And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2Speak to the children of Israel, and take first-fruits of all, who may be disposed in their heart to give; and ye shall take my first-fruits. 3And this, is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold and silver and brass, 4and blue, and purple, and double scarlet, and fine spun linen, and goats' hair, 5and rams' skins dyed red, and blue skins, and incorruptible wood, 6and oil for the light, incense for anointing oil, and for the composition of incense, 7and sardius stones, and stones for the carved work of the 1 breast-plate, and the full-length robe. 8And thou shalt make me a sanctuary, and I will appear among you. 9And thou shalt make for me according to all things which I shew thee in the mountain; even the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all its furniture: so shalt thou make it. 10And thou shalt make the ark of testimony of incorruptible wood; the length of two cubits and a half and the breadth of a cubit and a half, and the height of a cubit and a half. 11And thou shalt gild it with pure gold, thou shalt gild it within and without; and thou shalt make for it golden wreaths twisted round about. 12And thou shalt cast for it four golden rings, and shalt put them on the four sides; two rings on the one side, and two rings on the other side. 13And thou shalt make staves of incorruptible wood, and shalt gild them with gold. 14And thou shalt put the staves into the rings on the sides of the ark, to bear the ark with them. 15The staves shall


with net-work; and thou shalt make for the grate four brazen rings under the four sides. 5And thou shall put them below under the grate of the altar, and the grate shall extend to the middle of the altar. 6And thou shall make for the altar staves of incorruptible wood, and thou shall overlay them with brass. 7And thou shall put the staves into the rings; and let the staves be on the sides of the altar to carry it. 8Thou shall make it hollow with boards: according, to what was shewed thee in the mount, so thou shall make it. 9And thou shalt make a court for the tabernacle, curtains of the court of fine linen spun on the south side, the length of a hundred cubits for one side. 10And their pillars twenty, and twenty brazen sockets 2 for them, and their rings and their clasps of silver. 11Thus shall there be to the side toward the north curtains of a hundred cubits in length; and their pillars twenty, and their sockets twenty of brass, and the rings and the clasps of the pillars, and their sockets overlaid with silver. 12And in the breadth of the tabernacle toward the west curtains of fifty cubits, their pillars ten and their sockets ten. 13And in the breadth of the tabernacle toward the south, curtains of fifty cubits; their pillars ten, and their sockets ten. 14And the height of the curtains shall be of fifty cubits for the one side of the gate; their pillars three, and their sockets three. 15And for the second side the height of the curtains shall be of fifteen cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three. 16And a veil for the door of the court, the height of it of twenty cubits of blue linen, and of purple, and spun scarlet, and of fine linen spun with the art of the embroiderer; their pillars four, and their sockets four. 17All the pillars of the court round about overlaid with silver, and their chapiters silver and their brass sockets. 18And the length of the court shall be a hundred cubits on each side, and the breadth fifty on each side, and the height five cubits of fine linen spun, and their sockets of brass. 19And all the furniture and all the instruments and the pins of the court shall be of brass.

20And do thou charge the children of Israel, and let them take for thee refined pure olive-oil beaten to burn for light, that a lamp may burn continually 21in the tabernacle of the testimony, without the veil that is 3 before the ark of the covenant, shall Aaron and his sons burn it from evening until morning, before the Lord: it is a perpetual ordinance 4 throughout your generations of the children of Israel.

1 Lit. shoulder-piece

2 Gr. of.

3 Gr. over.

4 Gr. to.


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