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Exodus 25 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The LORD said to Moses: 1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 Tell the Israelites to collect gift offerings for me. Receive my gift offerings from everyone who freely wants to give. 2 "Tell the Israelites to bring me an offering. You are to receive the offering for me from each man whose heart prompts him to give.
3 These are the gift offerings that you should receive from them: gold, silver, and copper; 3 These are the offerings you are to receive from them: gold, silver and bronze;
4 blue, purple, and deep red yarns; fine linen; goats' hair; 4 blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen; goat hair;
5 rams' skins dyed red; beaded leather; acacia wood; 5 ram skins dyed red and hides of sea cows; acacia wood;
6 oil for the lamps; spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet-smelling incense; 6 olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;
7 gemstones; and gems for setting in the priest's vest and chest piece. 7 and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.
8 They should make me a sanctuary so I can be present among them. 8 "Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.
9 You should follow the blueprints that I will show you for the dwelling and for all its equipment. 9 Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you.
10 Have them make an acacia-wood chest. It should be forty-five inches long, twenty-seven inches wide, and twenty-seven inches high. 10 "Have them make a chest of acacia wood--two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high.
11 Cover it with pure gold, inside and out, and make a gold molding all around it. 11 Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.
12 Cast four gold rings for it and put them on its four feet, two rings on one side and two rings on the other. 12 Cast four gold rings for it and fasten them to its four feet, with two rings on one side and two rings on the other.
13 Make acacia-wood poles and cover them with gold. 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
14 Then put the poles into the rings on the chest's sides and use them to carry the chest. 14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it.
15 The poles should stay in the chest's rings. They shouldn't be taken out of them. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
16 Put the covenant document that I will give you into the chest. 16 Then put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
17 Then make a cover of pure gold, forty-five inches long and twenty-seven inches wide. 17 "Make an atonement cover of pure gold--two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide.
18 Make two winged heavenly creatures of hammered gold, one for each end of the cover. 18 And make two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
19 Put one winged heavenly creature at one end and one winged heavenly creature at the other. Place the winged heavenly creatures at the cover's two ends. 19 Make one cherub on one end and the second cherub on the other; make the cherubim of one piece with the cover, at the two ends.
20 The heavenly creatures should have their wings spread out above, shielding the cover with their wings. The winged heavenly creatures should face each other toward the cover's center. 20 The cherubim are to have their wings spread upward, overshadowing the cover with them. The cherubim are to face each other, looking toward the cover.
21 Put the gold cover on top of the chest and put the covenant document that I will give you inside the chest. 21 Place the cover on top of the ark and put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
22 There I will meet with you. From there above the cover, from between the two winged heavenly creatures that are on top of the chest containing the covenant, I will deliver to you all that I command you concerning the Israelites. 22 There, above the cover between the two cherubim that are over the ark of the Testimony, I will meet with you and give you all my commands for the Israelites.
23 Make an acacia-wood table, three feet long, eighteen inches wide, and twenty-seven inches high. 23 "Make a table of acacia wood--two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high.
24 Cover it with pure gold and make a gold molding all around it. 24 Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it.
25 Make a frame around it that is four inches wide and a gold molding around the frame. 25 Also make around it a rim a handbreadth wide and put a gold molding on the rim.
26 Make four gold rings for the table. Fasten the rings to the four corners at its four legs. 26 Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners, where the four legs are.
27 The rings that house the poles used for carrying the table should be close to the frame. 27 The rings are to be close to the rim to hold the poles used in carrying the table.
28 Make the poles from acacia wood and cover them with gold. The table should be carried with these poles. 28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold and carry the table with them.
29 Make its plates, dishes, jars, and bowls for pouring drink offerings. Make them of pure gold. 29 And make its plates and dishes of pure gold, as well as its pitchers and bowls for the pouring out of offerings.
30 Set the bread of the presence on the table so it is always in front of me. 30 Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.
31 Make a lampstand of pure hammered gold. The lampstand's base, branches, cups, flowers, and petals should all be attached to it. 31 "Make a lampstand of pure gold and hammer it out, base and shaft; its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms shall be of one piece with it.
32 It should have six branches growing out from its sides, three branches on one side of the lampstand and three branches on the other side of the lampstand. 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
33 One branch will have three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with a flower and petals, and the next branch will also have three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with a flower and petals. So it will be for the six branches that grow out of the lampstand. 33 Three cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms are to be on one branch, three on the next branch, and the same for all six branches extending from the lampstand.
34 In addition, on the lampstand itself there will be four cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with its flower and petals. 34 And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
35 There will be a flower attached under the first pair of branches, a flower attached under the next pair of branches, and a flower attached under the last pair of branches. So it will be for the six branches that grow out of the lampstand. 35 One bud shall be under the first pair of branches extending from the lampstand, a second bud under the second pair, and a third bud under the third pair--six branches in all.
36 Their flowers and their branches will be permanently attached to it. The whole lampstand should be one piece of pure hammered gold. 36 The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.
37 Make its seven lamps and set up its lamps so that they direct their light in front of the lampstand. 37 "Then make its seven lamps and set them up on it so that they light the space in front of it.
38 You should also make its tongs and fire pans out of pure gold. 38 Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold.
39 All these items should be made from pure gold weighing one kikkar. 39 A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories.
40 See to it that you make them according to the blueprint for them that you were shown on the mountain. 40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.