Exodus 25:23-33 NIV

The Table

25:23-29pp -- Ex 37:10-16

23 "Make a table1 of acacia wood--two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high.a

References for Exodus 25:23

    • e 25:23 - That is, about 3 feet (about 0.9 meter) long and 1 1/2 feet (about 0.5 meter) wide and 2 1/4 feet (about 0.7 meter) high
      24 Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it.
      25 Also make around it a rim a handbreadthb wide and put a gold molding on the rim.

      References for Exodus 25:25

        • f 25:25 - That is, about 3 inches (about 8 centimeters)
          26 Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners, where the four legs are.
          27 The rings are to be close to the rim to hold the poles used in carrying the table.
          28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold2 and carry the table with them.

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              29 And make its plates and dishes of pure gold, as well as its pitchers and bowls for the pouring out of offerings.3

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              30 Put the bread of the Presence4 on this table to be before me at all times.

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              The Lampstand

              25:31-39pp -- Ex 37:17-24

              31 "Make a lampstand5 of pure gold and hammer it out, base and shaft; its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms shall be of one piece with it.

              References for Exodus 25:31

              32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
              33 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.