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AND the said sunt des end Cameron, na Israel And Moses went into the midst of

A Ning the Lord spake unto Moses

, say:

Moses builds an allar. CHAP. XXIV, XXV. Offering for the tabernacle. come desolate, and the beast of the field have written; that thou mayest teach them multiply against thee.

13 And Moses rose up, and his minis 30 By little and little I will drive ter Joshua : and Moses went up into the them out from before thee, until thou be mount of God. increased, and inherit the land.

14 | And he said into the elders, Tar31 And I will set thy bounds from the ry ye here for us, until we come again unRed sea even unto the sea of the Philis- to you : and behold, Aaron and Hur are tines, and from the desert unto the river : with you : if any man have any matters for I will deliver the inhabitants of the to do, let him come unto them. land into your hand ; and thou shalt drive 15 | And Moses went up into the them out before thee.

mount, and a cloud covered the mount. 32 Thou shalt make no covenant with 16 And the glory of the LORD abode them, nor with their gods.

upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered 33 They shall not dwell in thy land, it six days: and the seventh day he called lest they make thee sin against me: for if unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud. thou serve their gods, it will surely be a 17 And the sight of the glory of the snare unto thee.

LORD was like devouring fire on the top of CHAP. XXIV.

the mount in the eyes of the children of unto Moses, Come up un- . dab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders the cloud, and gat bim up into the mount: of Israel; and worship ye afar off. and Moses was in the mount forty days

2 And Moses alone shall come near the and forty nights. Lord: but they shall not come nigh ;

CHAP. XXV. neither shall the people go up with him.

3 And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, judgments: and all the people answered that they bring me an offering : of every with one voice, and said, All the words man that giveth it willingly with his heart which the LORD hath said will we do. ye shall take my offering.

4 And Moses wrote all the words of 3 And this is the offering which ye shall the LORD, and rose up early in the morn- take of them; gold, and silver, and brass ing, and builded an altar under the hill, 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twelve pillars according to the twelve and fine linen, and goats' hair, tribes of Israel.

5 And rams' skins dyed red, and badg5 And he sent young men of the chil- ers' skins, and shittim-wood, dren of Israel, which offered burnt-offer 6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing ings, and sacrificed peace-offerings of oxen oil, and for sweet incense, unto the LORD.

7 Onyx-stones, and stones to be set in 6 And Moses took half of the blood, the ephod, and in the breast-plate. and put it in basons; and half of the blood 8 And let them make me a sanctuary ; he sprinkled on the altar.

that I may dwelt among them. 7 And he took the book of the cove 9 According to all that I shew thee, nant, and read in the audience of the peo- after the pattern of the tabernacle, and ple: and they said, All that the LORD the pattern of all the instruments thereof, hath said will we do, and be obedient. even so shall ye make it.

8 And Moses took the blood, and sprink 10 | And they shall make an ark of led it on the people, and said, Behold the shittim-wood: two cubits and a half shall blood of the covenant, which the LORD be the length thereof, and a cubit and a hath made with you concerning all these half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and words.

a half the height thereof. 9 Then went up Moses, and Aaron, 11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the el-gold, within and without shalt thou overders of Israel:

lay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of 10 And they saw the God of Israel: gold round about. and there was under his feet as it were a 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold paved work of a sapphire-stone, and as it for it, and put them in the four corners were the body of heaven in his clearness. thereof; and two rings shall be in the one

11 And upon the nobles of the chil- side of it, and two rings in the other side dren of Israel he laid not his hand : also of it. they saw God, and did eat and drink. 13 And thou shalt make staves of shittim.

12 And the LORD said unto Moses, wood, and overlay them with gold. Come up to me into the mount, and be 14 And thou shalt put the staves into there: and I will give thee tables of stone, the rings by the sides of the ark, that and a law, and commandments which I the ark may be borne with ther..

The form of the mercy-sedi .

EXODUS. The candlestick-the curtains. 15 The staves shall be in the rings of|dlestick out of the one side, and three the ark: they shall not be taken from it. branches of the candlestick out of the

16 And thou shalt put into the ark the other side : testimony which I shall give thee.

33 Three bowls made like unto al17 | And thou shalt make a mercy-seat monds, with a knop and a flower in one of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall branch; and three bowls made like al. be the length thereof, and a cubit and a monds in the other branch, with a knop half the breadth thereof.,

and a flower: so in the six branches that 18 And thou shalt make two cherubims come out of the candlestick. of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make 34 And in the candlestick shall be four them, in the two ends of the mercy-seat. bowls made like unto almonds, with their

19 And make one cherub on the one end, knops and their flowers. and the other cherub on the other end : 35 And there shall be a knop under two even of the mercy-seat shall ye make the branches of the same, and a knop under cherubims on the two ends thereof. two branches of the same, and a knop un

20 And the cherubims shall stretch forth der two branches of the same, according their wings on high, covering the mercy, to the six branches that proceed out of the seat with their wings, and their faces shall candlestick. look one to another ; toward the

mercy 38 Their knops and their branches seat shall the faces of the cherubims be. shall be of the same: all of it shall be one

21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat beaten work of pure gold. above upon the ark; and in the ark thou 37 And thou shalt make the seven lamps shalt put the testimony that I shall give thereof: and they shall light the lamps thee.

thereof, that they may give light over 22 And there, I will meet with thee, against it. and I will commune with thee from above 38 And the tongs thereof, and the snuffthe mercy-seat, from between the two dishes thereof, shall be of pure gold. cherubims which are upon the ark of the 39 Of a talent of pure gold shall he testimony, of all things which I will give make it, with all these vessels. thee in commandment unto the children of 40 And look that thou make them after Israel.

their pattern,' which was shewed thee in 23 | Thou shalt also make a table of the mount. shittim-wood: two cubits sholl be the

CHAP. XXVI. length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof , and a cubit and a half the

height MOREOVER, thou shalt make the ta

twined linen, and blue, and purple, and 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work gold, and make thereto a crown of gold shalt thou make them. round about.

2 The length of one curtain shall be 25 And thou shalt make unto it a bor. eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth der of a hand-breadth round about, and of one curtain four cubits : and every one thou shalt make a golden crown to the of the curtains shall have one measure. border thereof round about.

3 The five curtains shall be coupled 26 And thou shalt make for it four rings together one to another; and other five of gold, and put the rings in the tour cor- curtains shall be coupled one to another. ners that are on the four feet thereof.

4 And thou shalt make loops of blue 27 Over against the border shall the upon the edge of the one curtain from the rings be for places of the staves to bear selvedge in the coupling; and likewise the table.

shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of 28 And thou shalt make the staves of another curtain, in the coupling of the seshittim-wood, and overlay them with gold, cond. that the table may be borne with them. 5 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the

29 And thou shalt make the dishes one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers make in the edge of the curtain that is in thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover with the coupling of the second ; that the loops al: of pure gold shalt thou make them. may take hold one of another.

30° And thou shalt set upon the table 6 And thou shalt make fifty taches of shew-bread before me always.

gold, and couple the curtains together 31 | And thou shalt make a candle- with the taches : and it shall be one ta. stick of pure gold: of beaten work shall bernacle. The candlestick be made : bis shaft, and 7 | And thou shalt make curtains of his branches, bis bowls, his knops, and goats” hair to be a covering upon the tahis flowers, shall be of the same. bernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou inake.

32 And six branches shall come out of 8 The length of one curtain shall be thir. the sides of it; three branches of the can- ty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain

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