Exodus 38:1-8 NIV

The Altar of Burnt Offering

1 Theya built the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood, three cubitsb high; it was square, five cubits long and five cubits wide.c

References for Exodus 38:1

    • Í 38:1 - Or "He" ; also in verses 2-9
    • Î 38:1 - That is, about 4 1/2 feet or about 1.4 meters
    • Ï 38:1 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters long and wide
      2 They made a horn at each of the four corners, so that the horns and the altar were of one piece, and they overlaid the altar with bronze.

      References for Exodus 38:2

      3 They made all its utensils of bronze—its pots, shovels, sprinkling bowls, meat forks and firepans.

      References for Exodus 38:3

      4 They made a grating for the altar, a bronze network, to be under its ledge, halfway up the altar.
      5 They cast bronze rings to hold the poles for the four corners of the bronze grating.
      6 They made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with bronze.
      7 They inserted the poles into the rings so they would be on the sides of the altar for carrying it. They made it hollow, out of boards.

      The Basin for Washing

      8 They made the bronze basin and its bronze stand from the mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

      References for Exodus 38:8