Exodus 26:1-6 NIV

The Tabernacle

26:1-37pp -- Ex 36:8-38

1 "Make the tabernacle1 with ten curtains of finely twisted linen and blue, purple and scarlet yarn, with cherubim2 worked into them by a skilled craftsman.

References for Exodus 26:1

2 All the curtains are to be the same size3--twenty-eight cubits long and four cubits wide.a

References for Exodus 26:2

    • a 26:2 - That is, about 42 feet (about 12.5 meters) long and 6 feet (about 1.8 meters) wide
      3 Join five of the curtains together, and do the same with the other five.
      4 Make loops of blue material along the edge of the end curtain in one set, and do the same with the end curtain in the other set.
      5 Make fifty loops on one curtain and fifty loops on the end curtain of the other set, with the loops opposite each other.
      6 Then make fifty gold clasps and use them to fasten the curtains together so that the tabernacle is a unit.4

      References for Exodus 26:6