Then the LORDspoke to Moses, saying,
"1Tell the sons of Israel to araise a bcontribution for Me; 2from everymanwhoseheartmoves him you shall craise My dcontribution.
3"This is the econtributionwhich you are to fraise from them: gold, silver and bronze,
4g3blue, purple and scarlet material, finelinen, goat hair,
5rams'skinsdyedred, porpoiseskins, acaciawood,
64oil for lighting, 5spices for the anointingoil and for the fragrantincense,
7onyxstones and settingstones for the 6ephod and for the h7breastpiece.
"Let them 8construct a sanctuary for Me, 9that I may dwellamong them.
"10According to all that I am going to show you, as the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furniture, just so you shall construct it.
"11They shall construct an ark of acaciawood two and a halficubitsjlong, and one and a halfcubitskwide, and one and a halfcubitslhigh.
"You shall 12overlay it with puregold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and you shall make a goldmoldingmaround it.
"You shall castfourgoldrings for it and nfasten them on its fourfeet, and tworings shall be on oneside of it and tworings on the otherside of it.
"You shall makepoles of acaciawood and overlay them with gold.
"You shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry the ark with them.
"The 13poles shall oremain in the rings of the ark ; they shall not be removed from it.
"You shall 14put into the ark the testimonywhich I shall give you.
"You shall 15make a pmercyseat of puregold, two and a halfqcubitsrlong and one and a halfcubitsswide.
"You shall maketwocherubim of gold, make them of hammeredworktat the twoends of the mercyseat.
19"Makeonecherubuat oneend and onecherubvat the otherend ; you shall make the cherubim of one piece with the mercyseat at its twoends.
"16The cherubim shall have their wingsspreadupward, covering the mercyseat with their wings and wfacingoneanother ; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the mercyseat.
"17You shall put the mercyseatxon top of the ark, and 18in the ark you shall put the testimonywhich I will give to you.
"19There I will meet with you; and from above the mercyseat, from 20between the twocherubimwhich are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about all that I will give you in commandment for the sons of Israel.
"21You shall make a table of acaciawood, twocubitsylong and one cubitzwide and one and a halfcubitsaahigh.
"You shall overlay it with puregold and make a gold22borderaround it.
"You shall make for it a rim of a handbreadtharound it; and you shall make a goldborder for the rimaround it.
"You shall makefourgoldrings for it and putrings on the fourcornerswhich are on its fourfeet.
"The rings shall be close to the rim as holders for the poles to carry the table.
"You shall make the poles of acaciawood and overlay them with gold, so that with them the table may be carried.
"You shall make its bb23dishes and its pans and its jars and its ccbowls with which to pourdrinkofferings ; you shall make them of puregold.
"You shall set24the bread of the ddPresence on the tablebefore Me eeat alltimes.
"25Then you shall make a lampstand of puregold. The lampstand and its base and its shaft are to be made of hammeredwork ; its cups, its ffbulbs and its flowers shall be of one piece with it.
"26Sixbranches shall go out from its sides ; threebranches of the lampstand from its oneside and threebranches of the lampstand from its ggotherside.
"27Threecups shall be shapedlikealmond blossoms in the onebranch, a hhbulb and a flower, and threecupsshapedlikealmond blossoms in the iiotherbranch, a jjbulb and a flower-so for sixbranchesgoing out from the lampstand ;
and 28in the lampstandfourcupsshapedlikealmond blossoms, its kkbulbs and its flowers.
"29A llbulb shall be under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a mmbulbunder the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a nnbulbunder the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the sixbranchescoming out of the lampstand.
"30Their oobulbs and their branches shall be of one piece with it; all of it shall be one piece of hammeredwork of puregold.
"Then you shall make its lampsseven in number; and 31they shall ppmount its lamps so as to shedlight on the space in front of it.
"Its snuffers and qqtheir trays shall be of puregold.
"It shall be made from a talent of puregold, with alltheseutensils.
"32See that you make them 33after the pattern for them, which was shown to you on the mountain.