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1 He made the Altar of Whole-Burnt-Offering from acacia wood. He made it seven and a half feet square and four and a half feet high. 1 They built the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood, three cubits high; it was square, five cubits long and five cubits wide.
2 He made horns at each of the four corners. The horns were made of one piece with the Altar and covered with a veneer of bronze. 2 They made a horn at each of the four corners, so that the horns and the altar were of one piece, and they overlaid the altar with bronze.
3 He made from bronze all the utensils for the Altar: the buckets for removing the ashes, shovels, basins, forks, and fire pans. 3 They made all its utensils of bronze--its pots, shovels, sprinkling bowls, meat forks and firepans.
4 He made a grate of bronze mesh under the ledge halfway up the Altar. 4 They made a grating for the altar, a bronze network, to be under its ledge, halfway up the altar.
5 He cast four rings at each of the four corners of the bronze grating to hold the poles. 5 They cast bronze rings to hold the poles for the four corners of the bronze grating.
6 He made the poles of acacia wood and covered them with a veneer of bronze. 6 They made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with bronze.
7 He inserted the poles through the rings on the two sides of the Altar for carrying it. The Altar was made out of boards; it was hollow. 7 They inserted the poles into the rings so they would be on the sides of the altar for carrying it. They made it hollow, out of boards.
8 He made the Bronze Washbasin and its bronze stand from the mirrors of the women's work group who were assigned to serve at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. 8 They made the bronze basin and its bronze stand from the mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
9 And he made the Courtyard. On the south side the hangings for the Courtyard, woven from fine twisted linen, were 150 feet long, 9 Next they made the courtyard. The south side was a hundred cubits long and had curtains of finely twisted linen,
10 with their twenty posts and twenty bronze bases, and fastening hooks and bands of silver. 10 with twenty posts and twenty bronze bases, and with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
11 The north side was exactly the same. 11 The north side was also a hundred cubits long and had twenty posts and twenty bronze bases, with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
12 The west end of the Courtyard had seventy-five feet of hangings with ten posts and bases, and fastening hooks and bands of silver. 12 The west end was fifty cubits wide and had curtains, with ten posts and ten bases, with silver hooks and bands on the posts.
13 Across the seventy-five feet at the front, or east end, 13 The east end, toward the sunrise, was also fifty cubits wide.
14 were twenty-two and a half feet of hangings, with their three posts and bases on one side 14 Curtains fifteen cubits long were on one side of the entrance, with three posts and three bases,
15 and the same for the other side. 15 and curtains fifteen cubits long were on the other side of the entrance to the courtyard, with three posts and three bases.
16 All the hangings around the Courtyard were of fine twisted linen. 16 All the curtains around the courtyard were of finely twisted linen.
17 The bases for the posts were bronze and the fastening hooks and bands on the posts were of silver. The posts of the Courtyard were both capped and banded with silver. 17 The bases for the posts were bronze. The hooks and bands on the posts were silver, and their tops were overlaid with silver; so all the posts of the courtyard had silver bands.
18 The screen at the door of the Courtyard was embroidered in blue, purple, and scarlet fabric with fine twisted linen. It was thirty feet long and seven and a half feet high, matching the hangings of the Courtyard. 18 The curtain for the entrance to the courtyard was of blue, purple and scarlet yarn and finely twisted linen--the work of an embroiderer. It was twenty cubits long and, like the curtains of the courtyard, five cubits high,
19 There were four posts with bases of bronze and fastening hooks of silver; they were capped and banded in silver 19 with four posts and four bronze bases. Their hooks and bands were silver, and their tops were overlaid with silver.
20 . All the pegs for The Dwelling and the Courtyard were made of bronze. 20 All the tent pegs of the tabernacle and of the surrounding courtyard were bronze.
21 This is an inventory of The Dwelling that housed The Testimony drawn up by order of Moses for the work of the Levites under Ithamar, son of Aaron the priest. 21 These are the amounts of the materials used for the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the Testimony, which were recorded at Moses' command by the Levites under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the priest.
22 Bezalel, the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made everything that God had commanded Moses. 22 (Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made everything the LORD commanded Moses;
23 Working with Bezalel was Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an artisan, designer, and embroiderer in blue, purple, and scarlet fabrics and fine linen. 23 with him was Oholiab son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan--a craftsman and designer, and an embroiderer in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen.)
24 Gold. The total amount of gold used in construction of the Sanctuary, all of it contributed freely, weighed out at 1,900 pounds according to the Sanctuary standard. 24 The total amount of the gold from the wave offering used for all the work on the sanctuary was 29 talents and 730 shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel.
25 Silver. The silver from those in the community who were registered in the census came to 6,437 pounds according to the Sanctuary standard 25 The silver obtained from those of the community who were counted in the census was 100 talents and "1,775 shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel--
26 - that amounted to a beka, or half-shekel, for every registered person aged twenty and over, a total of 603,550 men. 26 one beka per person, that is, half a shekel, according to the sanctuary shekel, from everyone who had crossed over to those counted, twenty years old or more, a total of 603,550 men.
27 They used the three and one-quarter tons of silver to cast the bases for the Sanctuary and for the hangings, one hundred bases at sixty-four pounds each. 27 The 100 talents of silver were used to cast the bases for the sanctuary and for the curtain--100 bases from the 100 talents, one talent for each base.
28 They used the remaining thirty-seven pounds to make the connecting hooks on the posts, and the caps and bands for the posts. 28 They used the "1,775 shekels to make the hooks for the posts, to overlay the tops of the posts, and to make their bands.
29 Bronze. The bronze that was brought in weighed 4,522 pounds. 29 The bronze from the wave offering was 70 talents and "2,400 shekels.
30 It was used to make the door of the Tent of Meeting, the Bronze Altar with its bronze grating, all the utensils of the Altar, 30 They used it to make the bases for the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, the bronze altar with its bronze grating and all its utensils,
31 the bases around the Courtyard, the bases for the gate of the Courtyard, and all the pegs for The Dwelling and the Courtyard. 31 the bases for the surrounding courtyard and those for its entrance and all the tent pegs for the tabernacle and those for the surrounding courtyard.