And do thou take to thyself both Aaron thy brother, and his sons, even them of the children of Israel; so that Aaron, and Nadab and Abiud, and Eleazar and Ithamar, sons of Aaron may minister to me. 2And thou shall make holy apparel for Aaron thy brother, for honour and glory. 3And speak thou to all those who are wise in understanding, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom and perception, and they shall make the holy apparel of Aaron for the sanctuary, in which apparel he shall minister to
And thou shalt make the tabernacle, ten curtains of fine linen spun, and blue and purple, and scarlet spun with cherubs; thou shalt make them with work of a weaver. 2The length of one curtain shall be eight and twenty cubits, and one curtain shall be the breadth of four cubits: there shall be the same measure to all the curtains. 3And the five curtains shall be joined one to another, and the other five curtains shall be closely connected the one with the other. And thou shalt make for them loops of blue on the edge of one curtain, on one side for the coupling, and so shalt thou make on the edge of the outer curtain for the second coupling. 5Fifty loops shalt thou make for one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make on the part of the curtain answering to the coupling of the second, opposite each other, corresponding to each other 2 at each point. 6And thou shalt make fifty golden rings; and thou shalt join the curtains to each other with the rings, and it shall be one tabernacle. 7And thou shalt make for a covering of the tabernacle skins with the hair on, thou shalt make them eleven skins. 8The length of one skin thirty cubits, and the breadth of one skin four cubits: there shall be the same measure to the eleven skins. 9And thou shalt join the five skins together, and the six skins together; and thou shalt double the sixth skin in front of the tabernacle. 10And thou shalt make fifty loops on the border of one skin, which is in the midst for the joinIngs; and thou shalt make fifty loops on the edge of the second skin that joins it.
11And thou shalt make fifty brazen rings; and thou shalt join the rings by the loops, and thou shalt join the skins, and they shall be one. 12And thou shalt fix at the end that which is over in the skins of the tabernacle; the half of the skin that is left shalt thou fold over according to the overplus of the skins of the tabernacle; thou shalt fold it over behind the tabernacle. 13A cubit on this side, and a cubit on that side of that which remains of the skins, of the length of the skins of the tabernacle: It shall be folding over the sides of the tabernacle on this side and that side that it may cover it. 14And thou shalt make for a covering of the tabernacle rams' skins dyed red, and blue skins as coverings above.
15And thou shalt make the posts of the tabernacle of incorruptible wood. 16Of ten cubits shalt thou make one post, and the breadth of one post of a cubit and a half. 17Two joints shalt thou make in one post, answering the one to the other: so shalt thou do to all the posts of the tabernacle. 18And thou shalt make posts to the tabernacle, twenty posts on the north side. 19And thou shalt make to the twenty posts forty silver sockets; two sockets to one post on
25And thou shalt make a twisted wreath for the crown round about. 26And thou shalt make four golden rings; and thou shalt put the four rings upon the four parts of its feet under the crown. 27And the rings shall be for bearings for the staves, that they may bear the table with them. 28And thou shalt make the staves of incorruptible wood, and thou shalt gild them with pure gold; and the table shall be borne with them. 29And thou shalt make its dishes and its censers, and its bowls, and its cups, with which thou shalt offer drink-offerings: of pure gold shalt thou make them. 30And thou shalt set upon the table shew-bread before me continually.
31And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold; thou shalt make the candlestick of graven work: its stem and its branches, and its bowls and its knops and its lilies shall be 3 of one piece. 32And six branches proceeding sideways, three branches of the and three branches of the candlestick from the other side. 33And three bowls fashioned like almonds, on each branch a knop and a lily; so to the six branches proceeding from the candlestick, 34and in the candlestick four bowls fashioned like almonds, in each branch knops and the flowers 4 of the same. 35A knop under two branches, out of it, and a knop under four branches out of it; so to the six branches proceeding from the candlestick; and in the candlestick. four bowls fashioned like almonds. 36Let the knops and the branches be 5 of one piece, altogether graven of one piece of pure gold. 37And thou shalt make its seven lamps: and thou shalt set on it the lamps, and they
31And thou shalt make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet woven, and fine linen spun: thou shalt make it cherubs in woven work. 32And thou shalt set it upon four posts of incorruptible wood overlaid with gold; and their tops shall he gold, and their four sockets shall be of silver. 33And thou shalt put the veil on the posts, and thou shalt carry in thither within the veil the ark of the testimony; and the veil shall make a separation for you between the holy and the holy of holies. 34And thou shalt screen with the veil the ark of the testimony in the holy of holies. 35And thou shalt set the table outside the veil, and the candlestick opposite the table on the south side of the tabernacle; and thou shalt put the table on the north side of the tabernacle. 36And thou shalt make a screen for the door of the tabernacle of blue, and purple, and spun scarlet and fine linen spun, the work of the embroiderer. 37And thou shalt make for the veil five posts and thou shalt gild them with gold; and their chapiters shall be gold; and thou shall cast for them five brazen sockets.
2 i.e. at each coupling.
3 Gr. of it.
4 Gr. of it.
5 Gr. of it.
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