Exodus

Exodus 25 ©

1Directions what the Israelites are to offer for the making of the tabernacle. 10The form of the ark. 17The mercy seat with the cherubims. 23The table with its furniture and shewbread. 31The candlestick with the instruments thereof.

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AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

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Speak unto the children of Israel, that they 1bring me an 2offering: of every man that giveth it awillingly with his heart ye shall take my offering.

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And this is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and brass,

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And bblue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine 3linen, and goats' hair,

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And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and c*shittim wood,

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dOil for the light, spices for anointing oil, and for esweet incense,

e ch. 31.11.
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fOnyx stones, and stones to be set in gthe *ephod, and in the breastplate.

g ch. 28.4,6,15.
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And hlet them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them.

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According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern iof the tabernacle, and the pattern of jall the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.

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¶And kthey shall make an ark of *shittim wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof.

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And thou shalt overlay it with lpure gold, within and *without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a mcrown of gold round about.

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And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four corners thereof; and two rings shall be in the one side of it, and two rings in the other side of it.

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And thou shalt nmake *staves of *shittim wood, and overlay them with gold.

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And thou shalt put the *staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, that the ark may be oborne with them.

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The *staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it.

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And thou shalt put into the ark the ptestimony which I shall give thee.

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And thou shalt make a qmercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.

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And thou shalt make two rcherubims of gold, of sbeaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy seat.

s v.31. ch. 37.7,17,22.
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And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even 4of the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.

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And the tcherubims shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; utoward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubims be.

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And thou shalt put the vmercy seat above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the wtestimony that I shall give thee.

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And xthere I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.

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¶Thou yshalt also make a table of *shittim wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof.

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And thou shalt overlay it with zpure gold, and make thereto a 5crown of gold round about.

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And thou shalt make unto it a aborder of an hand breadth round about, and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about.

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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.

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Over against the border shall the rings be for bplaces of the *staves to cbear the table.

b ch. 26.29.
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And thou shalt dmake the *staves of *shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them.

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And ethou shalt make the dishes thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and bowls thereof, 6to cover *withal: of fpure gold shalt thou make them.

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And thou shalt set upon the table gshewbread before me alway.

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¶And hthou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same.

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And isix branches shall come out of the sides of it; three branches of the candlestick out of the one side, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other side:

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Three bowls made like unto almonds, with a *knop and a flower in one branch; and three bowls made like almonds in the other branch, with a knop and a flower: so in the six branches that come out of the candlestick.

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And in the candlestick shall be four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and their flowers.

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And there shall be a *knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, according to the six branches that proceed out of the candlestick.

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Their knops and their branches shall be of the same: all it shall be one beaten work of pure gold.

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And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall 7light the lamps thereof, that they may give light jover against 8it.

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And kthe tongs thereof, and the *snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold.

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Of a talent of pure gold shall he make it, with all these vessels.

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And llook that thou make them after their pattern, 9which was shewed thee in the mount.