Exodus 27 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "Build an altar out of acacia wood. It must be four feet six inches high and seven feet six inches square. 1 "Build an altar of acacia wood, three cubits high; it is to be square, five cubits long and five cubits wide.
2 Make a horn stick out from each of its upper four corners. Cover the altar with bronze. 2 Make a horn at each of the four corners, so that the horns and the altar are of one piece, and overlay the altar with bronze.
3 "Make all of its tools out of bronze. Make its pots to remove the ashes. Make its shovels, sprinkling bowls, meat forks, and pans for carrying ashes. 3 Make all its utensils of bronze--its pots to remove the ashes, and its shovels, sprinkling bowls, meat forks and firepans.
4 "Make a bronze grate for the altar. Make a bronze ring for each of the four corners of the grate. 4 Make a grating for it, a bronze network, and make a bronze ring at each of the four corners of the network.
5 Put the grate halfway up the altar on the inside. 5 Put it under the ledge of the altar so that it is halfway up the altar.
6 "Make poles out of acacia wood for the altar. Cover them with bronze. 6 Make poles of acacia wood for the altar and overlay them with bronze.
7 Put the poles through the rings. They will be on two sides of the altar for carrying it. 7 The poles are to be inserted into the rings so they will be on two sides of the altar when it is carried.
8 "Make the altar out of boards. Make it hollow. You must make it just as I showed you on the mountain. 8 Make the altar hollow, out of boards. It is to be made just as you were shown on the mountain.
9 "Make a courtyard for the holy tent. The south side must be 150 feet long. It must have curtains that are made out of finely twisted linen. 9 "Make a courtyard for the tabernacle. The south side shall be a hundred cubits long and is to have curtains of finely twisted linen,
10 The curtains must be hung on 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The posts must have silver hooks and bands on them. 10 with twenty posts and twenty bronze bases and with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
11 "The north side must also be 150 feet long. It must have curtains with 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The posts must have silver hooks and bands on them. 11 The north side shall also be a hundred cubits long and is to have curtains, with twenty posts and twenty bronze bases and with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
12 "The west end of the courtyard must be 75 feet wide. It must have curtains with ten posts and ten bases. 12 "The west end of the courtyard shall be fifty cubits wide and have curtains, with ten posts and ten bases.
13 "The east end of the courtyard, toward the sunrise, must also be 75 feet wide. 13 On the east end, toward the sunrise, the courtyard shall also be fifty cubits wide.
14 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. 14 Curtains fifteen cubits long are to be on one side of the entrance, with three posts and three bases,
15 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. 15 and curtains fifteen cubits long are to be on the other side, with three posts and three bases.
16 "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. 16 "For the entrance to the courtyard, provide a curtain twenty cubits long, of blue, purple and scarlet yarn and finely twisted linen--the work of an embroiderer--with four posts and four bases.
17 "All of the posts that are around the courtyard must have silver bands and hooks. They must also have bronze bases. 17 All the posts around the courtyard are to have silver bands and hooks, and bronze bases.
18 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. 18 The courtyard shall be a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide, with curtains of finely twisted linen five cubits high, and with bronze bases.
19 "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. 19 All the other articles used in the service of the tabernacle, whatever their function, including all the tent pegs for it and those for the courtyard, are to be of bronze.
20 "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. 20 "Command the Israelites to bring you clear oil of pressed olives for the light so that the lamps may be kept burning.
21 "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. 21 In the Tent of Meeting, outside the curtain that is in front of the Testimony, Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps burning before the LORD from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for the generations to come.