and two braided chains of pure gold, like a rope, and attach the chains to the settings.
“Fashion a breastpiece for making decisions—the work of skilled hands. Make it like the ephod: of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen.
References for Exodus 28:15
It is to be square—a span long and a span wide—and folded double.
References for Exodus 28:16
Then mount four rows of precious stones on it. The first row shall be carnelian, chrysolite and beryl;
References for Exodus 28:17
the second row shall be turquoise, lapis lazuli and emerald;
the third row shall be jacinth, agate and amethyst;
the fourth row shall be topaz, onyx and jasper. Mount them in gold filigree settings.
References for Exodus 28:20
There are to be twelve stones, one for each of the names of the sons of Israel, each engraved like a seal with the name of one of the twelve tribes.
References for Exodus 28:21
“For the breastpiece make braided chains of pure gold, like a rope.
Make two gold rings for it and fasten them to two corners of the breastpiece.
Fasten the two gold chains to the rings at the corners of the breastpiece,