"Then 1bringnear to yourself Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the sons of Israel, to minister as priest to Me-Aaron, 2Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron'ssons.
"You shall make3holygarments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty.
"You shall speak to all the a4skillfulpersons5whom I have endowed with bthe spirit of wisdom, that they makeAaron'sgarments to consecrate him, that he may minister as priest to Me.
4"These are the garmentswhich they shall make: a c6breastpiece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of checkeredwork, a turban and a sash, and they shall makeholygarments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister as priest to Me.
"They shall take7the gold and the dblue and the purple and the scarlet material and the finelinen.
"They shall also make8the ephod of gold, of eblue and purple and scarlet material and finetwistedlinen, the work of the skillfulworkman.
"It shall havetwoshoulder pieces joined to its twoends, that it may be joined.
"The skillfullywovenband, which is on it, shall be like its workmanship, fof the same material: of gold, of gblue and purple and scarlet material and finetwistedlinen.
"You shall taketwoonyxstones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel,
10six of their names on the onestone and the names of the remainingsix on the hotherstone, according to their birth.
"iAs a jewelerengraves a signet, you shall engrave the twostonesaccording to the names of the sons of Israel; you shall jset them in filigree settings of gold.
"You shall put the twostones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as stones of memorial for the sons of Israel, and Aaron shall 9bear their namesbefore the LORD on his twoshoulders10for a memorial.
"11You shall makefiligree settings of gold,
and twochains of puregold; you shall make them of twistedcordagework, and you shall put the cordedchains on the filigree settings.
"12You shall make a kbreastpiece of judgment, the work of a skillfulworkman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of lblue and purple and scarlet material and finetwistedlinen you shall make it.
"It shall be square and foldeddouble, a spanmin length and a spannin width.
"You shall omount on it fourrows of stones; the firstrow shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;
and the secondrow a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;
and the thirdrow a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;
and the fourthrow a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be pset in goldfiligree.
"The stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel: twelve , according to their names; they shall be like the engravings of a seal, each13according to his name for the twelvetribes.
"You shall make on the qbreastpiecechains of twistedcordagework in puregold.
"You shall make on the breastpiecetworings of gold, and shall put the tworings on the twoends of the breastpiece.
"You shall put the twocords of gold on the tworings at the ends of the breastpiece.
"You shall put the other twoends of the twocords on the twofiligree settings, and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, at the front of it.
"You shall maketworings of gold and shall place them on the twoends of the breastpiece, on the edge of it, which is toward the innerside of the ephod.
"You shall maketworings of gold and put them on the bottom of the twoshoulder pieces of the ephod, on the front of it close to the placewhere it is joined, above the skillfullywovenband of the ephod.
"They shall bind the breastpiece by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a rbluecord, so that it will be on the skillfullywovenband of the ephod, and that the breastpiece will not comeloose from the ephod.
29"Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece of judgmentover his heart when he enters the holy place, for a memorialbefore the LORDcontinually.
"14You shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the s15Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be overAaron'sheart when he goes in before the LORD; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israelover his heartbefore the LORDcontinually.
"16You shall make the robe of the ephodall of tblue.
"There shall be an openinguat its top in the middle of it; around its opening there shall be a binding of wovenwork, as like the opening of a coat of mail, so that it will not be torn.
"You shall make on its hempomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet material, allaround on its hem, and bells of goldbetween them allaround:
a goldenbell and a pomegranate, a goldenbell and a pomegranate, allaround on the hem of the robe.
"It shall be on Aaronvwhen he ministers; and wits tinkling shall be heard when he enters and xleaves the holy place before the LORD, so that he will not die.
"You shall also make17a plate of puregold and shall engrave on it, like the engravings of a seal, '18Holy to the LORD.'
"You shall yfasten it on a zbluecord, and it shall be on the turban; it shall be at the front of the turban.
"It shall be on Aaron'sforehead, and Aaron shall aa19take away the iniquity of the holythingswhich the sons of Israelconsecrate, with regard to all their holygifts; and it shall always be on his forehead, that 20they may be acceptedbefore the LORD.
"You shall weave21the tunic of checkeredwork of finelinen, and shall make a turban of finelinen, and you shall make a sash, the work of a bbweaver.
"For Aaron'ssons you shall make22tunics; you shall also makesashes for them, and you shall makecc23caps for them, for glory and for beauty.
"You shall put them on Aaron your brother and on his sons with him; and you shall 24anoint them and ddordain them and consecrate them, that they may serve Me as priests.
"You shall make for them 25linenbreeches to cover their bareflesh; they shall eereach from the loins even to the thighs.
"They shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they enter the tent of meeting, or26when they approach the altar to minister in the holy place, so that they do not incurffguilt and die. 27It shall be a statuteforever to him and to his ggdescendantsafter him.