And Beseleel wrought, and Eliab and every one wise in understanding, to whom was given wisdom and knowledge, to understand to do all the works according to the holy offices, according to all things which the Lord appointed. 2And Moses called Beseleel and Eliab, and all that had wisdom to whom God gave knowledge in their heart, and all who were freely willing to come forward to the works, to perform them. 3And they received from Moses all the offerings, which the children of Israel brought for all the works of the sanctuary to do them; and they continued to receive the gifts brought, from those who brought them in the morning. 4And there came all the wise men who wrought the works of
20And Beseleel the son of Urias of the tribe of Juda did as the Lord commanded Moses. And Eliab the son of Achisamach of the tribe of Dan was there, who was chief artificer in the woven works and needle works and embroideries, 2 in weaving with the scarlet and fine linen.
And Beseleel made the ark, 2and overlaid it with pure gold within and without; 3and he cast for it four golden rings, two on the one side, and two on the other, 4wide enough for the staves, so that men should bear 3 the ark with them. 5And he made the propitiatory over the ark of pure gold, 6and the two cherubs of gold; 7one cherub on the one end of the propitiatory, and another cherub on the other end of the propitiatory, 8overshadowing the propitiatory with their wings. 9And he made the 4 set table of pure gold, and 10cast for it four rings: two on the one side and two on the other side, broad, so that men should lift it with the staves in them. 5 11And he made the staves of the ark and of the table, and gilded them with gold. 12And he made the furniture of the table, both the dishes, and the censers, and the cups, and the bowls with which he 6 should offer drink-offerings, of gold. 13And he made the candlestick which gives light, of gold; 14the stem solid, and the branches from both its sides; 15and blossoms proceeding from its branches, three on this side, and three on the other, made equal to each other. 16And as to their lamps, which are on the ends, 7 knops proceeded from them; and sockets proceeding from them that the lamps might be upon them; and the seventh socket, on the top of the candlestick on the summit above entirely of solid gold. 17And on the 8candlestick seven golden lamps and its snuffers gold, and its 9 funnels gold. 18 He overlaid the posts with silver, and cast for 10 each post golden rings and gilded the bars with gold ; and he gilded the posts of the veil with gold, and made the hooks of gold. 19He made also the rings of the tabernacle of gold; and the rings of
1 Or, appointment.
2 Gr. to weave.
3 Gr. it.
4 i.e. table of shewbread.
5 i.e. the rings.
6 Gr. will.
7 Gr. knops like walnuts.
8 Gr. it.
9 Or, snuff-dishes: but the word seems to mean the instruments with which oil was poured into the lamp.
10 Gr. the post.
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