Exodus 25 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The Lord spoke to Moses: 1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 "Tell the Israelites to take an offering for Me. You are to take My offering from everyone whose heart stirs him [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 This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze; 3 These are the offerings you are to receive from them: gold, silver and bronze;
4 blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen and goat hair; 4 blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen; goat hair;
5 ram skins dyed red and manatee skins; acacia wood; 5 ram skins dyed red and hides of sea cows; acacia wood;
6 oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense; 6 olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;
7 and onyx along with [other] gemstones for mounting on the ephod and breastpiece. 7 and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.
8 "They are to make a sanctuary for Me so that I may dwell among them. 8 "Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.
9 You must make [it] according to all that I show you-the design of the tabernacle as well as the design of all its furnishings." 9 Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you.
10 "They are to make an ark of acacia wood, 45 inches long, 27 inches wide, and 27 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 Overlay it with pure gold; overlay it both inside and out. Also 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 place [them] on its four feet, two rings on one side and two rings on the other side. 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 poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark in order to carry the ark with them. 14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it.
15 The poles are to remain in the rings of the ark; they must not be removed from it. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
16 Put the [tablets of the] testimony that I will give you into the ark. 16 Then put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
17 Make a mercy seat of pure gold, 45 inches long and 27 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 cherubim of gold; make them of hammered work at the two ends of the mercy seat. 18 And make two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
19 Make one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end. Make the cherubim of one piece with the mercy seat at its 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 cherubim are to have wings spread out above, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and are to face one another. The faces of the cherubim should be toward the mercy seat. 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 Set the mercy seat on top of the ark and put the testimony that I will give you into the ark. 21 Place the cover on top of the ark and put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
22 I will meet with you there above the mercy seat, between the two cherubim that are over the ark of the testimony; I will speak with you from there about all that I command you regarding 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 "You are to construct a table of acacia wood, 36 inches long, 18 inches wide, and 27 inches high. 23 "Make a table of acacia wood--two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high.
24 Overlay 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 three-inch frame all around it and make a gold molding for it all around its 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 it, and attach 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 should be next to the frame as holders for the poles to carry the table. 27 The rings are to be close to the rim to hold the poles used in carrying the table.
28 Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold so that the table can be carried by them. 28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold and carry the table with them.
29 You are also to make its plates and cups, as well as its pitchers and bowls for pouring drink offerings. Make them out 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 Put the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times. 30 Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.
31 "You are to make a lampstand out of pure, hammered gold. It is to be made of one piece: its base and shaft, its [ornamental] cups, and its calyxes and petals. 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 Six branches are to extend from its sides, three branches of the lampstand from one side and three branches of the lampstand from the other side. 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
33 There are to be three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with a calyx and petals, on the first branch, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with a calyx and petals, on the next branch. It is to be this way for the six branches that extend from 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 There are to be four cups shaped like almond blossoms on the lampstand [shaft] along with its calyxes and petals. 34 And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
35 For the six branches that extend from the lampstand, a calyx must be under the [first] pair of branches from it, a calyx under the [second] pair of branches from it, and a calyx under the [third] pair of branches from it. 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 calyxes and branches are to be of one piece. All of it is to be a single hammered piece of pure gold. 36 The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.
37 "Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it. 37 "Then make its seven lamps and set them up on it so that they light the space in front of it.
38 Its snuffers and firepans must be of pure gold. 38 Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold.
39 The lampstand with all these utensils is to be made from 75 pounds of pure gold. 39 A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories.
40 Be careful to make [everything] according to the model of them you have been shown on the mountain. 40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.