blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen; goat hair for cloth;
tanned ram skins and fine goatskin leather; acacia wood;
olive oil for the lamps; spices for the anointing oil and the fragrant incense;
onyx stones, and other stones to be set in the ephod and the chestpiece.
"I want the people of Israel to build me a sacred residence where I can live among them.
You must make this Tabernacle and its furnishings exactly according to the plans I will show you.
"Make an Ark of acacia wood -- a sacred chest 3 3/4 feet long, 2 1/4 feet wide, and 2 1/4 feet high. a11
Overlay it inside and outside with pure gold, and put a molding of gold all around it.
Cast four rings of gold for it, and attach them to its four feet, two rings on each side.
Make poles from acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.
Fit the poles into the rings at the sides of the Ark to carry it.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)