All the gold that was employed for the works according to all the fabrication of the holy things, was of the gold of the 1 offerings, twenty-nine talents, and 2 seven hundred and twenty shekels according to the holy shekel. 2And the offering of silver from the men that were numbered of the congregation a hundred talents, and a thousand seven hundred and seventy-five shekels, one drachm apiece, even the half shekel, according to the holy shekel. 3Every one that passed the survey from twenty years old and upwards to the number of six hundred thousand, and three thousand five hundred and fifty. 4And the hundred talents of silver went to the casting of the hundred chapiters of the tabernacle, and to the chapiters of the veil; 5a hundred chapiters to the hundred talents, a talent to a chapiter. 6And the thousand seven hundred and seventy-five shekels he formed into hooks for the pillars, and he gilt their chapiters and adorned them.

7And the brass of the offering was 3 seventy talent, and 4 a thousand five hundred shekels; 8and they made of it the bases of the door of the tabernacle of witness, 9and the bases of the court round about, and the bases of the gate of the court, and the pins of the tabernacle, and the pins of the court round about; 10and the brazen appendage of the altar, and all the vessels of the altar, and all the instruments of the tabernacle of witness. 11And the children of Israel did as the Lord


1 Gr. first-fruits.

2 Alex. 730 shekels.

3 Alex. 470 talents.

4 Alex. 2400 shekels.


CCEL home page
This document is from the Christian Classics Ethereal Library at
Calvin College. Last modified on 08/11/06. Contact the CCEL.
Calvin seal: My heart I offer you O Lord, promptly and sincerely