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Exodus 26 (New American Standard)

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Curtains of Linen

1 "1Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen and ablue and purple and scarlet material; you shall make them with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman. 2 "The length of each curtain shall be twenty-eight bcubits, and the width of each curtain four ccubits; all the curtains shall have dthe same measurements. 3 "Five curtains shall be ejoined to one another, and the other five curtains shall be fjoined to one another. 4 "You shall make loops of gblue on the edge of the houtermost curtain in the first set, and likewise you shall make them on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second iset. 5 "You shall make fifty loops in the one curtain, and you shall make fifty loops on the jedge of the curtain that is in the second kset; the loops shall be opposite each other. 6 "You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and ljoin the curtains to one another with the clasps so that the mtabernacle will be a unit.

Curtains of Goats' Hair

7 "Then 2you shall make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; you shall make eleven curtains in all. 8 "The length of each curtain shall be thirty ncubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; the eleven curtains shall have othe same measurements. 9 "You shall pjoin five curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves, and you shall double over the sixth curtain qat the front of the tent. 10 "You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the rcurtain that is outermost in the first sset, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second tset. 11 "You shall make fifty clasps of ubronze, and you shall put the clasps into the loops and vjoin the tent together so that it will be wa unit. 12 "The xoverlapping part that is left over in the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that is left over, shall lap over the back of the tabernacle. 13 "The cubit on one side and the cubit on the other, of what is left over in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall lap over the sides of the tabernacle on one side and on the other, to cover it. 14 "3You shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins ydyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above .

Boards and Sockets

15 "Then you shall make 4the boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing upright. 16 "Ten cubits shall be the length of zeach board and one and a half cubits the width of each board. 17 "There shall be two tenons for each board, aafitted to one another; thus you shall do for all the boards of the tabernacle. 18 "You shall make the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards bbfor the south side. 19 "You shall make forty cc5sockets of silver under the twenty boards, two ddsockets under one board for its two tenons and two eesockets under another board for its two tenons; 20 and for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, twenty boards, 21 and their forty ffsockets of silver; two ggsockets under one board and two hhsockets under another board. 22 "For the iirear of the tabernacle, to the west, you shall make six boards. 23 "You shall make two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the jjrear. 24 "They shall be double beneath, and together they shall be complete kkto its top llto the first ring; thus it shall be with both of them: they shall form the two corners. 25 "There shall be eight boards with their mmsockets of silver, sixteen nnsockets; two oosockets under one board and two ppsockets under another board. 26 "Then you shall make 6bars of acacia wood, five for the boards of one side of the tabernacle, 27 and five bars for the boards of the qqother side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle for the rrrear side to the west. 28 "The middle bar in the sscenter of the boards shall pass through from end to end. 29 "You shall overlay the boards with gold and make their rings of gold as holders for the bars; and you shall overlay the bars with gold. 30 "Then you shall erect the tabernacle 7according to its plan which you have been shown in the mountain.

The Veil and Screen

31 "You shall make 8a veil of ttblue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman. 32 "You shall uuhang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, their hooks also being of gold, on four vvsockets of silver. 33 "You shall wwhang up the veil under the clasps, and shall bring in 9the ark of the testimony there within the veil; and the veil shall xxserve for you as a partition 10between the holy place and the holy of holies. 34 "11You shall put the mercy seat on the ark of the testimony in the holy of holies. 35 "12You shall set the table outside the veil, and the 13lampstand opposite the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south; and you shall put the table on the north side. 36 "14You shall make a screen for the doorway of the tent of yyblue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of a zzweaver. 37 "15You shall make five pillars of acacia for the screen and overlay them with gold, their hooks also being of gold; and you shall cast five 52sockets of 53bronze for them.
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