Exodus 37:1-9 NIV

The Ark

1 Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood—two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high.a

References for Exodus 37:1

    • Ç 37:1 - That is, about 3 3/4 feet long and 2 1/4 feet wide and high or about 1.1 meters long and 68 centimeters wide and high; similarly in verse 6
      2 He overlaid it with pure gold, both inside and out, and made a gold molding around it.

      References for Exodus 37:2

        • 3 37:2 - ver 11,26
          3 He cast four gold rings for it and fastened them to its four feet, with two rings on one side and two rings on the other.
          4 Then he made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.
          5 And he inserted the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry it.
          6 He made the atonement cover of pure gold—two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide.

          References for Exodus 37:6

          7 Then he made two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.

          References for Exodus 37:7

          8 He made one cherub on one end and the second cherub on the other; at the two ends he made them of one piece with the cover.
          9 The cherubim had their wings spread upward, overshadowing the cover with them. The cherubim faced each other, looking toward the cover.

          References for Exodus 37:9