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Exodus 25 GNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The Lord said to Moses, 1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 "Tell the Israelites to make an offering to me. Receive whatever offerings anyone wishes 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 These offerings are to be: gold, silver, and bronze; 3 These are the offerings you are to receive from them: gold, silver and bronze;
4 fine linen; blue, purple, and red wool; cloth made of goats' hair; 4 blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen; goat hair;
5 rams' skin dyed red; fine leather; acacia wood; 5 ram skins dyed red and hides of sea cows; acacia wood;
6 oil for the lamps; 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 carnelians and other jewels to be set in the ephod of the High Priest and in his breastpiece. 7 and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.
8 The people must make a sacred Tent for me, so that I may live among them. 8 "Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.
9 Make it and all its furnishings according to the plan that I will show you. 9 Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you.
10 "Make a Box out 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 Cover it with pure gold inside and out and put a gold border all around it. 11 Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.
12 Make four carrying rings of gold for it and attach them to its four legs, with two rings on each 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 carrying poles of acacia wood and cover them with gold 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
14 and put them through the rings on each side of the Box. 14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it.
15 The poles are to be left in the rings and must not be taken out. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
16 Then put in the Box the two stone tablets that I will give you, on which the commandments are written. 16 Then put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
17 "Make a lid 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 winged creatures of hammered gold, 18 And make two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
19 one for each end of the lid. Make them so that they form one piece with the lid. 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 winged creatures are to face each other across the lid, and their outspread wings are to cover it. 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 Put the two stone tablets inside the Box and put the lid on top of it. 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 you there, and from above the lid between the two winged creatures I will give you all my laws 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, 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 Cover it with pure gold and put a gold border around it. 24 Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it.
25 Make a rim 3 inches wide around it and a gold border around the rim. 25 Also make around it a rim a handbreadth wide and put a gold molding on the rim.
26 Make four carrying rings of gold for it and put them at the four corners, where the 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 to hold the poles for carrying the table are to be placed near the rim. 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 cover them with gold. 28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold and carry the table with them.
29 Make plates, cups, jars, and bowls to be used for the wine offerings. All of these are to be made 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 The table is to be placed in front of the Covenant Box, and on the table there is always to be the sacred bread offered to me. 30 Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.
31 "Make a lampstand of pure gold. Make its base and its shaft of hammered gold; its decorative flowers, including buds and petals, are to form one piece with 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 shall extend from its sides, three from each side. 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
33 Each of the six branches is to have three decorative flowers shaped like almond blossoms with buds and petals. 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 The shaft of the lampstand is to have four decorative flowers shaped like almond blossoms with buds and petals. 34 And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
35 There is to be one bud below each of the three pairs of 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, the branches, and the lampstand are to be a single piece of pure hammered gold. 36 The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.
37 Make seven lamps for the lampstand and set them up so that they shine toward the front. 37 "Then make its seven lamps and set them up on it so that they light the space in front of it.
38 Make its tongs and trays of pure gold. 38 Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold.
39 Use seventy-five pounds of pure gold to make the lampstand and all this equipment. 39 A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories.
40 Take care to make them according to the plan that I showed you on the mountain. 40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.