thou shalt make the boards for 36 T And thou shalt make a hanging the tabernacle, twenty boards on the south for the door of the tent, of blue, and pur side southward. ple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen,
19 And thou shalt make forty sockets wrought with needle-work. of silver under the twenty boards: two 37 And thou shalt make for the hanging sockets under one board for his two tenons, five pillars of shittim- wood, and overlay and two sockets under another board for them with gold, and their hooks shall be his two tenons. of gold: and thou shalt cast five sockets 20 And for the second side of the taber- of brass for them. nacle on the north side there shall be twenty boards,
21 And their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board, and two sockets under another board.
22 And for the sides of the tabernacle westward thou shalt make six boards.
AND thou shalt make an altar of shittim
wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be four-square: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.
2 And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.
23 And two boards shalt thou make for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides. 24 And they shall be coupled together 3 And thou shalt make his pans to receive beneath, and they shall be coupled toge- his ashes, and his shovels, and his basons, ther above the head of it unto one ring and his flesh-hooks, and his fire-pans: all thus shall it be for them both; they shall the vessels thereof thou shalt make of brass. be for the two corners. 4 And thou shalt make for it a grate of 25 And they shall be eight boards, and net-work of brass; and upon the net shalt their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; thou make four brazen rings in the four two sockets under one board, and two corners thereof. sockets under another board.
26 And thou shalt make bars of shittim wood; five for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle,
5 And thou shalt put it under the compass of the altar beneath, that the net may be even to the midst of the altar.
6 And thou shalt make staves for the
The court of the tabernacle.
EXODUS. Breast-plate and other garments.
altar, staves of shittim-wood, and overlay | Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and them with brass. Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
7 And the staves shall be put into the 2 T And thou shalt make holy garments rings, and the staves shall be upon the two for Aaron thy brother, for glory and for sides of the altar, to bear it.
8 Hollow with boards shalt thou make 3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are it: as it was shewed thee in the mount, so wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the shall they make it. spirit of wisdom, that they may make 9 And thou shalt make the court of Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he the tabernacle: for the south side south- may minister unto me in the priest's office. ward there shall be hangings for the court 4 And these are the garments which of fine twined linen of a hundred cubits fong for one side :
10 And the twenty pillars thereof and their twenty sockets shall be of brass: the hooks of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver.
they shall make; a breast-plate, and an ephod, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.
11 And likewise for the north side in 5 And they shall take gold, and blue, length there shall be hangings of a hun- and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen. dred cubits long, and his twenty pillars 6 And they shall make the ephod of and their twenty sockets of brass: the gold, of blue, and of purple, of scarlet, and hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver. fine twined linen, with cunning work. 12 And for the breadth of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits: their pillars ten, and their sockets ten. 13 And the breadth of the court on the east side eastward shall be fifty cubits.
14 The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits: their pillars three,
and their sockets three.
15 And on the other side shall be hangings, fifteen cubits: their pillars three, and their sockets three.
16 And for the gate of the court shall be a hanging of twenty cubits, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needle-work: and their pillars shall be four, and their sockets four.
7 It shall have the two shoulder-pieces thereof joined at the two edges thereof; and so it shall be joined together.
8 And the curious girdle of the ephod, which is upon it, shall be of the same, according to the work thereof; even of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
9 And thou shalt take two onyx-stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel:
10 Six of their names on one stone, and the other six names of the rest on the other stone, according to their birth.
11 With the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, shalt thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel: thou shalt make them to be set in ouches of gold.
17 All the pillars round about the court shall be filleted with silver: their hooks shall be of silver, and their sockets of brass. 18 T The length of the court shall be a 12 And thou shalt put the two stones hundred cubits, and the breadth fifty every upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones where, and the height five cubits of fine of memorial unto the children of Israel: twined linen, and their sockets of brass. and Aaron shall bear their names before 19 All the vessels of the tabernacle in the LORD upon his two shoulders for a meall the service thereof, and all the pins morial. thereof, and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass.
13 And thou shalt make ouches of gold; 14 And two chains of pure gold at the 20 T And thou shalt command the chil-ends; of wreathen work shalt thou make dren of Israel, that they bring thee pure them, and fasten the wreathen chains to oil-olive beaten for the light, to cause the the ouches.
lamp to burn always.
15 And thou shalt make the breast
21 In the tabernacle of the congrega-plate of judgment with cunning work; tion without the vail, which as before the after the work of the ephod thou shalt testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, it from evening to morning before the and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen LORD: It shall be a statute for ever unto shalt thou make it. their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.
16 Four-square it shall be, being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof. in it settings of
AND take thou unto thee Aaron thy 17 And thou shalt set mones; the first among the children of Israel, that he may row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a car minister unto me in the priest's office, even buncle: this shall be the first row.
The Urim and Thummim.
Garments for the priests.
18 And the second row shall be an eme-hem thereof; and bells of gold between them round about: rald, a sapphire, and a diamond.
19 And the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.
20 And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in their enclosings.
34 A golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe round about.
35 And it shall be upon Aaron, to minister: and his sound shall be heard when 21 And the stones shall be with the he goeth in unto the holy place before the names of the children of Israel, twelve, LORD, and when he cometh out, that he 36 T And thou shalt make a plate of according to their names, like the engrav- die not. ings of a signet; every one with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes. pure gold, and grave upon it like the en22 And thou shalt make upon the breast- gravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO plate chains at the ends of wreathen work THE LORD.
of pure gold.
37 And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, 23 And thou shalt make upon the breast- that it may be upon the mitre; upon the 38 And it shall be upon Aaron's foreplate two rings of gold, and shalt put the fore-front of the mitre it shall be. two rings on the two ends of the breasthead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of plate. 24 And thou shalt put the two wreathen the holy things, which the children of Is and it shall be always upon his forehead, chains of gold in the two rings which are rael shall hallow in all their holy gifts; on the ends of the breast-plate. 25 And the other two ends of the two that they may be accepted before the wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the LORD. two ouches, and put them on the shoulderpieces of the ephod before it.
39 And thou shalt embroider the coat of fine linen, and thou shalt make the mitre 26 And thou shalt make two rings of of fine linen, and thou shalt make the gir40 T And for Aaron's sons thou shalt gold, and thou shalt put them upon the two dle of needle-work. ends of the breast-plate in the border thereof, which is in the side of the ephod make coats, and thou shalt make for them girdles, and bonnets shalt thou make for Aaron inward. upon 27 And two other rings of gold thou them, for glory and for beauty. 41 And thou shalt put them shalt make, and shalt put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward thy brother, and his sons with him: and the fore-part thereof, over against the other shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, unto me in the priest's office. coupling thereof, above the curious girdle and sanctify them, that they may minister 42 And thou shalt make them linen of the ephod. 28 And they shall bind the breast-plate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the breeches to cover their nakedness: from ephod with a lace of blue, that it may be the loins even unto the thighs they shall above the curious girdle of the ephod, and reach: that the breast-plate be not loosed from the ephod.
43 And they shall be upon Aaron, and his sons when they come in unto the upon 29 And Aaron shall bear the names of tabernacle of the congregation, or when the children of Israel in the breast-plate of they come near unto the altar to minister It shall be a statute for judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in the holy place; that they bear not iniever unto him, and his seed after him. in unto the holy place, for a memorial be-quity and die. CHAP. XXIX. fore the LORD continually.
AND this is the thing that thou shalt do
30 And thou shalt put in the breastunto them to hallow them, to minisplate of judgment the Urim and the Thuminim; and they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth in before the LORD: ter unto me in the priest's office: Take and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the one young bullock, and two rams without children of Israel upon his heart before the blemish, LORD Continually.
31 And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all of blue.
2 And unleavened bread, and cakes unleavened tempered with oil, and wafers unleavened anointed with oil: of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.
3 And thou shalt put them into one 32 And there shall be a hole in the top of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a binding of woven work round about the basket, and bring them in the basket, with 4 And Aaron and his sons thou shalt hole of it, as it were the hole of a haber-the bullock and the two rams. geon, that it be not rent.
33 And beneath, upon the hem of it thou bring unto the door of the tabernacle of shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of the congregation, and shalt wash them purple, and of scarlet, round about the with water.