15 and curtains fifteen cubits long are to be on the other side, with three posts and three bases.
16 “For the entrance to the courtyard, provide a curtain twenty cubitsa long, of blue, purple and scarlet yarn and finely twisted linen—the work of an embroiderer—with four posts and four bases.

References for Exodus 27:16

    • ® 27:16 - That is, about 30 feet or about 9 meters
      17 All the posts around the courtyard are to have silver bands and hooks, and bronze bases.
      18 The courtyard shall be a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide,b with curtains of finely twisted linen five cubitsc high, and with bronze bases.

      References for Exodus 27:18

        • ¯ 27:18 - That is, about 150 feet long and 75 feet wide or about 45 meters long and 23 meters wide
        • ° 27:18 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters
          19 All the other articles used in the service of the tabernacle, whatever their function, including all the tent pegs for it and those for the courtyard, are to be of bronze.

          Oil for the Lampstand

          20 “Command the Israelites to bring you clear oil of pressed olives for the light so that the lamps may be kept burning.

          References for Exodus 27:20

          21 In the tent of meeting, outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law, Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps burning before the LORD from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for the generations to come.