They made the lampstand1 of pure gold and hammered it out, base and shaft; its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms were of one piece with it.
Six branches extended from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
Three cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms were on one branch, three on the next branch and the same for all six branches extending from the lampstand.
And on the lampstand were four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
One bud was under the first pair of branches extending from the lampstand, a second bud under the second pair, and a third bud under the third pair--six branches in all.
The buds and the branches were all of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.223
They made its seven lamps,3 as well as its wick trimmers and trays, of pure gold.
They made the lampstand and all its accessories from one talenta of pure gold.