"1They shall construct an ark of acaciawood two and a halfacubitsblong, and one and a halfcubitscwide, and one and a halfcubitsdhigh.
"You shall 2overlay it with puregold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and you shall make a goldmoldingearound it.
"You shall castfourgoldrings for it and ffasten them on its fourfeet, and tworings shall be on oneside of it and tworings on the otherside of it.
"You shall makepoles of acaciawood and overlay them with gold.
"You shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry the ark with them.
"The 3poles shall gremain in the rings of the ark; they shall not be removed from it.
"You shall 4put into the ark the testimonywhich I shall give you.
"You shall 5make a hmercyseat of puregold, two and a halficubitsjlong and one and a halfcubitskwide.
"You shall maketwocherubim of gold, make them of hammeredworklat the twoends of the mercyseat.
19"Makeonecherubmat oneend and onecherubnat the otherend; you shall make the cherubim of one piece with the mercyseat at its twoends.
"6The cherubim shall have their wingsspreadupward, covering the mercyseat with their wings and ofacingoneanother; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the mercyseat.
"7You shall put the mercyseatpon top of the ark, and 8in the ark you shall put the testimonywhich I will give to you.
"9There I will meet with you; and from above the mercyseat, from 10between the twocherubimwhich are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about all that I will give you in commandment for the sons of Israel.