Aaron and his sons are set apart for the priests' office.
Exodus 28:1 And take thou vnto the, Aaron thi brother and his sonnes with him, from amonge the childern of Israel, that he maye minystre vnto me: both Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar Aarons sonnes.
Holy garments are appointed.
Exodus 28:2 And thou shalt make holye rayment for Aaron thy brother, both honorable and gloryous Exodus 28:3 Moreouer speake vnto all that are wyse harted which I haue fylled with the sprete of wysdome: that they make Aarons rayment to consecrate him wyth, that he maye mynistre vnto me. Exodus 28:4 These are the garmentes which they shall make: a brestlappe, Ephod, a tunycle, a strayte cote, a myter and a girdell. And they shall make holye garmentes for Aaron thi brother ad his sones, that he maye mynistre vnto me. Exodus 28:5 And they shal take there to, golde, Iacincte, scarlet, purpull and bysse.
Exodus 28:6 And they shall make the Ephod: of golde Iacyncte, scarlett, purpull ad white twyned bysse with broderdworke, Exodus 28:7 The two sydes shall come to gether, clossed vppe in the edges thereof Exodus 28:8 And the girdell of the Ephod shalbe of the same workemanshippe ad of the same stuffe: euen of golde, Iacyncte, scarlete, purpull ad twyned bysse, Exodus 28:9 And thou shalt take two onyx stones and graue in them the names of the childern of Israel: Exodus 28:10 sixe in the one stone, and the other sixe in the other stone: acordinge to the order of their birth. Exodus 28:11 After the worke of a stonegrauer, eue as sygnettes are grauen, shalt thou graue the .ij stones with the names of the childern of Israel, ad shalt make the to be set in ouches of golde. Exodus 28:12 And thou shalt put the two stones apo the two shulders of the Ephod, ad they shalbe stones off remembraunce vnto the childern off Israel. And Aaron shall bere their names before the Lorde vppon hys two shulders for a remembraunce.
Exodus 28:13 And thou shalt make hokes off golde Exodus 28:14 and two cheynes off fine golde: lynkeworke and wrethed, and fasten the wrethed cheynes to the hokes.
The breastplate with twelve precious stones.
Exodus 28:15 And thou shalt make the brestlappe of ensample with broderd worke: eue after the worke of the Ephod shalt thou make it: of golde, Iacyncte, scarlet, purple ad twyned bysse shalt thou make it. Exodus 28:16 Fouresquare it shall be ad double, an hand brede longe and an hand brede brode. Exodus 28:17 And thou shalt fyll it with .iiij. rowes of stones. In the first rowe shalbe a Sardios, a Topas and Smaragdus. Exodus 28:18 The seconde rowe: a Rubyn, Saphir and a Diamonde. Exodus 28:19 The thyrd: Lygurios an Acatt and Amatist. Exodus 28:20 The fourth: a Turcas, Onix and Iaspis. And they shalbe sett in golde in their inclosers. Exodus 28:21 And the stones shalbe grauen as sygnettes be graue: with the names of the childern of Israel euen with .xij names euery one with his name acordynge to the .xij. trybes.
Exodus 28:22 And thou shalt make vppon the brestlappe .ij. fasteninge cheynes of pure golde ad wrethen worke. Exodus 28:23 And thou shalt make likewyse vppon the brestlappe .ij. rynges of golde and put them on the edges of the brestlappe, Exodus 28:24 and put the .ij. wrethen cheynes of golde in the .ij. rynges which are in the edges of the brestlappe, Exodus 28:25 And the .ij. endes of the .ij. cheynes thou shalt fasten in the .ij. rynges, and put them vppon the shulders of the Ephod: on the foresyde of it.
Exodus 28:26 And thou shalt yet make .ij. rynges of golde ad put the in the .ij. edges of the brestlappe eue in the borders there of towarde the insyde of the Ephod that is ouer agaynst it. Exodus 28:27 And yet .ij. other riges of golde thou shalt make, ad put the on the .ij. sydes of the Ephod, beneth ouer agaynst the brestlappe, alowe where the sydes are ioyned together vppo the brodered girdell of the Ephod. Exodus 28:28 And they shall bynde the brestlappe by his rynges vnto the rynges of the Ephod with a lace of Iacyncte, that it maye lye closse vnto the brodered girdell of the Ephod, that the breastlappe be not lowsed from the Ephod. Exodus 28:29 And Aaro shall bere the names of the childern of Israel in the brestlappe of ensaple vppo his herte, whe he goth in to the holy place, for a remebrauce before the Lorde allwaye.
The Urim and Thummim.
Exodus 28:30 And thou shalt put i the brestlappe of ensaple lighte ad perfectnesse: that they be eue vpo Aaros herte whe he goeth i before the Lorde ad Aaro shal bere the ensaple of the childern of Israel vpo his herte before the Lorde alwaie
The robe of the ephod, with pomegranates and bells.
Exodus 28:31 And thou shalt make the tunycle vnto the Ephod, all to gether of Iacyncte. Exodus 28:32 And ther shalbe an hole for the heed in the myddes of it, ad let there be a bonde of wouen worke rounde aboute the colore of it: as it were the colore of a partlet, that it rent not.
Exodus 28:33 And beneth vppon the hem, thou shalt make pomgranates of Iacyncte, of scarlet, and of purpull rounde aboute the hem, Exodus 28:34 and belles of golde betwene them rounde aboute: that there be euer a golden bell and a pomgranate, a goldem bell and a pomgranate rounde aboute vppon the hem of the tunicle. Exodus 28:35 And Aaron shall haue it vppon him when he minystreth, that the sounde maye be herde when he goeth in in to the holy place before the Lorde and when he cometh out, that he dye not.
The plate of the mitre.
Exodus 28:36 And thou shalt make a plate of pure golde, and graue there on (as signettes are grauen) the holynes of the Lorde, Exodus 28:37 and put it on a lace of Iacyncte and tye it vnto the mytre, Exodus 28:38 vppon the forefrunt of it, that it be apon Aaros foreheed: that Aaron bere the synne of the holy thynges which the children of Israel haue halowed in all their holye giftes. And it shalbe alwayes vpon Aarons foreheed, that they maye be accepted before the Lorde.
The embroidered coat.
Exodus 28:39 And thou shalt make an albe of bysse, and thou shalt make a mytre of bysse ad a girdell of nedle worke.
The garments of Aaron's sons.
Exodus 28:40 And thou shalt make for Aarons sonnes also cotes, girdels and bonettes honourable and glorious, Exodus 28:41 and thou shalt put them vppon Aaron thy brother ad on his sonnes with him and shalt anoynte them and fyll theyr handes and consecrate them that they maye mynistre vnto me. Exodus 28:42 And thou shalt make them lynen breches to couer their preuyties: from the loynes vnto the thyes shall they reach. Exodus 28:43 And they shalbe apon Aaron and his sonnes, whe they goo in to the tabernacle of wytnesse, or when they goo vnto the altare to mynistre in holynes, that they bere no synne and so dye. And it shalbe a lawe for euer vnto Aaron ad his seed after him.