On one side of the entrance you must put curtains that are 22 feet six inches long. Hang them on three posts. Each post must have a base.
On the other side you must also put curtains that are 22 feet six inches long. Hang them on three posts. Each post must have a base.
"For the entrance to the courtyard, provide a curtain that is 30 feet long. Make it out of blue, purple and bright red yarn and finely twisted linen. Have someone who sews skillfully make it. Hang it on four posts. Each post must have a base.
"All of the posts that are around the courtyard must have silver bands and hooks. They must also have bronze bases.
The courtyard must be 150 feet long and 75 feet wide. It must have curtains that are made out of finely twisted linen. They must be seven feet six inches high. The posts must have bronze bases.
"Make all of the other articles used for any purpose in the holy tent out of bronze. That includes all of the tent stakes for the tent and the courtyard.
"Command the people of Israel to bring you clear oil that is made from pressed olives. Use it to keep the lamps burning and giving light.
"Aaron and his sons must keep the lamps burning in the Tent of Meeting. The lamps will be outside the curtain that is in front of the tablets of the covenant. The lamps must be kept burning in my sight from evening until morning. That is a law for the people of Israel that will last for all time to come.