What the Israelites must offer for the making of the Tabernacle.
Exodus 25:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Exodus 25:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they take for me an offering: of every man whose heart maketh him willing ye shall take my offering. Exodus 25:3 And this is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and brass; Exodus 25:4 and blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' [hair]; Exodus 25:5 and rams' skins dyed red, and sealskins, and acacia wood; Exodus 25:6 oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense; Exodus 25:7 onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate. Exodus 25:8 And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them. Exodus 25:9 According to all that I shew thee, the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the furniture thereof, even so shall ye make it.
The form of the Ark.
Exodus 25:10 And they shall make an ark of acacia wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. Exodus 25:11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, within and without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of gold round about. Exodus 25:12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four feet thereof; and two rings shall be on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it. Exodus 25:13 And thou shalt make staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold. Exodus 25:14 And thou shalt put the staves into the rings on the sides of the ark, to bear the ark withal. Exodus 25:15 The staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it. Exodus 25:16 And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee.
The Mercy Seat, with the cherubims.
Exodus 25:17 And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof. Exodus 25:18 And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat. Exodus 25:19 And make one cherub at the one end, and one cherub at the other end: of one piece with the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim on the two ends thereof. Exodus 25:20 And the cherubim shall spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be. Exodus 25:21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I shall give thee. Exodus 25:22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.
The table, with the furniture thereof.
Exodus 25:23 And thou shalt make a table of acacia wood: two cubits [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. Exodus 25:24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, and make thereto a crown of gold round about. Exodus 25:25 And thou shalt make unto it a border of an handbreadth round about, and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about. Exodus 25:26 And thou shalt make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are on the four feet thereof. Exodus 25:27 Close by the border shall the rings be, for places for the staves to bear the table. Exodus 25:28 And thou shalt make the staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them. Exodus 25:29 And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, and the spoons thereof, and the flagons thereof, and the bowls thereof, to pour out withal: of pure gold shalt thou make them. Exodus 25:30 And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway.
The candlestick, with the instruments thereof.
Exodus 25:31 And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made, even its base, and its shaft; its cups, its knops, and its flowers, shall be of one piece with it: Exodus 25:32 and there shall be six branches going out of the sides thereof; three branches of the candlestick out of the one side thereof, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other side thereof: Exodus 25:33 three cups made like almond-blossoms in one branch, a knop and a flower; and three cups made like almond-blossoms in the other branch, a knop and a flower: so for the six branches going out of the candlestick: Exodus 25:34 and in the candlestick four cups made like almond-blossoms, the knops thereof, and the flowers thereof: Exodus 25:35 and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, for the six branches going out of the candlestick. Exodus 25:36 Their knops and their branches shall be of one piece with it: the whole of it one beaten work of pure gold. Exodus 25:37 And thou shalt make the lamps thereof, seven: and they shall light the lamps thereof, to give light over against it. Exodus 25:38 And the tongs thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold. Exodus 25:39 Of a talent of pure gold shall it be made, with all these vessels. Exodus 25:40 And see that thou make them after their pattern, which hath been shewed thee in the mount.