Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners, where the four legs are.
The rings are to be close to the rim to hold the poles used in carrying the table.
Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold1 and carry the table with them.
And make its plates and dishes of pure gold, as well as its pitchers and bowls for the pouring out of offerings.230
Put the bread of the Presence3 on this table to be before me at all times.
"Make a lampstand4 of pure gold and hammer it out, base and shaft; its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms shall be of one piece with it.
Six branches are to extend 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 are to be on one branch, three on the next branch, and the same for all six branches extending from the lampstand.
And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
One bud shall be 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 branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.5