Exodus 25 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And the Lord said to Moses, 1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 Say to the children of Israel that they are to make me an offering; from every man who has the impulse in his heart take an offering for me. 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 And this is the offering you are to take from them: gold and silver and brass; 3 These are the offerings you are to receive from them: gold, silver and bronze;
4 And blue and purple and red, and the best linen, and goats' hair; 4 blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen; goat hair;
5 And sheepskins coloured red, and leather, and hard wood; 5 ram skins dyed red and hides of sea cows; acacia wood;
6 Oil for the light, spices for the sweet-smelling oil, sweet perfumes for burning; 6 olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;
7 Beryls and stones of value to be put on the ephod and on the priest's bag. 7 and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.
8 And let them make me a holy place, so that I may be ever present among them. 8 "Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.
9 Make the House and everything in it from the designs which I will give you. 9 Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you.
10 And they are to make an ark of hard wood; two and a half cubits long, and a cubit and a half 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 It is to be plated inside and out with the best gold, with an edge of gold all round it 11 Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.
12 And make four rings of gold for it, to be fixed on its four feet, two rings on one side of it and two 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 And make rods of the same wood, plating them with gold. 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
14 And put the rods through the rings at the sides of the ark, for lifting it. 14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it.
15 The rods are to be kept in the rings, and never taken out. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
16 Inside the ark you are to put the record which I will give you. 16 Then put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
17 And you are to make a cover of the best gold, two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide. 17 "Make an atonement cover of pure gold--two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide.
18 And at the two ends of the cover you are to make two winged ones of hammered gold, 18 And make two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
19 One at one end and one at the other; the winged ones are to be part of the cover. 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 And their wings are to be outstretched over the cover, and the winged ones are to be opposite one another, facing 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 And put the cover over the ark, and in the ark the record which I will give you. 21 Place the cover on top of the ark and put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
22 And there, between the two winged ones on the cover of the ark, I will come to you, face to face, and make clear to you all the orders I have to give you for the children 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 And you are to make a table of the same wood, two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high, 23 "Make a table of acacia wood--two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high.
24 Plated with the best gold, with a gold edge all round it; 24 Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it.
25 And make a frame all round it, as wide as a man's hand, with a gold edge to the frame. 25 Also make around it a rim a handbreadth wide and put a gold molding on the rim.
26 And make four gold rings and put them at the four angles, on the four feet of the table; 26 Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners, where the four legs are.
27 The rings are to be fixed under the frame to take the rods with which the table is to be lifted. 27 The rings are to be close to the rim to hold the poles used in carrying the table.
28 Make rods of the same wood, plated with gold, for lifting the table. 28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold and carry the table with them.
29 And make the table-vessels, the spoons and the cups and the basins for liquids, all of the best 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 And on the table at all times you are to keep my holy bread. 30 Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.
31 And you are to make a support for lights, of the best gold; its base and its pillar are to be of hammered gold; its cups, its buds, and its flowers are to be made of the same metal. 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 is to have six branches coming out from its sides; three branches from one side and three from the other. 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
33 Every branch having three cups made like almond flowers, every cup with a bud and a flower, on all the branches. 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 And on the pillar, four cups like almond flowers, every one with its bud and its flower: 34 And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
35 And under every two branches a bud, made with the branch, for all the six branches of 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 The buds and the branches are to be made of the same metal; all together one complete work of hammered gold. 36 The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.
37 Then you are to make its seven vessels for the lights, putting them in their place so that they give light 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 And the instruments and trays for use with it are all to be of the best gold. 38 Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold.
39 A talent of gold will be needed for it, with all these vessels. 39 A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories.
40 And see that you make them from the design which you saw on the mountain. 40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.