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Free gifts for the tabernacle. CHAP. XXXV. The people's readiness to offer.

29 And it came to pass when Moses! 13 The table, and his staves, and all his came down from mount Sinai (with the two vessels, and the shew-bread, tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he 14 T'he candlestick also for the light, and came down from the mount) that Moses wist his furniture, and his lamps, with the oil not that the skin of his face shone, while he for the light, talked with him.

| 15 And the incense-altar, and his staves, 30 And when Aaron and all the children and the anointing oil, and the sweet incense, of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his and the hanging for the door at the entering face shone, and they were afraid to come in of the tabernacle, nigh him.

1 16 The altar of burnt-offering, with his 31 And Moses called unto them; and brazen grate, his staves, and all his vessels, Aaron and all the rulers of the congrega- the laver and his foot, tion returned unto him: and Moses talked 17 The hangings of the court, his pillars, with them.

and their sockets, and the hanging for the 32 And afterward all the children of Is. door of the court, rael came nigh: and he gave them in com- 18 The pins of the tabernacle, and the mandment all that the LORD had spoken pins of the court, and their cords, with him in mount Sinai.

| 19 The clothes of service, to do service 33 And till Moses had done speaking in the holy place, the holy garments for with them, he put a vail on his face. |Aaron the priest, and the garments of his

34 But when Moses went in before the sons, to minister in the priest's office. LORD to speak with him, he took the rail 20 [ And all the congregation of the chiloff, until he came out. And he came out dren of Israel departed from the presence and spake unto the children of Israel that of Moses. which he was commanded.

| 21 And they came, every one whose 35 And the children of Israel saw the heart stirred him up, and every one whom face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face his spirit made willing, and they brought shone: and Moses put the vail upon his the Lord's offering to the work of the taface again, until he went in to speak with bernacle of the congregation, and for all his

service, and for the holy garments. CHAP. XXXV.

| 22 And they came, both men and woAND Moses gathered all the congrega- men, as many as were willing-hearted, and A tion of the children of Israel together, brought bracelets, and ear-rings, and rings, and said unto them, These are the words and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every which the LORD hath commanded, that ye man that offered, affered an offering of should do them.

gold unto the LORD. 2 Six days shall work be done, but on 23 And every man, with whom was found the seventh day there shall be to you an holy blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whoso and goats' har, and red skins of rams, and ever doeth work therein shall be put to badgers' skins, brought them. death.

| 24 Every one that did offer an offering 3 Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your of silver and brass brought the Lord's of habitations upon the sabbath day.

fering: and every man with whom was 4 1 And Moses spake unto all the con- found shittim-wood for any work of the sergregation of the children of Israel, saying, vice, brought it. This is the thing which the LORD com- 25 And all the women that were wisemanded, saying,

Jhearted did spin with their hands, and 5 Take ye from among you an offering brought that which they had spun, both of unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of heart, let him bring it, an offering of the fine linen. LORD; gold, and silver, and brass, | 26 And all the women whose hearts

6 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and stirred them up in wisdom spun goats' fine linen, and goats hair,

hair. 7 And rams skins dyed red, and bad- 27 And the rulers brought onyx-stones, gers' skins, and shittim-wood,

and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for 8 And oil for the light, and spices for the breast-plate; anointing oil, and for the sweet incense, 1 28 And spice, and oil for the light, and

9 And onyx-stones, and stones to be set for the anointing oil, and for the sweet infor the ephod, and for the breast-plate. cense.

10 And every wise-hearted among you 29 The children of Israel brought a willshall come, and make all that the LORD hath ing offering unto the LORD, every man and commanded;

woman, whose heart made them willing to 11. The tabernacle, his tent, and his co-bring for all manner of work, which the vering, his taches, and his boards, his bars, LORD had commanded to be made by the his pillars, and his sockets,

hand of Moses. 12 The ark, and the staves thereof, with 30 1 And Moses said unto the children the mercy-seat, and the vail of the covering, lof Israel, See, the LORD hath called by Offerings are received. . EXODUS. Curtains, foc. of the tabernacle. name Bezaleel, the son of Uri, the son of edge of one curtain from the selvedge in the Hur, of the tribe of Judah;

coupling: likewise he made in the uttermost 31 And he hath filled him with the spirit side of another curtain, in the coupling of of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in the second. knowledge, and in all manner of workman- 12 Fifty loops made he in one curtain, ship;

and fifty loops made he in the edge of the 32 And to devise curious works, to work curtain which was in the coupling of the in gold, and in silver, and in brass,

second: the loops held one curtain to 33 And in the cutting of stones, to set another. them, and in carving of wood, to make any! 13 And he made fifty taches of gold, and manner of cunning work.

coupled the curtains one unto another with 34 And he hath put in his heart that he the taches. So it became one tabernacle. may teach, both he, and Aholiab, the son 14 1 And he made curtains of goats' hair of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven cur

35 Them hath he filled with wisdom of tains he made them. heart, to work all manner of work, of the 15 The length of one curtain was thirty engraver, and of the cunning workman, cubits, and four cubits was the breadth of and of the embroiderer, in blue, and in pur- one curtain: the eleven curtains were of ple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the one size. weaver, even of them that do any work, and 16 And he coupled five curtains by themof those that devise cunning work. selves, and six curtains by themselves, CHAP. XXXVI.

17 And he made fifty loops upon the utMTHEN wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, termost edge of the curtain in the coupling,

1 and every wise-hearted man, in whom and fifty loops made he upon the edge of the LORD put wisdom and understanding to the curtain which coupleth the second know how to work all manner of work for 18 And he made fifty taches of brass to the service of the sanctuary, according to couple the tent together, that it might be all that the LORD had commanded.

one. 2 And Moses called Bezaleel and Ahol 19 | And he made a covering for the tent liab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every badgers' skins above that. one whose heart stirred him up to come un-| 20 1 And he made boards for the taberto the work to do it :

(nacle of shittim-wood, standing up. 3 And they received of Moses all the of- 21 The length of a board was ten cubits, fering which the children of Israel had and the breadth of a board one cubit and a brought for the work of the service of the half. sanctuary, to make it withal. And they 22 One board had two tenons, equally brought yet unto him free offerings every distant one from another : thus did he make morning.

for all the boards of the tabernacle. 4 1 And all the wise men, that wrought 23 And he made boards for the taberna. all the work of the sanctuary, came every cle; twenty boards for the south side southman from his work which they made; ward :

5 And they spake unto Moses, saying, 24 And forty sockets of silver he made The people bring much more than enough under the twenty boards; two sockets unfor the service of the work, which the LORD der one board for his two tenons, and two commanded to make.

sockets under another board for his two 6 And Moses gave commandment, and tenons. they caused it to be proclaimed throughout 25 And for the other side of the tabernathe camp, saying, Let neither man nor wo-cle which is toward the north corner, he man make any more work for the offering made twenty boards, of the sanctuary. So the people were re- 26 And their forty sockets of silver; two strained from bringing.

sockets under one board, and two sockets 7 For the stuff they had was sufficient under another board. for all the work to make it, and too much. 27 And for the sides of the tabernacle

8 And every wise-hearted man among westward he made six boards. them that wrought the work of the taberna- 28 And two boards made he for the corcle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, ners of the tabernacle in the two sides. and blue, and purple, and scarlet : withche 29 And they were coupled beneath, and rubims of cunning work made he them. coupled together at the head thereof, to one

9 The length of one curtain was twenty ring: thus he did to both of them in both and eight cubits, and the breadth of one the corners. curtain four cubits: the curtains were all of 30 And there were eight boards; and one size.

their sockets were sixteen sockets of silver, 10 And he coupled the five curtains one under every board two sockets. ' unto another : and the other five curtains hel 31 1 And he made bars of shittim-wood; coupled one unto another.

|five for the boards of the one side of the 11 And he made loops of blue on the tabernacle,

The ark, mercy-seat, table, CHAP. XXXVII. candlestick, and incense-altar. 32 And fire bars for the boards of the lan hand-breadth round about; and made a other side of the tabernacle, and five bars crown of gold for the border thereof round for the boards of the tabernacle for the about. sides westward.

| 13 And he cast for it four rings of gold, 33 And he made the middle bar to shoot and put the rings upon the four corners through the boards from the one end to the that were in the four feet thereof. other.

14 Over against the border were the 34 And he overlaid the boards with gold, rings, the places for the staves, to bear the and made their rings of gold to be places table. for the bars, and overlaid the bars with 15 And he made the staves of shittimgold.

wood, and overlaid them with gold, to bear 35 ? And he made a vail of blue, and the table. purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: 16 And he made the vessels which were ipith cherubims made he it of cunning work. upon the table, his dishes, and his spoons,

36 And he made thereunto four pillars of and his bowls, and his covers to cover withshittim-cood, and overlaid them with gold : al, of pure gold. their books were of gold; and he cast for 17 ( And he made the candlestick of them four sockets of silver.

pure gold; of beaten work made he the 37 [ And he made an hanging for the candlestick ; his shaft, and his branch, his tabernacle-door of blue, and purple, and bowls, his knops, and his flowers were of scarlet, and fine twined linen, of needle-the same: Work ;

| 18 And six branches going out of the 38 And the five pillars of it, with their sides thereof: three branches of the candle books: and he overlaid their chapiters and stick out of the one side thereof: and three their fillets with gold: but their five sockets branches of the candlestick out of the other were of brass.

side thereof: CHAP. XXXVII.

| 19 Three bowls made after the fashion AND Bezaleel made the ark of shittim- of almonds in one branch a knop, and a A wood: two cubits and a half was the flower; and three bowls made like almonds length of it, and a cubit and a half the in another branch a knop, and a flower : so breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the throughout the six branches going out of height of it:

the candlestick. 2 And he overlaid it with pure gold with 20 And in the candlestick were four bowls in and without, and made a crown of gold made like almonds, his knops and his flowto it round about.

ers: 3 And he cast for it four rings of gold, 21 And a knop under two branches of to be set by the four corners of it: even two the same, and a knop under two branches rings upon the one side of it, and two rings of the same, and a knop under two branches upon the other side of it.

of the same, according to the six branches 4 And he made staves of shittim-wood, going out of it. and overlaid them with gold.

T22 Their knops and their branches were 5 And he put the staves into the rings of the same : all of it was one beaten work by the sides of the ark, to bear the ark. of pure gold.

6 f And he made the mercy-seat of pure 23 And he made his seven lamps, and gold: two cubits and a half was the length his snuffers, and his snuff-dishes, of pure thereof, and one cubit and a half the gold. breadth thereof.

s24 Of a talent of pure gold made he it, 7 And he made two cherubims of gold, and all the vessels thereof. beaten out of one piece made he them, on 25 (And he made the incense-altar of the two ends of the mercy-seat;

shittim-wood: the length of it was a cubit, 8 One cherub on the end on this side, and the breadth of it a cubit; it was fourand another cherub on the other end on that square; and two cubits was the height of side: out of the mercy-seat made he the it; the horns thereof were of the same. cherubims on the two ends thereof. 1 26 And he overlaid it with pure gold,

9 And the cherubims spread out their both the top of it, and the sides thereof wings on high, and covered with their wings round about, and the horns of it: also he over the mercy-seat, with their faces one to made unto it a crown of gold round another; even to the mercy-seat-ward were about. the faces of the cherubims.

27 And he made two rings of gold for it 10 And he made the table of shittim- under the crown thereof, by the two corWood: two cubits was the length thereof, ners of it, upon the two sides thereof, to be and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit places for the staves to bear it withal. and a half the height thereof:

| 28 And he made the staves of shittim11 And he overlaid it with pure gold, wood and overlaid them with gold. and made thereunto a crown of gold round 29 1 And he made the holy anointing oil, about.

and the pure incense of sweet spices, ac 12 Also he made thereunto a border of cording to the work of the apothecary.

The altar of burnt-offering EXODUS. The sum of the offerings. CHAP. XXXVIII.

1 19 And their pillars were four, and their AND he made the altar of burnt-offer-sockets of brass four; their hooks of silver, A ing of shittim-wood : five cubits was and the overlaying of their chapiters and the length thereof, and five cubits the their fillets of silver. breadth thereof; it was four-square; and 20 And all the pins of the tabernacle, three cubits the height thereof.

and of the court round about, were of brass. 2 And he made the horns thereof on the 21 I This is the sum of the tabernacle, four corners of it; the horns thereof were even of the tabernacle of testimony, as it of the same: and be overlaid it with brass. was counted, according to the command

3 And he made all the vessels of the ment of Moses, for the service of the Lealtar, the pots, and the shovels, and the ba- vites, by the hand of Ithamar, son to Aaron sins, and the flesh-hooks, and the fire-pans: the priest. all the vessels thereof made he of brass. 22 And Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son

.4 And he made for the altar a brazen of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all grate of net-work under the compass there that the LORD commanded Moses. of beneath unto the midst of it.

123 And with him was Aholiab, son of 5 And he cast four rings for the four Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an enends of the grate of brass, to be places for graver, and a cunning workman, and an the staves.

embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in 6 And he made the staves of shittim- scarlet, and fine linen. wood, and overlaid them with brass. " | 24 All the gold that was occupied for

7 And he put the staves into the rings the work in all the work of the holy place, on the sides of the altar, to bear it withal; even the gold of the offering, was twenty and he made the altar hollow with boards. nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty

8 | And he made the laver of brass, and shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary. the foot of it of brass, of the looking-glasses 25 And the silver of them that were of the women assembling, which assembled numbered of the congregation was an hunat the door of the tabernacle of the con- dred talents, and a thousand seven hungregation.

dred and threescore and fifteen shekels, 94 And he made the court: on the after the shekel of the sanctuary : south side southward the hangings of the 26 A bekah for every man, that is, half court were of fine twined linen, an hundred a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, cubits:

for every one that went to be numbered, 10 Their pillars were twenty, and their from twenty years old and upward, for six brazen sockets twenty; the hooks of the hundred thousand and three thousand and pillars, and their fillets, were of silver. five hundred and fifty men.

11 And for the north side, the hangings 27 And of the hundred talnis, of silver were an hundred cubits, their pillars were were cast the sockets of the sanctuary, twenty, and their sockets of brass twenty : and the sockets of the vail ; an hundred the hooks of the pillars, and their fillets, sockets of the hundred talents, a talent for of silver.

la socket. 12 And for the west side were hangings. 28 And of the thousand seven hundred of fifty cubits, their pillars ten, and their seventy and five shekels he made hooks for sockets ten; the hooks of the pillars, and the pillars, and overlaid their chapiters, their fillets, of silver.

and filleted them. 13 And for the east side eastward fifty 29 And the brass of the offering was cubits.

seventy talents, and two thousand and four 14 The hangings of the one side of the hundred shekels. gate were fifteen cubits; their pillars three,L 30 And therewith he made the sockets and their sockets three.

to the door of the tabernacle of the con15 And for the other side of the court-gregation, and the brazen altar, and the gate, on this hand and that hand, were brazen grate for it, and all the vessels of hangings of fifteen cubits; their pillars the altar, three, and their sockets three.

31 And the sockets of the court round 16 All the hangings of the court round about, and the sockets of the court gate, about were of fine twined linen.

and all the pins of the tabernacle, and all 17 And the sockets for the pillars were the pins of the court round about. of brass; the hooks of the pillars, and

CHAP. XXXIX. their fillets, of silver; and the overlaying A ND of the blue, and purple, and scarof their chapiters of silver; and all the A let, they made clothes of service, to pillars of the court were filleted with silver. do service in the holy place, and made the

18 And the hanging for the gate of the holy garments for Aaron; as the LORD court was needle-work, of blue, and purple, commanded Moses. and scarlet, and fine twined linen: and 2 1 And he made the ephod of gold, twenty cubits was the length, and the blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine height in the breadth was five cubits, an-twined linen. swerable to the hangings of the court. 3 And they did beat the gold into thin

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The breast-plate.

The holy garments. plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in a lace of blue, that it might be above the the blue, and in the purple, and in the scar- curious girdle of the ephod, and that the let, and in the fine linen, with cunning breast-piate might not be loosed from the work.

ephod; as the LORD commanded Moses. 4 They made shoulder-pieces for it, to 22 1 And he made the robe of the ephod couple it together : by the two edges was of woven work, all of blue. it coupled together.

I 23 And there was an hole in the midst 5 And the curious girdle of his ephod, of the robe, as the hole of an habergeon, that was upon it, was of the same, accord with a band round about the hole, that it ing to the work thereof; of gold, blue, and should not rend. purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen; 24 And they made upon the hems of as the LORD commanded Moses.

the robe pomegranates of blue, and purple, 6 And they wrought onyx stones in- and scarlet, and twined linen. closed in ouches of gold, graven as signets 25 And they made bells of pure gold, are graven, with the names of the children and put the bells between the pomegraof Israel.

nates upon the hem of the robe, round 7 And he put them on the shoulders of about between the pomegranates; the ephod, that they should be stones for al 26 A bell and a pomegranate, a bell and memorial to the children of Israel; as the a pomegranate, round about the hem of LORD commanded Moses.

the robe to minister in; as the LORD com81 And he made the breast-plate of manded Moses. cunning work, like the work of the ephod; 27 [ And they made coats of fine linen, of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and of woven work, for Aaron and for his sons, fine twined linen.

28 And a mitre of fine linen, and goodlv 9 It was four-square; they made the bonnets of fine linen, and linen breeches breast-plate double : a span was the length of fine twined linen, thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, 29 And a girdle of fine twined linen, being doubled.

and blue, and purple, and scarlet, of nee10 And they set in it four rows of stones: dle-work'; as the LORD commanded Moses. the first row was a sardius, a topaz, and al. 30 ( And they made the plate of the carbuncle : this was the first row.

holy crown of pure gold, and wrote upon 11 And the second row, an emerald, a it a writing, like to the engravings of a sapphire, and a diamond,

signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD, 12 And the third row, a ligure, an agate, 31 And they tied unto it a lace of blue, and an amethyst.

to fasten it on high upon the mitre; as the 13 And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, LORD commanded Moses. and a jasper : they were inclosed in ouches 32 | Thus was all the work of the taber. of gold in their inclosings.

nacle of the tent of the congregation finish14 And the stones were according to the ed : and the children of Israel did accord. *names of the children of Israel, twelve, ac- ing to all that the LORD commanded Moses, cording to their names, like the engravings so did they. of a signet, every one with his name, ac- 33 And they brought the tabernacle cording to the twelve tribes.

unto Moses, the tent, and all his furniture, 15 And they made upon the breast-plate his taches, his boards, his bars, and his pilchains at the ends, of wreathen work of lars, and his sockets, pure gold.

34 And the covering of rams' skins dyed 16 And they made two ouches of gold, red, and the covering of badgers' skins, and two gold rings, and put the two rings and the vail of the covering, in the two ends of the breast-plate,

35 The ark of the testimony, and the 17 And they put the two wreathen staves thereof, and the mercy-seat, chains of gold in the two rings on the ends 36 The table, and all the vessels thereof, of the breast-plate.

and the shew-bread, 18 And the two ends of the two wreath-| 37 The pure candlestick, with the lamps en chains they fastened in the two ouches, thereof, even with the lamps to be set in and put them on the shoulder-pieces of the order, and all the vessels thereof, and the ephod, before it.

oil for light, 19 And they made two rings of gold,l. 38 And the golden altar, and the anointand put them on the two ends of the breast-ling oil, and the sweet incense, and the plate, upon the border of it, which was on hanging for the tabernacle-door, the side of the ephod inward."

| 39 The brazen altar, and his grate of 20 And they made two other golden brass, his staves, and all his vessels, the rings, and put them on the two sides of laver and his foot, the ephod underneath, toward the forepart 40 The hangings of the court, his pilof it, over against the other coupling there-lars, and his sockets, and the hanging for of, above the curious girdle of the ephod: the court-gate, his cords, and his pins, and

21 And they did bind the breast-plate by all the vessels of the service of the taberhis rings unto the rings of the ephod with nacle, for the tent of the congregation,

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