Exodus 25 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The LORD said to Moses, 1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 "Tell the people of Israel to bring me an offering. You must receive the offering for me from all whose hearts move them 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 "Here are the offerings you must 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 bright red yarn and fine linen goat hair 4 blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen; goat hair;
5 ram skins that are dyed red the hides of sea cows acacia wood 5 ram skins dyed red and hides of sea cows; acacia wood;
6 olive oil for the lights 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 onyx stones and other jewels for the linen apron and chest cloth 7 and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.
8 "Have them make a sacred tent for me. I will live among them. 8 "Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.
9 Make the holy tent and everything that belongs to it. Make them exactly like the pattern I will show you. 9 Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you.
10 "Have them make a chest out of acacia wood. Make it three feet nine inches long and two feet three inches wide and 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 inside and outside with pure gold. Put a strip of gold around it. 11 Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.
12 "Make four gold rings for it. Join them to its four bottom corners. Put 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 "Then make poles out of acacia wood. Cover them with gold. 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
14 Put the poles through the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it. 14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it.
15 The poles must remain in the rings of the chest. Do not remove them. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
16 I will give you the tablets of the covenant. When I do, put them into the chest. 16 Then put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
17 "Make its cover out of pure gold. The cover is the place where sin will be paid for. Make it three feet nine inches long and two feet three 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 out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover. 18 And make two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
19 Put one cherub on each end of it. Make the cherubim as part of the cover itself. 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 must have their wings spread up over the cover. The cherubim must face each other and look toward the cover. 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 "Place the cover on top of the chest. I will give you the tablets of the covenant. Put them into the chest. 21 Place the cover on top of the ark and put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
22 "The chest is the ark where the tablets of the covenant are kept. I will meet with you above the cover between the two cherubim that are over the ark. There I will give you all of my commands for the people of Israel. 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 a table out of acacia wood. Make it three feet long, one foot six inches wide and two feet three 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. Put a strip of gold around it. 24 Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it.
25 Also make a rim around it that is three inches wide. Put a strip of gold around the rim. 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. Join them to the four corners, where the four legs are. 26 Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners, where the four legs are.
27 The rings must be close to the rim. They must hold the poles that will be used 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 out of acacia wood. Cover them with gold. Use them to carry the table. 28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold and carry the table with them.
29 "Make its plates and dishes out of pure gold. Also make its pitchers and bowls out of pure gold. Use the pitchers and bowls to pour out drink offerings. 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 holy bread on the table. It must be near my holy throne on the ark of the covenant at all times. 30 Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.
31 "Make a lampstand out of pure gold. Hammer out its base and stem. Its buds, blooms and cups must branch out from 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 "Six branches must come out from the sides of the lampstand. Make three on one side and three on the other. 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
33 On one branch make three cups that are shaped like almond flowers with buds and blooms. Then put three on the next branch. Do the same with all six branches that come out 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 "On the lampstand there must be four cups that are shaped like almond flowers with buds and blooms. 34 And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
35 One bud must be under the first pair of branches that come out from the lampstand. Put a second bud under the second pair. And put a third bud under the third pair. Make a total of six branches. 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 The buds and branches must come out from the lampstand. "The whole lampstand must be one piece that is hammered out of pure gold. 36 The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.
37 "Then make its seven lamps. Set them up on it so that they light the space 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 The trays and wick cutters must be made out of pure gold. 38 Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold.
39 Use 75 pounds of pure gold to make the lampstand and everything that is used with it. 39 A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories.
40 "Be sure to make everything just like the pattern I showed you on the mountain. 40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.