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Moses builds an altar. CHAP. XXIV, XXV. Offering for the tabernacle. Come desolate, and the beast of the field have written; that thou mayest teach them. multiply against thee.

13 And Moses rose up, and his minis. 30 By little and little I will drive ter Joshua : and Moses went up into the them out froin before thee, until thou be mount of God. increased, and inherit the land.

14 9 And he said unto the elders, Tar: 31. And I will set thy bounds from the ry ye here for us, until we come again unRed sea even unto the sea of the Philis- to you : and behold, Aaron and Hur are tines, and from the desert unto the river : with you ; if any man have any matters for I will deliver the inhabitants of the to do, let him come unto them. land into your hand; and thou shalt drive 15 | And Moses went up into the them out before thee.

mount, and a cloud covered the mount. 32 Thou shalt make no covenant with 16 And the glory of the LORD abode them, nor with their gods.

upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered 33 They shall not dwell in thy land, lit six days: and the seventh day he called Jest they make thee sin against me: sor if unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud. thou serve their gods, it will surely be a 17 And the sight of the glory of the snare unto thee.

LORD was like devouring fire on the top of CHAP. XXIV.

the mount in the eyes of the children of to the LORD, thou, and Aaron, Na

. : Israel,

18 And Moses went into the midst of dab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: of Israel; and worship ye afar off. and Moses was in the mount forty days

2 And Moses alone shall come near the and forty nights. LORD: but they shall not come nigh ;

CHAP. XXV. neither shall the people go up with him. ND the LORD spake unto Moses, say.

3 | And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, judgments: and all the people answered that they bring me an offering : of every with one voice, and said, All the words man that giveth it willingly with his heart which the LORD hath said will we do. ye shall take my offering.

4 | And Moses wrote all the words of 3 And this is the offering which ye shall the LORD, and rose up early in the morn- take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, ing, and builded an altar under the hill, 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twelve pillars according to the twelve and fine linen, and goats' hair, tribes of Israel.

5 And rams skins died red, and badg5 And he sent young men of the chil- ers' skins, and shittim wood, dren of Israel, which offered burnt-offer 6.Oil for the light, spices for anointing ings, and sacrificed peace-offerings of oxen oil, and for sweet incense, unto the LORD.

ģ Onyx-stones, and stones to be set in 6 | And Moses took half of the blood, the ephod, and in the breast-plate. and put it in basons; and half of the blood 8 And let them make me a sanctuary ; he sprinkled on the altar.

that I may dwell among them. 7 And he took the book of the cove 9 According to all that I shew thee, nant, and read in the audience of the peo- after the pattern of the tabernacle, and ple: and they said, All that the LORD the pattern of all the instruments thereof, hath said will we do, and be obedient. even so shall ye make it.

8 And Moses took the blood, and sprink 10 | And they shall make an ark of led it on the people, and said, Behold the shittim-wood: two cubits and a half shail

blood of the covenant, which the LORD be the length thereof, and a cubit and a · bath made with you concerning all these half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and words.

a half the height thereof. 9 Then went up Moses, and Aaron, 11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the el- gold, within and without shalt thou over: ders of Israel:

lay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of 10 And they saw the God or Israel : gold round about. and there was under his feet as it were a 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold paved work of a sapphire-stone, and as it for it, and put them in the four corners were the body of heaven in his clearness. thereof; and two rings shall be in the one

11 And upon the nobles of the chil- side of it, and two rings in the other side dren of Israel he laid not his hand : also of it. they saw God, and did eat and drink. 13 And thou shalt make staves of shittim

12 And the LORD said unto Moses, wood, and overlay them with gold. Come up to me into the mount, and be 14 And thou shalt put the staves into there: and I will give thee tables of stone, the rings by the sides of the ark, tbat and a law, and commandments which I the ark may be borne with them.

The form of the mercy-seat :

EXODUS. The candlestickthe curtais. 15 The staves shall be in the rings of dlestick out of the one side, and three the ark: they shall not be taken from it. branches of the candlestick out of the

16 And thou shalt put into the ark the other side : testimony which I shall give thee.

33 Three bowls made like unto al. 17 TAnd thou shalt make a mercy-seat monds, with a knop and a flower in one of pure gold: two cubits and half shall branch; and three bowls made like al-. be the length thereof, and a cubit and a monds in the other branch, with a knop half the breadth thereof.

and a flower: so in the six branches that 18 And thou shalt make two cherubims come out of the candlestick. of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make 34 And in the candlestick shall be four them, in the two ends of the mercy-seat. bowls made like unto almonds, with their

19 And make one cherub on the one end, knops and their flowers. and the other cherub on the other end : 35 And there shall be a knop under two even of the mercy-seat shall ye make the branches of the same, and a knop under cherubims on the two ends thereof. two branches of the same, and a knop un

20 And the cherubims shall stretch forth der two branches of the same, according their wings on high, covering the mercy; to the six branches that proceed out of the seat with their wings, and their faces shall candlestick. look one to another ; toward the mercy 36 Their knops and their branches seat shall the faces of the cherubims be. shall be of the same: all of it shall be one

21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat beaten work of pure gold. above upon the ark ; and in the ark thou 37 And thou shalt make the seven lamps shalt put the testimony that I shall give thereof: and they shall light the lamps thee.

thereof, that they may give light over 22 And there I will meet with thee, against it. and I will commune with thee from above

38 And the tongs thereof, and the snuffthe mercy-seat, from between the two dishes thereof, shall be of pure gold. cherubims which are upon the ark of the 39 Of a talent of pure gold shall be testimony, of all things which I will give make it, with all these vessels. thee in commandment unto the children of 40 And look that thou make them after Israel

their pattern, which was shewed thee in 23 T Thou shalt also make a table of the mount. şhittim-wood: two cubits shall be the

CHAP. XXVI. length thereof, and a cubit the breadth OREOVER, thou shalt make the tathereof.

twined linen, and blue, and purple, and 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work gold, and make thereto a crown of gold shalt thou make them. round about.

2 The length of one curtain shall be 25 And thou shalt make unto it a bor- eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth der of a hand-breadth round about, and of one curtain four cubits : and every one thou shalt make a golden crown to the of the curtains shall have one measure. border thereof round about.

3 The five curtains shall be coupled 26 And thou shalt make for it four rings together one to another; and other five of gold, and put the rings in the four cor- curtains shall be coupled one to another. ners that are on the four feet thereof.

4 And thou shalt" make loops of blue 27 Over against the border shall the upon the edge of the one curtain from the rings be for places of the staves to bear selvedge in the coupling; and likewise the table.

shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of 28 And thou shalt make the staves of another curtain, in the coupling of the seshittim-wood, and overlay them with gold, cond. that the table may be borne with them. 5 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the

29 And thou shalt make the dishes one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers make in the edge of the curtain that is in thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover with the coupling of the second; that the loops al: of pure gold shalt thou make them. may take hold one of another.

30 And thou shalt set upon the table 6 And thou shalt make fifty taches of shew-bread before me alway.

gold, and couple the curtains together 31 | And thou shalt make a candle-with the taches : and it shall be one tastick of pure gold: of beaten work shall bernacle. the candlestick he made : bis shaft, and 7 | And thou shalt make curtains of his branches, bis bowls, his knops, and goats' hair to be a covering upon the tahis flowers, shall be of the same. bernacle: eleven curtains shalt ihou make.

32 And six branches shall come out of 8 Tbe length of one curtain shall be thire the sides of it; ttute branches of the can- ty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain

cover it.

The boards of the tabernacle. CHAP. XXVII. The aliar of burnt-offering. four cubits: and the eleven curtains shall 27 And five bars for the boards of the be all of one measure.

other side of the tabernacle, and five bars 9 And thou shalt couple five curtains for the boards of the side of the tabernacle, by themselves, and six curtains by them- for the two sides westward. selves, and shalt double the sixth curtain 28 And the middle bar in the midst of in the fore-front of the tabernacle. the boards shall reach from end to end.

10 And thou shalt make fifty loops on 29 And thou shalt overlay the Loards the edge of the one curtain that is outmost with gold, and make their rings of gold in the coupling, and fifty loops in the edge for places for the bars : and thou shalt of the curtain which coupleth the second. suverlay the bars with gold.

11 And thou shalt make fifty taches of 30 And thou shalt rear up the tabernabrass, and put the taches into the loops, and cle according to the fashion thereof which couplc the tent together, that it may be one. was shewed thee in the mount.

12 And the remnant that remaineth of 31 T And thou shalt make a vail of blue, the curtains of the tent, the half curtain and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined that remaineth, shall hang over the back- linen of cunning work: with cherubims side of the tabernacle.

shall it be made. 13 And a cubit on the one side, and a 32 And thou shalt hang it upon four pilcubit on the other side of that which re- lars of shittim-wood overlaid with gold : maineth in the length of the curtains of the their hooks shall be of gold upon the four tent, it shall hang over the sides of the ta- sockets of silver. bernacle on this side and on that side, to 33 And thou shalt hang up the vail un

der the taches, that thou mayest bring in 14 | And thou shalt make a covering thither within the vail the ark of the tesfor the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and timony: and the vail shall divide unto a covering above of badgers' skins. you between the holy place and the most

15 T And thou shalt make boards for holy. me tabernacle of shittim-wood standing up. 34 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat

16 Ten cubits shall be the length of a upon the ark of the testimony in the most board, and a cubit and a half shall be the holy placc. breadth of one board.

35 And thou shalt set the table without 17 Two tenons shall there be in one the vail, and the candlestick over against board, set in order one against another: the table on the side of the tabernacle tothus shalt thou make for all the boards of ward the south : and thou shalt put the tathe tabernacle.

ble on the north side. 18 And thou shalt make the boards for 36 | And thou shalt make a hanging the tabernacle, twenty boards on the south for the door of the tent, of blue, and purs side southward.

ple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, 19 And thou shalt make forty sockets wrought with needle-work. of silver under the twenty boards : two 37 And thou shalt make for the hanging sockets under one board for his two tenons, five pillars of shittim - wood, and overlay and two sockets under another board for them with gold, and their hooks shall be his two tenons.

of gold : and thou shalt cast five sockets 20 And for the second side of the taber- of brass for them. nacle on the north side there shall be twen

CHAP. XXVII. ty boards,

ND thou shalt make an altar of shittim two sockets under one board, and two broad; the altar shall be four-square : and sockets under another board.

the height thereof shall be three cubits. 22 And for the sides of the tabernacle 2 And thou shalt make the horns of it upwestward thou shalt make six boards.

on the four corners thereof: his horns shall 23 And two boards shalt thou make for be of the same: and thou shalt overlay it the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides. with brass.

24 And they shall be coupled together 3 And thou shalt make his pans to receive þeneath, and they shall be coupled toge- his ashes, and his shovels, and his basons, ther above the head of it unto one ring: and his flesh-hooks, and his fire-pans : all thus shall it be for them both; they shall the vessels thereof thou shalt make of brass. be for the two corners.

4 And thou shalt make for it a grate of 25 And they shall be eight boards, and net-work of brass; and upon the net shalt their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; thou make four brazen rings in the four two sockets under one board, and two corners thereof. sockets under another board.

5 And thou shalt put it under the com26 And thou shalt make bars of shittim pass of the altar beneath, that the net wood; five for the boards of the one side may be even to the midst of the altar. of the tabernacle,

6 And thou shalt make staves for the

The court of the tabernacle. EXODUS. Breast-plate and other garments. altar, staves of shitum-wood, and overlay Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and them with brass.

Ithamar, Aaron's sons. 7 And the staves shall be put into the 2 1 And thou shalt make holy garments rings, and the staves shall be upon the two for Aaron thy brother, for glory and for sides of the altar, to bear it.

beauty. 8 Hollow with boards shalt thou make 3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are it': as it was shewed thee in the mount, so wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the shall they make it.

spirit of wisdom, that they may make 9 And thou shalt make the court of Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he the tabernacle: for the south side south- may minister unto me in the priest's office. ward there shall be hangings for the court À And these are the garments which of fine twined linen of a hundred cubits they shall make; a breast-plate, and an song for one side :

ephod, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a 10 And the twenty •pillars thereof and mitre, and a girdle: and they shall make their twenty sockets shall be of brass: the holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and hooks of the pillars and their fillets shall his sons, that he may minister unto me in be of silver.

the priest's office. 11 And likewise for the north side in 5 And they shall take gold, and blue, length there shall be hangings of a hun- and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen. dred cubits long, and his twenty pillars 6 | And they shall make the ephod of and their twenty sockets of brass : the gold, of blue, and of purple, of scarlet, and hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver. fine twined linen, with cunning work.

12 And for the breadth of the court on 7 It shall have the two shoulder-pieces the west side shall be hangings of fifty cu- thereof joined at the two edges thereof; bits: their pillarsten, and their sockets ten. and so it shall be joined together.

13 And the breadth of the court on the 8 And the curious girdle of the ephod, east side oastward shall be fifty cubits. which is upon it, shall be of the same, ac

14 The hangings of one side of the gate cording to the work thereof; even of gold, shall be fifteen cubits: iheir pillars three, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine and their sockets three.

twined linen. 15 And on the other side shall be hang 9 And thou shalt take two onyx-stones, ings, fifteen cubits: their pillars three, and and grave on them the names of the chiltheir sockets three.

dren of Israel : 16 And for the gate of the court shall be 10 Six of their names on one stone, and a hanging of twenty cubits, of blue, and the other six names of the rest on the other purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, stone, according to their birth. wrought with needle-work : and their pil 11 'With the work of an engraver in lars shall be four, and their sockets four. stone, like the engravings of a signet, shalt

17 All the pillars round about the court thou engrave the two stones with the names shall be filleted with silver: their hooks of the children of Israel : thou shalt make shall be of silver, and their sockets of brass. them to be set in ouches of gold.

18 The length of the court sholl be a 12 And thou shalt put the two stones hundred cubits, and the breadth fifty every upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones where, and the height five cubits of fine of memorial unto the children of Israel : twined linen, and their sockets of brass. and Aaron shall bear their names before

19 All the vessels of the tabernacle in the LORD upon bis two shoulders for a meall the service thereof, and all the pins morial. thereof, and all the pins of the court, shall 13 And thou shalt make ouches of gold; be of brass.

14 And two chains of pure gold at the 20 I And thou shalt command the chil- ends ; of wreathen work shalt thou make dren of Israel, that they bring thee pure them, and fasten the wreathen chains to oil-olive beaten for the light, to cause the the ouches. lamp to burn always.

15 | And thou shalt make the breast21 In the tabernacle of the congrega- plate of judgment with cunning work; tion without the vail, which is before the after the work of the ephod thou shalt testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, * from evening, to morning before the and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen LORD: It shall be a statute for ever unto shalt thou make it. their generations on the behalf of the chil 16 Four-square it shall be, being doudren of Israel.

bled; a span shall be the length thereof, CHAP. XXVIII.

and a span shall be the breadth thereof. ND take thou unto thee Aaron thy 17 And thou shalt set in it settings of among the children of Israel, that be may row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a cara minister unto me in the priest's office, even) buncle : this shall be the first row.

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The Urim and Thummim. CHAP. xxix.

Garments jur the priests. 18 And the second row shall be an eme-lhem thereof; and bells of gold between rald, a sapphire, and a diamond. them round about:

19 And the third row a ligure, an agate, 34 A golden bell and a pomegranate, a and an amethyst.

golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the 20 And the fourth row a beryl, and an hem of the robe round about. onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in 35 And it shall be upon Aaron, to migold in their enclosings.

nister: and his sound shall be heard when 21 And the stones shall be with the he goeth in unto the holy place before the names of the children of Israel, twelve, LORD, and when he cometh out, that he according to their names, like the engrav- die ņot. ings of a signet; every one with his name 36 | And thou shalt make a plate of shall they be according to the twelve tribes. pure gold, and grave upon it like the en

22 And thou shalt make upon the breast-gravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO plate chains at the ends of wreathen work |THE LORD. of pure gold.

37 And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, 23 And thou shalt make upon the breast- that it may be upon the mitre ; upon the plate two rings of gold, and shalt put the fore-front of the mitre it shall be. two rings on the two ends of the breast 38 And it shall be upon Aaron's foreplate.

head, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of 24 And thou shalt put the two wreathen the holy things, which the children of Ischains of gold in the two rings which are rael shall hallow in all their holy gifts ; on the ends of the breast-plate.

and it shall be always upon his forehead, 25 And the other two ends of the two that they may be accepted before the wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the LORD. two ouches, and put them on the shoulder 39 And thou shalt embroider the coat of pieces of the ephod before it.

fine linen, and thou shalt make the mitre 26 And thou shalt make two rings of of fine linen, and thou shalt make the girgold, and thou shalt put them upon the two dle of needle-work. ends of the breast-plate in the border 40 | And for Aaron's sons thou shalt thereof, which is in the side of the ephod make coats, and thou shalt make for them inward.

girdles, and bonnets shalt thou make for 27 And two other rings of gold thou them, for glory and for beauty. shalt make, and shalt put them on the two 41 And thou shalt put them upon Aaron sides of the ephod underneath, toward thy brother, and his sons with him; and the sore-part thereof, over against the other shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, coupling thereof, above the curious girdle and sanctify them, that they may minister of the ephod.

unto me in the priest's office. 28 And they shall bind the breast-plate 42 And thou shalt make them linen by the rings thereof unto the rings of the breeches to cover their nakedness: from ephod with a lace of blue, that it may be the loins even unto the thighs they shall above the curious girdle of the ephod, and reach: that the breast-plate be not loosed from 43 And they shall be upon Aaron, and the ephod.

upon his sons, when they come in unto the 29 And Aaron shall bear the names of tabernacle of the congregation, or when the children of Israel in the breast-plate of they come near unto the altar to minister judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in the holy place; that they bear not iniin unto the holy place, for a memorial be- quity and die. It shall be a statute for fore the LORD continually,

ever unto him, and his seed after him. 30 | And thou shalt put in the breast

CHAP. XXIX. plate of judgment the Urim and the Thum: A Muntil them te hallow

them, to minismim; and they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth in before the LORD: ter unto me in the priest's office: Take and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the one young bullock, and two rams without children of Israel upon his heart before the blemish, LORD continually.

2 And unleavened bread, and cakes un31 | And thou shalt make the robe of leavened tempered with oil, and wafers the ephod all of blue.

unleavened anointed with oil: of wheaten 32 And there shall be a hole in the top flour shalt thou make them. of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a 3 And thou shalt put them into one binding of woven work round about the basket, and bring them in the basket, with hole of it, as it were the hole of a haber- the bullock and the two rams. geon, that it be not rent,

4 And Aaron and his sons thou shalt 33 And beneath, upon the hem of it thou bring unto the door of the tabernacle of shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of the congregation, and shalt wash them purple, and of scarlet, round about thel with water.

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