Exodus 27 LEB

Instructions for Making the Bronze Altar

1 "And you will make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar will be square, and its height [will be] three cubits.

References for Exodus 27:1

      2 And you will make its horns on its four corners; its horns will be {of one piece with it},a and you will overlay it [with] bronze.

      References for Exodus 27:2

        • Ȕ 27:2 - Literally "from it"
          3 And you will make its pots for removing its fat-soaked ashes and its shovels and its sprinkling bowls and its forksb and its fire pans; you will make all its equipment [with] bronze.

          References for Exodus 27:3

            • ȕ 27:3 - 1 Samuel 2:13 mentions a fork with "three teeth" used by priests
              4 And you will make for it a grating, a work of bronze network, and you will make on the network four bronze rings on its four ends.
              5 And you will put it under the ledge of the altar, below, and the network will be up to the middle of the altar.
              6 And you will make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] bronze.
              7 And the poles will be put into the rings, and the poles will be on the two sides of the altar when carrying it.
              8 You will make it hollow with boards. As it was shown you on the mountain, so they will do.

              Instructions for Making the Courtyard

              9 "You will make the courtyard of the tabernacle; for the {south}c side [will be] hangings for the courtyard of finely twisted linen, one hundred cubits long for the one side.

              References for Exodus 27:9

                • Ȗ 27:9 - Literally "south southward"
                  10 And its twenty pillars and their twenty bases [will be] bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands [will be] silver.
                  11 And likewise for the north side along the length [will be] hangings one hundred cubits long; and its twenty pillars and their bases [will be] bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands [will be] silver.
                  12 And the width of the courtyard for the westd side [will be] hangings of fifty cubits, their ten pillars and their ten bases.

                  References for Exodus 27:12

                      13 And the width of the courtyard for the east side, toward sunrise, [will be] fifty cubits.
                      14 And hangings for the shouldere [will be] fifteen cubits [with] their three pillars and their three bases.

                      References for Exodus 27:14

                        • Ș 27:14 - Or "side," referring to the span on one side of the courtyard's entry
                          15 And fifteen cubits of hangings [will be] for the second shoulderf [with] their three pillars and their three bases.

                          References for Exodus 27:15

                            • ș 27:15 - Or "side," referring to the span on one side of the courtyard's entry
                              16 And for the gate of the courtyard [there will be] a screen of twenty cubits of blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen, the work of an embroiderer; [with] their four pillars and their four bases.
                              17 "All the pillars of the courtyard all around will be banded [with] silver, [and] their hooks [will be] silver, and their bases [will be] bronze.
                              18 The length of the courtyard will be one hundred cubits and the width fifty [cubits]g and the height five cubits, of finely twisted linen, [with] their bronze bases.

                              References for Exodus 27:18

                                • Ț 27:18 - Or "fifty with fifty." Some suggest that the word for cubits has been accidentally omitted and the number fifty repeated in the Hebrew text. Others suggest that repetition of the number is original and indicates that the two ends of the courtyard are the same size
                                  19 Bronze [will be] for all the equipment of the tabernacle in all its service and all its {pegs}h and all the {pegs}i of the courtyard.

                                  References for Exodus 27:19

                                    • ț 27:19 - Literally "hands"
                                    • Ȝ 27:19 - Literally "hands"

                                      Instructions for Making Oil for the Lampstand

                                      20 "And you will command the {Israelites},j and they will bring to you pure, beaten olive oil for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.

                                      References for Exodus 27:20

                                        • ȝ 27:20 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                          21 In the tent of assembly outside the curtain that [is] before the testimony, Aaron and his sons will arrange it, from evening until morning, before Yahweh [as] a lasting statute throughout their generations from the {Israelites}.k

                                          References for Exodus 27:21

                                            • Ȟ 27:21 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"