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The curtains and boards


of the tabernacle. CHAP. XXVI.

tabernacle, twenty boards on the south side 1 The ten curtains of the tabernacle. 7 The southward.

eleven curtains of goats' hair. 14 The cover- 19 And thou shalt make forty sockets of siling of rams' skins. 15 The boards of the taver under the twenty boards: two sockets bernacle, with their sockets and bars. 31 The under one board for his two tenons, and two vail for the ark. 36 The hanging for the door. sockets under another board for his two

OREOVER, thou shalt make the taber-tenons.

nacle with ten curtains of fine twined 20 And for the second side of the tabernalinen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet : cle on the north sidle there shall be twenty with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou boards. make them.

21. And their forty sockets of silver; two 1 2 The length of one curtain shall be eight sockets under one board, and two sockets and twenty cubits, and the breadth of one under another board. curtain four cubits: and every one of the 22 And for the sides of the tabernacle westcurtains shall have one measure.

ward thou shalt make six boards. 3 The five curtains shall be coupled toge- 23 And two boards shalt thou make for the ther one to another; and other five curtains corners of the tabernacle in the two sides. shall be coupled one to another.

24 And they shall be coupled together be4 And thou shalt make loops of blue upon neath, and they shall be coupled together the edge of the one curtain from the selvedge above the head of it into one ring: thus in the coupling; and likewise shalt thou shall it be for them both; they shall be for make in the uttermost edge of another cur- the two corners. tain, in the coupling of the second.

25 And they shall be eight boards, and their 5 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one cur- sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; two socktain, and fitty loops shalt thou make in the ets under one board, and two sockets under edge of the curtain that is in the coupling of another board. the second; that the loops may take hold one 26 And thou shalt make bars of shittim. of another.

wood; five for the boards of the one side of 6 And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold, the tabernacle, and couple the curtains together with the 27 And five bars for the boards of the other taches: and it shall be one tabernacle. side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the 7 And thou shalt make curtains of goats' boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the hair to be a covering upon the tabernacle: two sides westward. eleven curtains shalt thou make.

28 And the middle bar in the midst of the 8 The length of one curtain shall be thirty boards shall reach from end to end. cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four 29 And thou shalt overlay the boards with cubits: and the eleven curtains shall be all goll, and make their rings of gold for places cf one measure.

for the bars: and thou shalt overlay the 9 And thou shalt couple five curtains by bars with gold. themselves, and six curtains by themselves, 30 And thou shalt rear up the tabernacle and shalt double the sixth curtain in the according to the fashion thereof which was fore-front of the tabernacle.

shewed thee in the mount. 10 And thou shalt make fifty loops on the 31 | And thou shalt make a vail of blue, edge of the one curtain that is outmost in and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen the coupling, and fifty loops in the edge of of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be the curtain which coupleth the second. made.

11 And thou shalt make fifty taches of brass, 32 And thou shalt hang it upon four pillars and put the taches into the loops, and couple of shittim-wood overlaid with gold:' their the tent together, that it may be one. hooks shall be of gold upon the four sockets

12 And the remnant that remaineth of the of silver. curtains of the tent, the half curtain that re- 33 And thou shalt hang up the vail under inaineth, shall hang over the backside of the the taches, that thou mayest bring in thither tabernacle.

within the vail the ark of the testimony: and 13 And a cubit on the one side, and a cubit the vail shall divide unto you between the on the other side of that which remaineth in holy place and the most holy. the length of the curtains of the tent, it shall 31 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat upon hang over the sides of the tabernacle on this the ark of the testimony in the most holy side and on that side, to cover it.

place. 14 | And thou shalt make a covering for 35 And thou shalt set the table without the the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a co-vail, and the candlestick over against the vering above of badgers' skins.

table on the side of the tabernacle toward 15 | And thou shalt make boards for the the south: and thou shalt put the table on tabernacle of shittim-wood standing up. the north side.

16 Ten cubits shall be the length of a board, 36 9 And thou shalt make a hanging for and a cubit and a half shall be the breadth of the door of the tent, of blue, and purple, and one board.

scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with 17 Two tenons shall there be in one board, needle-work. set in order one against another: thus shali 37 And thou shalt make for the hanging thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle. five pillars of shittim-wood, and overlay them 18 And thou shalt make the boards for the with gold, and their hooks shall be of goid:

The court of the tabernacle. CHAP. XXVII, XXVIII.

The holy garments. and thou shalt cast five sockets of brass for 19 All the vessels of the tabernacle in all them.

the service thereof, and all the pins thereof, CHAP. XXVII.

and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass. 1 The altar of burnt-offering, with the vessels

20 | And thou shalt command the children thereof. 9 The court of the tabernacle inclosed of Israel, that they bring thee pure oil-olive with hangings and pillars. 18 The measure beaten for the light, to cause the lamp to of the court. 20 The oil for the lamp. burn always. A

wood, five cubits long, and five cubits without the vail, which is before the testibroad; the altar shall be four-square: and mony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from the lieight thereof shall be three cubits. evening to morning before the Lord: 16

2 And thou shalt make the horns of it upon shall be a statute for ever unto their genera. the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of tions on the behalf of the children of Israel. the same: and thou shalt overlay it with brass.

CHAP. XXVIII. 3 And thou shalt make his pans to receive 1 Aaron and his sons are set apart for the his ashes, and his shovels, and his basons, priest's office. 2 Holy garments are appoint, and his flesh-hooks, and his fire-pans: all

ed. 6 The ephod. 15 The breast-plate, with the vessels thereof thou shalt make of brass.

twelve precious stones. 30 The Urim and 4 And thou shalt make for it a grate of net

Thumınim. 31 The robe of the ephod, with

pomegranates and bells. 36 The plate of the work of brass; and upon the net shalt thou mitre. 39 The embroidered coat. 40 The garmake four brazen rings in the four corners ments for Aaron's sons. thereof.

ND take thou unto thee Aaron thy bro5 And thou shalt put it under the compass ther, and his sons with him, from among of the altar beneath, that the net may be the children of Israel, that lie may minister even to the midst of the altar.

unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, 6 And thou shalt make staves for the altar, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, staves of shittim-wood, and overlay them Aaron's sons. with brass.

2 And thou shalt make holy garments for 7 And the staves shall be put into the rings, Aaron thy brother, for glory and for beauty. and the staves shall be upon the two sides of 3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are the altar, to bear it.

wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the 8 Hollow with boards shalt thou make it : spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's as it was shewed thee in the mount, so shall garments to consecrate him, that he may they make it.

minister unto me in the priest's office. 9 And thou shalt make the court of the 4 And these are the garments which they tabernacle: for the south side southward shall make; a breast-plate, and an ephod, there shall be hangings for the court of fine and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, twined linen of a hundred cubits long for and a girdle: and they shall make holy garone side:

ments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, 10 And the twenty pillars thereof and their that he may minister unto me in the priest's twenty sockets shall be of brass: the hooks office. of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver. 5 And they shall take gold, and blue, and

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

7 It shall have the two shoulder-pieces 12 And for the breadth of the court on the thereof joined at the two edges thereof; and west side shall be hangings of fisty cubits: so it shall be joined together. their pillars ten, and their sockets ten. 8 And the curious girdle of the ephod,

13 And the breadth of the court on the east which is upon it, shall be of the same, acside eastward shall be fifty cubits.

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

9 And thou shalt take two onyx-stones, and 15 And on the other side shall be hangings, grave on them the names of the children of ifteen cubits : thcir pillars three, and their Israel : sockets three.

10 Six of their names on one stone, and the 16 And for the gate of the court shall be a other six names of the rest on the other anging of twenty cubits, of blue, and purple, stone, according to their birth. nd scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought

11 With the work of an engraver in stone, vith needle-work: and their pillars shall be like the engravings of a signet, shalt thou bur, and their sockets four.

engrave the two stones with the names of the 17 All the pillars round about the court children of Israel: thou shalt make them to hall be filleted with silver: their hooks shall be set in ouches of gold. -e of silver, and their sockets of brass. 12 And thou shalt put the two stones upon 18 | The length of the court shall be a the shoulders of the ephod for stones of me-undred cubits, and the breadth fifty every morial unto the children of Israel: and Aaron vhere, and the height five cubits of fine shall bear their names before the LORD upon wined linen, and their sockets of brass. his two shoulders for a menoriah


The breast-plate.


Garments for ihe priesls. 13 And thou shalt make ouches of gold; it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a bind14 And two chains of pure gold at the ends; ing of woven work round about the hole of of wreathen work shalt thou make thein, and it

, as it were the hole of a habergeon, that it fasten the wreathen chains to the ouches. be not rent.

15 And thou shalt make the breasi-plate 33 And beneath, upon the lem of it thou of judgment with cunning work; after the shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of purple, and of scarlet, round about the hein gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlei, thereof; and bells of gold between then and of fine twined linen shalt thou make it. round about:

16 Four-square it shall be, being doubled; 31. A golden bell and a pomegranate, a a span shall be the length thereof, and a golden bell ani a pomegranate, upon the span shall be the breadth thereof.

hem of the robe round about. 17 And thou shalt set in ii settings of stones, 35 and it shall be upon Aaron, to minister: eren four rows of stones; the first row shall and his sound shall be heard when he goeth be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this in unto the holy place before the Lord, and shall be the first row.

when he cometh out, that he die not. 13 And the second row shall be an emerald, 36 | And thou shalt make a plate of pure a sapphire, and a diamond.

gold, ani grave upon it like the engravings 19 And the third row a ligure, an agate, and of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD. an amethyst.

37 And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, that 20 And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, ii may be upon the mive; upon the fore-front and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in of the mitre it shall be. their enclosings.

33 And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, 2 And the stones shall be with the names that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy of the children of Israel, twelve, according things, which the children of Israel shall to their names, like the engravings of a sig- hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall be net; every one with his name shall they be always upon his forehead, that they may be according to the twelve tribes.

accepted before the Lord. 22 And thou shalt make upon the breast- 39 And thou shalt embroider the coat of fine plaie chains at the ends of wreathen work linen, and thou shalt make the mitre of fine of pure gold.

linen, and thou shalt make the girdle of 23 And thou shalt make upon the breast- needle-work. plate two rings of gold, and shalt put the two 40 s And for Aaron's sons thou shalt make rings on the two ends of the breast-plate. coats, and thou shalt make for them girdles,

21 And thou shalt put the two wreathen and bommets shalt thou make for them, for chains of gold in the two rings which are on glory and for beauty. the ends of the breast-plate.

41 And thou shalt put them upon Aaron thy 25 And the other two ends of the two brother, and liis sons with him: and shalt wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the two avoint them, and consecrate them, and sanc. ouches, and put them on the shoulder-pieces tity them, that they may minister unto me in of the ephod before it.

the priest's office. 26 And thou shalt make two rings of gold,

42 And thou shalt make them linen breccles and thou shalt put them upon the two ends to cover their nakedness: from the loins of the breast-plate in the border thereof, even unto tlie thighs they shall reach : which is in the side of the ephod inward. 43 And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon

27 And two other rings of gold thou shalt his sons, when they come in into the tabermake, and shalt put them on the two sides of nacle of the congregation, or when they come the ephod underneath, toward the fore-part near into the altar to minister in the holy thereof, over against the other coupling place; that they bear not iniquity and die. thereof, above the curiousgirdle of the ephod. it shall be a statute for ever unto him, and 23 And they shall bind the breast-plate by his seed after him. the rings thereot into the rings of the ephod

CHAP. XXIX. with a lace of blue, that it may be above the 1 The sacrifice and ceremonies of consecrating curious girdle of the eplod, and that the the priests. 38 The continual burnt-offering. breast-plate be not loosed from the ephod. 45 God's promise to dwell among the children 29 And Aaron shall bear the names of the

of Israel. children of Israel in the breast-plate of judg- ND this is the thing that thou shalt do ment upon his heart, when he goeth in unto unto them to hallow them, to minister the holy place, for a memorial before the unto me in the priest's office: Take one LORD continually:

young bullock, and two rams without blemish, 30 | And thou shalt put in the breast-plate 2 And unleavened bread, and cakes unleaof judgment the Urim and the Thummim; vened tempered with oil, and wafers unleaand they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when vened anointed with oil: of wheaten four he goeth in before the Lord: and Aaron shalt thou make them. shall bear the judgment of the children of 3 And thou shalt put them into one basket, Israel upon his heart before the LORD con- and bring them in the basket, with the bultinually.

lock and the two rams. 31 T And thou shalt make the robe of the 4 And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring ephod all of blue.

unto the door of the tabernacle of the congre. 32 And there shall be a hole in the top of|gation, and shalt wash them with water.

upon them.

The sacrifice and ceremonies CHAP. XXIX. of consecrating the priests, 5 And thou shalt take the garments, and them, and the right shoulder: for it is a ram put upon Aaron the coat, and the robe of the of consecration: ephod, and the ephod, and the breast-plate, 23 And one loaf of bread, and one cake of and gird him with the curious girdle of the oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket ephod:

of the unleavened bread, that is before the 6 And thou shalt put the mitre upon his LORD. head, and put the holy crown upon the mitre. 24 And thou shalt put all in the hands of

7 Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and Aaron, and in the hands of his sons; and pour it upon his head, and anoint him. shalt wave them for a wave-offering before 8 And thou shalt bring his sons,and put coats the Lord.

25 And thou shalt receive them of their 9 And thou shalt gird them with girdles hands, and burn them upon the altar for a (Aaron and his sons) and put the bonnets on burnt-offering, for a sweet savour before the them; and the priest's office shall be theirs LORD: it is an offering made by fire unto the for a perpetual statute: and thou shalt con- LORD. secrate Aaron and his sons.

26 And thou shalt take the breast of the 10 Ånd thou shalt cause a bullock to be ram of Aaron's consecration, and wave it for brought before the tabernacle of the congre- a wave-offering before the LORD: and it gation; and Aaron and his sons shall put shall be thy part. their hands upon the head of the bullock. 27 And thou shalt sanctify the breast of the 11 And thou shalt kill the bullock before wave-offering, and the shoulder of the heavethe LORD, by the door of the tabernacle of offering, which is waved and which is heaved the congregation.

up, of the ram of the consecration, eren of 12 And thou shalt take of the blood of the that which is for Aaron, and of that which bullock, and put it upon the horns of the is for his sons : altar with thy finger, and pour all the blood 28 And it shall be Aaron's and his sons' hy beside the bottom of the altar.

a statute for ever, from the children of Israel: 13 And thou shalt take all the fat that co- for it is a heave-offering and it shall be a vereth the inwards, and the caul that is above | heave-offering from the children of Israel of the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat the sacrifice of their peace-offerings, even that is upon them, and burn them upon the their heave-offering unto the LORD. altar.

29 And the holy garments of Aaron shall be 14 But the flesh of the bullock, and his skin, his sons' after him, to be anointed therein, and his dung shalt thou burn with fire with- and to be consecrated in them. out the camp: it is a sin-offering.

30 And that son that is priest in his stead 15 Thou shalt also take one ram; and Aaron shall put them on seven days, when he cometh and his sons shall put their hands upon the into the tabernacle of tlie congregation to head of the ram.

minister in the holy place. 16 And thou shalt slay the ram, and thou

31 And thou shalt take the ram of the conshalt take his blood, and sprinkle it round secration, and seethe his flesh in the holy about upon the altar.

place. 17 And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces, 32 And Aaron and his sons shall eat tlie and wash the inwards of him, and his legs, Alesh of the ram, and the bread that is in the and put them unto his pieces, and unto his basket, by the door of the tabernacle of the head.

congregation. 18 And thou shalt burn the whole ram upon 33 And they shall eat those things wherethe altar : it is a burnt-offering into the with the atonement was made, to consecrate LORD: it is a sweet savour, an offering made and to sanctify them: but a stranger shall not by fire unto the LORD.

eat thereof, because they are holy. 19 And thou shalt take the other ram; and 34 And if aught of the flesh of the consecraAaron and his sons shall put their hands upon tions, or of the bread, remain unto the mornthe head of the ram.

ing, then thou shalt burn the remainder with 28 Then shalt thou kill the ram, and take of fire: it shall not be eaten, because it is holy, his blood, and put it upon the tip of the right 35 And thus shalt thou do unto Aaron, and ear of Aaron, and upon the tip of the right to his sons, according to all things which I ear of his sons, and upon the thumb of their have commanded thee: seven days shalt thou right hand, and upon the great toe of their consecrate them. right foot, and sprinkle the blood upon the 36 And thou shalt offer every day a bullock altar round about.

for a sin-offering for atonement; and thou 21 And thou shalt take of the blood that is shalt cleanse the altar, when thou hast made upon the altar, and of the anointing oil, and an atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it, sprinkle it upon Aaron, and upon his gar- to sanctify it. ments, and upon


the 37 Seven days thou shalt make an atonements of his sons with him: and he shall be ment for the altar, and sanctify it; and it hallowed, and his garments, and his sons, shall be an altar most holy: whatsoever and his sons' garments with him.

toucheth the altar shall be loly. 22 Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat 38 9 Now this is that which thou shalt offer and the rump, and the fat that covereth the upon the altar; two lambs of the first year inwards, and the caul above the liver, and day by day continually. the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon

39 The one lamb thou shalt offer in the


his sons,


The continual burnt-offering. EXODUS.

The brazen later morning; and the other lamb thou shalt of- it throughout your generations: it is most fer at even:

holy unto the Lord. 40 And with the one lamb a tenth-deal of 11 q And the LORD spake unto Moses, flour mingled with the fourth part of a hin of saying, beaten oil: and the fourth part of a lin of 12 When thou takest the sum of the chil. wine for a drink-offering.

dren of Israel after their number, then shall 41 And the other lamb thou shalt offer at they give every man a raisoin for his soul even, and shall do thereto according to the unto the LORD, when thou numberest them: meat-offering of the inorning, and according that there be no plague among them when to the drink-offering thereof, for a sweet sa- thou numberest them. vour, an offering made by fire unto the Lord. 13 This they shall give, every one that Pass.

42 This shall be a continual burnt-offering, eth among them that are mumbered, hall a throughout your generations at the door of shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary: the tabernacle of the congregation before (a shekel is twenty gerals:) a half shekel the Lord: where I will meet you to speak shall be the offering of the Lord. there unto thee.

14 Every one that passeth among then that 43 And there I will meet with the children are numbered, from twenty years old and of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be sancti-above, shall give an offering unto the Lord. fied by my glory.

15 The rich shall not give more, and the 41 And I will sanctify the tabernacle of the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, congregation, and the altar: I will sanctity when they give an offering unto the LORD tó also both Aaron and his sons, to minister to make an atonement for your souls. me in the priest's office.

16 And thou shalt take the atonement-mo45 And I will dwell among the children ney of the children of Israel, and shalt apof Israel, and will be their God.

point it for the service of the tabernacle of 46 And they shall know that I am the Lord the congregation; that it may be a memotheir God, that brought them forth out of the rial unto the children of Israel before the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: Lord, to make an atonement for your I am the Lord their God.

souls. CHAP. XXX.

17 | And the Lord spake unto Moses, I The altar of incense. 11 The ransom of souls. saying, 17 The brazen luver. 22 The holy anointing

18 Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, oil. 34 The composition of the perfume. and his foot also of brass, to wash withal :

ND thou shalt make an altar to burn and thou shalt put it between the tabernacle

incense upon : of shittim-wood shalt of the congregation and the altar, and thou thou make it.

shalt put water therein. 2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a 19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their cubit the breadth thereot; four-square shall hands and their feet thereat: it be; and two cubits shall be the height 20 When they go into the tabernacle of the thereof: the horns thereof shall be of the congregation, they shall wash with water,

that they die not: or when they come near 3 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, to the altar to minister, to burn offering made the top thereof, and the sides thereof round by fire unto the Lord : about, and the horns thereof; and thou shalt 2. So they shall wash their hands und their make unto it a crown of gold round about. feet, that they die not: and it shall be a sta

4 And two golden rings shalt thou make to rute for ever to them, even to him and to his it under the crown of it, by the two corners seed throughout their generations. thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt thou 22 Moreover, the LORD spake unto Moses, make it; and they shall be for places for the saying, staves to bear it withal.

23 Take thou also unto thee principal 5 And thou shalt nake the staves of shit- spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, tim-wood, and overlay them with gold. and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even 6 And thou shalt put it before the vail that two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet is by the ark of the testimony, before the calamus two hundred and fifiy shekels, mercy-seat that is over the testimony, where 21 And of cassia five hundred shekels, after I will meet with thee.

the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil-olive 7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet in- a hin: cense every morning: when he dresseth the 25 And thou shalt make it an oil of holy lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. ointment, an ointment compound after the

8 And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at art of the apothecary: it shall be a holy even, he shall burn incense upon it; a per- anointing oil. petual incense before the Lord, throughout 26 And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of your generations.

the congregation therewith, and the ark of 9 Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon, the testimony, nor burnt-sacrifice, nor meat-offering; nei- 27 And the table and all lis vessels, and the ther shall ye pour drink-offering thereon. candlestick and his vessels, and the altar of

10 And Aaron shall make an atonement incense, upon the horns of it once in a year, with the 28 And the altar of burnt-offering with all blood of the sin-offering of atonements: once his vessels, and the laver and his foot. in the year shall he make atonement upon 29 And thou shalt sanctify them, that they


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