"Next make a Table from acacia wood. Make it three feet long, one and one-half feet wide and two and one-quarter feet high.
Cover it with a veneer of pure gold. Make a molding all around it of gold.
Make the border a handbreadth wide all around it and a rim of gold for the border.
Make four rings of gold and attach the rings to the four legs
parallel to the table top. They will serve as holders for the poles used to carry the Table.
Make the poles of acacia wood and cover them with a veneer of gold. They will be used to carry the Table.
"Make plates, bowls, jars, and jugs for pouring out offerings. Make them of pure gold.
"Always keep fresh Bread of the Presence on the Table before me. The Lampstand
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