Exodus 25:10-40 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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10 "They shall make an ark of acacia wood; two cubits and a half shall be its length, a cubit and a half its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height. 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 And you shall overlay it with pure gold, within and without shall you overlay it, and you shall make upon it a molding of gold round about. 11 Overlay it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.
12 And you shall cast four rings of gold for it and put them on its four feet, two rings on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it. 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 You shall make poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold. 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.
14 And you shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry the ark by them. 14 Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the chest to carry it.
15 The poles shall remain in the rings of the ark; they shall not be taken from it. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.
16 And you shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you. 16 Then put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
17 Then you shall make a mercy seat of pure gold; two cubits and a half shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth. 17 "Make an atonement cover of pure gold--two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide.
18 And you shall make two cherubim of gold; of hammered work shall you make them, on the two ends of the mercy seat. 18 And make two cherubim out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
19 Make one cherub on the one end, and one cherub on the other end; of one piece with the mercy seat shall you make the cherubim on its two ends. 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 shall spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings, their faces one to another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubim be. 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 you shall put the mercy seat on the top of the ark; and in the ark you shall put the testimony that I shall give you. 21 Place the cover on top of the ark and put in the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.
22 There I will meet with you, and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim that are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak with you of all that I will give you in commandment 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 "And you shall make a table of acacia wood; two cubits shall be its length, a cubit its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height. 23 "Make a table of acacia wood--two cubits long, a cubit wide and a cubit and a half high.
24 You shall overlay it with pure gold, and make a molding of gold around it. 24 Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it.
25 And you shall make around it a frame a handbreadth wide, and a molding of gold around the frame. 25 Also make around it a rim a handbreadth wide and put a gold molding on the rim.
26 And you shall make for it four rings of gold, and fasten the rings to the four corners at its four legs. 26 Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners, where the four legs are.
27 Close to the frame the rings shall lie, as holders for the poles to carry the table. 27 The rings are to be close to the rim to hold the poles used in carrying the table.
28 You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, and the table shall be carried with these. 28 Make the poles of acacia wood, overlay them with gold and carry the table with them.
29 And you shall make its plates and dishes for incense, and its flagons and bowls with which to pour libations; of pure gold you shall make them. 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 you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before me always. 30 Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.
31 "And you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The base and the shaft of the lampstand shall be made of hammered work; its cups, its capitals, and its flowers shall be of 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 and there shall be six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other side of it; 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand--three on one side and three on the other.
33 three cups made like almonds, each with capital and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almonds, each with capital and flower, on the other branch--so for the six branches going out of 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 and on the lampstand itself four cups made like almonds, with their capitals and flowers, 34 And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms.
35 and a capital of one piece with it under each pair of the six branches going out from the lampstand. 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 Their capitals and their branches shall be of one piece with it, the whole of it one piece of hammered work of pure gold. 36 The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.
37 And you shall make the seven lamps for it; and the lamps shall be set up so as to give light upon 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 Its snuffers and their trays shall be of pure gold. 38 Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold.
39 Of a talent of pure gold shall it be made, with all these utensils. 39 A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories.
40 And see that you make them after the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain. 40 See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.