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The Bronze Altar
1 "And you shall make the R883 altar of acacia wood, five cubits F575 long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits. 2 "You shall make its R884 horns on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze. F576 3 "You shall make its pails for removing its ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its forks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze. 4 "You shall make for it a grating of network of bronze, and on the net you shall make four bronze rings at F577 its four corners. 5 "You shall put it beneath, under the ledge of the altar, so that the net will reach halfway up the altar. 6 "You shall make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with bronze. 7 "Its poles shall be inserted into the rings, so that the poles shall be on the two sides of the altar when R885 it is carried. 8 "You shall make it hollow with planks; as R886 it was shown to you in the mountain, so they shall make it.
Court of the Tabernacle
9 "You shall make the R887 court of the tabernacle. F578 On F579 the south side there shall be hangings for the court of fine twisted linen one hundred cubits long for one side; 10 and its pillars shall be twenty, with their twenty sockets F580 of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands F581 shall be of silver. 11 "Likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings one hundred cubits long, and its twenty pillars with their twenty sockets F582 of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands shall be of silver. 12 "For the width of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits with their ten pillars and their ten sockets. F583 13 "The width of the court on the east F584 side shall be fifty cubits. 14 "The hangings for the one side F585 of the gate shall be fifteen cubits with their three pillars and their three sockets. F586 15 "And for the other F587 side F588 shall be hangings of fifteen cubits with their three pillars and their three sockets. F589 16 "For the gate of the court there shall be a screen of twenty cubits, of blue F590 and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of a weaver, F591 with their four pillars and their four sockets. F592 17 "All the pillars around the court shall be furnished with silver bands with their hooks of silver and their sockets F593 of bronze. 18 "The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits, and the width fifty throughout, and the height five cubits of fine twisted linen, and their sockets F594 of bronze. 19 "All the utensils of the tabernacle used in all its service, and all its pegs, and all the pegs of the court, shall be of bronze.
20 "You shall charge the sons of Israel, that they bring you clear R888 oil of beaten olives for the light, F595 to make a lamp burn F596 continually. 21 "In the tent R889 of meeting, outside the R890 veil which is before the testimony, Aaron R891 and his sons shall keep it in order from evening to morning before the LORD; it shall be a perpetual statute R892 throughout their generations for F597 the sons of Israel.
F575: I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
F576: Or copper, and so for bronze throughout the ch
F577: Lit on
F578: Or dwelling place
F579: Lit For the side of the Negev to the south
F580: Or bases
F581: Or fillets, rings
F582: Or bases
F583: Or bases
F584: Lit east side eastward
F585: Lit shoulder
F586: Or bases
F587: Lit second
F588: Lit shoulder
F589: Or bases
F590: Or violet
F591: Lit variegator; i.e. a weaver in colors
F592: Or bases
F593: Or bases
F594: Or bases
F595: Or luminary
F596: Lit ascend
F597: Lit from
R883: Exodus 38:1-7
R884: Psalms 118:27
R885: Numbers 4:15
R886: Exodus 25:40; 26:30; Acts 7:44; Hebrews 8:5
R887: Exodus 38:9-20
R888: Exodus 35:8,28; Leviticus 24:1-4
R889: Exodus 25:22; 29:42; 30:36
R890: Exodus 26:31,33
R891: Exodus 30:8; 1 Samuel 3:3; 2 Chronicles 13:11
R892: Exodus 28:43; 29:9; Leviticus 3:17; 16:34; Numbers 18:23; 19:21; 1 Samuel 30:25
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